Browns enters healthcare industry; breaks ground for hospital in Ragama
Monday, 4 November 2013 00:00
Rs. 135 m multi speciality 70 bed facility in 2012 acquired private hospital premises
Strengthening itself further as a diverse conglomerate, Browns Group has identified healthcare to be a remarkably resilient and rapidly growing sector.
In line with this, a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion and refurbishment of the proposed 70-bed hospital in Ragama was held under the patronage of Ishara Nanayakkara, Executive Chairman, Browns Group of Companies.
Innovative and patient centric solutions
Browns acquired St. Peter’s Hospital Ragama, a private hospital, late last year and will be refurbishing and expanding it into a fully-fledged multi-specialty 70 bed hospital with an investment of Rs. 1,350 million.
Projected for completion by mid next year, the Browns Hospital envisions to deliver quality and innovative healthcare to every Sri Lankan through comprehensive integrated clinical practice, state of the art facilities and personalised care while aiming to continuously enhance the value proposition to its stakeholders through innovative and patient centric solutions.
Formerly St. Peter’s Hospital was a family owned, 25-bed hospital that had been in operation for over three decades and had established a name for itself in the Gampaha District. The hospital is located strategically across from the Teaching Hospital in Ragama.
The hospital will be equipped to provide curative, preventive and rehabilitative services and key service categories including outdoor care, inward care, specialist care, diagnostics, ambulatory care, etc.
Best healthcare at affordable prices
“Browns’ future plans for the healthcare sector will be surrounding the objective of providing the best possible healthcare at affordable prices using the most up-to-dated and appropriate technology while enabling high touch patient care and standardised procedures to minimise hospital stays,” said Dr. Sajeeva Narangoda, Director/GM, Browns Healthcare Ltd.
Browns will also concentrate on introducing high quality diagnostic centres with deep geographical penetration to support early diagnosis of various non-communicable as well as communicable diseases, thereby providing easy access to major healthcare for the citizens residing in remote parts of the country.
With the experience of delivering value to a large customer base, the Browns Group’s greatest achievement lies in the fact that it has served over three generations of Sri Lankans’ across the country offering products and services wherever a need has been identified. For more information contact 011-2663 000, [email protected] and ‘like’ it on www.facebook.com/brownslk for latest updates and promotions.