ABOUT BMHThe vision 'affordable, accessible and quality healthcare for all', a dream of visionary, Dr. K G Alexander was made a reality in 1987 with the commencement of Baby Memorial Hospital (BMH). The novel initiative then marked a revolution in the healthcare segment in Kerala, thus symbolizing an answer for the growing healthcare demands of the state. A tribute to late K C Varghese (known as 'Baby'), father of Dr. K G Alexander, the Chairman and Chief Physician, the hospital has set a benchmark in offering unprecedented care.
With only 52 beds when started, the hospital now boasts world‐class amenities, which includes:
- 800 beds.
- Over 40 Medical and Surgical departments.
- Exceptional paramedical support system.
- 16 world-class operation theatres.
- 13 fully equipped ultramodern ICUs comprising 150 critical care beds.
- 24‐hours accident and trauma care unit.
Adhering to strict and ethical medical practices, the hospital team ‐ which expands to 300 doctors and over 2000 nursing, paramedical and administrative staff – relentlessly strive to keep up our ideology, ' more than care '.
Message From Chairman
With the blessings of the Almighty and the relentless commitment by a team of professionals along with following ethical practices in every realm of healthcare and the unstinted support and patronage of our patients, BMH is now a multi specialty, tertiary care, 800-bed, referral hospital, running as a Public Limited Company.
Our commitment to creating new benchmarks in the field of healthcare since the past 28 years has led us to achieving many milestones that have been benefitting the patient community at large.
At BMH, we have ultra modern, super specialty block, which houses the state-of-the-art departments of Cardiology, Oncology, Neurosciences, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. These departments comprise ICUs, specialized operation theatres and clinical laboratories, which are run by the best medical professionals in the country, thus helping us provide world class medical facilities to our patients.
In the year 2006, we started Post Graduate DNB courses for doctors, for six specialties under the National Board of exams, as part of our commitment to the younger generation and with a purpose of fostering young talent. Further on, The Baby Memorial School of Nursing and the College of Nursing were established in 1995 and 2002 respectively. These institutes conduct courses in Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery, B.Sc. in Nursing and M.Sc. in Nursing. Both the institutions are recognized by the Indian and Kerala Nursing Councils and University. With eminent faculty, excellent infrastructure and facilities offered at BMH academy, we are the most sought after medical institute in south India.
We are always working towards upholding the high standards of healthcare, which has earned us NABH accreditation. BMH is also both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified as the recognition of our uncompromising quality management system and genuine concern for the environment. This makes us the only hospital in India to have attained all three recognitions.
As we enter the 28th year of our existence in the field of healthcare, I am proud to say that BMH is not only the largest corporate hospital in Kerala, but also a premier healthcare centre in south India.
Dr. K.G. Alexander MD Chairman & Managing Director
Vision & Mission
Affordable, Accessible and Quality Services to All.Mission
“BMH shall provide quality healthcare in a safe and patient centred environment by highly skilled professionals using current best medical practices and advanced technology. We offer patients outstanding value in an environment friendly atmosphere”.
BMH - more than care
Being committed to care for three decades has meant a lot to us. It helped us to understand better on how to give you more than care, through deeper understanding of your needs. We have thus, combined the best of healthcare, commitment and personal attention to give you a unique healing experience.
Chairman & Managing Director
Dr K G Alexander is the Chairman & Managing Director of Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut and also a practicing physician. Dr Alexander is totally committed to care and is incessantly striving hard to achieve his vision of Affordable, Accessible and Quality Healthcare to all. He is a doctor with a dream and vision to make quality healthcare affordable and accessible to all.
He is also the Chairman, Baby Memorial Charitable Trust, ExBoard Member, Malabar Chamber of Commerce, ExMember, Board of Studies, School of Management Studies, NIT Calicut, Life member of academic bodies like API, RSSDI. CSI, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, IMA etc, Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy.
He is always involved in numerous social and philanthropic activities and was awarded the best tax payer title “Sanman” by the Income Tax department, in the year 1997–98.
Dr. K.G Alexander was recently honored under the Healthcare Personality of the Year category and awarded the prestigious 6th MT (Megate Today) India Healthcare Award 2016.
A graduate of Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla, he completed his MBBS from S.K Medical College, Muzaffarpur in Bihar University in 1980 and MD from J.J.M Medical College, Davangere in 1985.
