KIMS HOSPITALS AWARDED FIRST ‘GREEN OPERATION THEATRE’ CERTIFICATE FROM HYDERABAD
Friday, December 11, 2015
Hyderabad, December 11th 2015: KIMS Hospitals has been awarded the first Green OT (Green Operation Theatre) Certification in Telangana& Andhra Pradesh, by Bureau Veritas Certification India Pvt. Ltd. The Green OT certification project is a first in the world certification and also the first ‘Make in India’ certification protocol developed by Bureau VERITAS in conjunction with Abbott India and multi-hospital stakeholders like clinicians, bio-medical, hospital QA, Green House Gas surveyors and administrators. Dr. B. BhaskarRao, MD and CEO, KIMS Hospitals received the certificate on Friday in Hyderabad.
Seventy five of India’s top private hospitals have enrolled to undergo the GOT certification process, which requires a collaborative months-long effort from hospital stakeholders at all levels, from CEOs to managers in the departments of purchasing, biomedical, quality control and anesthesia. Certification process covers all parameters like air flows, OT set up, anaesthesia machines, types of volatile agents used, filling systems adopted and scavenging systems in place. Green connotes cleaner techniques using modern technology and processes with a sensitive approach to environment.
Commenting on the Certification, Dr B BhaskarRao, MD, KIMS Hospitals said “It gives me immense satisfaction that we are the first hospital in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to receive this prestigious Green OT certification. The Operation Theatre environment plays a pivotal role in reducing risk of post-operative infections and ensuring speedy recovery of the patient. This certification is a testimony to the relentless passion with which we have met the stringent criteria as we continue to deliver world class quality healthcare to our patients.”
As a part of the process Bureau Veritas conducted independent assessments/ audits of the hospital that focused on prevention of surgical site infections, safe anaesthesia, safe surgical teams and equipment and a measurement and quality assurance mechanism. The process concludes with a ‘Green Score based on a five point scale that would be rewarded to the certified hospitals who meet the requisite quality and safety standards.
About KIMS Hospitals
KIMS Hospitals, an 1800 bed Multi Super Specialty Hospital, is the largest corporate healthcare group in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh operating 5 successful, fully-independent hospitals at Kondapur (Hyderabad), Secunderabad, Nellore, Rajahmundry and Srikakulam. KIMS Hospitals’ quality is certified by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) & National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) Accreditations. KIMS is known for professional excellence and personalized treatment. Patients are treated with the care and respect they deserve, in an atmosphere of trust and empathy.
Doctor(s) : Dr. B. Bhaskar Rao, Dr. C. Naresh Kumar Reddy
Branch : KIMS Secunderabad
Monday, December 12, 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016