Lifecare Diagnostic & Research Centre: Treating Patients with Unmatched Multi-Diagnostic Services via Avant-garde Medical Technology

Dr. Vinay Goel,CMDThe government embarks upon the upgradation of National Health Policy in this year’s Union Budget,a sure shot stratagem for the ennoblement of the medical sector. Since the government is investing substantial capital in the diagnostics segment, the industry can propagate early diagnosis of diseases which in turn has the potential to eliminate the necessity for tertiary treatment. With this focal shift of mindset from curative to preventive, the diagnostics industry anchored its strong presence paving out the nickel-dime clinics. Nursing patients with this niche perspective is Mumbai-based Lifecare Diagnostic & Research Centre, a first of its kind multi-diagnostic centre proffering complete healthcare services, specialized with in-house advisory, since 1995. With its quality oriented NABL accredited pathology labs, operational 24/7, Lifecare reaches out to maximum population through models like home visits, collection centres, HLM and smaller labs, thus becoming a door step doctor to many.

Diagnostic Solution on Wheels
Back in 90s when factors like waiting time, non-courteous staff, unhygienic sanatorium and unaffordable treatment caused hiccups to many, Dr.Vinay Goel (CMD)and Anita Goel(Director) took these quandaries on-board and established Lifecare, the foundation of which was cemented by technological advancements. While the center abodes facilities like USG, X-Rays 2DECHO, TMT, ECG, BMD,
Mammography, Dental department, Ophthalmology department, and Advanced Pathology, Lifecare’s Medi Check Van, equipped with avant-garde machinery, covers remote locations for health check up camps.

Lifecare’s quick TAT medical examination service enables insurance companies to underwrite their policy at earliest, the report of which are digitally availed to doctor, patient and the company involved

The corporate workforce, today, is not threatened by illness but stress and sedentary lifestyle. Lifecare designs health check-up plans for 100+ companies (Air India, HDFC, J W Marriot, Speciality Restaurants and many more), inclusive of pre employment and annual health checkups, and provides their HRs a dashboard facility that reflects the health profile of all employees. “We cater to Corporate Care, both offsite and onsite. The smooth execution and informative results greatly impact the whole organization,” avers Dr.Vinay. Similarly, Lifecare's quick TAT medical examination service enables insurance companies to underwrite their policy at earliest, the report of which are digitally availed to doctor, patient and the company involved. Since Lifecare has carved a niche for affordability, panel expertise and quality oriented services, these services are also deployed by foreign patients under the Medical Tourism division.

Tech-Oriented Medical Convenience
For the purpose of promoting preventive healthcare standards all across boundaries, Lifecare customizes medical plans for
women, children and senior citizens
by combining the benefits of lab, imaging and consultations. Anita adds,“Post check up, a regular follow up plan is implemented to ensure that patient improves in the parameters that were out of range, hence leading the cause towards positive outcome”. Advanced technologies like Affinity 50 Phillips for USG and DR system for Radiology, a diagnosis with minimal radiation, are placed into practice with automated pathology equipments that fortifies international standard results. Lifecare is delving into predictive Genetics and healthcare analytics to prevent lifestyle diseases which are emerging as new epidemic countrywide.

Anita Goel,Director

Having presence in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, and Vadodra with multiple collection centres, Lifecare initiates to improve unprivileged health through charitable camps in association with Americare, Aga Khan and Lions Club, to name a few. To harness PAN India potential, its R&D team indulges in regular research, analyzes data for locals & healthcare authorities’ benefit and developed a Home Healthcare mobile app called LabOn and an interactive website for customers to order tests online and receive in-app reports along with graphical analysis of all previous test records. While growing organically in numbers, Lifecare is developing franchisee model and multiple home care divisions to contribute for better health in society, a service accessible for all.