The CK Birla Hospital®, a multispecialty hospital in Delhi NCR, has taken a significant step towards supporting enhanced healthcare delivery and patient outcomes by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Intuitive (Nasdaq: ISRG), a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery. This MOU will introduce the da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical system at the CK Birla Hospital®, Delhi NCR, making advanced medical technology accessible to a broader population in the capital.
With this MoU, the CK Birla Hospital® is ready to usher in a new age of surgical excellence and patient-centered care. This collaboration is an important step in achieving CK Birla Hospital’s and Intuitive’s shared goal of improving healthcare through access to and incorporation of innovative minimally invasive technologies.
The installation of Intuitive’s fourth-generation robotic-assisted technology is set to support surgery, enabling precision and, in some cases, improved patient outcomes, such as reduced post-operative complications. The innovative features of the da Vinci system, such as advanced instrumentation and vision, empower surgeons with superior control and visualization during surgical procedures.
Commenting on this pivotal collaboration, Mr. Vipul Jain, Chief Business Officer, the CK Birla Hospital® said, “Our dedication to offering global healthcare standards drives us to adopt advanced medical innovations. Through this MoU with Intuitive, we aim to redefine patient care by incorporating robotic-assisted surgery into our practices. The benefits of RAS are profound, with the potential to improve patients’ perioperative outcomes and quality of life and enhance precision for operating surgeons. The integration of the da Vinci system exemplifies our commitment to delivering exceptional quality healthcare and setting new benchmarks for patient care.”
The adoption of da Vinci technology aligns with the CK Birla Hospital’s mission to provide ethical, compassionate, and patient-centric healthcare. The collaboration will also include comprehensive technology training and support from Intuitive India for senior surgeons at the CK Birla Hospital®.
Intuitive Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer Henry Charlton said, “In the past decade, we have witnessed a global surge in the adoption of minimally invasive technology. Our MoU with the CK Birla Hospital® underscores our commitment to work together with customers to enable access to innovative and outcomes-focused minimally invasive surgical technology. We believe this collaboration will help contribute to the growth of India’s surgical-healthcare ecosystem. “
Commenting on this collaboration, Mandeep Singh Kumar, VP and Country GM, Intuitive India said, “We are happy to collaborate with the CK Birla Hospital® to help support access to minimally invasive care. Our focus is to work together with the CK Birla Hospital® to build a successful robotic-assisted surgical program, and to provide the technology, training, data, customer services and support to assure that surgeons can provide top-notch care to their patients.”