Portea Medical forays into critical care at home

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Bengaluru : Bengaluru-headquartered home healthcare company Portea has expanded its services to include a high-quality and comprehensive range of specialised home care, the company said.

Called "Portea Intensive and Specialised Care", it includes critical care at home, respiratory services (home ventilation), sleep apnea care, palliative care, cancer support services, post-trauma/accident care.

It also offers specialised rehab services (including pulmonary, neuro, and cardiac rehabilitation; speech therapy) as well as end of life care for terminally ill patients.

These services will help offer a better environment for recovery, avoid hospital-acquired infections, and reduce costs, the company said.

"The foray into critical care and specialised services, was an obvious next step for us to address the rising demand with a robust offering.

"We're all set to cater to the growing demand for advanced patient care at home," Meena Ganesh, MD and CEO, Portea Medical, said in a statement on Wednesday.

Currently these services are available in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Chennai.

Launched in 2012, Portea also takes care of clinical needs of a patient at home, which include lab services, pharma delivery, and equipment or devices.

Published : Wednesday, December 12, 2018 17:00 [IST]
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