TEAM OCHRI conducts Free Diabetes Camp in Ballarpur

TEAM OCHRI conducts Free Diabetes Camp in Ballarpur

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease which can affect almost every organ system in the body, including brain, heart, kidneys, eyes, nervous system, skin and soft tissues. If uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, blindness, chronic pain and amputations. -This was message given by Dr. Vina Bang to all citizens who came to attend the Diabetes Camp recently organised by Orange City Hospital & Research Institute at Ballarpur under aegis of Shivani Mahila Mandal, Ballarpur Area Welfare committee & Ballarpur Area Hospital- Western Coalfields Limited.

OCHRI which has the distinction of being ranked 1st best hospital in Nagpur City as per The Week-Nielsen National survey 2017 and ranked 1st in NMC Zonal hygiene survey 2018 pursues its social objectives with a missionary zeal.


Recently a public awareness lecture and free camp was organised in Ballarpur wherein all patients were examined and their blood sugar and HB1Ac were checked. Dr. Vina Bang, Physician, Diabetologist & Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Shri.Rajan Thakur, Sr. Asmita and Shri.Ramakrisha from OCHRI contributed their services for this camp.


Dr. Pramod Meshram, Chief of Medical services and AMO Incharge, Dr. Lata Meshram, Deputy MS, Dr. Rawale Reddy, Dr. Kishore, Dr. Pawan Kumar, Dr. Mrs.Rajitha and Sr. Ancy from Ballarpur WCL Area Hospital along with all members of Shivani Mahila Mandal led by Smt.Singh and Smt.Reddy worked hard for success of this camp.


Highlighting the need to sensitize public about the ramifications of Diabetes; Dr. Anup Marar- OCHRI Director quotes David Suzuki who had stated that “The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work. “He added that worldwide the incidence of diabetes has increased proportionately with the per capita consumption of sugar.

Presentation on VAC – NPWT Technique held at OCHRI NPWT promotes wound healing– Dr.Rewanwar

Presentation on VAC – NPWT

Technique held at OCHRI

NPWT promotes wound healing– Dr.Rewanwar

Recently, a clinical Presentation on “VAC – NPWT” was held at Orange City Hospital & Research Institute as part of Continual Medical Education and to make medical staff aware about care of wound. Dr. Darshan RewanwarOCHRI Plastic Surgeon delivered an interactive presentation on this topic. Procedure of using VAC Machine was also demonstrated by him.

At the outset Dr. Deepak Dongre- OCHRI SMO I/c Academics introduced the faculty and highlighted that, “OCHRI regularly organizes Clinical Meetings, Nursing Education programs, Seminars, Workshops and Case Presentations for Doctors and Nursing staff working in health care sector under the name and style of “SIDDHI”. This helps medical brethren to stay updated with the new information. Healthcare is constantly evolving field and hence such updates are necessary.”

On this occasion Dr. Darshan Rewanwar told that, “Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is a therapeutic technique using a vacuum dressing to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds and enhance healing of second- and third-degree burns. The therapy involves the controlled application of sub-atmospheric pressure to the local wound environment, using a sealed wound dressing connected to a vacuum pump. The use of this technique in wound management in OCHRI increased dramatically in this decade. NPWT appears to be even useful for diabetic ulcers, Bed Sores and management of the open abdomen surgery.” Dr. Rewanwar further added that, “NPWT promotes wound healing by applying a vacuum through a special sealed dressing. The continued vacuum draws out fluid from the wound and increases blood flow to the area. The vacuum may be applied continuously or intermittently, depending on the type of wound being treated and the clinical objectives.”

Dr. Mohan Shendre, Dr. Anit Prakash, Dr. Noorul Amin, Dr. Usha Gawande, Ms. Jessy Abraham, Nursing I/c, Ms. Rahel Patrange, Ms. Shincy Jenson, Infection Control Nurses, Ms. Sindhu Rao, Ms. Nisha, Ms. Kumari Shaji, Ms. Savita Shende, Ms. Rosamma Raju, Ms. Sunita Patil, Ms. Preethi Joseph, Ms. Mary Chako, Ms. Kavita Bodile, Ms. Deepali Kawwal, WSS and large number of doctors and nursing staff were present on this occasion. Shri. Prashant Tichkule and Shri. Pankaj Wankhede worked hard for the success of this program.

It is added that OCHRI Plastic & Burns Surgery Division which has the distinction of being attached with Central India’s only Skin Bank caters to patients suffering from Burns, Bed sores and diabetic ulcers etc who are referred from various hospitals across central India.

