‘State’s health centers lack proper infrastructure and management’
SRINAGAR: Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, on Sunday launched Max MedCentre here which “will allow residents of Srinagar to have access to healthcare experts and world-class services from Max Super Speciality Hospital”.
Present at the occasion were Dr. Bipin S Walia, Sr.Director & Head – Neurosurgery, Dr. Ramneek Mahajan, Director – Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement, Dr. Vimal Dassi, Senior Consultant – Kidney Transplant and Urology, Dr. Nitin Vashistha, Senior Consultant – Gastro Surgery, Dr. Bhavna Banga, Senior Consultant – IVF and Gynaecology, Mr. Rajiv Biala, Head – Sales, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket and Ms. Sandhya Kaushik, Head – Marketing of Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket
Located at Wadhera Complex, Budhshah Chowk, Max MedCentre, Srinagar will run OPDs across specialties, like Neurosurgery & Spine Surgery, Ortho & Joint Replacement, Urology, Gastro Surgery, IVF, Oncology & Cardiology.
“The Max MedCentre is another patient-centric step taken by the healthcare providers to empower its patients with accessibility to quality healthcare service,” the organisers said on the occasion.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr Bipin S Walia, Sr. Director & Head, Neurosurgery, Max hospital said, “At Max Super Speciality Hospital, we are diligently working towards bringing world class services and care to our patients. With Max Medcentre, we aim to bridge the geographical gap between the patients in need of quality healthcare services and our hospital. The Multi-Super Speciality OPD Centre will run across specialties like – Neurosurgery& Spine Surgery, Ortho & Joint Replacement, Urology, Gastro Surgery, IVF, Oncology & Cardiology. We are sure that every resident of Srinagar and neighbouring cities will benefit from this centre.”
Dr. Ramneek Mahajan, Director, Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement, Max hospital, said, “With this launch, we would like to sensitise the society about the increasing orthopedic problems in India. With the changing lifestyle in the country, ortho-related pains are often neglected by people until it becomes a huge concern causing distress. Awareness is the key to prevention. With the launch of Max Medcentre, patients will now have access to the services and expertise provided at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket.”
Dr. Vimal Dassi, Senior Consultant, Kidney Transplant, Robotics and Urology, said, “Our focus is to facilitate healthcare services to patients in need. Max MedCentre OPD in Srinagar aims to reduce barriers, which may prevent patients from getting proper medical treatment. With this launch, we are extending our healthcare expertise to the residents of Srinagar, hence eliminating the need to travel to the metro cities for availing basic consultation.”
Dr. Nitin Vashistha, senior consultant, Gastro Surgery, commented, “The changing eating habits of people are leading to numerous gastro-related problems, especially among youngsters. We aim to increase awareness around the necessity of a more healthy and wholesome lifestyle amongst the people.”
Dr. Bhavna Banga, senior consultant, IVF and Gynaecology, highlighted, “The health care centers across the state are not equipped enough to meet the different emerging challenges. According to the official data, there are 3690 health institutions in the state lacking proper infrastructure and management. Keeping the shortage of doctors or lack of infrastructure in mind, the launch of Max Medcentre will now provide access to the much needed healthcare services to the residents in Srinagar.”
Rajiv Biala, Head, Sales/ Sandhya Kaushik, Head, Marketing of Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, said, “Max Super Speciality Hospitals, Saket, is renowned for providing clinical and healthcare service excellence. With this launch, over 7 doctors from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket will be regularly available for OPD consultations, saving patients the need to travel to Saket for consultations or second opinions for serious ailments.”
Max Healthcare (MHC) is a joint venture with Life Healthcare, South Africa, and is the India’s leading comprehensive provider of standardised, seamless and international-class healthcare services. It is committed to the highest standards of medical and service excellence, patient care, scientific and medical education.
Max Healthcare has 14 facilities in North India, offering services in over 30 medical disciplines. It has a base of over 2,300 doctors, 10,000 employees and over 2.2 million patients from over 80 countries, across its network of 14 hospitals.