Sept. 21, 2012
-- Hyderabad, 20thSeptember 2012: Metropolis Healthcare, India’s leading multinational chain of diagnostic centers announces its entrance into Hyderabad. With thisacquisition of the first green field venture in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Metropolis is all set to provide a wider test menu through state-of the art-equipment thus ensuring a faster TAT (turnaround time). With the goal to tap the diagnostic requirements of not only the high-tech city or twin cities of Hyderabad, the lab will also cater to the surrounding districts & towns of Andhra Pradesh. Furthermore, this venture will help upsurge Metropolis Healthcare’s business in the stateand provide quality diagnostic services as part of the key objectives for the financial year 2012-13.
‘Green field’ is the term used when a company sets up a new laboratory instead of acquiring an already existing one. Being the7thgreen field venture for Metropolis in the financial year 12 -13, it will cater to a population of about 75lacsin and around the hi-tech city.Located in VittalRao Nagar –Madhapur with a total area of approx. 1800sq. ft., this lab will provide a more comprehensive test menu ranging from routine to super specialized tests. In addition the lab will also offer customized profiles for special patient groups like corporate, working class, cardio diabetics etc. Their value added services will include Home Health Services, web reports, SMS reports, alerts as well as disorder specific preventive health packages.
Commenting on this joyous occasionDr. Lakshmi.KVVR. Head of Operations,Metropolis Healthcare said, “We are extremely happy to inform you that this isthe first of its kind- MNC lab to be introduced in the high-tech city of Madhapur. Since its inception, the lab has growntremendously from 5 to 12 franchisees, 13 to 30 lab referralsand 4 to 10 hospital alliances respectively. With a wider test menu, the lab will provide high-quality, cost effective, innovative, prompt and accurate services thus benefitting the local population. Foreseeing the need for preventive health checkups, we are looking at converting the existing lab into a wellness center in the coming months.”
With 15 well established Greenfield & Brownfield labs in the past year, Metropolis Healthcare now plans to add 12 Green field labs and a reasonable number of Brown field labs across tier II & tier III cities in India. These well-equipped labs will be located in cities like Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chennai, Cochin, Bangalore, Amritsar, Patiala, Gurgaon, etc.