World Stroke Day is observed on October 29 to underscore the serious nature and high rates of stroke, raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the condition, and ensure better care and support for survivors.
BMMSH, Ranchi celebrated World Stroke Day on 29th Oct'15 where the Neuro Team, headed by our Medical Director & Neurosurgeon, Dr. Sanjay Kumar addressed the audience with the various types of stroke, its effects and how to act timely to avoid any serious complications. There was a great deal of enthusiasm among the audience as they listened carefully what the Doctors said and also participated in the quiz which happened after this interactive session and won prizes.
In the evening, a CME was organized where Dr. Sanjay gave a presentation on various forms and complications and care regarding stroke. Dr. Vijay Kumar Mishra discussed a case history of Thrombolysis and showed how a patient who suffered stroke was brought to the hospital within the specified time and was saved.
World Anesthesia Day commemorates the first successful demonstration of ether Anesthesia on October 16, 1846. This ranks as one of the most significant events in the history of Medicine and took place at the Massachusetts General Hospital, home of the Harvard School of Medicine. The discovery made it possible for patients to obtain the benefits of surgical treatment without the pain associated with an operation. The date (16 October) is now globally recognised as World Anaesthesia Day in respect of the importance of this event.
On this occasion, a CME was organized by Team Anaesthesia wherein the following topics were discussed:
Dr. Vijay Kumar Mishra, head-Critical Care, spoke about the importance of this day and shared a story on Biggles from the book “Today's Anaesthetist” by Grant Hutchison.
Presentation on History of Anaesthesia by Dr. Asif Nadeem Khan, Consultant, Anesthesia.
Presentation on Future Trends in Anaesthesia by Dr. Sanjay Kumar Verma, Head – General Anesthesiology & in-charge of OT & CSSD.
This was followed by a quiz where everyone participated with great enthusiasm and won several prizes.
The World Senior Citizens Day is celebrated all over the world on 1st October every year. Traditionally, this day is held to honor the elders, give gifts, talk and spend quality time with them. In a nutshell, do everything to make them feel happy!
At BMMSH, Ranchi, we believe that senior citizens are the most treasured group of our society and keeping in mind what role they have played in making us what we are today, a special scheme called as "BMMSH Senior Citizens' Club Membership Program" has been launched to honor their contributions to the society. This scheme offers discounts to senior citizens on both OPD & IPD basis.
In OPD the discounts are as follows:
20% Discount on OPD Consultation,
15% Discount on OPD in house Investigations,
10% Discount each on Physiotherapy and ambulance services.
In case of IPD:
5% discount on consultation, bed charges and in house investigations.
The program started at 11AM in the Conference Room, with one of the most eminent doctors of Ranchi, Dr. Prof. Shobha Chakraborty and Dr. Ghanshaym Das as the honorable guests. 15 Senior Citizen Club members were present during the event and were handed over membership cards by our honorable guests, Medical Director Dr. Sanjay Kumar and Director, Cardiac Sciences, Dr. Deepak Gupta. Dr. Ghanshaym Das, renowned surgeon and also the member of the managing committee appreciated our effort of introducing such a scheme and said that lot of people will be benefitted by this. Renowned Gynecologist Dr. Prof. Shobha Chakraborty said that people have developed a faith in Medica and in today's date everyone turns to Medica and nowhere else whenever there is a health concern. Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Medical Director, BMMSH added that this imitative was taken to thank the senior members of the society for what they have given to us. This is to convey to them that we are always there beside them whenever they need us. There was a short presentation by the PR Department on the special points of the program followed by an interactive session with doctors from various specialties.
Dr. Deepak Gupta - Director MICS, briefed about general cardiac problems and ways to prevent them.
Dr. Vijay Kumar Mishra - Head Critical Care gave basic information about sepsis & infection control.
Dr. Rishikant - Consultant, Internal Medicine shared tips on general health and how to stay healthy.
Dr. Soumik Chatterjee - Asso. Consultant - Urology gave information on various urological problems such as haematuria, abnormal passage of urine and how to prevent such with timely consultation with Doctor.
Dr. Nilesh Mishra - Consultant, Orthopaedics briefed about joint pain in old age.
Dr. Anindya Anuradha - Consultant, Ophthalmology spoke about the eye related issue specially glaucoma and its treatment.
