Bangalore: Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road received the prestigious Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI) Healthcare Nursing Excellence Award in recognition of the hospital’s excellence in ‘Nursing through Empowerment’.
The third Annual Global Conclave of AHPI held in Mumbai themed, ‘Affordable & Safe Health for All’ showcased the collaborative efforts of Hospitals, Pharmaceuticals, IT and Medical Equipment companies and recognized the industry’s best for their persistent contribution towards the society. It also had comprehensive sessions by various experts who discussed topics like unique ways to make healthcare affordable, improving operational efficiency and effectiveness of hospitals, etc. The event also focused on smart hospitals; planning, implementing and monitoring of patient safety, innovative practices to reduce operational costs and nursing empowerment to improve clinical outcomes. The conclave also provided a practical road map to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through collaborative efforts of all stake holders.
Mr Vijayarathna, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road, mentioned, “We are humbled and extremely proud of our talented and efficient nursing team. Nursing at Fortis Bannerghatta Road aims to provide distinctive, patient centered, inter disciplinary & evidence based care through quality caring relationship resulting in a safe, compassionate and healing environment. The philosophy that drives a nurse is based on the vision that the hospital will strive with excellence to fulfil the needs of the community in its chosen field of medical treatment. This award honours their efforts and dedication towards the service. We will continue to deliver on our commitment to provide the best services to our patients across the country”.
The AHPI represent a vast majority of hospitals in India. AHPI is registered as an NGO and is working closely with the stake holders, including government of India and various state governments on issues ranging from reforms, taxation, tariffs including rigid price fixation of drugs, insurance and about National Health Assurance Mission.