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Aster DM Healthcare to set up its sixth hospital in Kerala

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Entailing an initial investment of around Rs 140 crores, the hospital will be situated in the Kasaragod district of Kerala

Aster DM Healthcare has signing a 30-years lease agreement to set up its sixth hospital in the state of Kerala, adding to existing 14 hospitals in India. The hospital is being set up by Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS) Limited, a material subsidiary of Aster DM Healthcare and will be situated in the Kasaragod district of Kerala, catering to patients from Malabar and Southern Karnataka. On behalf of Aster, the agreement was signed by Farhan Yasin, Regional Director, Aster Kerala, and Oman Clusters.

An initial investment of around Rs 140 crores have been earmarked for the new facility, which will include a 200-bed comprehensive tertiary care facility, with the option of expanding to a quaternary care facility in the future. The new Aster Hospital is expected to begin operations in 2024-25.

As the first tertiary hospital in Kasaragod district, the upcoming hospital will provide 24×7 emergency and critical care as well as super specialities like neurosciences, multi-organ transplantation, oncology, gastro sciences, cardiac sciences, pulmonology, interventional radiology, women & children among others. The hospital will have equipment and technology including PET, CT Scan, MRI, and ECMO. Additionally, it will have cath labs, dialysis, modular operating theatres, ultrasound, adult, neonatal and paediatric ICUs, as well as pharmacy and diagnostic facilities available 24 hours a day.

 

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