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Sushrat Foundation receives appreciation from MP, Nizamabad

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The Hospital Improvement Project has generated alot of excitement in the city of Nizamabad and has caught the attention of local TV as well as news channels. Most recently, Member of Parliament, Nizamabad, Shmt. Kavitha inspected the work being done to improve the Government General Hospital in Nizamabad and appreciated the ideas and changes happening. At 1 minute At 20 seconds The work has also been featured in many major regional newspapers.
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Why are doctors & staff being attacked?

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Doctors & Hospital Staff save lives and improve the quality of live for 100s of patients everyday. In the private sector, doctors are gifts sweets, gift and even TV sets from happy patients, so why is it the exact opposite in government set ups. There have been numerous news articles on how doctors & staff have been at the receiving end of the public's anger. This article talks about why doctors and staff feel helpless and get attacked, often for no fault of theirs. Originally posted at www.thehindu.com Activists working in the health sector say that the increasing instances of attacks on doctors have more to do with systemic failure over a period of time rather than any recent stray incident. Dr. Sagar Mundada, chairman of the State youth wing…
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Problems we are looking to solve

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Sushrat Foundation is working on the following simple problems and creating solutions. Incase you would like to pitch in with ideas, time or references, please contact us. Patient Flow through Hospital Reduce the number of places a patient needs to go and provide correct signages, timing, instructions to reduce the time a patient has to spend to achieve a task Staff Soft Skills Staff needs to be sensitized on how to interact with patients and relatives, how to answer difficult questions and direct them to the right person for escalation Preventing leakages of services How do you ensure patients are not sent out of the hospital to buy medicines, get tests and scans or completely sent out to a private hospital for treatment? This can be due to both ->…
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Reduce Hospital Staff Stress to Improve Quality & Quantity of Care

Reduce Hospital Staff Stress to Improve Quality & Quantity of Care

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The heart of any hospital is it's staff. The biggest most beautiful buildings with the fanciest equipment can not cure a single patient, if not for motivated and empathetic staff. Everybody from the the supritendent to the gaurds at a hospital have a very important role to play in the healing of EVERY patient. Yet, when you enter any government hospital, big or small, the staff is extremely demotivated, unempathetic or simply missing. The number 1 problem you ask anybody will be - we are short staffed and can not manage the load of patients. When we entered one such hospital as part of our Government Hospital Improvement Project, everybody from the top to the bottom came up with lists of how many more staff to hire for their work.…
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Top Stress Triggers of Doctors

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Originally posted on HindustanTimes.com We spoke to a few doctors and listed below are some of their major concerns: 1. Work timings It is very common for residents and doctors to pull a 36-hour or 24-hour shift. While in the west the doctors are given a day off after such a shift, in India due to shortage of staff they mostly return the next day to work. “Time management is one area where a lot of doctors suffer. It can be self-imposed or through the institution due to staff shortage. Whatever the case, it is a fact that most doctors suffer from shortage of time,” says Dr Dhawan. 2. Documentation Doctors in India are expected to complete paperwork that is equivalent of western standards. However, in the west the doctor…
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AIIMS, NEIGRIHMS, PGI-Chandigarh win Cleanliness Award

AIIMS, NEIGRIHMS, PGI-Chandigarh win Cleanliness Award

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Awards are one of the best motivating tools to improve outcome and encourage competition and this week the Govt of India announced the Kayakalp Awards for hospital hygiene. While AIIMS got Rs. 5 Crores, NEIGRIHMS came second and won Rs. 3 Crores and PGI-Chandigarh won Rs. 1 Crore. Awards were given to hospitals, district hospitals and PHCs. While the pride and morale boost for staff is enough to encourage such programs, the award money is still significant for even a super large hospital like AIIMS, New Delhi. What do you think? The original article is at NewsNation Premier health institute AIIMS, New Delhi, has won the first prize, and a cash reward of Rs 5 crore, for maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene under the Government’s Kayakalp awards. AIIMS…
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Ideas to Change Healthcare

Ideas to Change Healthcare

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Problem Even though govt. clinics in Delhi have equal quality of service, patients are directly reaching the govt. hospital for primary treatment. The hospital wishes that patients first report to their neighbourhood clinic and the clinic refer cases to the hospital. This will reduce the load on the hospital. It is safe to assume the patient will be satisfied at the clinic. How can we bring people back to clinics instead of the hospital straight? Deadline: 31 Sept 2017 | Eligibility: Open to all | Cash prize of Rs. 5000 & certificate for winning entry [ninja_forms id=7]
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