About DDRC SRL
The DDRC Group of Laboratories was founded in 1983 as Doctor's Diagnostic Centre at Eranakulam. We are the pioneers in professionally managed clinical lab for the diagnostic services in Kerala. The Group is remaining in the frontline of the health care field in Kerala with its philosophy, concepts and technology. Our ultimate intention is to create health care awareness and serve the society with a human touch.
The DDRC Group has grown to its present stature and acceptance among the public under the professional supervision of Sri. Joy Joseph. K, our Chairman & Managing Director and Prof (Dr) M. Balaraman Nair MBBS, MD (Path & Bact), DPB, FICP (I), FIMSA, FAMS our Medical Director & CEO. A strong team of dedicated medical professionals and qualified technologists of different faculties are rendering their services round the clock 24 X 7 X 365.
The DDRC SRL Diagnostic Services has more than 70 branches spread across Kerala and Tamilnadu administered by 5 Regional Centres at Trivandrum, Kottayam, Kochi, Palghat & Calicut. Our Regional Centre at Medical College, Trivandrum is an approved Referral Laboratory. We serve 153 corporate clients, more than 600 hospitals through our 1500 plus tests. Showcasing state of-the-art systems and equipment, we provides millennium technology, great accuracy, quick results and superior service quality.
Having been in the diagnostic's business for close to 30 years DDRC has accumulated valuable experience. At the core we are a highly skilled team of medical professionals consisting of physicians, medical technologists, medical technicians and lab assistants who work collaboratively. Our Senior doctors are nationally known leaders in their fields.
DDRC Group has entered into a joint venture initially with Piramal Group and subsequently with SRL Group on 2011, signifying a new era in the clinical diagnostic field. The patients benefit from fast access to the latest medical and technical innovations. The new venture helps to create growth opportunities in areas of healthcare and medical diagnostic services in Tamil Nadu & Overseas while wideni and strengthen the present network. The joint venture would help to meet the increasing customer needs through innovative solutions for the diagnosis, evaluations and monitoring of diseases. The synergy provided by the tie up between the two well established groups, each leader in their sectors, will enable us to successfully address emerging challenges of the industry.
All our Centres are elegantly furnished to make our customers comfortable. Separate well furnished air- conditioned rooms are provided to set up Laboratories. Stand by generators and online UPS facilities are also provided. Our centres are equipped with state of art automated imported Bio-Medical equipment. Daily calibration of the equipment is done in each department to maintain the accuracy.
We provide complete range of investigations under one roof. Tests/investigations are done using internationally accepted kits and chemicals. Adequate measures are taken for storage of the kits and chemicals.
We have own arrangements for collection of lab samples through our collection representatives. More than 95 collection representatives are on the move daily for the collection of lab samples and for the delivery of reports to the Hospitals and Laboratories. DDRC SRL provide house calls for the critically ill and bed-ridden patients. As part of our social commitment DDRC participates in various initiatives conducted by NGOs like the Rotary Club in promoting community health. Thanks to our mobile units bedridden patients can now receive tests and results at their doorstep. To set up an online reference with experts in various foreign universities is also currently underway.
Our services are fully computerized with inhouse developed software for billing, reporting and accounts. Effective communication system is the success of our laboratory. Emergency reports are relayed through telephone, fax or e-mail. Our senior professionals and panel doctors are networked to facilitate case discussions and consultations.
We operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our staff is working in 3 shifts. The people and machinery at DDRC never sleep.