Wife of the founder, Mrs Anitha Alexander has been actively participating in hospital management from the inception of BMH. Three decades of experience in hospital administration helped her greatly in developing a sound knowledge of the healthcare ecosystem and patient care. Her efforts have been central to the values of BMH culture. She has been pivotal in directing the operations of BMH and commissioning of projects.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Soman Jacob, Chief Executive Officer of Baby Memorial Hospital, is in charge of the overall management of the hospital and ensures the hospital practices are is in line with the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.Prior to joining BMH, he was the Senior Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief of Medicine at Saad Specialist Hospital, a large JCI accredited healthcare institution in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Dr Soman has practiced medicine across the globe, and has worked as a Consultant at James Connolly Hospital in Dublin and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, Co.Meath, Ireland and at City & E London Hospital AHA, London. Backed by a solid international experience, he keeps a keen eye on every aspect of hospital management.
Dr Soman, MRCP, FACP, FACG, earned his MMBS degree from Christian Medical College in Tamil Nadu and has an MBA from University of Hull, England.
Director and Chief of Strategy & Planning
Dr. Vineeth Abraham, Director and a Cardiothoracic Surgeon, plays a key role in strategizing and developing the services of the hospital. His experience and medical training has helped him take strategic decisions by leveraging technology and connecting with young generation care providers. Dr. Vineeth plays a vital role in shaping the international desk to promote medical tourism, especially from Middle East.
He is trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the prestigious Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research, Bangalore , a high volume Apex Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases under the Govt. Of Karnataka. He completed his MBBS from Medical College Trivandrum and MS(General Surgery) from J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka.
Director and Chief Operating Officer
Through the entrepreneurial acumen and the medical knowledge which she has acquired through her MBBS and M.D, she has been successful in all her efforts to grow the hospital as a toprated health care centre. Being the Director and Consulting Physician for Baby Memorial Hospital, she aims for a system that is process driven and immaculate, which follows strict protocol and rules.
Her training and knowledge in the field of general medicine has enabled her to relate to doctors and paramedics working in the hospital. Before taking on the reins of administration at Baby Memorial Hospital, Dr Anju had extended her services at the Apollo Hospital, Bangalore. Following the tradition of quality treatment at affordable cost, she upholds the mantra of the hospital “ committed to care”.
Chief of Medical Services
Dr. K V Sahasranam, MD, who always stood bold with a stubborn approach for providing better care to the patients, plays a leading role in coordinating the entire medical staff and also effectively implementing the clinical care strategy.
Based on the policy of ensuring quality service, Dr. Sahasranam, the most reputed senior consultant in Cardiology of BMH also holds the responsibility in examining the multidisciplinary clinical services provided by the hospital.
By inducing the perfect knowledge of medicine into the minds of students, Dr. Sahasranam also serves as the director of the BMH Academy and also ensures the quality and standards of medical education imparted by the Academy both for Medical Residents and for the nursing and para medical students.
As an academician, Dr. Sahasranam has served as professor of Cardiology in Medical College, Kozhikode for 13 years. For the past 19 years, he has been employing his expertise in medicine for making BMH as the biggest healthcare centre in Kerala. Considering the vast knowledge and experience, Dr. Sahasranam was promoted as Medical Director of BMH in 2013.
He earned his medical degree from Calicut University by bagging a first rank in MBBS examination in the year 1975. The veteran cardiologist also holds an MD degree in General Medicine and a DM degree in Cardiology.
Chief of Clinical Support Services
Dr. Shaji was one of the first doctors who joined Baby Memorial Hospital when it was started in 1987. He was the first in Kerala to start a special clinic for children with Down syndrome amply supported by the management of the hospital. Recognizing his administrative qualities coupled with sincerity and dedication he was made the Medical Superintendent of the hospital in 1993 and later the Director of Quality Management Services in 2013.
His academic interests had taken him across the length and breadth of the country; after his MBBS from Government Medical College, Calicut he went on to take his DCH (Diploma in Child Health) from Bombay and later DTM&H (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene) from the world renowned School of Tropical Medicine under the University of Calcutta, which is one of the oldest medical institutions in the country. Later he took his PGDAP (Post Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Paediatrics) from Thiruvananthapuram. He took his MD (Paediatrics) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore and was the best outgoing student of his batch. He was awarded the Fellowship of the IMA Academy of Medical Specialties and later the coveted Fellowship of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics.
