Six hospitals of Aster DM Healthcare group were recognized with Association of Healthcare Providers (AHPI) India Awards 2019, which recently concluded in Delhi. The annual award by AHPI recognizes and celebrates the excellence achieved by the healthcare organizations in various fields. The categories in which the hospitals in India were awarded are ‘Excellence in Community Engagement’ for Aster Aadhar, Kolhapur, Maharashtra and Aster WIMS, Wayanad, Kerala. In the category of ‘Quality beyond Accreditation’, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala was the winner and for ‘Nursing Excellence’ category, the award was won by Aster MIMS, Kozhikode, Kerala. Similarly, the two Dubai based hospitals of the group- Medcare Multi-Specialty Hospital, Al Safa and Medcare Women and Children’s Hospital, won ‘Quality beyond Accreditation’ and ‘Patient-friendly’ award respectively.
Commenting on the occasion, Founder Chairman and MD of Aster DM Healthcare, Dr. Azad Moopen said, “The pursuit for excellence is ingrained in our DNA. As an organization our teams are continuously striving to push boundaries and scale greater heights of excellence in healthcare. The recognition conferred by AHPI further strengthens our commitment towards quality healthcare, patient friendly infrastructure and giving back to the community that we serve every day.” Attending the award ceremony, Chief Executive Officer – Aster Hospitals & Clinics, India, Dr. Harish Pillai said, “We are delighted to be recognized as the best hospitals in the categories of community engagement, quality and nursing. Aster hospitals have been the front-runners in the field of quality healthcare and contributing to the improvement of overall healthcare scenario in the countries that we operate in. We are thankful and indebted to all of our patients and stakeholders for trusting us.” This is the second consecutive award for Aster WIMS for Engagement in Community Services, after FICCI conferred the award in the same category. Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest network of healthcare service providers in GCC and an emerging player in India. The group is currently the second largest healthcare company in India. – Business Standard