In 2001, Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman Narayana Health treaded in to make a difference to the Indian healthcare industry. He put into place a dream hospital venture called Narayana Hrudayalaya that started modestly with 300 beds in Bangalore and went on to become a Health City. In a decade’s time it grew exponentially with numerous location presences, recording a 5700 beds healthcare conglomerate by end 2012. From truthfully humble beginnings, the hospital presently caters to 80,000 patients per month and implements 3500 surgeries. It is one man’s passion that kindled this spark.
Besides Bangalore, Narayana Health has hospitals in Hubli, Dharwad, Kolar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Raipur, Jaipur and Ahmedabad along with global subsidiaries in Malaysia and Cayman Islands. Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bangalore and Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Jaipur are JCI accredited.
Narayana Health (Narayana Hrudayalaya) instituted by Dr. Devi Shetty has its flagship hospital in Bangalore at NH Health City, which has India’s biggest Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Dialysis units with tertiary care proficiency in Liver, Kidney and Heart transplants and one of the world’s major heart hospital having executed the biggest number of successful paediatric heart surgeries in the world. The group has one of the principal telemedicine networks.
Narayana Health (Narayana Hrudayalaya) founded by Dr. Devi Shetty has its flagship hospital in Bangalore at NH Health City, which has India’s biggest Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Dialysis units with tertiary care know-how in Liver, Kidney and Heart transplants and one of the world’s largest heart hospital having performed the largest number of prosperous paediatric heart surgeries in the world. The group has one of the prime telemedicine networks.
Conducts 40 heart surgeries on a daily basis
Proficiency in liver transplants on babies less than 10 kg weight with 95% success rate
First heart hospital in Asia to implant an artificial heart
Implemented combined kidney and pancreas transplant
Offers formal training program for pediatric cardiac surgery
Narayana Foundation conducts 61 training programmes and is shortlisted by the University Grant Commission (UGC) for the status of a Deemed University
Thrombosis Research Institute, Bangalore a division of Narayana Health is working towards inventing an injection to inhibit heart attack. The institute has come up with indicators to analyze heart disease timely.
Some of the most illustrious ones are:
Best Hospital by CNBC & ICIC Lombard, 2010
India Shining Star CSR Award for exceptional CSR work done, 2011
Ranked 36th amid “World’s 50 most innovative companies” by Fast Companies 2012
Frost & Sullivan India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2012 – Healthcare Service Provider Company of the Year ands
FICCI Health Care Excellence Award 2012 for “Addressing Industry Issues” – 2012
Ranked #1 in ‘The Top Ten Innovative Companies in India’ by “Fast Company”
Ranked #2 in ‘The World’s Top 10 Innovative Companies in the Healthcare Industry’ by “Fast Company”
Rated in the Top 5 Cardiac Hospitals in the country by “THE WEEK”
7th hospital in the nation and first in the state for accreditation by “National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH)”