Thiru Ma. Subramaniam Minister for Health and Family Welfare,
Govt. of Tamil Nadu Launches SIMS Hospital’s Hello Doctor
Chennai, March 29, 2022: SIMS Hospital, one of the leading best hospitals in Chennai from the house of SRM Group, today announced the launch of Hello Doctor – 20012001 in the presence of the Chief Guest Thiru Ma. Subramaniam, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu along with Dr. J. Radhakrishnan IAS., Principal Secretary Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu and Dr. Ravi Pachamuthu, Chairman of SRM Group.
Providing both home healthcare services as well as acute hospital care at home, Hello Doctor – 20012001 is designed specially to provide continuous SIMS’ hospital-level health care in the comfort of their homes to the residents of Chennai with proper monitoring and treatment protocols, supplemented with virtual care. While the program is launched to serve mainly elderly patients and children, the treatment for more than 50 different acute conditions, such as asthma, chronic heart failure, pneumonia and lung disease, can be treated appropriately and safely in home settings with timely in-person care from a team led by a doctor or nurse practitioner.
Commenting on the launch Thiru Ma. Subramaniam, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu, said, “SIMS Hospital has been at a new level of leveraging latest innovations and technology to ensure patients get the care they need. Now with the launch of Hello Doctor – 20012001 initiative, SIMS is set to provide its proven quality hospital-level services beyond its existing walls and stays committed to ensure patients get the care they need in their home too. In addition to being helpful to the senior citizens, I am confident that Hello Doctor-20012001 will play a critical role in treating more than 50 acute conditions safely in home settings with proper treatment protocols.”
Dr. Ravi Pachamuthu, Chairman – SRM Group added, “At SIMS, we are committed to ensure patients’ get the care they need, and we have designed and developed the Hello Doctor – 20012001 program based on the feedback we have received from the patients. It’s a people’s preference program equipped with a perfect combination of our best healthcare professionals and best of the technology to ensure the patient is not suffering any adverse consequences by maintaining oversight of him or her all the time. The program provides both home healthcare services as well as acute hospital care at home, and it is the patient’s choice to receive these services in the home or our hospital setting.”
As part of Hello Doctor – 20012001, SIMS Hospital has launched a fleet ofwell-equipped vehicles. The hospital also has created a helpline and an exclusive team of professionals to manage the Hello Doctor – 20012001 program.
About SIMS Hospital – SIMS Hospitals (SRM Institutes for Medical Science) is one of the leading multi-speciality hospitals in Chennai. This 345-bed hospital offers comprehensive healthcare experience across a wide range of specialities, including multi-organ transplant services. The hospital houses 15 modular OTs, 3 state-of-the-art Cath labs (including 1 Bi-plane Cath lab), advanced ICUs with Hepa-filters and innovative medical technologies, all under one roof. With the finest combination of experience, expertise, cutting-edge technology and well-coordinated multi-speciality Quaternary care facilities and patient-centric team-work, SIMS Hospital Chennai is committed to deliver services of international standards. SIMS Hospital offers holistic health care that includes prevention, prophylactic treatment and care, rehabilitation and lifestyle health education and guidance to patients, their families and clients. At SIMS, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence in patient care.

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