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BSKY Enlists More Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: Biju Swasthya KalyanYojana (BSKY), the unique universal healthcare programme of Odisha Government has made success strides in its both its volume and popularity. 

This was known from an internal review meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Brundha D. in the conference hall of State Health Assurance Society (SHAS) recently wherein Additional Secretary and Joint CEO Subhananda Mohapatra presented the updates for discussions.

CEO Dr Brunda asked the front line personnel like district coordinators and Swasthya Mitras to be in all readiness for helping the BSKY patients at hospital level. They were advised to have entire information like various clinical departments, wards, ICUs, doctors’ digital diagnostic services, logistic facilitiesetc available in the hospitals to which they were tagged. They were also asked to assist the patients from remote rural areas proactively, more particularly the aged, women, differently able (dibyanga) with credible information and handholding support regarding registration, admission, treatment and dischargematters.

The Nodal officers were advisedto be in constant touch with the empanelled hospitals through WhatsApp group and VC, and resolve technical issues as and when they arise.

Review showed that as of 14 May of current year,  681 super speciality hospitals from private sector were brought under the fold of BSKY. These hospitals were from different districts of Odisha, and various neighbouring States outside Odisha. The major States included Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, West Bengal, Maharastra, Delhi, Gujrat, Punjab, Tamilnadu, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajsthan, Telegana and Uttarakhand. Out of total 681 empanelled hospitals,126 were from aforesaid  States; and rest 555 were from Odisha.

The major world-class health facilities brought under BSKY included Sri Shnkara 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.

Available data showed,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 entire system is monitored on a real time basis through awell-knittedend-to-end online web platform.

The detailed list of the empanelled hospitals both inside and outside the State are uploaded in the website http://www.bsky.odisha.gov.in. Odia people staying outside the State, and requiring clinical treatment under BSKY were advised to check up name of the hospitals in the website before proceeding to the hospital.