Apollo Hospitals, Bhubaneswar launched GPS enabled ambulance services at its premises. Dr. Sandeep. Chatrath, Regional CEO (AP, Telangana & Odisha) explained that the ambulances were actually full-fledged ICU on wheels.
Apollo Hospitals is a pioneer of modern day emergency care in India. It set up the 'National Network of Emergency Services' which is operational across 9 cities in the country (Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Ballarpur, Kakinada and Bengaluru). The system comprises 22 emergency rooms, 60 ambulances and over 500 personnel to provide emergency care of uniform quality standards across the country. It's 24-hour emergency and trauma care is geared to meet all medical and surgical emergencies, including polytrauma.