New Delhi: Patients in Delhi NCR may be in for an altogether different and wow experience in recently inaugurated Manipal hospital at Dwarka.
Billed as technologically the most advanced hospital in India at par with the best in the world, it claims to be a cut above the rest. Heralding the smartest, this hospital is all set to disrupt prevailing environment of healthcare. Latest digital technologies coupled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) certainly give this hospital a distinct edge over others in terms of better treatment outcomes. The hospital promises ethical, cost effective and transparent care delivery.
Prof Dr Sanjeev Bagai, one of the renowned paediatric nephrologists and Vice chairman of the hospital, spoke extensively to Medicare News and underlined high points of Manipal hospital at Dwarka. According to him, the hospital will amply reflect how Internet of Things (IoT) can transform healthcare delivery beyond recognition. Doctors never felt so empowered with big data being at their beck and call to reach precision medicine for the patient on the table. Dr Bagai summed up, saying, ‘Our hospital brings in its wake algorithm of a unique care experience. The hospital is virtually paperless’
He elaborated saying, ‘ Hospital’s robust HIS ( hospital information system) include digital operation theatres, seamless integration of data and streaming, voice over control, gesture controlled manoeuvres, tracking of equipment and manpower and linking with various devices, sensor controlled data analytics. Add to them, EMR (electronic medical records), telemedicine, tele-radio, e-ICU, 3D MRI. 128 S CT, Pet CT, 2.2 Varian radio therapy et al. Clearly, when it comes to technology, we are years ahead of its time.’
Dr Bagai further added, ‘ Manipal at Dwarka also possesses technology like AI called Watson, which helps in quickest and most accurate way of data analytics, formulating the most accurate investigation and treatment protocols resulting into better clinical outcome.’
‘So our focus is to give not only affordable, accessible and accurate healthcare but also to give personalised, preventive and precision healthcare. Plus, huge focus will be on public awareness campaigns and early diagnoses. Manipal aims to be the most preferred healthcare system believing in patient first, ethics, technology and innovations. Ethics for this hospital mean value based service, transparent pricing and patient friendly,’ added Dr Bagai.
Dr Bagai said, ‘Technology in a hospital is not expenditure but an investment. Major features entail better preventive control with monitoring and surveillance of NCDs, prevention of hospital infection and greatly decreased human and medical errors.’
Manipal hospital Dwarka is a multi super speciality tertiary healthcare facility, claiming to deliver world class healthcare. It is ready to set new benchmarks in medical care with 24×7 emergency and trauma services, 480 bed with 13 modular state of art OTs, 118 critical care beds along with technological advancements like automated pneumatic chute system, telemedicine, remote monitoring etc.
The hospital belongs to Manipal Education and Medical Group which has been a pioneer healthcare provider. It will cater to patients in 40 specialities and 75 super specialities. The hospital contains centres of excellence in all major departments including cardiac sciences, orthopedics and joints, neurology sciences, critical care, gastroentrology, GI surgery , oncology medicine, radiation oncology, Onco surgery, general surgery, robotic surgery minimal invasive lap surgery, renal sciences, urology, renal transplant, liver transplant, plastic surgery, ENT, ophthalmology, reconstructive surgery, women and children care, pediatric intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit etc.