Odisha: 681 private hospitals across India brought under BSKY fold


Bhubaneswar, May 16: A total of 681 super speciality hospitals from private sector from across the country were brought under the fold of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), State Government’s unique universal healthcare programme.

These hospitals were from different districts of Odisha, and other States, including Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujarat, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajsthan, Telagana and Uttarakhand.

Out of total 681 empanelled hospitals, 126 were from outside the States while rest 555 were from Odisha.

This was revealed in a meeting chaired by State Health Assurance Society (SHAS) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Brundha D. Joint CEO Subhananda Mohapatra presented the updates for discussions.

CEO Dr Brunda asked the front line personnel like district coordinators and Swasthya Mitras to be in all readiness for helping the BSKY patients at hospital level.

Available data showed, 668 frontline personnel were engaged for extending necessary help to BSKY patients at hospital level. This included 65 DCs, and 614 Swasthya Mitras. Besides, 116 senior medical officers worked with dedication in providing backend support for seamless treatment to the BSKY patients. The entire system is monitored on a real time basis through a well-knitted end-to-end online web platform.

The detailed list of the empanelled hospitals both inside and outside the State are uploaded in the website http://www.bsky.odisha.gov.in.

The major world-class health facilities brought under BSKY included Sri Shnkara Cancer Foundation, Tata Medical Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital Group, Fortis Healthcare Group, Christian Medical College, and Narayan Hrudayalaya Group of Hospitals operating in different parts of India. Besides, all major super speciality hospitals operating inside the State, including AIIMS, Bhubaneswar have also been empanelled under BSKY for high quality healthcare access to poor and vulnerable.

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