The Group’s flagship CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad — a super specialty hospital — began patient care delivery at the CARE Outpatient Centre in October 2012. Located in the heart of the city, a km away from the in-patient hospital, it is India’s largest integrated outpatient centre with 65 beds which includes Dialysis Unit, Emergency and Pre/Post operative beds.
CARE Outpatient Centre offers consultation in all super specialties in Hyderabad, with a best-in-class ambience of international standards for the convenience of patients. The hospital is spread across 6 floors, covering a total area of 1,85,000 square feet and offers the best medical care in a facility customized to deliver the highest quality of service.
The CARE Outpatient Centre was formally inaugurated on 4th February 2013 by Late Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Abdul Kalam said, “At the CARE Outpatient Centre I feel compassion and hope for the patient. This is a place which conveys comfort to the ailing heart. CARE Hospitals always strives to serve the people and is silent in its approach.” Dr. Kalam was Chief Mentor for the hospital chain.
The CARE Outpatient Centre offers a wide array of super specialty services at a dedicated facility optimized for outpatient consultation. One of the highlights is ambulatory or day care surgery services, where post-operative observation is uneventful. Such surgeries have become possible due to improved technology and are an accepted method of treatment for many patients, where overnight hospital stay is not required.
The CARE Outpatient Centre is closely integrated with the Group’s flagship in-patient super specialty hospital (with regular shuttle services available), preserving the critical hospitalization link for offering complete and comprehensive care to patients.
Designed by professionals with vast experience, keeping patient needs and convenience in mind. Special care has been taken to offer patients and their families’ maximum comfort in an atmosphere unlike that of a conventional hospital.
Services are grouped to ensure proximity for complementing specialties and related diagnostic services to minimize patient movement.
Multiple registration counters on all the floors reduce process time.
Access to the building is through three entrances, each serviced by independent lifts and staircases.
Ample space with wide corridors and areas for circulation allow patients and attendants free, unobstructed movement.
The CARE Outpatient Centre has a 24×7 Pharmacy, with qualified and trained pharmacists.
The advantages of the Pharmacy include:
You can reach the ambulance service by dialing 105711 or by approaching the reception. The ambulance is available for use by patients upon prior notification for:
b) Transportation to other hospitals for tests not done at the CARE Outpatient Centre
c) For admission into the In-patient CARE Hospitals at Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
The CARE Outpatient Centre has a cafeteria providing clean and hygienic service. It is equipped to cater to the needs of all patients, attendants and visitors and meet the nutrition requirements, specified by the doctors.
The rehab unit at the CARE Outpatient Centre is a professionally supervised program to help patients recover. Education and counseling services help heart patients increase physical fitness, reduce symptoms, improve health and reduce the risk of future problems, including heart attacks. The unit aims to provide comprehensive rehabilitation care on an outpatient, as well as in-patient basis.
Other patient utilities
The operation theatre complexes provide facilities for vascular surgery, laparoscopic surgery, ENT surgery, orthopedics surgery and general surgery. The CARE Outpatient Centre Operation Suite with 6 state-of-the-art operation theatres, along with 20 beds for post-operative recovery and a 6-bed ICU, are also located here. All the day care services have pre-defined packaged tariffs, so that patients are well informed about all the expenses, in advance.
The CARE Outpatient Centre’s Dialysis Unit has state-of-the-art computerized machines with very experienced and humane technicians. There is a separate wing for infected cases. The CRRT (Chronic Renal Replacement Therapy) machine is used for critically ill patients. This form of dialysis is well tolerated by haemodynamically unstable patients. The CARE Outpatient Centre also has an active renal transplantation program and performs related donor transplantations. The Nephrology Division provides comprehensive renal care under one roof and aims to be a tertiary care referral centre of international standards.
A 26-bed dialysis unit with both peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis is also available.
The CARE Outpatient Centre possesses highly developed, world-class endoscopy equipment to ensuring best treatment to its patients. These diagnostic tools allow treatment using the following therapeutic procedures:
Day Care Units
CARE Hospitals is a pioneer in day care surgeries; the CARE Outpatient Centre offers high quality day surgeries. This is a boon for patients who do not require continuous nursing care or an overnight stay in the hospital. They receive treatment and undergo minor surgeries on an outpatient basis.
Day care surgeries are performed in the following specialties:
Laboratory (Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology)
The Department of Laboratory Medicine at the CARE Outpatient Centre offers a wide range of laboratory investigations. It comprises the disciplines of Hematology, Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry and Microbiology. The labs offer qualitative analysis of biological fluids, such as blood, serum or plasma, tissue, urine, stool, etc. to support clinicians in the treatment process.
The laboratories on every floor have state-of-the-art equipment, manned by a team of efficient doctors and technical staff, providing world-class results and quality assurance. All the blood samples of laboratory investigations are collected using the vacutainer system of collection, which avoids contamination and, consequently, any gross error. The laboratories also provide round-the-clock services.
The Non-invasive Lab is one of the key facilities of the CARE Outpatient Centre. Non-invasive testing allows patients to be examined different techniques, free of the risks and discomforts of injections or other invasive maneuvers. These tests help to diagnose almost all known or suspected disorders and testing can often determine the severity of the problems and need for treatment.
The full range of non-invasive tests available at the CARE Outpatient Centre includes:
The Radiology and Imaging unit offers the complete range of diagnostic and image-guided services. A skilled team of specialists, using state-of-the-art equipment, provides safe and efficient imaging services with a human touch.
Laser therapy is a form of treatment that uses intense beams of light to cut, burn or destroy tissue with utmost precision. The CARE Outpatient Centre is committed to delivering the world’s best and most powerful laser therapy products for pain management and wound healing.