The Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH), Coimbatore, one of the leading multi-specialty hospitals in South India, founded a medical college on behalf of the KMCH Institute of Health Sciences and Research in 2019 with the aim of educating world-class doctors. Affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, the college has a capacity of 150 students per year.
A 750-bed hospital has now been inaugurated on the campus of the medical college. The new integrated facility is called KMCH Medical College General Hospital.
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The inauguration of the 750-bed hospital took place on October 24, 2021 at 10 a.m. in the KMCH auditorium. Dr. Nalla G Palaniswami, chairman and managing director, KMCH headed the function and inaugurated the hospital in the presence of directors, doctors, nurses, paramedics and medical students.
In his inaugural address, Dr. Nalla G Palaniswami that the hospital was hired with the noble goal of providing high quality healthcare facilities at affordable costs and changing people’s lives by giving them easy access to all kinds of medical services under one roof.
“With the commissioning of this general hospital, the KMCH has given health care a new dimension. Under the motto “Quality Care for All”, this hospital marks another important milestone in the history of the KMCH, ”he added.
The general hospital has a dedicated team of health specialists, nurses and paramedics. Infrastructure facilities include 750 general beds, 50 intensive care beds, 30 emergency beds, 11 operating theaters and state-of-the-art medical equipment such as CT scan, MRI, Cathlab, ultrasound and digital X-ray, etc.
The Medical College Hospital will provide health services around the clock. The hospital has a separate entrance accessible from Avanashi Road and will function as a stand-alone hospital apart from the existing main KMCH center.
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