Jammu: Revealing that the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) hospital has been accorded approval for up gradation from 50 to 100 bedded by the New Delhi based Headquarters, Medical Superintendent, ESIC Model Hospital Bari Brahmana, Dr Tilak Raj on Friday said that the organization strive to provide IP friendly, hassle-free health care services to insured persons.
“We strive to provide IP friendly, hassle-free, quality health care services to the Insured persons and their dependent beneficiaries to meet their health needs and satisfaction,” said the
Medical Superintendent addressing a press conference to spread awareness about the medical care services available and being provided by the ESIC Model Hospital.
Dr Raj said, “Prevention is better than cure’ and with this aim ESIC hospital organizes regular Preventive Medical Health Check up camps and Preventive Health Talks in different Industrial units of SIDCO Bari Brahmana, Samba, Gangyal, Kathua etc.”
He added that to to provide better and best of the medical services to the insured persons and beneficiaries, the hospital is working tirelessly for upgrading infrastructure and have recently procured and installed equipments like Fully Automated Hematology Analyzer in Pathology, Electronic Delivery Table in Gynecology, A- Scan in Ophthalmology, Cervical cum Lumbar Traction unit in Physiotherapy department, Latest and upgraded version of dental chair for Dental department.
“The insured persons and beneficiaries are also being provided with the hearing aids, artificial limbs and other medical care equipments like CPAP machine etc under the ESI medical care scheme,” he revealed adding on that the hospital was made functional in the year 2005 and since then it is providing round the clock cost free medical services to the beneficiaries.
The services provided to the I.Ps/beneficiaries include specialist OPD services in General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Ayurveda etc. Radiology, Dental, Physiotherapy and Yoga services are also being provided to the insured persons/ beneficiaries and their dependent family members.
Apart from OPD and day care services major surgeries like Total Hip Replacement (THR), Total Knee replacement (TKR) etc in Orthopedics, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy etc in General Surgery, Lower Segment Cesarean Section (LSCS) etc in Gynecology, Cataract and other eye surgeries in Ophthalmology and Kshara Sutra in Ayurveda are also performed in the hospital by the specialist surgeons of the respective departments, he asserted.
“The indoor patients are being provided with cost free medical services and good quality food prepared in the hospital by the kitchen staff. The super specialty and secondary care medical services which are not available in the hospital are provided to the beneficiaries and their dependent family members through Tie-up-Hospitals like SMVD Narayana SST hospital Katra, ASCOMS and Hospital, Shree Aum SST hospital , BEE ENN General Hospital, Triveni Nursing Home, Sachdeva Netrayala, etc.
The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is an autonomous body under the aegis of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India with main objective to provide certain benefits to organized sector employees in case of sickness, maternity and ‘employment injury’ and to make provision for certain social benefits etc.