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RED.Health Partners with Vijaya Group of Hospitals to Extend 10-Minute Ambulance Network in Chennai

Written by : Aishwarya Sarthe

August 23, 2023

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The rapid population growth in Chennai, India's Health Capital, underpins the need for increased healthcare accessibility. To address this imperative, RED.Health has enhanced Emergency Response services by leveraging its technological expertise.

India's emergency response network, RED.Health, has joined forces with Vijaya Group of Hospitals to introduce its 10-minute ambulance network in Chennai.

This strategic collaboration significantly expands medical coverage in the city, adding 650 beds and an array of specialised facilities, including multi-specialty ICU beds, ICCU, NICU, and PICU units'”the alliance between RED.Health and Vijaya Group of Hospitals is pivotal in emergency medical services development.

Introducing the 10-minute ambulance network establishes a more extensive support infrastructure in Chennai, catering to the city's evolving healthcare demands.

Sharing thoughts on serving Chennai with its 10 minutes ambulance network, Shalabh Dang, chief business officer of RED.Health, said, "The partnership with Vijaya Group of Hospitals marks a significant milestone for RED.Health as we venture into the heart of Chennai. Our assessment underscores the acute requirement for advanced ambulance services at the city's core. With Chennai's burgeoning population and a pronounced emphasis on accessible healthcare, we are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to streamline emergency response operations and enhance the efficiency of medical care."

Established in 1972 by Sri. B. Nagi Reddi, Vijaya Hospital is a prominent multi-specialty healthcare establishment in Chennai. Accredited by NABL and NABH, it functions under the Vijaya Medical and Educational Trust (VMET). Given Chennai's role as a medical tourism hub, reinforcing medical emergency services gains added significance. RED.Health's expansion of its medical emergency response network could contribute significantly to preserving Chennai's stature as a healthcare destination.

Established in 2016 as StanPlus, RED.Health has emerged as an emergency response service provider. They encompass a robust fleet of 5,000 ambulances across 550+ cities. A recent rebranding in 2023 has further fortified its position, introducing a comprehensive medical assistance platform to serve the community better.

This expansive network effectively facilitates road and air ambulance services, cementing RED.Health's position as a premier ambulance network in India.

In recent developments, RED.Health has introduced several business verticals under its RED Ambulances division. This multifaceted initiative encompasses four key pillars: RED Air Guardian, RED Assist, RED Priority Clinics, and RED Academy. Each facet adds a distinct layer of value to the emergency medical services landscape, underscoring RED.Health's continuous improvement and comprehensive healthcare solutions.

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