Bed, Set, Go

Now that Apollo Hospitals’ aggressive capex is done, analysts believe it is time to buy the stock

Imagine, having hurt your leg and needing immediate medical care, your best option is a government hospital a few kilometres away. You begin to dread the hours-long wait for a doctor’s attention, which then may just be for a few minutes. Chances are several others with conditions worse than yours have already been waiting for longer. So, as you thank your stars for giving you private hospitals, you may as well thank Dr Prathap Reddy, founder of India’s first corporate or private hospital.