Apollo group is the Asia’s largest health care group. Chairman of Apollo group is Dr Prathap C Reddy, vice president is D. Rama Krishna in sales and marketing department. Dr Prathap C Reddy started it in 1983. It is also first corporate health care group in India. Apollo group’s head office in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Also its first branch at Chennai. Its first branch opened by Zail Sing. This company has 3 major business Hospitals, Pharmacy, Primary Care & Diagnostic Centre. It has also Telemedicine units in 10 countries, Health Insurance Services, Global Projects Consultancy, Medical Colleges, Medvarsity for E-Learning, Colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation. ‘ASK Apollo’ is a online consultation portal. It is listed on BSE and NSE. The group has upto 45,000 employees. This group has 70 hospitals and total 10,000 bed capacity, 3000 pharmacies and approx 250+ diagnostic centres and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branches.
Apollo hospital’s tag line is “TOUCHING LIVES”. First apollo hospital is Chennai, Greams Road, there has 60 departments. Apollo hospital is largest private cancer care provider and world’s leading solid organ transplant program. In Andhra Pradesh a health care centre want to a new health care model ‘holistic healthcare’ which is starting from birth. Govt. of India had issued memorial stamp for Apollo’s contribution. One is for healthcare organisation and another is the memory of 15th anniversary of India’s 1st successful liver transplant by Apollo Hospitals. Most recent Indian Govt. is starting a postal stamp for having successfully performed 20 million health checks of Apollo hospital. Dr Prathap C Reddy founder of Apollo group honoured by the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award. Achievements of Apollo hospitals is-
- Apollo hospital Chennai branch successfully completes the highest number of Combined Heart and Double Lung Transplants in India.
- Apollo hospital Chennai branch successfully completes simultaneous Liver-Intestine-Pancreas transplant in India.
- Largest series of aortic valve replacement.
- Stealth Surgery, in Apollo children hospital, Chennai.
- First donor incompatible kidney transplant in Chennai.
- World’s 1st iPod Navigation Hip Resurfacing Surgery in Chennai. And etc.
Apollo Pharmacy is the India’s 1st and largest branded pharmacy network in 18 states and 400 cities. It is started in 1987. Tag line of Apollo pharmacy is “A PROMISE BEYOND PRESCRIPTIONS”. Apollo pharmacy is available in retail shop and online pharmacy. Apollo pharmacy retail shop is open for 24 hours. It dispenses over 3.5 lakh prescription per day. Apollo pharmacy is also 5th largest FMCG retailer in India. Top retailer of brands Nestle, Abbott and P&G. Apollo pharmacy has their own brand and this have 400 product of oral care, skin care, personal care, baby care, otc etc.
Apollo Diagnostics tag line is ‘Expertise, Empowering you’. Approx 3.5 million high-quality diagnostic tests every year is delivered by Apollo Diagnostics centers. In 2017 it has 250+ collection centres in India. It also provide home service.
Apollo clinic tag line is ‘Expertise.Closer to you’.