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Fortis takes over Vivekanand Hospital and Research Centre

business Updated: Dec 10, 2010 11:33 IST

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Healthcare services provider Fortis Healthcare said on Friday it has taken over operations and management of the 150-bed Vivekanand Hospital and Research Centre in Uttar Pradesh.

The addition of this hospital, in line with Fortis' strategy to strengthen its presence in India's tier-II cities, has grown its network to 51 hopsitals in 13 states in the country, it said in a statement.

Fortis did not provide financial details of the deal.

Shares in the firm turned positive after the announcement and were trading up 1.13 per cent at 147.5 rupees at 10:59 am, in a Mumbai market that was up 1.09 per cent.