Focused Approach and Continuous Training Needed in Hospital Administration.

All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, Raipur

Raipur, 08 February, 2020

Hospital Administrators from various prestigious Medical Institute around the country including newly established AIIMS deliberated upon various aspects of the Hospital Administration in All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur here today. Experts asked for focused approach and continuous training of personnel dealing with RTI, Contract Labour, Fire Safety and Bio Medical Waste Management in Hospital Administration.

While inaugurating a CME on ‘Issues, Challenges & Possible Solutions in Hospital Administration’ Chief Guest Prof. A.K. Chandrakar, Vice-Chancellor, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial Health Sciences & Ayush University said that AIIMS has become one of the best medical institutes in Central India. Deliberations on BMW Management will lead to more awareness about the hazardous effects due to bio waste. Dr. A.K. Gupta, Medical Superintendent, PGIMER, Chandigarh asked for best output from all the stakeholders to become one of the best institutes. 

Prof. (Dr.) Nitin M. Nagarkar, Director, AIIMS Raipur said that RTI, Bio Medical Waste, Legal aspects and Fire Safety are the topics hospital administration facing day to day basis. ‘Knowledge imparted by the experts will lead to informed decisions by hospital administrators, he added. Deputy Director (Admin.) asked officers to learn from others experiences and follow the rules in letter and spirit. 

During the CME, Dr. Ranjit Pal Singh Bhogal, PGIMER, Chadigarh explained various procedural aspects of BMW Rules 2016. ‘Bio medical waste has become a challenge for hospital administration. Collection, segregation, storage, transportation and disposal- all stages must be dealt carefully. We should be aware that even health camps now covered under new rules. No untreated BMW shall be kept stored beyond a period of 48 hours and it should be segregated at source in color coded containers, he added.

Dr. Raman Sharma elaborated fire safety measures and regulations in hospitals. He asked all major hospital to adopt the National Building Code, periodically inspect fire fighting equipment and to organize fire safety drills on a regular basis. Dr. Mahesh Devnani discussed various procedures in RTI act. CME witnessed discussions on various aspects of the above topics. CME was graced by Dr. Karan Peepre, MS, AIIMS Raipur, Dr. S.P. Dhaneria, Dean, Dr. Nitin Kumar Borkar, Dr. Tridip Dutta Baruah, Dr. Ramesh Chandrakar and AIIMS Hospital Administrative Officer V. Sitaramu.