Jammu: Principal GMC Jammu, Dr. Shashi Sudhan Sharma, Friday chaired a meeting to discuss the issues related to the procurement of implants/stents which are being provided to the patients admitted under Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) / SEHAT program.
Dr. Waseem Akram, State Consultant, State Health Agency participated through video conferencing.
During the meeting, directions for timely procurement of quality products were issued to the representative of AMRIT Stores.
The meeting decided to appoint a medical coordinator in each Department and an additional nodal officer for each hospital, who shall be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the scheme in each hospital.
The HODs were asked to furnish a list of implants/Stents with specification so that the same can be made available when required. Further AMRIT Store was asked to make the implants/stents available within Ortho OT/Cathlabs to facilitate the operating surgeons to avoid delay.
The AMRIT Stores’ representatives were directed to ensure hassle free supply of implants/stents in order to make the AB-PMJAY-Sehat Scheme successful.
Dr. Waseem, State Coordinator said that multiple surgeries on patients under the scheme can be done. It was decided to hold another meeting on Wednesday.
This meeting was followed by a review meeting with Engineers, Planning Officers, Medical Superintendents regarding status of ongoing projects, Gaps in DPRs, timely completion of projects, status of funds, procurements and up-gradation projects.
The meeting was attended by Administrator GMC and AH, MS, SSH; MS, GMC; Chief Accounts Officer GMC Jammu, purchase Section Representative SSH and GMC Jammu and representatives from AMRIT stores etc.