Super-specialty hospitals are growing in Benglauru. The Karnataka State Government is planning to set up four super specialty hospitals in the city.
Health care is gaining increasing importance in recent years. The concept of health care is emerging from providing treatment to the disease to the improvement of overall health status and also maintenance of good health.
What is a super-specialty hospital?
Super-specialty hospitals may have doctors with degrees as in DM neurology, McH urology, DM gastroenterology, McH neurosurgery as in super-specialists. These specialists have education higher than a MD/MS.
They have micro specialized in a organ system as such so are more experts for diseases system wise as in gastroenterology(stomach and intestine) system, nervous system as in DM neurology, diseases of diabetes etc as in DM endocrinology.
The specialities includes such as Neuro surgery, Plastic surgery, Cardio-thoracic surgery as well as others.
Super-specialty hospitals – International standard:
A super-specialty hospital focuses on the treatment of specific illnesses. The quality and safety regulations follow the accreditation standards of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH).
National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India (QCI), set up to establish and operate accreditation program for healthcare organizations.
The approval by International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) gives credibility to the NABH standards to be compatible with global benchmarks. Accreditation by ISQua had been granted to hospitals of 11 countries so far. The 12th country to join this group is India.
Bengaluru – hub of super-specialty hospitals:
The Government of Karnataka is in search of land to set up the super- specialty hospitals in four different party of the city according to the Bengaluru Development Minister DCM G.Parameshwara.
The upcoming hospitals will be constructed on the lines of the existing Victoria and Jayadeva Hospitals.