Ms. Vijayshree Prasad - Head, Dietetics spoke about the dietary issues and healthy diet.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar spoke about neurological problems.
The members participated with great enthusiasm and were satisfied with the answers they got against their queries. The program was followed by a lunch at 1:30 PM.
World Heart Day is celebrated on September 29 every year to inform people about cardiovascular diseases, which are the biggest cause of death. The day promotes preventative measures to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. World Heart Day encourages us all to reduce our cardiovascular risk, and promotes a heart-healthy planet for those around us.
BMMSH, Ranchi celebrated World Heart Day by organizing a free heart check up camp for 2 days (29th & 30th September) in which various tests like lipid profile, ECG, Echo - screening was done. The Day was celebrated in two parts. In the morning there was an interactive session conducted in the lobby where the Cardiac team headed by Dr. Deepak Gupta, Director, Medica Institute of Cardiac Sciences, was present and gave brief information on various heart problems and tips on healthy heart.
We got an overwhelming response from the audience. Also there was a poster and slogan competition organized wherein all hospital staff participated. Physiotherapy Team won the 1st prize for Poster Competition and Dr. Anand Srivastav won the first prize for slogan competition.
During the second half, The Heart Failure Clinic was launched in the conference Room .A centre of excellence for clinical management of heart failure was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor, Ranchi University, and Dr. Ramesh Pandey. Dr Deepak Gupta, Director, Medica Institute of Cardiac Sciences , BMMSH Ranchi , said the clinic would offer an effective alternative to the current cycle of acute care management from complete patient evaluations, education and regular monitoring to immediate response to patients’ needs.
The clinic is being set up in the wake of a global burden of diseases due to heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). These are increasing due to a sharp rise in health transition experienced by the developing countries.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Medical Director & Director, Medica Institute of Neuro Sciences spoke about the importance of this day and efforts which can be taken to incorporate better techniques in this field. Dr. A.K.Baidya, Director, Medica Institute of Kidney Diseases too emphasized the role of cardiac care and how Nephro patients are vulnerable to cardiac arrest and general tips on how to cope up with such cases.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) is aimed to assure a high level of theoretic and clinical competence throughout the working life of medical specialists. CME provides educational activities, which allow doctors to maintain, develop and increase medical knowledge and skills and to improve their professional performance to ensure better and safer diagnosis and treatment for the patient.
Keeping this is mind and moving forward with the aim for providing excellent care, BMMSH organised a CME on Urological Emergencies and Overview on the 22nd of September' 15 at the Conference Hall at BMMSH.
The main objective of this CME was to encourage awareness and how to tackle the urological emergencies like Road Traffic Accident, bacterial infection, retention of urine, obstructive uropathy, genito urinal injuries, priapism and testicular torsion.
The session was conducted by Dr. Saumik Chaterjee, Consultant Urologist, Andrologist & Renal Transplant Surgeon, BMMSH, Ranchi.
BMMSH, Ranchi organised a CME on 12th September'15 as an initiative to promote Sepsis awareness.
The Speakers for the session were Dr. M.A.R. Noon - Jr. Consultant, Critical Care, Sr. Binu Priya - Critical Care Coordinator & Dr. Tapas Kumar Sahoo - Consultant, Critical Care.
The topics covered were:
1) Recent Surviving Sepsis Guidelines,
2) Sepsis Bundles &
3) Optimizing Antimicrobial use in Critically ill patients.
Our Medical Director, Dr. Sanjay Kumar congratulated the whole Critical Care Team for such an initiative. Dr. Vijay Kumar Mishra - Head, Critical Care, briefed everyone regarding Sepsis and said that the Nursing Department plays the most important role in the sepsis control movement.
BMMSH Ranchi , in association with Nagarmal Modi Seva Sadan blood bank and Jharkhand Police organised a blood donation camp at New Police Lines, Ranchi on 11th September '15 (Friday).
Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Medical Director, Dr. Vijay Mishra - Head Critical Care , Dr. Maj. Ramesh Das , Consultant - Minimal invasive surgery , Mr. Vishvajeet Kumar GM - Operations, BMMSH were present on this occasion.
Jharkhand SSP, Mr. Prabhat Kumar got injured in an encounter on the outskirts of Ranchi on 19th Aug '15 and was brought to Medica Hospital . There was a need of blood for him and 24 units of blood was donated by the citizens.
