Events

Aster MIMS Launches Online Doctor's Appointment Service

21 February 2017
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With its new online portal, Aster MIMS makes it easy for patients to book a doctor’s appointment. The new online initiative was inaugurated by Mr U Basheer, Executive Director, Aster MIMS on February 17, 2017. Also present at the launch event were Dr Rahul Menon, CEO, Aster MIMS, Mr Jayakrishnan P, CFO, Aster MIMS and Mr Nandakumar MK, Senior Manager, IT. The online portal offers patients the convenience of hassle-free booking of their preferred doctor’s appointment on a preferred date , which will help them save a lot of effort and time.

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Aster MIMS supports Cancer Screening for Kerala Police with Swasthi Foundation

10 February 2017
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Kozhikode, February 10, 2017: The Kerala Police and Swasthi Foundation in association with Aster MIMS, the leading tertiary care hospital in Kozhikode, today launched Rakshaka Raksha, a series of free Cancer and Lifestyle diseases screening camps for the state police force. The programme was inaugurated, with the lighting of a lamp by Sri. Stephen Devassy, Brand Ambassador, Swasthi Foundation. Dr Rahul Menon, CEO, Aster MIMS, Mr U Basheer, Executive Director, Aster MIMS and Dr K Karthikeya Varma, CMS- Aster DM Healthcare, Sri.Gopinath IPS (Retd), Trustee, Swasthi Foundation and other dignitaries and invitees were present at the function.

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Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates Aster MIMS Centre for Sports Medicine& Advanced Rehabilitation

06 February 2017
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Kozhikode, February 2, 2017: The legendary cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar today inaugurated the Centre for Sports Medicine& Advanced Rehabilitation at Aster MIMS, Kozhikode. This Centre, along with the Centre at Aster Medcity, Kochi, will provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary sports medicine facilities. These Centres will cater to professionals, amateur sportspersons and others seeking specialized attention.

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Inauguration of Digital Radiography Suite

18 January 2017
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In pursuit of serving you with the best minds and healthcare facilities, Aster MIMS inaugurated a Digital Radiography Suite, which is first of its kind in the entire Malabar region on 16th January 2017. The suite is equipped with the capability to provide instant radiographs of the highest quality with the least radiation exposure.

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Aster MIMS Inaugurated Paediatric Asthma Clinic

18 January 2017
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Aster MIMS has come forward with its new initiative of Paediatric Asthma Clinic for the well being of children who face the challenge of asthma. The clinic will function under the leadership of Dr Suresh Kumar EK on every Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.The right treatment at an early age can keep symptoms of asthma under control and the effective management can reduce the emergency visit at hospitals.

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Aster MIMS launches specialised Arthroplasty Clinic

16 January 2017
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The surgical reconstruction or replacement of a joint known as Arthroplasty is a precarious procedure and needs utmost expertise. Hence, to forever be excellent in all healthcare domains, Aster MIMS inaugurated its Arthroplasty Clinic on 14th January 2017. The clinic will function on every Thursday from 3 pm to 5 pm.

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Aster MIMS launches specialised Backache & Deformity Clinic

16 January 2017
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The new year 2017 brings hope to those suffering from backache or deformities of the back with the launch of the specialised Backache and Deformity Clinic at Aster MIMS Calicut. The specialised Backache and Deformity Clinic will function every Wednesday evening between 3 pm to 5 pm. Taking the multi-disciplinary approach, the Backache and Deformity Clinic will have the combined expertise of various departments led by the Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery department ably supported by Radiology, Physical Medicine and Pain Medicine.

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Center for Plastic, Vascular & Reconstructive Surgery upgraded at Aster MIMS

16 December 2016
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December 16, 2016: Aster MIMS enlarges it’s bouquet of healthcare services with the inauguration of the specialised Center for Plastic, Vascular and Reconstructive Surgery. The Center will be headed by Dr. Krishnakumar K S who has over 20 years of experience in the field. The Center for Plastic, Vascular, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Aster MIMS will provide the highest quality medical and surgical services by integrating innovative techniques that focus on enhancing the appearance and improving the quality of life of people.

