On 30th March, 2005, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh declared open this ultra-modern multi-speciality tertiary-care facility to the people of Bangladesh. Promoted by STS Holdings Limited and managed by Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, the project is aimed at arresting the high outflow of patients to other countries for specialized medical treatment.
Designed to accommodate 333 beds which is expandable to 500 beds, the total built-up area of the facility is about 400,000.00 sqft. Constructed on a 4.0 acre plot of land, the architecture of the building reflects the high-tech medical facilities offered by the hospital.
A 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64-slice CT-Scanner, Gamma Camera, Fluoroscope, Fibrescope endoscopy, Cath-Lab, 2(two) Cardiac OT’s, 5(five) OT’s assigned for General Surgery, Neuro-Surgery and Ortho-Surgery, well-equipped Laboratories, a full-fledged Blood Bank, a state-of-the-art Physiotherapy Department, 90 Intensive Care Beds, 24-hour ER & Trauma Department, a modern Birthing Center, an exclusive Master Health Check OPD, a Platinum Lounge, a roof-top helipad to facilitate Emergency Air Ambulance service, and many other first-time medical facilities in Bangladesh. The Out-Patient system is planned based on successful American models.
The Hospital Information System has been designed to make this the first paper-less hospital system in Bangladesh. Based on schematic architectural designs drawn up by SmithGroup, San Francisco (USA), detailed architectural services, including all hospital engineering services, were provided by Archi Medes India Consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. At the close of the project, the total project cost stood at US $ 35.00 million approx.