The CARE Group’s flagship CARE Hospitals, located in Banjara Hills – a prime location in Hyderabad, was set up in the year 2000. Today, the multispecialty hospital has 435 beds, including 120 critical care beds, with an annual inflow of 1,80,000 outpatients and 16,000 in-patients.
The hospital provides specialty medical services in Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Urology, etc. The in-patient services include intensive care, cardiac care, neurological care, paediatric care, medical care, as well as surgical, diagnostic and emergency services. The hospital has 10 Operating Theatres with state-of-the-art equipment. Every year more than 1700 cardiothoracic surgeries and 5000 non-cardiac surgeries are performed. Over 4000 cardiac interventions are carried out in the advanced cath labs every year. The hospital also has the first dual source, 128 slice CT scanner (for high precision cardiac imaging) – the first of its kind in south India.
Emergency Unit The Emergency unit at CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, is a 24-hour, state-of-the-art medical centre, which caters to all types of accident victims and emergency cases. It is equipped with the latest infrastructure. Medical supplies are available at all times from the 24-hour in-house pharmacy, as is blood from the NABH accredited Blood Bank. The doctors and other medical staff are highly experienced in emergency care — be it providing urgent medical or surgical care, comforting the patients and their care-givers or providing basic and advanced life support.
Blood Bank To balance the discrepancies between an increase in the number of patients and the blood required, CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, started its own Blood Bank in October 2002. Currently, the Blood Bank supplies around 1000 units of blood per month. It also operates a transfusion service, providing blood for cardiac surgeries and therapy. The bank’s activities include storing, processing and banking blood
The Blood Bank conducts post donation screening tests, Rh titre, Coombs test cold and warm antibodies, blood grouping and typing as well as haemoglobin tests for blood donors. Cross-matching tests are done by automated gel technology.
Pathology The Pathology Department deals with tissue diagnosis. It provides opinions on all kinds of cases from gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, urology, orthopaedic, lymphoreticular, cardiovascular, neurological, gynaecological and respiratory medicine. Its services also include handling and reporting in highly specialized areas such as transplant pathology, medical diseases of the liver and gastro-intestinal tract, by experienced histopathologists. Cytology specimens which include body fluid, pap smear and fine needle aspiration material are reported and results given in the shortest possible time. Frozen section facility is available round-the-clock.