Cheap Healthcare Encourages Medical Tourism in India
The BM Birla Heart Research Centre, a super specialty hospital in Kolkota, West Bengal has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Service Providers (NABH), affirming that it is one of the best hospital for heart care in India. This accreditation is expected to boost medical tourism, as patients from neighboring countries, and even western nations, seek quality, low cost healthcare.
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Many good Indian hospitals, with excellent facilities, offer cheap healthcare, but BM Birla Heart Research Centre recent accreditation has helped establish it as one of the best and most respected hospitals for healthcare in India. This is major accomplishment, as NABH standards are rigorous and exacting. A member of the governing body of the CK Birla Group, ML Pachisia, praised the staff of the hospital for the many hours of overtime they worked to meet the standards. It is dedication like this that people look for when seeking cheap alternatives for elective surgery. In addition, the National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL) has certified the BM Birla Heart Center’s laboratory, making it the only hospital in Kolkotta to be accredited in this manner.
Birla Trust Expansion Plans to Accommodate Medical Tourism in India
GP-CK Birla group currently operates two hospitals in Kolkotta and has plans to construct a third hospital in Jaipur. Along with the hospitals, they have erected cath labs and diagnostic facilities in Siliguri, Jamshedpur, and Haldia in West Benga. They are not alone in their expansion. Now that NABH has accredited the BM Birla Hospital, it is seeking reciprocal accreditation for itself from similar boards in the US and UK.