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Fortis Hospital Noida awarded the ‘WSO Angles Award’ (Diamond category) by the World Stroke Organization for the timely and quality management of stroke patients


The only hospital in North India and one of the four across the country to receive this award, Fortis Noida treated 100 stroke patients in first 3 months of 2021 despite the challenges posed by the pandemic 

Noida, 28th June 2021: Fortis Hospital Noida, a leading multi-specialty healthcare provider, has been awarded the ‘WSO Angles Award’ (diamond category) by the World Stroke Organization for the ‘Best Management of Brain Stroke Patients.’ Ranked higher than the gold and platinum categories, the diamond category award has capitulated Fortis Hospital Noida to the top, as the only hospital in North India and one of the four hospitals across the country, to receive the same. The neurology and Brain stroke team at Fortis Noida, led by Dr. Jyoti Bala Sharma has treated over 100 stroke patients in the first quarter of 2021 (despite the challenges posed by the pandemic), showcasing seamless coordination and timely intervention which are key in preventing long term damage among stroke patients. 

Dr. Jyoti Bala Sharma, Director -Neurology, Fortis Hospital Noida said, “We are one of the first hospitals in Noida to have started an Acute Stroke Thrombolysis programme & have around 16 years of experience behind us. In the past year we have faced many operational and logistical challenges due to the pandemic. We realigned ourselves to the new safety protocols, worked in rotation as several staff members were on dedicated COVID duty, spent long hours in PPE suits to ensure patient safety and responded in a timely and efficient manner, treating every stroke patient who came to us. We continuously put our best foot forward and are honored to have been recognized for our efforts by the World Stroke Organization. We will continue to work towards reducing the burden of stroke by sensitizing patients and caregivers, prevention, timely treatment, and long-term caring of the patients.”

Mr. Mohit Singh, Head – SBU, Fortis Hospital Noida said, “It is a matter of great honor to be awarded Diamond status for Brain Stroke Management by World Stroke Organisation. The achievement has been a milestone in our journey and our doctors have been relentlessly working towards providing best services to the patients. Fortis Hospital Noida is amongst the most technologically advanced centers of brain stroke management, with a team of medical experts who are experienced and well versed with the latest developments in the field.”

The ‘WSO Angels Awards’ are conferred quarterly and aim to provide practical support to improve stroke care globally, recognize and promote best practice in stroke care and share key learning around implementation of quality stroke care. The award (consisting of a gold, platinum, and diamond category) recognize hospitals that have demonstrated clear commitment to quality stroke care and have established cultures and systems to support continuous improvement.

About Fortis Healthcare Limited   

Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Berhad Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country with 36 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), 4000 operational beds and over 400 diagnostics centers (including JVs). Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company, IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence. Fortis employs 23,000 people (including SRL) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.

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