Indore: Additional chief secretary (ACS) Radheshyam Julania has given nod in principle to upgrade facilities in the biggest government run medical facility of state, Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital (MYH) and asked MGM Medical College administration to submit proposals of equipment and staff required for the upgrading.
Going through the policy changes, Julania also directed the hospital administration to take ownership of the MRI and CT Scan centre in order to avail the diagnostic facilities to patients in nominal charges.
Addressing media on the New Year resolutions of upgrading the facilities at the hospital and making treatment more accessible to patients, dean Dr Sharad Thora on Monday said “The ACS has asked us to send proposals and most probably, by this year we will start our own unit for MRI and CT scan which would cost us not more than Rs 12 crore.” Work for central ICU would also be started soon as the ACS has sanctioned Rs 18 crore for establishing it above the trauma centre, the dean said.
“There would be three more operation theatres set up in the hospital. A burn unit at the cost of Rs 8 crore would be developed in the hospital. Besides, fund for virology laboratory has also been increased to Rs 3.5 crore from Rs 1.70 crore,” Dr Thora said, adding that “The virology lab would be of state-level and not of college level.”
Airport like parking system in MYH
HLL Ltd took charge of housekeeping and security in MGM Medical College and associated hospitals from Monday. Dr Thora said, “We will start Airport like parking system in the hospital in which a vehicle will have to leave the hospital after dropping the patient. We will not allow any other vehicle on the hospital premises except the parking.” Passes would be distributed to the staff and only their vehicles would be allowed to enter the premises. The road towards Chach Nehru Hospital would also be blocked for use by common public, he informed.