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The humans of Fortis

Amid the endless scandals and doomsday rumours, this is the story that has never been told: of how a bunch of professionals is keeping India’s most troubled hospital chain alive.
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Physiotherapy centre at Fortis Hospital, Gurugram; Ramesh Pathania/Mint via Getty Images Getty Images
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The man from Iraq couldn’t walk. His back hurt like the devil. His legs were weak and numb from all the strain. Doctors in his country had cut him open four times in three years, but the hurt remained. "Your bones, vertebrae, and disc muscles are crumbling," the doctors told him. At 8.43am on November 23, neurosurgeon Sandeep Vaishya
at the cancer at 9 am. They stopped after 16 hours. The RJ is now recovering in post-operative care. In a week’s time, he is expected to walk out of the hospital. ( To read our investigations into Fortis's corporate-governance crisis, see here, here, here, here, and here.) ( Images in graphic: GenerationClash, Eduard Radu, Visual Generation/Shutterstock)
The man from Iraq couldn’t walk. His back hurt like the devil. His legs were weak and numb from all the strain. Doctors in his country had cut him open four times in three years, but the hurt remained. "Your bones, vertebrae, and disc muscles are crumbling," the doctors told him. At 8.43am on November 23, neurosurgeon Sandeep Vaishya at the cancer at 9 am. They stopped after 16 hours. The RJ is now recovering in post-operative care. In a week’s time, he is expected to walk out of the hospital. ( To read our investigations into Fortis's corporate-governance crisis, see here, here, here, here, and here.) ( Images in graphic: GenerationClash, Eduard Radu, Visual Generation/Shutterstock)

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