Chief Quality Officer
A veteran in hospital administration with more than 40 years of experience, after her Graduation in Nursing and Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration from Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai and Masters in Human Resource Development Management from Mumbai University.
Chief Financial Officer
Shivan PG, a Chartered Accountant by profession, has been serving as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of BMH since October 2013. As the CFO, he has the responsibility to make wise financial decisions of the hospital and he makes sure that the financial and accounting aspects of BMH are in compliance with the accounting standards and provisions of Companies Act.
Owing to his exceptional business skills, apart from being the CFO, he has the added responsibility of heading the marketing team, and guides them in all aspects of marketing and ensures they are in tune with the hospital’s growth strategies.
With more than 25 years of experience in finance and accounting, Shivan has worked in both private and public sector undertakings, holding various senior managerial and controller of finance positions. He worked in Saudi Arabia and Dubai for a short while, serving as finance controller in different sectors.
Shivan is a science graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from IGNOU.
Chief Administrative Officer
As General Manager (administration), Lt Col (retired) Sunny Thomas oversees the management of all hospital facilities including fire &safety, security, housekeeping, transport, estate, maintenance and biomedical engineering. He is also the Facility Safety Officer and chairs the Facility Safety Committee of the hospital. In addition to that he has the added responsibility of monitoring front office operations and customer relations at BMH.
This former Army man retired voluntarily from Defence Research & Development Laboratory, Hyderabad, where he was the lead Reliability Engineer in several projects.
He did his MTech in Reliability Engineering from IIT Bombay after getting his graduation degree from Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh.
Chief of HR & IT
Passionate about people and technology, Saji is responsible for the entire gamut of HR and IT initiatives at BMH. Saji plays a major role in determining the organisation’s human resources and IT strategies and is actively involved in the daily activities of IT and HR departments. Saji has taken up the role of an agent of transformation to support the organisation building, optimise value across overall organisational processes and sustained business growth. No matter how busy, he ensures that he
finds time to personally mentor staff and help them hone their skills.
He holds Master’s degree in Software Engineering from National University of Singapore and Digital Electronics from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He bagged the first rank in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (University of Kerala) in 1991. Saji was awarded “Most Influential HR Leaders in India” title by World HRD Congress in 2017 for his novel initiatives and commitment towards people development.
Chief Nursing Officer
As Director of the Nursing Department, Lt Col Rosily (Retd) is in charge of planning, development and administration of nursing services at Baby Memorial Hospital. With her vast experience in nursing, she manages the recruitment, training and retention of nurses at BMH, and coordinates with the hospital management and heads of various departments before taking the call on matters relating to nurses and customer care.
Lt Col Rosily became a part of BMH in November 2015 and came with 35 years of nursing experience in various capacities ranging from Junior Nursing Officer to Administrator in various military and corporate hospitals spread across the country.
Before joining BMH, Rosily was the Nursing Superintendent at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore.
She gained her Diploma in Nursing from the Air Force Hospital at Bangalore and later specialised in Cardio Thoracic Intensive Care, Nursing Administration and Quality.
Asst. Director (Clinical Operations)
Armed with 25 years of experience, Dr Inderjit joined Baby Memorial Hospital in 2009 as the Deputy Medical Superintendent and took care of the Medical Operations under the guidance of Dr. Shaji Thomas John. Prior to BMH, he was managing a multidisciplinary diagnostic centre in Bangalore and has also worked as the administrator of a leading hospital in Mumbai.
Now, as the Assistant Director of Clinical Operation he has taken on larger responsibilities and is in charge of the Medical Labs, Radio Diagnosis, CSSD, Dialysis, Library, Neurophysiology, and other paramedical departments of the hospital.
Dr Inderjit earned his MBBS degree from Mysore University.
Asst. General Manager
Mr. Simon Mathews has an immense experience in smoothly managing and carrying forward the day to day operations of BMH. He is the Assistant General Manager responsible for monitoring the strictness in the operational function of the hospital. By pioneering various strategies of management and administration for upgrading the internal quality, Simon Mathews always made sure the basic requirements are met as an executive member of Stores Purchase Committee.
