Check-In to these 5 Star Luxury… Hospitals?
In some Indian hospitals, when a wealthy patient calls in sick, it isn't enough to admit him on a king-size bed and get a bevy of the best doctors to fuss over him. Medical care in the country is pushing the boundries, starting with room tariffs that can put the best luxury hotels to shame.
Private hospitals are now adopting the best practices in hospitality to satisfy the whims of the truly demanding; some even provide pick-up and drops for patients in luxury cars; others whip up gourmet fare for those who are fussy about their meals; and then there are those who take a huge leap of faith and play the Gayatri Mantra in the labour room while a baby is being born.
There is also a veritable technology arms race, with Wi-Fi enabled suites, extra-large LED TV sets and ultramodern gadgets all vying for the attention of an unwell CEO, a minister, or just someone with a packed wallet who would want to run his office from the superlative comfort of his hospital room.
Think you’ve heard everything? Well there’s more…