|Early Times Report|
KAKRYAL, Aug 3: The 49th meeting of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital (SMVDNSH), Kakryal, was held here and took several decisions to enhance its operational capacities for providing enhanced standards of patient care.
B. B. Vyas, Member Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body and Finance and Audit Committee of the Hospital, chaired the meeting, which was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Member Shrine Board; and Dheeraj Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. Besides, Dr. MK. Kumar, Additional CEO of the Shrine Board; A. Nagarajan, Senior Vice President Finance, Narayana Health; Dr. (Brig) M. M. Harjai, Chief Administrative Officer, SMVDNSH; Cdr. Navneet Bali, Director Northern Region, Narayana Health; M. M. Gupta, Chief Engineer of the Board; and Manu Ramachandar, Facility Director of the Hospital, participated in the deliberations. Dr. Bloeria congratulated Narayana Health for the soft launch of their Information-cum-OPD Centre at Srinagar recently and the Governing Body decided that Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shrine Board, will be requested for being the Chief Guest at the formal launch of this Centre scheduled to be held later this month.
Expressing great satisfaction at the best possible medical treatment provided to the 35 persons who were injured in a recent incident at Siar Baba near Reasi and brought to the Superspeciality Hospital Kakryal, the Governing Body observed that based on this experience the capacities of this tertiary care hospital need to be continually further built up for most promptly and effectively handling emergency situations even of bigger magnitude. In this context, Dr. Bloeria said that the Chief Administrative Officer and Facility Director, SMVDNSH should jointly conduct analysis of all aspects for handling such disaster situations.
The Governing Body also reviewed the functioning of the PET CT facility at the SSH Kakryal and expressed satisfaction that a large number of patients are availing this facility which is available only in this hospital in the entire Jammu region.