Mr. Simon, having a global experience of over 18 years in material management, started his journey with the BMH family in 1998. Prior to joining BMH, he also extended his service at Al‐Suwaidi Trading and Development, Al‐Khobar, a sister concern of M.S. Al‐Suwaidi Est. for Contracting, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Simon has a Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration from University of Kerala.
Asst. General Manager
Vinod Kumar joined BMH in September 2014 and has transformed the pharmacy department, bringing in several novel ideas to improve the method of supply chain managementand operations.
Engaged in the pharmacy field for 25 years, Vinod knows the industry inside out and has a vast knowledge and experience in hospital pharmacy management and retail pharmacy management and has worked in several institutions in India and abroad.
Vinod did his Bachelor degree in Pharmacy and holds Master degree in Business Administration.
Asst. General Manager
VijayaKrishnan P, the Assistant General Manager (Engineering) of BMH, oversees thefacilities management of the hospital including projects, transport services, estate, maintenance and biomedical engineering.
A civil engineering graduate from MIT, Manipal Institute of Technology, he also has a diploma in management.
Asst. General Manager
Dr Vinodh Kumar C, a materials management professional with 15 years of experience in healthcare procurement and supply chain management, heads the Materials Management Department of Baby Memorial Hospital.
This strategic planner has proved his expertise in developing sourcing strategies, including vendor identification, development, and analytic assessment to strengthen supply chain effectiveness and implementing cost control measures.
Before BMH, he had worked in renowned medical institutions such as Apollo Hospitals Group and Sagar Hospitals Group in Bangalore and Global Health City in Chennai.
In 2015, he won a ‘Six Sigma Healthcare Excellence Award’, which is recognised as the Oscars of Indian Healthcare, in the World Entrepreneurship Summit in Healthcare at New Delhi. He was awarded the Best Materials Management Professional Award.
He currently serves as Honorary Advisor in the Global Healthcare Advisory Board of Confederation of International Accreditation Commission (CIAC) also. He is also a Life Member of Research Foundation of Hospital and Healthcare Administration (RFHHA).
A Doctorate in Hospital Administration and a Post Graduate in Hospital Management from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Vinodh also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, awarded by the Chief Justice of India. A man who never stops learning, he did his Post Graduation in Business Administration from IMT, Ghaziabad, and has also done Diploma programmes in Materials Management, Labour Laws and Administrative Law.
Asst. General Manager
Salil Sankar drives the customer relations of Baby Memorial Hospital (BMH), and ensures that a healthy relationship is maintained between the hospital and its patients. A 1986 graduate from Calicut University, Salil Sankar has worked in BMH for over two-and-a-half decades. Spearheading his career with BMH in 1989 as a Front Office staff, he worked his way up the ladder through loyalty and hard work.
Passionate about people and building relations, he is capable of handling difficult situations without losing his cool and addresses any dispute the public has with the hospital. He is the public voice of BMH and represents BMH in both civil and police matters.
Asst. General Manager
Mohanan oversees all accounting activities including finalization of accounts and liaises with Government departments on regulatory matters. He has been with BMH from the very beginning. He is hold a master degree in Commerce and a bachelor degree in law.
Patient Satisfaction 2016-17
(To achieve overall satisfaction of 85 % by Dec-2017)
Patient Satisfaction -Medical Services
Patient Satisfaction -Nursing Services
Average Length of Stay 2016-17
(Not to exceed an ALOS of 5 days and above)
Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Rate 2016-17
(National Rate – 1.4 /1000)
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Rate 2016-17
(National Rate – 10.46 /1000)
Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection Rate 2016-17 (National Rate 7.9/1000)
Surgical Site Infections 2016-17 (National Rate 13.7 %)
Corporate Social Responsibility
- BMH Community Health Centre at a nearby village named Kakkodi.
- Free Medical Camps and Clinics.
- Cancer screening, detection and prevention camp.
- Free cardiac surgery for low income adult and paediatric patients.
- Free cleft lip and palate surgery in association with ‘The Smile Train’.
- Supports Down Syndrome Patients in association with Down Syndrome Trust (DOST).
- Distribution of Supporting Aids for Physically Challenged.
- Education Scholarships for Promotion of Employability and Entrepreneurship through Baby Memorial Charitable Trust.
- Emergency and first aid class for public in association with Malayala Manorama under the banner of Ayalsree Jeevan Raksha.
World Class Infrastructure
Effluent Treatment Plant