The city-based Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, under the leadership of Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, has received the ‘Best Single Specialty Hospital _ Gastroenterology’ award at CNBC TV18’s India Healthcare Awards ceremony.
U Satyanarayana and Ram Mohan of the institute received the award from Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia at a function organised in New Delhi on Monday.
More than 3,000 hospitals and healthcare service providers have stood up to be counted for the awards. Consumer and doctor ratings on facility assessment data were shared with the jury to select the overall best hospital as well as awardees in other categories.
According to a press release from the AIG on Tuesday, the institute has been selected for the award for its service in the field of gastroenterology, providing state-of- the-art technology to patients, service rendered to the rural population and the various steps taken to spread medical education in gastroenterology to various parts of India and abroad through workshops, seminars and telemedicine.
Dr Nageshwar Reddy said that such awards would encourage them to spread health care and increase their responsibility towards society.