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Medanta-Fortis-Artemis comes together to fight Covid19 in Gurugram

Haryana has reported 730 confirmed cases, 11 deaths and 337 recoveries.
Gurugram has since been declared an orange zone as there has been no
increase in the rate of cases. This situation has called for coordination among
the hospitals in Gurugram to fight the global pandemic.

“Rival chains come together”

Rival hospital chains Fortis Healthcare, Artemis Well being Institute, and
Medanta The Medicity have joined hands to repurpose Medeor Hospital in
Manesar to assist the hospital in dealing with the COVID-19 patients, including to
a volunteers’ group created by corporates primarily based within the township to
assist the native authorities to combat the pandemic.

“We met the Haryana CM a few weeks in the past. That is when this concept got
here with the CM that why do not we undertake this Medeor Hospital and I spoke
to its proprietor. They have been fairly completely satisfied to repurpose it,”
Medanta chairman and managing director Naresh Trehan stated.

“Relief and costs bore”

He added that infrastructure is Medeor whereas the workers of doctors and
nurses shall be collectively supplied by Medanta, Fortis and Artemis. Medanta,
Fortis and Artemis may present some much-needed gear to the repurposed

The relief provided would be free of cost for those living below the poverty line,
while those who fall under the Ayushman Bharat would be provided by the
the government under the medical insurance scheme. Personal insurers can pay for
the comparatively properly off, he stated, including that the whole operation is

“This isn’t business. We’re doing it from the goodness of our hearts. I’m
completely satisfied as a result of Medanta, Fortis and Artemis, we’re opponents,
however we might come on the identical platform throughout this time,” Trehan
added. The three hospital chains have also been the founders of the ‘Gurugram
Covid-19 Volunteers Group’ to help the native administration combat the
epidemic within the state.

The main focus of the group is to ramp up testing of covid-19, enhance the capability
of isolation wards, hospital and intensive care unit beds, securing ventilators and
private protecting gear, coaching wellbeing staff, amongst others.

“Partnering groups”

The group contains Trehan, Fortis chief govt officer Ashutosh Raghuvanshi,
Renew Energy chairman and managing director Sumant Sinha, SRL Labs CEO
Arindam Haldar, Dr Lal PathLabs CEO Om Manchanda, MakeMyTrip founder
CEO Deep Kalra, McKinsey & Co managing accomplice Gautam Kumra and DLF
managing director Rajeev Talwar.

“Since all of us stay in Gurgaon, we tried to see whether or not we are able to do
one thing. We acquired Naresh Trehan concerned, and likewise the CEO of
Medanta (Pankaj Sahni), Fortis Hospital CEO, and SRL Diagnostics and Dr
Pathlabs… Essentially, the intention shall be to complement authorities
hospitals,” ReNew Energy CMD Sinha stated.

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