Fortis Malar takes over Oasis Hospitals cardiac centre

Fortis Malar takes over Oasis Hospitals cardiac centre

New Delhi: Fortis Malar Hospitals on Monday said it has taken over operations and management of cardiac centre at 170-bed Oasis Hospitals in Sri Lanka.

Fortis Malar Hospitals, which is a subsidiary of Fortis Healthcare (India) did not give any details of the financial involved.

“We are happy to expand our presence in Sri Lanka and in partnering with Oasis Hospital. This addition is in line with our strategic objectives to expand our reach and provide access to quality healthcare to communities at affordable costs," Fortis Healthcare (India) zonal director Krish Ramesh said in a statement.

The Colombo-based centre has been renamed as ‘Fortis Oasis Cardiac Centre’, Fortis Malar Hospitals said.

The cardiac centre will be fully equipped to cover all aspects of cardiac care ranging from prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitated cardiac care.

Commenting on the occasion, Oasis Hospitals MD Nayomi Kanchana Edirisinghe said, “As a front runner in the heart care, Fortis will bring in superior quality care and offer the best in class treatment in cardiac sciences."

Oasis Hospital offers medical services with special focus on oncology, general medicine, paediatrics and gynecology, besides diagnostic services.

Shares of Fortis Malar Hospitals were on Monday trading at Rs33 in the after noon trade on the BSE, up 4.60% from its previous close.