Dr Dharminder Nagar, Managing Director, Paras Healthcare was awarded the Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Six Sigma Healthcare at the World Entrepreneurship Summit 2015 held at Hotel Leela, Gurgaon on Dec 26, 2015. The award was adjudged by a jury of eminent personalities associated with public and private healthcare, government establishments and healthcare consultancies. The award highlighted the contribution of a personality who has been able to set up a new mark in the healthcare industry with a unique philosophy and by following a distinctive approach.
The jury members appreciated the vision of Paras Healthcare to bring a healthcare revolution to the hinterlands of the country and establish specialized tertiary care hospitals based on the three tenets of healthcare – Affordability, Accessibility and Quality. The aim of Paras Healthcare is to bring specialized care to the doorstep of the common man. According to Dr Dharminder Nagar, “ It is our mission to bring the best specialists, state of the art technology and infrastructure to the Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. It is our endeavor to empower the common man living in those areas with access to tertiary care services that are at par with the metro’s so that every patient can choose preventive and curative care. This is the need of the hour as 70% of hospital expenses are out of pocket and travel and stay expenses in a location away from home further burdens the common man.”
Talking about the philosophy of Paras Healthcare, Dr Dharminder Nagar shared that, “ We don’t aim at building hotels for our patients. Paras Healthcare aims at being the true partners in health. We have simple hospital buildings with patient friendly receptions and waiting area where they can feel comfortable, at ease and expect exceptional medical care. Every hospital of Paras Healthcare has similar healthcare values – provide accessible specialized care to the common man and to ensure that quality care is provided at affordable costs.”
Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, a 250 bedded hospital was the first hospital of the region to provide specialized tertiary care. It was also the first to be NABH and NABL accredited. Moreover Paras Hospital Patna is the first corporate hospital of the region and the first in Bihar & Jharkhand to have a PET CT and fourth generation cancer care infrastructure. Paras Hospital Patna has also emerged as the largest healthcare employer in the organized private healthcare sector in Bihar. To strengthen the healthcare revolution of Bihar, Paras shall also be commissioning a 100 bedded super specialty unit in Darbhanga, touching the lives of more than 2 crore Indians with quality healthcare services.
Paras Healthcare has also launched a chain of Mother and Child Care centres – Paras Bliss – at New Delhi and Panchkula to provide specialized care facilities focused on maternity and neonatal care. Each unit is conceived to provide the expecting mothers exceptional medical care, supportive counseling and special programs so that they get – More for Motherhood.
According to Dr Dharminder Nagar , “Five years from now we will have a bed strength of 1500. This year we expect to have the group revenue cross 350-400 crore, and that should become 1000 crores within the next 5 years with additional beds, services and hospitals being added.”