Wins ICICI Lombard & CNBCTV18 India Healthcare Award for Third year running

New Delhi, June 12, 2015 : Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI), Delhi, India’s celebrated hospital dedicated to cardiac care, has won the prestigious India Healthcare Awards, 2014 for the Best Single Specialty Hospital in Cardiology for the record third year in succession. The award was presented by Mr. Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of AYUSH and Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare to Dr. Ashok Seth, Chairman, FEHI at a felicitation ceremony held in the capital.

This is the third time running that FEHI was adjudged as the Best Single Specialty Hospital in Cardiology ahead of many prominent hospitals in India. The award identified FEHI as the winner among tertiary care institutes and was recognised as the centre of excellence in a focused single discipline of cardiology.

TheIndia Healthcare award is widely acknowledged as India’s most authoritative award in the healthcare industry and is jointly instituted by ICICI Lombard and CNBC TV18. The winners were selected after IMRB International, India’s leading research agency, adopted a robust multi-phase methodology that shortlisted India’s finest healthcare providers. The winners were selected by a distinguished panel which included prominent individuals from the industry and academia.

Dr. Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi , said, “We have been delivering the gold standard heart care in India for years and continue to strive to deliver newer, better and safer treatments to manage our patients. I am proud of all at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute who have harboured and elevated this passion for excellence to a ‘mission’. Today, we are indeed very proud to have the distinction of being amongst the top institutes of Cardiac Sciences in the world. We are delighted to receive this prestigious award. It is a testimony to our ‘mission of excellence’ and instils greater responsibility and determination to deliver our very best to our patients.”

Dr. Somesh Mittal, Zonal Director, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, saidThis is a proud moment for the FEHI team that has worked tirelessly to provide outstanding patient care and has achieved clinical excellence. We perform more than 14,000 procedures annually. Our infrastructure in providing cardiac care is one of the best in Asia withthe largest Cardiac Catheterization Lab and a dedicated Electrophysiology Lab. The team is happy to receive this award and we will continue to raise the bar in the delivery of superior patient care.” CCI Newswire