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Bob Pin Swallowed by 11-month-Old Baby Removed through Bronchoscopy Successfully

10 December 2016
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A bob-pin swallowed by 11-month-old baby from Malappuram District has been successfully removed through Bronchoscopy at Aster MIMS under the leadership of Dr Abraham Mammen, Sr Consultant and Head, Paediatric Surgery.

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Aster MIMS hosts CME on updates in Arthroplasty

06 December 2016
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Aster MIMS recently organised a Continuing Medical Education (CME) program on updates in Arthroplasty which is the field of surgical reconstruction or replacement of a joint. Held under the aegis of the Calicut Orthopaedic Society, a unique feature of this CME was the live streaming of a surgery involving arthroplasty on a severe osteoarthritic knee joint. The CME focused on new developments and advancements in the field of arthroplasty including advanced technologies and knee prosthesis. The CME was attended by orthopaedic surgeons and members of the orthopaedic and allied health industries.

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Workshop on ‘Advanced Practical Skills in Clinical Pharmacy Services’ held at Aster MIMS

06 December 2016
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Over 220 delegates from across Kerala participated in the one-day workshop on “Advanced Practical Skills in Clinical Pharmacy Services” organized by the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at Aster MIMS. This being the first of its kind in Kerala, the workshop saw an enthusiastic response from the participants.

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Aster MIMS Laboratory services got accredited by NABL third time in a row.

30 November 2016
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Aster MIMS Laboratory services have again been recognized, consecutively for the third time by NABL( National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) We are the only Medical Laboratory in Kerala to get accredited for Molecular Testing in Virology.

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Pulari Poompattakal 2016 conducted

21 November 2016
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Pulari Poompattakal, a get together for Paediatric oncology patients conducted by Aster MIMS Oncology Centre. Cancer always scares people. When it comes to kids, it is more than that.Aster MIMS Oncology Centre has organised this get together event Pularipoompattakal, for the kids who fought and won cancer.

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Aster MIMS Emergency Department gains NABH Quality recognition

14 November 2016
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Aster MIMS Kozhikode has added another feather to its cap with the NABH Quality recognition for its Emergency Department.Announced three months ago, the Emergency Department accreditation is a new addition by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers, and hospitals are expected to meet 254 different quality standards before they are accredited. After a rigorous inspection process, Aster MIMS was granted this certification, making them one of the two Indian institutions to be thus recognized. The other one is Aster Medcity, in Kochi.

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Brain Tumor Clinic

03 November 2016
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Aster MIMS Calicut has launched a Brain Tumor Clinic that will function every Tuesday between 3 pm to 5 pm. The unique aspect of the Brain Tumour Clinic will be a multi-disciplinary approach with the combined expertise of eight departments for evaluation of the patients and planning their treatment regimens.

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Aster MIMS targets spinal tumors with specialised Spine Tumor Clinic

03 November 2016
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Aster MIMS Kozhikodenow targets spinal tumors with a specialisedSpine Tumor Clinic that will function every Friday evening between 3 pm to 5 pm.Taking the multi-disciplinary approach of the other specialised tumor clinics, the Spine Tumor Clinic will have the combined expertise of eight departments to evaluate and plant treatment regimen for the patients.

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Aster MIMS Calicut launches Department of Fetal Medicine & Medical Genetics

29 October 2016
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In Zen philosophy, a mother and a child have been compared to two blossoms on a single branch. And never is this truer than during pregnancy. The comparison also highlights that the health and well-being of the unborn child or fetus is as important as that of the mother. In a normal pregnancy, the obstetrician’s role in monitoring the pregnant mother and fetus’ health through periodical check-ups suffices. But when there is a high-risk pregnancy with danger to the health of the fetus, there is need for a specialist in fetal health and well-being. This is where the branch of medicine known as Fetal Medicine comes in.

