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What are the Factors to Keep in Mind Before Choosing a Diagnostic Center?

In the medical field, diagnostic tests play an important role to help doctors diagnose a certain disease and plan the treatment. A diagnostic center is a healthcare facility that offers the services of health tests to identify and study the medical conditions.

In this age of rapid commercialization, several diagnostic centers are sprawling in every corner. Given below are the factors that you should consider while choosing a diagnostic center.

  1. Accreditation/Credibility of the diagnostic center- This is the first and foremost factor that should be considered. Check if the certain diagnostic center is ISO certified before choosing it for availing the services. You can rely on one if it is recognized by NABL or the lab which maintains as per the NABL guideline. Only trusted brands like Apollo, with years of legacy in healthcare, can maintain long-term credibility when it comes to providing quality services.
  2. Quality of staff, reports and the facility – Ask your friends and family about the diagnostic centers they visited and go through the internet reviews to understand the quality of the staff and the facility. It is important to check if the staff are well trained and skilled enough to handle the specimens. The staff has to be courteous and pay attention to customer relationships. Visit the facility to see the hygiene and cleanliness of the diagnostic center. An important factor to consider is to check if the instruments in the lab are sterilized. Also, if the samples are not handled properly in an organized fashion, there is a chance of alteration of samples and so, the results can be inaccurate.
  3. Equipment and Technology – Best diagnostic centers always take their machines as serious as their medical practitioners and make sure that they are updated with the current technology. Good technical instruments mean higher accurate reports. Check if the prospective diagnostic center has clinical pathology, molecular biology etc. Go through the company website to check for the departments they deal with.
  4. Distance – Some diagnostic tests may require you to fast for a specific period of time. So check for the time that the diagnostic center starts and its distance from your home.
  5. Services and policies – Do a quick check of the policies and how fast your reports arrive, other services like home sample collection, mode of report delivery etc.
  6. Affordability – Your diagnostic center should be cost effective with all the above factors.

Apollo Diagnostics is the most reliable diagnostic center with the latest equipment, qualified staff and with over 200 centre’s it is spread across various cities in India. Also, Apollo Diagnostics provide Free Home Collection service which makes it an ideal diagnostic to choose among the lot.

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Patient Testimonials

“Excellence of Apollo Diagnostics is already a recognized fact across India. Adding more strength to their reputation is their caring nature and supportive attitude. I’ll always prefer to take their services than selecting mediocre quality making any compromise with my health.”

Mr. Shahul Hameed, Chennai

“The way Apollo Diagnostics kept me at ease during the sample collection process, the way they supported me to be at my convenience and confidence is really something I’ll always remember. They were also flawless in maintaining the hygiene. Hats off to them!”

Mr. Laxmi Kantham, Hyderabad

“Awesome is probably the one word to express my views about Apollo Diagnostics. Efficiency, punctuality, compassion, sincerity…I’ll give high marks to them in all of these. Great going, Apollo!”

Shivaraj Kadam, Pune

“Thanks for the seamless service. Based on my experience I can assure that, be it quality or punctuality, Apollo Diagnostics is one name to trust and depend on.”

Mr. Thomas, Mysuru

“Excellent sense of timing! The technician arrived right on time. He was really well-trained, in terms of his skill and manner, as well. Apollo Diagnostics is doing a great job.”

Subbalakshmi, Vizag

“Appreciate the quality of service that I’ve received from Apollo Diagnostics. Their competence, caring nature, sincerity, valuing customer’s time – all these together have shaped them as the most trusted diagnostic service provider in the country.
Keep up the good work!

Mrs. Pravati Dash, Bengaluru

“My mother needed a blood test, but was unable to walk due to pain in her leg. A Phlebotomist from Apollo Diagnostics came home and collected the sample. I was informed, via SMS, that the report could be collected from any of the 3 centres in Dibrugarh, downloaded online or even delivered home for a nominal fee. Although the rates were reasonable, my mother also received a senior citizens discount too! This saved my time, money & energy. My aachhe din really seemed to have arrived! Thank you Apollo Diagnostics and hats off for displaying true professionalism.”

Mr. Alokk Kar Dowerah, Dibrugarh

“Whenever I need to have a blood sample collected from home, I ask for Vasu. He is punctual, courteous and so skilled I hardly feel any pain when he draws the sample. Plus, I truly appreciate how quickly the reports are delivered. Thanks Apollo!”

Mr. Sukumar, Film director, Sriram Nagar, Hyderabad

“Their accurate understanding of customer’s needs is one thing that set them apart and ahead of all others. As a result, it becomes easier for them to deliver the right service, that with their matchless efficiency and care to ensure less pain and easily accomplished sample collection. Apollo Diagnostics is simply doing an amazing job!”

Soundarya Abhirami, Hyderabad

“The overall service standard of Apollo Diagnostics is admirably high. The technician was punctual and well-behaved, and has the genuine skill to collect the test sample without troubling the customer. These are probably some of the major reasons for them to be the best in India.”

Mrs. Lakshmi, Chennai

“The most crucial factor with Apollo Diagnostics is that they always train their Phlebotomists so well that the team consistently remains efficient and punctual and we receive a premium quality diagnostic service. Good job. Keep it up.”

Mr. Amit Kumar Patil, Bengaluru

Service they deliver is no less than the promise they make. Be it quality, respect for customer’s time, or efficiency of their technicians…simply matchless. I confidently recommend Apollo Diagnostics to everyone.”

Nanjappa, Mysuru