About ATHS (Apollo Tele Health Services)

Apollo Hospitals Close to 17 years of experience in the field of Telemedicine has created the largest and oldest multi-specialty Telemedicine network in South Asia. As one of the pioneers of Telemedicine across the world, Apollo has always striven to enhance the access to quality healthcare for communities both in urban and rural geographies

With the vision of bringing healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual, Dr Prathap C Reddy in 1999 established Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation (ATNF) and Apollo Telehealth Services (ATHS), which is the largest and oldest multi-speciality telemedicine network in South Asia. On March 24th 2000, Bill Clinton, the then US president, commissioned the world's first VSAT enabled village hospital at Aragonda in Chitoor District of Andhra Pradesh. This marked the formal introduction of telehealth services in India

By synergizing healthcare services, Information & Communication Technologies (ICT), medical equipment and patient information system, Apollo provides specialized solutions like Tele-consults, Tele-radiology, Tele-cardiology, Tele-Condition Management and others; thereby empowering a remotely located consumer across the globe to access Apollo's world renowned doctors

On March 24th, 2017 ATHS celebrated 17 years of telemedicine in India. Indian Medical Association (IMA) has declared March 24th as IMA's National Telemedicine Day to acknowledge telehealth as the most promising solution to bridge the urban rural health divide.

ATHS specializes in integrated healthcare delivery to provide Teleconsultations, Tele Radiology, Tele Cardiology, Tele Condition Management, e-ICU services among others.


Apollo Hospitals Group has always been values-driven. These values continue to direct the growth and business of Apollo Tele Health Services as well. The four core values encompassing the way we deliver health care are:

  • Empathy: We must be caring, show respect, compassion and humanity for all our stakeholders, and always work for the benefit of humankind.
  • Integrity: We must conduct our business fairly, honestly, transparently and with commitment.
  • Responsibility: We must continue to stay responsible and being sensitive to cultures, communities and environments in which we work.
  • Unity: We must work cohesively with our colleagues across the group and with our customers and partners around the world, building strong bonds based on cooperation, understanding and tolerance.