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Posted on Jan 22, 05:11PM | IBNS
Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHMI) and Bharat Family Clinic (BFC) have announced the launch of their first, world class primary care centre in India called Bharat Family Clinic, in Gurgaon.
The development marks the introduction of JHMI's world acclaimed best practices and patient-centered service excellence in the highly unorganized Indian primary healthcare market.
The company plans to open 100 such clinics over the next 10 years at an investment of Rs 200-Rs 250 cr.
As part of its nationwide expansion program, the company would be initially focusing on north India with 3 more clinics slated to open in Delhi/NCR region soon.
Under the with BFC, Johns Hopkins faculty and experts will advise Bharat Family Clinics on the development of clinical programs and assist with the facility design and operation of the new chain of primary and secondary care clinics across India.
The BFC clinics will offer consultations with physicians and will provide diagnostic, laboratory testing, and pharmacy and ambulatory care services.
Pradeep Handa, MD, Chairman of The Bharat Family Clinic, said, "This initiative is an important step toward transforming primary healthcare services in India. We believe that this can be best accomplished through the delivery of quality medical and wellness services in an environment of compassion, comfort and care.
"We are planning to open 100 clinics in the next ten years with an investment of Rs 200 to 250 crore."
"We hope that this project will make significant impact on the delivery of preventive and primary care in India and beyond," said Steven J. Thompson, M.B.A., CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine International.