OCHRI CCU Clinical Conclave every Wednesday

OCHRI undertakes regular academic endeavors for the benefit of their treating team to keep themselves abreast about recent world wide advances. OCHRI runs many professional courses for medicos. The skills imparted by this Institute have helped many professionals serving in Central Indian health care sector.

Dr. Nikhil Balanke, Sr. Critical Care Physician- OCHRI, has initiated a weekly clinical discussion forum under the insignia of Siddhi for CCU doctors on every Wednesday mornings in Jaivik Hall.

On this occasion Dr. Nikhil Balankhe informed that “The ultimate aim is to raise the level of critical care practice in the region and to develop future leaders in the field of critical care. As part of good practice policy, these clinical discussion forums serve an educational role as well help in designing innovative patient management policies.”

Dr. Rajesh Atal, Critical Care Specialist – OCHRI added that “In recent years there has been significant growth in multidisciplinary team working in field of Critical Care as a result of increasing specialization and advances in medical technologies. At OCHRI; all patients admitted in Critical Care Unit ( CCU) Complex automatically get the unique advantage of having the expert inputs of around 8 specialists even though patients is admitted under one specialist and such brainstorming on weekly basis on various complicated cases help us to come out with good ethical treatment plans.”

In this clinical forum; Dr. Ashish Shukla, Dr. Ganesh Bure, Dr. Rani Lakhe, Dr. Santosh Gadge, Dr. Saurabh Rathi, Dr.   Vasundhara Jain, Dr.Neha Agarwal, Intensivists- OCHRI and all medical officers serving in CCU Complex regularly present and discuss the complicated cases under the guidance of Dr. Nikhil Balankhe and Dr. Rajesh Atal.

All medical professionals who are keen to partake in these clinical discussions can attend this weekly OCHRI CCU academic conclave. It is added that OCHRI boasts of highest number of Multi speciality Critical Care beds in a private set-up at Nagpur with 40 CCU beds spread over 4 Critical Care Units. OCHRI CCU complex is served by round the clock qualified stationed Intensivists which is very crucial in management of serious patients.

Hep B vaccination camp for doctors at OCHRI

Healthcare workers face number of serious safety and health hazards. Workers have a right to a safe workplace. Orange City Hospital & Research Institute (OCHRI) values safety of its employees and patients.

As part of their workforce safety measures, OCHRI recently organized a free Hepatitis B vaccination program for the benefit of all in house medical team consisting of Intensivists, Casualty medical officers, Sr. Medical Officers and Medical officers serving at OCHRI. OCHRI boasts of robust full time team of specialists and medical officers who render round the clock care to incoming patients.

They are the back bone of OCHRIs goodwill. All eligible non-vaccinated medical staff of OCHRI were vaccinated with first dose of Hepatitis B vaccine.

On this occasion; Dr.Anup Marar, Director – OCHRI stated that “Every person may be at some risk for a hepatitis B infection during their lifetime, so getting the hepatitis B vaccine should be considered by all people. However some groups should definitely receive the hepatitis B vaccine. Healthcare givers who are at increased risk of contracting hepatitis B should be immunized. The hepatitis B vaccine is very effective at preventing infection with hepatitis B”. Hence OCHRI undertook this endeavor as a proactive gesture.

This undertaking was successfully coordinated by Shri. Sunil Sure, Dr. Noorul Ameen, Shri.Niraj Patil, Smt.Kumari Shaji, Smt.Saramma Samuel, Shri.Dayaram Nimbarte and Shri. Ganesh Iyer under leadership of Dr.Vidya Nair, Director- Quality, Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited.

OCLS-OCHRI acquires XL 200 fully automatic analyzer

Orange City Hospital & Research Institute is a multi super speciality hospital which has gained a distinct name as a trusted family hospital of central Indians. With more than 60 departments in a 150 bedded setup and having a 40 bedded critical care complex; the diagnostic arms have to update regularly to keep up with times.

Dr.Milind Pande, MD (Pathology) is Consultant Incharge of M/s Orange City Laboratory services. He leads a team of professional colleagues including Dr.Vijay Yelane, MD (Pathology) & Dr.Kavita Kubde, MD (Microbiology) to ensure timely round the clock laboratory reporting with quality assurance. Recently OCLS acquired one more unit in their plethora of 24×7 diagnostic facilities. OCLS has procured the advanced XL 200 which is a fully automated random access Clinical Chemistry analyzer.

It is a fully Automated Random Access Clinical Chemistry Analyzer with a throughput of 200 tests/hr (photometric test) and 400 tests/hr with ISE (Na/K/Cl/Li). It possesses 30 Position Reagent Tray with On-board cooling, convenient software, and extensive quality control menu and has a possibility of programming up to 99 virtual sample trays.

Thanking OCHRI Parivaar for the confidence reposed on OCLS; Dr.Milind Pande stated that OCLS already has one fully automatic analyzer and 3 semi auto analyzers. However, looking into the quantum of samples coming not only from OCHRI but also from various hospitals and private practioneers who desire quality timely 24×7 reporting; this new state of art unit has been additionally procured.

This unit was recently commissioned by hands of Dr.Usha Nair, Director- Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited in presence of Dr.Anup Marar, Director and Shri.Simha Chalam, Chief General Manager- OCHRI.

Mother’s Day celebrated at OCHRI

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Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. Recently Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics and Physiotherapy of Orange City Hospital & Research Institute in association with Life Cell celebrated Mother’s Day program with a difference for the mothers to be at Jaivik Hall, OCHRI. The program consisted of lectures on Garbh Sanskar, Stem cell and Physiotherapy.

On the occasion, Dr. Bindu Marar, Senior Consultant Gynecologist Incharge – OCHRI said that Motherhood is the most beautiful, loving caring gift of nature. Women is said to be the back bone of every family. During and after pregnancy, if she is healthy & energetic, she will definitely pass on the same energy level to her family and the concept of ‘A healthy mother means a healthy child’ will be achieved.

Dr. Priya Parwate, Physiotherapist- OCHRI spoke on role of Physiotherapy during pregnancy informs of ante natal and Post natal exercises. She said that Antenatal exercises starts after 1st trimester and its goal is to offer improved prenatal fitness for healthier and easier pregnancy and delivery. Similarly post natal care exercises can be started after delivery. It helps in restoring muscle strength, muscle tone, relives stress and helps mother to come back to her normal & regular life with ease.

Dr. Durvanshee Sewaiwar spoke on Garbh sanskar, meditation and music therapy during the pregnancy.

Program ended with a brief Q-& A Session. Ms. Sanjana Meshram worked hard for the success of the program. It is highlighted that apart from regularly catering to normal delivery cases; complicated cases   from all over Central India reach OCHRI Maternity wing for solace in view of back up of Blood storage unit, Critical Care unit, state of art Operation theatre complex, 24×7 Emergency room, advanced labour chair, New born management & Physiotherapy Units . Dr.Sindhu Bhute, Dr.Bindu Marar and Dr.Nitu Hedaoo render their expertise in this division.

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