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Aster MIMS bags two prestigious awards in the Middle East

15 October 2016
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Aster MIMS, Calicut,bagged the two prestigious international awards Year at The Middle East Healthcare Leadership Awards 2016 in the World Brand Congress held at Dubai. The organ donation Awareness campaign of Aster MIMS won the award for “the Best Marketing Campaign of the year” and Dr Rahul Menon, CEO of Aster MIMS won the award for the “Most Iconic Healthcare Personality of the Year”. Mr. Nandkishore Badami, Chief Marketing Officer, CISCO Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd felicitated Dr Rahul Menon, CEO – Aster MIMS and Mr Anvar Husain, Branding Manager - Aster MIMS with the trophy at a specially organized award ceremony at Address Hotel, Dubai.

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Aster MIMS launches Pink October campaign to increase Breast Cancer Awareness

13 October 2016
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Aster MIMS has lined up a slew of activities including freebreast cancer screening camps and other awareness programmes for the month of October as part of its Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign. The Pink October campaignto increase awareness about this serious diseaseamongst women was launched todayat the Aster MIMS Oncology Centre by Dr NarayanankuttyWarrier, Senior Consultant and HOD, Medical Oncology

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Innovative Thinking saves Newborn’s life at Aster MIMS

30 September 2016
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Surgeon uses inventive thinking to work-around limited resources!.After the initial shock of the diagnosis of a complex congenital cardiac defect at birth, things seemed to be going on the right track for Baby of Rejina.. The heart defect in the form of transposition of the great arteries (TGA) that occurs when the positions of the two main arteries going out of the heart, the pulmonary artery and the aorta, are switched or “transposed”, could be repaired by surgery.

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Aster MIMS Kozhikode ties up with Emergency Medicine Department of Asha Hospital Vadakara

21 September 2016
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Aster MIMS Kozhikode announced a strategic partnership with Asha Hospital Vadakara, a 100-bed hospital. Aster MIMS Kozhikode’s Emergency Medicine Department will extend its services and facilities to this hospital, thereby ensuring that global standards are met and patients will be given the best possible emergency care, round the clock.

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Rare life-saving surgery saves newborn at Aster MIMS

09 September 2016
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Kozhikode, September 9, 2016: Life had almost come to a standstill for the expectant parents. An antenatal echocardiography during the pregnancy had showed multiple birth defects in the fetus. When the doctor explained to them about the difficult combination of ‘Transposition of the Great Arteries with long segment Esophageal Atresia’, the seriousness of the birth defect had hit the parents hard.

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Aster MIMS observes ‘Bone and Joint Day’ with free scoliosis surgery for a teenager

03 September 2016
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Calicut: Following a request from the Indian Orthopaedic Association in 2012, the Union Ministry of Health decided to observe ‘Bone and Joint Day’ on August 4 every year to focus on treatment related issues concerning bones and joints, and create awareness among people on the growing problems related to bones and joints. This year, rather than mere token celebration, Aster MIMS has taken the initiative to sensitize the people on the available treatment for bone and joint disorders which can alleviate suffering of the masses through a unique gesture.

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Aster MIMS ‘takes’ doctors to the operation theatre with unique Orthopaedic CME

03 September 2016
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Kochi:In a unique approach, Aster MIMS ‘took’ doctors attending an Orthopaedic continuing medical education (CME) programon Disc Diseases live to the operation theatre. Organised this Sunday by the Department of Orthopaedics, Aster MIMS, Calicut Orthopaedic Society and Kerala Orthopaedic Association, the CME had two spinal surgeries being live streamed to the gathered medical delegates in the Aster MIMS auditorium.

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Aster MIMS Kozhikode launches upgraded Neurosciences and Opthalmology Departments

03 September 2016
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Aster MIMS Kozhikode today announced the launch of its upgraded Neurosciences and Ophthalmology departments to provide an enhanced treatment experience for patients. These augmented and modernized key departments were inaugurated earlier today by the Respected Mayor Thottathil Raveendran of the Kozhikode Municipal Corporation in the presence of Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman & Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare.

