Lakeshore Hospital at Kochi embodies the concept of a world-class hospital. Defining qualities of a world-class hospital are professional expertise and technology of international standards, streamlined efficiency of service, courteous personal attention and meticulous cleanliness.
Patients' appraisal of a hospital is based primarily on the professional expertise offered. Keenly aware of this, Lakeshore Hospital has drawn the best professional skills from key sources across India and around the world.
Over the last half century, medical science has progressed at amazing speed. Transforming changes have been effected in diagnostic and therapeutic technology. Lakeshore Hospital is in step with international progress in healthcare technology.
A culture of pleasing courtesy and brisk efficiency has been inculcated in the entire staff of the hospital. Every patient receives warm and personal attention.
Lakeshore Hospital fosters a culture of scientific inquiry and research among its various specialty departments. Special research attention is paid to diseases endemic to Kerala.
Training, Postgraduate courses
Doctors from centers in India and abroad receive training in advanced endoscopic procedures at the Lakeshore Hospital. There are programmed courses designed to prepare postgraduate students for National Board Examinations.
A clean hospital is a safer place for patients and a better place to work! The first thing that strikes anyone on entering Lakeshore Hospital is the spotless cleanliness everywhere. Meticulous cleaning is done in every part of the hospital, under the close supervision of a professional housekeeping staff.
Cost of care at the Lakeshore is kept moderate in order to ensure that the benefits of modern healthcare reach all strata of society.
Lakeshore Hospital has a unique distinction to have air, water and surface ambulance services. These rare combinations of facilities have placed the hospital in Limca Book of Records 2004. The helipad at the top of the building will serve to bring patients in critical stages from the airport. Water ambulance service is specially planned to cater to the small islands in and around Kochi.
The hospital has an ultramodern 350-seater auditorium with facilities for live demonstration of operations and advanced endoscopic and interventional radiology procedures from various operation theaters and endoscopic suits.
Other facilities for the patients and relatives include round the clock services like Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology & Imaging, Gift & Stationary Shop, Travel Assistance Desk, Business Center, Hospital Library, Internet Cafe etc. The food court will offer menu of choice of various countries and is designed to cater even to patients from abroad.
Lakeshore Ambulance is equipped for modern lifesaving emergency care. On an emergency call, the ambulance quickly reaches the patient's home or the site of accident and trained staff initiates lifesaving treatment without loss of precious time. Concerned specialties at the hospital are alerted in advance to ensure immediate attention on the patient's arrival at the hospital.
Lakeshore medical research foundation library, care to keep essential books and documents. Present collections include all super speciality subject and basic subject. Internet facility is also provided in the library. Library is planning to subscribe more than 80 journals both Indian and foreign origin.
Classified sequence of arrangement using DDC is followed in the library. Collection and service of the library support the teaching, research and clinical services of the hospital.
This cell guides the foreign patients. We have many patients from overseas. Apart from treatment, foreigners are given information regarding sightseeing, tourist destination, ticket etc. The following are the major countries from where patients arrive.