VHA & AHPI join hands


Vidarbha gets representation in AHPI with inclusion of Dr.Anup Marar

Vidarbha Hospitals Association is a unit of Hospitals Association of Nagpur which is a registered society of more than 110 hospitals of Vidarbha which fights for hospital related issues to benefit common man. Association of Healthcare Providers (India) represents more than 10000 healthcare providers in India. The association functions through an empowered secretariat which facilitates the member organizations in improving their systems, processes and outcomes. AHPI actively works with the government, policy making institutions, various commissions and committees on proposed legislations/regulations and other reforms, which enable healthcare providers to deliver affordable healthcare services. AHPI also collaborates with national and international FORUMS, engaged in work of similar nature to have access to best practices and undertake training & quality improvement activities in India and abroad.

Recently Dr.Parag Rindani, Secretary, AHPI- Maharashtra & Goa Chapter paid a courtesy visit to VHA. At the outset, floral welcome was accorded to him by Dr.Uday Mahurkar, President, VHA and he was felicitated in traditional manner with shawl and shreefal by Dr.Nishikant Kotwal. Smt.K.Sujatha introduced the guest while Dr.Anup Marar highlighted the activities of VHA. A very fruitful meeting followed wherein regional issues, knowledge sharing and Good management practices where discussed. CGHS/ ESIS tariff and outstanding dues were raised. Dr.Parag Rindani conveyed the common aims wherein AHPI can support regional associations like VHA. VHA assured to join hands with AHPI.

It was also highlighted by Dr.Parag Rindani that Dr.Anup Marar, Secretary of VHA has been nominated by National body as Joint Secretary of AHPI- Maharashtra & Goa Chapter. It was resolved that unity amongst all doctors , hospitals and nursing homes across India is essential.

Dr.Girdhar Gyani who is considered father of QCI/ NABH movement is National President of AHPI. Dr.Sadashiv Bhole proposed vote of thanks. All major hospital and nursing home representatives of Vidarbha partook in this round table meet.

Smt.Girija Bapat


Smt.Girija Bapat

W/o Hon’ble Shri.Girish Bapat, MLA

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Food and Drugs Administration, Parliamentary Affairs

Government of Maharashtra

Smt.Girija Bapat visits OCHRI


Smt.Girija Bapat, wife of Hon’ble Shri.Girish Bapat, MLA , Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Food and Drugs Administration, Parliamentary Affairs , Government of Maharashtra recently paid a courtesy visit to Nagpur based Orange City Hospital & Research Institute to check the well being of mother of one lady police official based at Pune. The Pune based family had come down to Nagpur for a marriage ceremony and her mother suffered a massive brain stroke. Accordingly she was directed by their relatives to OCHRI for desired emergency treatment and she is presently recouping and shifted from Critical Care Unit to Wards. She is being treated by Dr.Rajesh Atal, Critical Care Physician, Dr.Pramod Giri, Neurosurgeon, Dr.Ketan Chaturvedi & Dr.Vasant Dhangra, Neurologists leading team of Intensivists namely Dr.Ganesh Bure, Dr.Ashish Shukla, Dr.Rani Lakhe, Dr.Anwar Ali Tyeb, Dr.Santosh Gadge, Dr.Umesh Thorat, Dr.Parag Patil, Dr.Roshan Jawlekar, Dr.Saurabh Phatak and SMO Incharge Dr.Anit Prakash along with Dr.Sanil Koyili, Physiotherapist. On this visit, Dr.Usha Nair, Director, Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited presented Smt.Girija Bapat with a book on Nagpur and a copy of Bhagwat Geeta. Prominently present on this occasion were Dr.Anup Marar, Director, OCHRI and Shri. Parag Saraf.

Smt.Girija Bapat commended the efforts of TEAM OCHRI and conveyed that it is very creditable that TEAM OCHRI made an outsider comfortable, provides solace and garnered confidence. The caring proactive outlook of TEAM OCHRI made the Pune based family to defer their earlier decision of shifting the patient to Pune by Air ambulance. Smt.Girija Bapat conveyed her appreciation on behalf of Salunkhe and Khandkar families of Pune.

Document everything you do-Marar


Concept of OCMU & SOAP lucidly explained
An excellent symposium on Maintenance of Medical Records was organized recently by Central India Nephrology Society at Chitnavis Centre, Nagpur. Dr.Anup Marar, Director (Administration), Orange City Hospital & Research Institute delivered the keynote address while Dr.Ashutosh Apte, Shri.Chandrakant Bhosale and Dr.V.L.Gupta were the faculty members. Dr.Lokendra Singh and Dr.Deepak Deshmukh chaired various sessions. At the outset, Dr.Dhananjay Ookalkar welcomed the gathering.
Dr.Anup Marar explained that records should be objective, consistent, meaningful and useable (OCMU). Moreover the need of all doctors, nurses to regularly write SOAP notes (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) after each examination and round is desired as archives and records management share a simple goal of providing for organizational & individual accountability. Accountability depends on being able to demonstrate managed access to information which is important for reasons of ongoing need or future evidence, from the time of its creation.
Document everything you do; as it is your documentation which is only going to be of any use later, he added. He conveyed that at OCHRI nobody is expected to follow oral instructions. There has to be an accountability of directives either upwards, downwards or in sideways communication. This maintains answerability and transparency.
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