Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital celebrates its 3rd anniversary today
Shrine Board has allocated Rs 2.5 crores for free or concessional treatments to deserving patients from economically backward sections
Jammu (Kakryal), April 19: The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital celebrates its 3rd anniversary today. The hospital was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the same day on April 19, 2016. The tertiary care Superspeciality hospital highlighted some significant milestones and patient-friendly initiatives taken during the intervening period, on the occasion of its anniversary.
On the occasion of their third anniversary, the Shrine Board has offered free and concessional treatments to deserving patients from economically backward sections costing around Rs. 2.5 Crores. Recently, the hospital provided such treatment to Congenital Deaf children undergone Cochlear implant surgery.
With the high quality of care and affordable cost, the hospital has touched the lives of more than four lakh people of Jammu & Kashmir apart from a large number of pilgrims who availed of healthcare services here during their Yatra to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.
Speaking about this occasion the CAO of SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Dr. (Brig) Man Mohan Harjai said, “It is a moment of pride for the hospital, as in just three years, the hospital has received a recognition as one of the best tertiary care hospitals not just in Jammu & Kashmir, but the entire north region. The hospital offers services to all sections of society and has always been on patient-centred care. We have Centres of excellence in cancer and cardiac care apart from other key specialities, which include liver and gastroenterology, Nephrology - management of kidney disease, urology, orthopaedics, paediatrics and neurology to name a few”.
He further added, “Since its formal inauguration by Prime Minister on 19th April 2016, the Hospital performed 6,364 surgeries, performed 1,751 Angiography,568 Angioplasty and in the department of oncology 4,921 patients were admitted for Chemotherapy,653 patients were also given radiation treatment for radiosensitive malignancies. Total 24,790 patients received hemo-dialysis treatment. We have also treated 616 pilgrim patients who had become critical while they were here to visit the Vaishno Devi Shrine. Overall we had 30,7495 outpatients visiting our hospital in the last three years.”
The hospital has received NABH quality accreditation certificate from Quality Council of India (QCI).
As part of its neighbourhood initiatives, the hospital conducted many health screening camps in Jammu province with a primary mission of providing exceptional preventive medical care, with regular health awareness programs.
“We want to offer the best quality of care to patients in this region so that they don’t have to travel elsewhere for high-end Superspeciality care services. Our doctors and medical teams are highly qualified with rich experiences in their field said Mr. Dattatrey KS Facility director SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital.
A function was held at Maitrika Auditorium to mark the 3rdanniversary and Hon’ble Governor and Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Sh. Satya Pal Malik was the chief guest. The function was also attended by Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman & Founder of Narayana Health, Esteemed Members of the Shrine Board, Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Professor SK Jain, Vice Chancellor, SMVDU and Sh. Simarndeep Singh, CEO Shrine Board along with a host of senior management officials, doctors and staff of SMVD Narayana Superspeciality Hospital.
On the occasion of 3rd Anniversary Celebration of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, three renowned doctors, namely Padama Shree Tsering Landol from Leh , Dr C D Gupta from Jammu and Dr G Q Allaqaband from Srinagar ,representing all the three regions of the State were felicitated as a token of appreciation and acknowledgment of the incredible contribution made by them in their respective field of medicine.