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NABH-POI workshop held at Aster MIMS

03 September 2016
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Kozhikode:Hospitals and nursing homes in the state are in a hubbub with the recent Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) mandate to all empanelled healthcare providers to meet the pre-accreditation entry level standards laid down by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH).

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Cancer Detection Screening Camps in PerumannaGrama Panchayat

31 August 2016
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Kozhikode: Aster MIMSKozhikode in association with Dr Moopen’s Foundation, PerumannaGrama Panchayat and Pratheeksha organized early cancer detection screening camps at PerumannaGrama Panchayat. To provide opportunity for the residents of the Panchayat to benefit from the camp, three camps at three different areas of the Panchayat are organized. The camps organized at Perumanpura, Puthurmadam, and Payyadimeethal on 29, 30 &31 July respectively.

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Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman of DM Aster Healthcare calls for a special cell under CM for clearing big projects.

08 August 2016
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Dubai , 8th August: Delivering the key note address at the 'Invest in North Malabar' business investment meet organized by The North Malabar Chamber of Commerce in Cochin, Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare suggested that a special cell should be set up directly under the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan for clearance of big projects. He added that the ‘one window clearance’ would help projects to be implemented in a time-bound manner and this was essential to attract investors to the state .

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Aster MIMS Institute of Emergency Medicine conducts Convocation ceremony

09 July 2016
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Kozhikode, July 09, 2016: Aster MIMS Institute of Emergency Medicine conducted the convocation ceremony of the three-year Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Emergency Medicine. Adding to the celebratory atmosphere was the presence of a patient, Mr. Adarsh who had come to the Emergency Department in cardiac arrest and was successfully revived after cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for 45 minutes by the emergency medical team.

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Aster MIMS Kozhikode becomes first private hospital in Kerala to launch an Integrated Palliative Care Ward

22 June 2016
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Kozhikode, Kerala,June08, 2016:Aster MIMS Kozhikodehas become the first private hospital in Kerala with an integrated Palliative Care ward. The specialised Palliative Care ward which was inaugurated today will be an extension of the Aster MIMS Oncology Centre.

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Aster Hospitals bags 4 Kerala State Pollution Control Awards 2016

22 June 2016
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Dubai , 05 June 2016 : Aster DM Healthcare, one of Asia’s leading healthcare service provider, bagged 4 awards for its institutions in the state at the Kerala State Pollution Awards 2016

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Brain Dead Woman Donates Organs to 4 - First time in Kerala: Aster MIMS conducted 4 cadaveric Transplants in a day

22 June 2016
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The relatives of a 37 year old woman from Kasaragod District who was declared brain dead following an accident have set another example donating her organs. Her organs were donated to 4 other people. Two Kidneys, Liver and Heart. All the four Organs were transported from Pariyaram Medical College and Transplanted at Aster MIMS on Monday. Aster MIMS is the first hospital in Kerala to do 4 cadaver transplants in a day with the timely interaction of Kerla Network of Organ Sharing (KNOS).

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Good karma comes back to Lekha Namboothiri at Aster MIMS Calicut

22 June 2016
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Kozhikode, June 14, 2016: The quotation ‘As you sow, so shall you reap’ comes alive with the real life example of Ms. Lekha Namboothiri. It was in 2009 that Ms. Lekha a beautician from Chettikkulangara, inspired after watching the movie ‘Loudspeaker’ starring Mammootty, decided to donate an organ. The opportunity for her humane gesture came in 2012, when she selflessly donated one of her kidneys to a stranger, Mr. Shafi from Pattambi who was in dire need of a kidney transplant, giving him a second chance at life.

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Aster DM Healthcare Announces Mega Expansion Plans In Kerala

14 June 2016
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Thiruvananthapuram : Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, met the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan today and promised the Group’s continuing commitment in the development of healthcare field in the state. He also met Hon’ble Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Ms. K. K. Shylaja, and Hon’ble Minister for Co-operation and Tourism, Mr. A. C. Moideen.

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EBUS workshop inauguration

29 May 2016