As many as 681 super speciality hospitals from private sectors were brought under the fold of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), the health care scheme of Odisha government.
As per an internal review meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Brundha D, out of total 681 empanelled hospitals, 126 were from Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujrat, Punjab, Tamilnadu, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Telangana and Uttarakhand and rest 555 were from Odisha.
The major world-class health facilities brought under BSKY included Sri Shankara 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.
As many as 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 Nodal officers were advised to be in constant touch with the empanelled hospitals and resolve technical issues as and when they arise. United News of India