Rainbow Children’s Hospital inaugurated at Chennai
3rd December 2018: Rainbow Children’s Hospital, India’s popular group of childcare specialty hospitals opens a modern Childcare facility in Chennai, today. Located in the heart of the city at Guindy, the 120 bed hospital boasts of BirthRight, an advanced perinatal centre which provides maternal and childcare services under one roof.
The team’s 19 year experience in the field results in a specialized child friendly approach in design and program at Rainbow Children’s hospitals. A highly trained medical and paramedical team ensures round the clock emergency care, catering to the unique medical needs of children.
The hospital was inaugurated by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu ,His Excellency Hon’ble Vice President of India in the presence of the Shri Banwarilal Purohit Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri D Jayakumar, Hon’ble Minister - Fisheries & Fisheries Development Corporation, Personnel & Administrative Reforms,(Training), Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr. C. Vijaya Bhaskar , Hon’ble Minister for Heath & Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr.J.Jayavardhan, Hon’ble Minister of Parliament, South Chennai Constituency, Mr. Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai, Dr. J Radhakrishnan, The Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, Dr. Ramesh Kancharla, Chairman and Managing Director, Rainbow Group of Hospitals, and Dr. Dinesh Chirla, Director - Director Intensive Care Services, Rainbow Group of Hospitals.
On this occasion, the former director of Institute of Child Health, Dr. S. Gopaul was felicitated by Hon’ble Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, in recognition of his unparalleled contribution and exemplary services to neonatology as a teacher and a doctor.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Hon’ble Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, said: “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate Rainbow Children’s Hospital and BirthRight in Chennai. I am very happy to see a modern children’s hospital with quality and advanced services under one roof. The progress of Rainbow Children’s Hospital has been remarkable over the past few years and their contribution to India’s growth in health and childcare is noteworthy. I extend my hearty wishes to the entire management and team.”
Dr. Ramesh Kancharla, Chairman and Managing Director of Rainbow Group of Hospitals thanked the eminent list of dignitaries and said: “It is indeed a privilege for us at Rainbow, to start our operations in Chennai, which is an important healthcare hub in our country. Chennai is where my career as a paediatrician started and I am happy to be back here. When we started our first hospital in Hyderabad 19 years ago, we embarked on a journey to provide expert medical care at par with the very best in the world. Taking the next step in our journey with the launch of Rainbow Children’s hospital and BirthRight in Chennai, we further our commitment to provide 24*7 medical care for children and expectant mothers.”
Started as a pilot project in specialized childcare in 1999, Rainbow Children’s Hospital steadily grew on to become a leading chain of hospitals in India with facilities across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Vijayawada & Delhi. An infrastructure of 1100 plus beds and 30% of beds dedicated to newborn and Paediatric Intensive care services makes Rainbow Hospitals Group, India’s largest specialized children and maternity care brand.
Fostering the ideology that the best place to birth a child would be a children’s hospital, Rainbow Hospitals started BirthRight, an advanced perinatal centre to provide seamless medical treatments to expectant mothers.
Rainbow Children’s Hospital is designed with a New Born Intensive Care facility and a Multi-Disciplinary Intensive care unit for children. Their in-patient specialties for child care includes; new born services, digestive and renal problems, cancer care, surgical care, heart care, Neurology, Hematology and Nutrition.
The group will soon spread its branches in Vizag with a 200-bed facility.
About Rainbow Group of Hospitals:
Rainbow Hospitals is India’s largest specialized paediatric and maternity care group with NABH Accreditation and clinical outcomes very close to the developed countries. Rainbow group has always focused on patient safety, integrity, excellence, innovation and team work and has created benchmarks in children’s health care & perinatal services:
Ø More than 8 Lakh outpatient visits annually across the group
Ø Around 60,000 inpatient admissions each year
Ø Around 10,000 ICU admissions annually
Ø More than 3000 surgical procedures being carried out every year
Ø 15+ paediatric super specialties under one roof
Ø Delivery of close to 10,000 babies per year