Believers Church Medical College Hospital

Summary

Believers Church Medical College Hospital
Believers Church
Believers-Church-Medical-Center-Hospital.jpg
Geography
LocationSt. Thomas Nagar, Kuttapuzha, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
Coordinates9°25′00″N 76°34′30″E / 9.4167481°N 76.5750611°E / 9.4167481; 76.5750611Coordinates: 9°25′00″N 76°34′30″E / 9.4167481°N 76.5750611°E / 9.4167481; 76.5750611
Organisation
Care systemPrivate
FundingNon-profit hospital
TypeTeaching
Affiliated universityKerala University of Health Sciences
Patron Moran Mor Athanasius Yohan
NetworkBelievers Church Health Care Institutions
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds743
History
Opened2014
Links
Websitewww.bcmch.org
ListsHospitals in India

Believers Church Medical College Hospital (BCMCH) is a healthcare institution of Believers Church based in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India. The Medical College is attached to a 743-bed, multi-speciality hospital. The Medical College, established in 2016, is situated in a campus of about 25 acres (10 ha) connected by rail and road.[1]

Overview

Accreditation

The BCMCH is affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) which was established under the 'Kerala University of Health Sciences Act 2010', for ensuring proper and systematic instruction, teaching, training and research in Modern Medicine, Homoeopathy and Indian Systems of Medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani and other allied sciences and also to have uniformity in the various academic programmes in medical and allied subjects in the State of Kerala. BCMCH is also accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Care Providers (NABH).[2]

Facilities

Emergency

The hospital has a 35-bed Emergency Department, which includes triage beds, observation areas, multi-bed Resuscitation bay, treats around 3,0000 patients annually. This department has a full-fledged Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support mobile ICUs, with trained emergency doctors and paramedics, providing vital pre-hospital care while transporting critically ill or injured patients.

Outpatient

There is a one-time mandatory registration for all patients before the consultation. The patient will be issued a Unique Hospital Identification (UHID) number given by the Registration Office. For appointments, the patient has to produce their registration card.

ICU

One of the hospital staff reviewing the medical charts of a patient in the ICU.

The hospital has 25 Intensive Care Units for pediatric, neonatal and adult patients.

Operation Theaters

There are 10 Operation Theaters for conducting various surgeries. The OTs facilitate monitoring, volumetric analysis, HEPA filters etc. In the year 2016, a total of 8270 surgeries were performed in BCMCH, including complex cases in the fields of neurosurgery, orthopaedics, hepatobiliary surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, plastic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery, onco-surgery, gynecology, urology, general surgery, ENT etc. 1254 eye surgeries were also performed in the same period. The theatre staff has more than 100 nurses and technicians, along with the surgeons and anaesthetists.[3]

Diagnostic Services

The following diagnostic facilities are available in the hospital:

  • Radiology: X-Ray, Ultrasound, Colour Doppler, Mammography, BMD, CT Scan, 3D CT Angiography, PACS.
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Pathology: Biochemistry, Clinical Pathology, Haematology, Histopathology, Microbiology, Serology.

Congenital Heart Disease Management Program

The Indian government is set to launch the congenital heart disease management program Hridayam - for little hearts. Its health department is in the process of signing up MoU with BCMCH to empanel it for congenital heart problem treatment.[4]

References

  1. ^ "About BCMCH". BCMCH Website. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  2. ^ "NABH Accredited Hospitals". NABH Website. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  3. ^ "BCMCH Open Theatre". BCMCH Website. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Government to ink MoU with private hospitals for Hridayam initiative". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 September 2017.

External links

  • Website of Believers Church Medical College Hospital