New Delhi: India's largest integrated power utility NTPC Ltd has forged a partnership with Apollo Hospitals, reaffirming its steadfast commitment to the health and well-being of its workforce.
In a remarkable leap forward towards enhancing healthcare accessibility and quality for its employees and their dependents, NTPC has introduced ground-breaking services such as Tele-Consultation, Tele-ICU, and Tele-Emergency, spanning across nine NTPC plant locations in India.
The plant locations include Ramagundam, Talcher Kaniha, Korba, Vindhyachal, Dadri, Barh, Solapur, North Karanpura and Mauda.
The occasion was graced by the presence of esteemed dignitaries, Gurdeep Singh, Chief Managing Director (CMD), NTPC, Dillip Kumar Patel, Director (HR), NTPC, Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, among other distinguished officials from both organizations.
NTPC has been a frontrunner in the adoption of new technology and innovative practices for the advancement of its core businesses as well as for the well-being of its employees. Their commitment towards constantly evolving and refining the usage of newer, more advanced technology models have made NTPC one of the most tech-forward Public Sector Enterprises in India.
The Tele-Emergency service is designed to offer rapid virtual access to Apollo Hospitals', seasoned medical professionals during emergencies. This critical intervention will bridge the gap between the onset of a medical crisis and the arrival of specialized care, ensuring timely medical guidance and support.
From minor incidents to critical emergencies such as strokes, industrial accidents, heart attacks, and other life-threatening situations, the Tele-Emergency service will aim to enhance the safety and well-being of NTPC employees.
Likewise, the Tele-ICU service will extend continuous monitoring and care to patients in intensive care units (ICU) across NTPC plants. Apollo Hospitals’ experienced team of doctors will remotely manage critical patients, ensuring timely intervention and comprehensive care through advanced technology
These collaborative services, while augmenting the medical landscape at NTPC plants, will work in tandem with the expertise of the existing doctors. By combining the proficiency of NTPC's onsite medical teams with Apollo Hospitals' virtual medical interventions, NTPC will set a new benchmark in employee healthcare. Doctors at NTPC plant hospitals will benefit from the invaluable support of Apollo's specialists, enriching their expertise and enabling them to deliver even more comprehensive care to employees of NTPC.
This collaboration between NTPC and Apollo Hospitals signifies a joint endeavour to redefine the standards of healthcare delivery. As part of this partnership, Apollo Hospitals will also provide virtual access to doctors from more than 20 specialties through their telemedicine network, not only benefiting NTPC employees but also their families. This strategic move is expected to create a transformative shift in healthcare accessibility and pave the way for a healthier and safer future
This partnership will align seamlessly with NTPC’s mission to provide reliable and affordable power while ensuring the health and safety of its workforce.