Dr. Deepak Dongre represents OCHRI in NABH Workshop

Dr. Deepak Dongre represents OCHRI in NABH Workshop

Dr. Deepak Dongre, Convener- OCHRI Quality Division recently returned back after successfully completing 3 days training workshop on “Program on Implementation of NABH Hospital Standards/SHCO Standards” held at Hyderabad. National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Care (NABH) is constituent board of Quality Council of India, set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organizations at par with global benchmarks. Almost 50 professionals from diverse healthcare background across all over the India participated in this program. Among them present were owners of healthcare organization, medical professional, nursing professional, medical administrators etc. NABH Principal Assessors Brigadier (Dr.) U. B. Mishra from King George Medical College, Lucknow and Dr. Reena Kumar from Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi were the faculty members.

On this occasion Dr. Usha Nair, Director, Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited told that, “NABH focuses on patient safety and quality of healthcare based upon national / international standards, through process of self and external evaluation. The objective of this program was to provide guidance to healthcare provider on implementation of NABH standards and to develop Internal Counsellors within the hospitals for helping them to work towards implementation of quality and patient safety standards, achieving accreditation and maintaining the same.”

Dr. Anup Marar, OCHRI Director said, “Healthcare is always changing phenomenon and it is transitioning from volume-based to value-based care. We are proud to say that caregivers of Orange City Hospital & Research Institute have been at the forefront of this transformation. Working in multi-disciplinary teams, we have been examining every procedure and standard operating protocols to see if it can be done better and more efficiently.”

Dr. Vidya Nair, Director (Quality) -RNHPL expressed that, “Accreditation benefits all stake holders. Patients are the biggest beneficiary. Accreditation results in high quality of care and patient safety. The patients get services by credential medical staff. Rights of patients are respected and protected. Patient satisfaction is regularly evaluated.

 Dr. Deepak Dongre expressed his heartfelt thanks to OCHRI management for engaging him in this endeavour in an effort to improve the quality of ethical healthcare being served at OCHRI at affordable costs. He stated that “ The staff in an NABH accredited health care organization are satisfied lot as it provides for continuous learning, good working environment, leadership and above all ownership of clinical processes. Finally, accreditation provides an objective system of empanelment by insurance and other third parties.”

Dr. Priya Laddha, Quality Control Officer- OCHRI added that, “Accreditation to a health care organization stimulates continuous improvement. It enables the organization in demonstrating commitment to quality care. It raises community confidence in the services provided by the health care organization. It also provides opportunity to healthcare unit to benchmark with the best.”

Shri. Udaybhaskar Nair, Chairman-Nairsons’ Group, Board Directors-RNHPL, OCHRI Consultants & staff and large number of well-wishers congratulated him.



1.8 Kg Liver haemangioma removed

A 46-year-old male resident of Kolgaon, Yavatmal, came to Orange City Hospital & Research Institute with h/o abdominal pain, lump in abdomen, early satiety and gum bleeding since 3 months. He was admitted under care of Dr. Yogesh Bang-Surgical Gastroenterologist and investigated. His investigations showed 2 large hemangiomas in liver, one is 22 x 15 cm huge hemangioma Lt. Lobe and another is 10 x 5 cm hemangioma in Rt. Lobe with Platelet count 60 thousand only.

Inspite of high risk surgery; his relatives having complete faith on hospital’s specialists & critical care infrastructure conveyed their willingness for surgical intervention.

The intricate surgery for hepatic resection with Enucleation of Both Hemangiomas was performed by Dr. Yogesh Bang. Surgery lasted for 5 hours and the weight of lump was 1.8 kg. During surgery Dr. Sweety Pasari- Anesthetist provided the anesthesia and Sr. Nisha assisted them. Dr. Rahul Saxena, Liver Transplant Surgeon supported the surgical team during the procedure.

Dr. Yogesh Bang, informed that “Liver Hemangioma has overall incidence of less than 15% and more common in females. They are mostly asymptomatic. However, Hemangioma with Thrombocytopenia- Kasabach Meritt Syndrome is very rare. If the surgery was not done there were chances of bleeding, rupture of hemangiomas and massive bleeding subsequently leading to death.”

Dr. Devayani Buche and Dr. Vina Bang, Physicians looked after the pre & post-operative management. Dr.Milind Pande- Pathologist, Dr.Nishikant Lokhande & Dr. Rima Saoji- Radiologists rendered diagnostic support while full time round the clock stationed Intensivists team consisting of Dr.Ashish Shukla, Dr.Roshan Jawdekar, Dr. Shivam Puniyani, Dr.Sachin and Dr. Santosh Gadge provided critical care support while Dr. Anit Prakash, SMO I/c Wards, Smt. Nisha Ashok, Smt. Sandhya Rao and Smt. Savita Shende led medical, nursing & paramedical team in Operation theatre Critical care unit and Jaivik Ward.

The surgery was uneventful and post operatively patient is now ambulatory and ready for discharge with platelet count of 1.2 lacs. The relatives thanked TEAM OCHRI for the care and concern.

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