Manipal Hospitals Bangalore enters Asia Book of Records to mark Doctor’s Day this July

Bangalore, July 21, 2017: Manipal Hospitals to mark Doctor’s Day on July 1st coordinated a mega live chat in a first of its kind live chat on Facebook called HEALTH VIBES. This was one of the Longest Facebook live chat on Health. An attempt to win India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records by 100 doctors and 100 departments and 100 different topics.

In record time of 8 Hours Manipal Hospitals interviewed 70 doctors live covering 68 clinical topics. Two Senior Doctors spoke broadly about non clinical issues of patient centric approach and about the demise of a Doctor – Patient relationship. However even after breaking the record, the team continued to interview and achieve  maximum number of interviews and went on to complete a century 100 doctors and 102 topics.

The team of Doctors were from all specialties like cardiology, pediatrics, orthopedics , neurology, nephrology, dental Medicine, genetics, and so on. The Facebook live chat garnered more than 3500 likes and 10000 viewers with 1000 plus questions and comments . While each session was informative and interactive where viewers were posting questions and comments to be answered.

Dr. Ajay Bakshi MD and CEO Manipal Health Enterprises who opened the session this morning said,’while we are addressing 100 health issues with 100 doctors via this platform there are going to be thousands of people / viewers benefitting from this initiative since it is on a digital platform’.

Manipal Hospitals:
As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is among the largest hospital network in India serving over 2 million patients annually. Its focus is to develop an affordable tertiary care multispecialty healthcare framework through its entire multispecialty delivery spectrum and further extend it to homecare. With its flagship quaternary care facility located in Bangalore, India, 8 tertiary care, 7 secondary care and 2 primary care clinics spread across India and abroad, today Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 5,200+ beds. Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from across the globe. Manipal Hospitals is first in India to be awarded accreditation by the AAHRPP for ethical standards in clinical research activities. It is also NABL, NABH and ISO certified. Manipal Hospitals is also the most respected hospital company in India and the most patient recommended hospital in India by consumer survey.


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