Mr. Prabhat Kumar said that he always wanted to return the favor done to him by the citizens of Ranchi and hence, 35 policemen including DSP Vikas Chandra Srivastav, City DSP Mr. Sudarshan Kumar Astik, Sergeant Maj. T.K.Jha, donated blood in the camp as a gratitude to the favor done to the Jharkhand police during the emergency .
SSP Mr. Prabhat Kumar, City SP Ms. Jaya Roy, Rural SP Mr. Rajkumar Lakra, Traffic SP Karthik .S, ASP - Hatia Mr. Prashant Anand were also present on this occasion.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar (Medical Director), Dr. A.K.Baidya (Director - MIKD) , Dr. Deepak Gupta (Director - MICS), Dr. Vijay Mishra (Head - Critical Care) and Dr Tapas Sahoo were present to inaugurate the event. Dr. Monoj Hembrom (HOD - Physiotherapy) gave a presentation on trends in physiotherapy.
We had few patients present with us on this occasion and they shared their views with us and expressed their satisfaction with the physiotherapy services here at Medica, Ranchi. Each of them thanked Medica for providing such wonderful facilities which they could never think of.
Bhagwan Mahavir Medica Superspecialty Hospital organised a CME for optometrists and ophthalmic assistants this Sunday on 9th August, 2015. This CME was organised in association with CIPLA and the main objective was to provide information about basic eye diseases, treatment and timely referral to an Ophthalmologist. We had 20 participants from various cities like Hazaribaag, Palamu, Khunti, Simdega and Ranchi.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar, the chief guest said that its a matter of pride for BMMSH that such CMEs are being organised and will continue to do so as there is no limit to knowledge.
Dr. Anindya Anuradha took the sessions and she mentioned the importance of Optometrists and Ophthalmic Assistants in primary eye care.
A workshop on Wound Care Management on 31st July,2015 & 1st August, 2015 was organized by BMMSH in association with Smith & Nephew . The 2 days workshop covered information on all aspects of wound care management. Dr. Yuvraj from Smith & Nephew and Dr. Vijay Kumar Mishra, Head - Critical Care, BMMSH, took various sessions on Wound Care.
A 2-day basic ECG course on 22nd & 23rd July '15 was organised by BMMSH in association with Global Health Alliance and University of Leeds, UK. Cardiac Physiologists Ms. Rhona Riley and Ms. Lisa Ashton delivered lectures on ECG techniques . We had 32 participants including Doctors and nursing staff from Medica as well as Doctors from other hospitals.
A 2-day Basic ECHO course on 28th & 29th July '15 was organized by BMMSH in association with Global Health Alliance and University of Leeds, UK. Cardiac Physiologist Ms. Jan Forester delivered lectures on basic ECHO techniques. A total of 7 participants were there for the course.
Girls students of YUWA , an NGO, which works to empower girls by combating child marriage, illiteracy and human trafficking in Jharkhand, got a first-hand experience on the basic life support (BLS) training program on 10th June, 2015.
Dr. Vijay Mishra, Head - Critical Care with his team educated the students on how they can help accident and non-trauma medical emergencies victims.
Dr. Noon, explained to the students about the importance of supply of oxygen to the brain and for heartbeat. He taught the students the importance of artificial breathing.
Dr. Nilesh Mishra talked about sports injury and other first aid techniques. The students were also explained on how to feel the pulse in the hand and under the neck and press the chest to supply oxygen and shake the body if immobile and insensitive by Dr. Manjula.
Sister Binu ensured that each student learned the skill and technique of providing artificial breathing to the patient. The training was supported by photos, video and practical sessions by hands on training of resuscitation on adult and infant mannequins.
It was an excellent experience after staying three nights at Medica. I will be visiting this hospital if needed and also refer othersMr.S. Majumdar
All staffs are very cooperative. A place of care, peace – home like feeling. Thanks MedicaMs.Chowdhury
Entire management and staff of the hospital are hard working. Keep it upMr. Duru
All staff members are very nice and friendlyMr. S Sethi
I am a retired employee of Coal India Ltd. My company has tied up with your hospital along with other hospitals all over India. But I have chosen Medica as your service is goodMs. S Dawn