Vijayawada, 15 November 2022: On the occasion of World Diabetes Day (14th Nov 2022), Kamineni Hospitals, Poranki, Vijayawada, has partnered with Gurgaon-based healthcare finance platform, Affordplan, to roll out innovative and customer-friendly products for the healthcare provider’s patients. The move will help strengthen Affordplan’s presence in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
Affordplan Swasth is a prepaid digital wallet that enables payments at Outpatient Department (OPD) services, lab tests, purchase of medicines, and goal-based EMI savings for all Inpatient Department (IPD) treatments. With Affordplan, families in Vijaywada can save on their medical bills while accessing a suite of offerings and benefits with Kamineni Hospitals.
On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Kamineni Hospitals, Vijayawada, is also organizing a free diabetes screening camp. The package, which originally costs Rs 2,500, is being given free of cost to patients on World Diabetes Day. This package includes RBS, ECG, Urea, Serum Creatinine, and doctor consultation. Also, those who are advised to take Cardiologist & Nephrologist consultations will be given a 30% discount.
Diabetics can also attend the free check-up camps to receive a second opinion from doctors at Kamineni Hospitals.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Naveen, COO, of Kamineni Hospitals, Vijayawada, says, “Kamineni Hospitals has always been at the forefront of providing healthcare services to the public. Diabetes is a chronic illness that can cause blindness, heart disease, and kidney disease, among other serious complications. To improve diabetes management, prevent complications, and enhance the quality of life, it is imperative to raise awareness levels of access to diabetes care. On the basis of that, we are offering a free screening camp today.”
Speaking on the occasion Mr. PRM Subramanyam, Business Head – South, AffordPlan, says, “Diabetes is a lifestyle disease. Lack of healthy diet, excessive consumption of calories, sugars, fats, and fiber, as well as lack of exercise, are major risk factors for diabetes. With the right efforts, diabetes can be avoided.
In cases where dietary and lifestyle changes fail to have the desired impact, one needs to resort to medication. In order to reduce the burden on the public and ensure that diabetics receive regular check-ups and medicines at affordable prices Affordplan has introduced the Swasth Card,” Subramanyam added.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Satyanarayana, GM – Marketing, Kamineni Hospitals“Associating with Affordplan on World Diabetes Day will increase our patients’ fidelity towards Kamineni Hospitals. Thanks to the affordability and financial flexibility offered by AffordPlan, medical care will now become a little more affordable for households.”
The free diabetes screening camp will be conducted on 14th November between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm at Kamineni Hospitals, Poranki, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.