RDT extends quality medical care to the poor and needy by making its services affordable and easily accessible.
Orthopaedics & Traumatology
Neonatology & Paediatrics
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Critical Care (ICU)
Pain & Palliative Care
Family Planning Centre
Before Father Vicente Ferrer started the Bathalapalli hospital in 2000, public health infrastructure was of a very basic nature in the nearby areas. Poor transport facilities, and subsistence level daily wages meant that tending to a sick or injured family member was withheld till it absolutely could not be avoided. By which time the illness or condition
of the person would have worsened to a quite advanced level. In a short span of 14 years, the hospital has grown dramatically to its present standing as a 325-bedded medical facility, letting people in rural areas benefit from healthcare services on par with the vastly more expensive private health sector.
Of all RDT hospitals, Bathalapalli is the biggest in terms of comprehensive medical facilities and services. These have been expanded greatly to provide treatment in general medicine, paediatrics, general surgery and traumatology.
Bathalapalli hospital has an Ambulance Service to transport more complicated cases to the other centres of Ananthapuram, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Vellore, and to receive referrals cases from other hospitals and clinics in its own network, or from outside. The hospital also has robust processes in place for timely and routine follow-up with discharged patients.
To ensure its service levels are on par with those enjoyed by better off or urban Indians, RDT enriches its medical personnel on a continuous basis by providing them opportunities for attending various training sessions and workshops.
Strengthening the link with the community health sector so that there is a systematic referrals from community to the main hospital and follow up of patients in the community clinics.