Dr. Devi P Shetty is a renowned cardiac surgeon. In 2011 he founded Narayana Hrudayalaya, a multispeciality hospital in Bangalore. Using the concept of economies of scale to bring down costs, Dr. Shetty with his team pioneered the unique concept of “Health City”, a 2000-5000 bed conglomeration of multiple super specialty hospitals in a single campus. Today Narayana Hrudayalaya currently runs 5,500 beds across 14 hospitals in 11 cities, all under one brand. The cardiac unit of Narayana Hrudalaya in Bangalore is one of the world’s largest heart hospitals performing over 30 major heart surgeries a day. The Health City also houses a center for neurosciences, a children’s hospital, a cancer research centre and general hospital. The Narayana Hrudayalaya Group, in association with ISRO, also manages the world’s largest telemedicine programme.