Fortis announces two new hospitals in Hyderabad, Agra

Fortis announces two new hospitals in Hyderabad, AgraMumbai, Nov 17 : Fortis Healthcare (India) Thursday announced the launch of two hospitals in Hyderabad and Agra, thus increasing its India network to 68 hospitals.

The hospital in Hyderabad with a 150-bed capacity will be functional in financial year 2013 and is the second project from the company in the city, the company said in a regulatory filing.

The hospital in Agra will initially function as a cardiac care centre, in a hub and spoke model, and expand eventually to become a multi-speciality hospital, it added.

The 75-bed hospital will be operational by the end of financial year 2012.

"These two projects are in line with our commitment to increasing the network and making quality healthcare accessible across the country," said Aditya Vij, CEO, Fortis Healthcare (India).

"We are currently present in 17 Indian states and will continue to expand to newer geographies, while strengthening our presence and increasing bed-capacity in existing cities and states," he added. (IANS)