General info about EMC

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About EMC

Founded in1985 as a modest 50 bed hospital, Ernakulam Medical Centre (EMC) is currently one of the leading healthcare providers in Kochi.

Over the last three decades we have transformed ourselves into one of the best multispeciality hospitals in Kochi with 250 beds and a full complement of facilities and services that assure quality healthcare at an affordable cost to the community.

This has been achieved as a result of our commitment to provide an exceptional experience to each of our patients through a quality driven process focused on team work, professional integrity and compassionate care delivery.

As a NABH accredited hospital, our goal is to continually improve our performance and strive to be the best multispeciality hospitals in Kochi and a leading provider of high-quality patient centred healthcare in the region.

Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission – Why we are here?
To ensure excellent healthcare through selfless service, professional integrity and team work.

Our Vision  – What is our goal?
Deliverance of high quality healthcare.

Our Values – What we believe in?
People :      Our greatest asset and we ensure that we have highly experienced physicians, surgeons and well trained support staff who work as one team.
Service :     We pride ourselves in providing compassionate and individualized care with the right attitude to our patients in a safe and ambient environment.
Facilities :   We ensure that we have the support of the advanced technology and procedures in the healthcare industry to carry out our day-to-day activities in service delivery
Innovation : We are committed to a supportive environment that encourages new ideas and creativity.
Excellence : Excellence We pursue a high standard and honesty in everything we do.

Fountainhead of our inspiration...
Forever and Ever!

The undying commitment and dedication of our founder fathers have led us on and on, from strength to strength, all these years. Motivating us to go that extra mile in our passion for health care and scale new heights, year after year!

Late Sri. T. A. Velunny

1927 - 1993

Late Sri. C. I. Gopalan

1923 - 2020

Our Strength

Our greatest asset is a team of nearly 900 staff and we ensure that the services of highly experienced physicians, surgeons and well trained support staff are always available to provide compassionate and individual care with right attitude to our patients in a safe and ambient environment.

Our Facilities

Conveniently situated on the National Highway-66, EMC is easily accessible to Kochi and the neighbouring regions.

Bed strength of 300 that includes air-conditioned individual rooms for patients and their attendants.

Intensive Care Units with over 100 beds for cases including trauma, medical and surgical procedures, neonatal and paediatric care, neurosurgical intensive therapy units, burns, cardiology and a full-fledged birthing suite with facilities for ante natal and post natal care.

Operation theatres with the latest equipment and a central sterile supply department (CSSD)

Large well equipped clinical laboratory working round the clock with differentiated areas for haematology, clinical pathology, biochemistry, histopathology, microbiology and cytology.

Pharmacy units working 24×7

Our Care Centers

As a front runner in the region for providing trauma care in cases related to road and other workplace related accidents, we have built a strong reputation for providing comprehensive emergency care in such life threatening situations.

We provide outpatient consultation for the primary diagnosis and treatment of your medical problems in our speciality departments. If additional medical care is required, our consultant will advise you for being admitted as an inpatient.

Our expert multi-disciplinary surgeons and other support staff make use of the state-of-the-art facilities available in the hospital to carry out a wide range of surgical procedures, including laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques.

With over 100 ICU beds equipped with highly specialized devices and equipment, we ensure top quality care to patients recuperating after a surgery or other critical conditions. Our neonatal ICU is a Level 3 referral unit for newborn care, specially for premature babies.

Keeping our commitment to women’s health, we at EMC help you achieve this goal. Our experienced gynaecologists, nurses and other support staff will advise and work with you on your pregnancy, during labour and after delivery to ensure that you have a positive experience with your childbirth.

Our fully equipped facility with modern diagnostic imaging equipment and other support services work round the clock to carry out a range of complex invasive cardiology procedures.

The neonatal care provided by EMC includes a Level III category facility that is equipped to provide the highest standard of new-born care as per globally accepted practices.