Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal conferred with ‘Best Green Hospital Award’ under the Social Footprint category of the Express Healthcare Excellence Awards 2019




Bengaluru, 8th August 2019: Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal has been honoured with the ‘Best Green Hospital Award’ under Social Footprint category of the Express Healthcare Excellence Awards 2019 organised by Indian Express Group.

The hospital was audited on the parameters like standards of Green OT certification, usage of heat pumps instead of boilers, use of solar energy and LED lights and the practicing of eco- friendly refrigerants and anaesthesia gases.

Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal conferred with ‘Best Green Hospital Award’ under the Social Footprint category of the Express Healthcare Excellence Awards 2019


“We are extremely excited to be awarded as the Best Green Hospital for our green initiatives. This recognition motivates us to introduce more such environmental initiatives. Introducing green concepts in the healthcare facilities will help address issues like infection, epidemics, water efficiency, energy efficiency, consumer waste and in general conservation of natural resources. Most importantly, these concepts can enhance patient health, recovery and well-being” said Mr. Arun S H, General Manager, Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal.


About Columbia Asia

Columbia Asia is an international private healthcare company founded by an American entrepreneur, Mr. Daniel Baty in 1996. From the outset, Columbia Asia envisioned to provide quality, affordable healthcare services easily accessed by people wherever they live - driven by our vision statement, a passion for making people better. It is owned by an investment fund, International Columbia US, LLC (ICU). In 2016, Mitsui & Co., a Japanese conglomerate with deep operating experience in Asia joined as a shareholder in ICU.

Today, Columbia Asia is one of the largest and fastest growing hospital groups in Asia. It currently has 12 hospitals in Malaysia, 11 in India, 2 in Vietnam and 3 in Indonesia.

With no more than 200 beds per hospital, it leverages modern technology to provide efficient specialist care and to reduce length of hospital stays which results in more cost-effective care. The hospitals of Columbia Asia provide a wide array of specialist services such as General Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Bariatric surgery and more.  These are appropriately supported by ancillary services that include an Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Care Unit, Physiotherapy, Laboratory, Pharmacy and Imaging.