• Paras Patna becomes the first hospital in Bihar to achieve the highest standard for patient quality care.
• The hospital celebrated the accreditation with – a ceremony graced by His Excellency – Shri Ram Nath Kovind, The Governor of Bihar.
Patna, August 10, 2016: Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna has received accreditation from the prestigious National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare (NABH). With this recognition, it has become the first multi-super-specialty hospitals in Bihar to be accredited by NABH. In this context, a Training, Valedictory, and Certification Ceremony were organized by the hospital on August 8.
Mr Ramnath Kovind, Hon’ble Governor of Bihar, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Some other reputed guests included Dr K K Kalra, CEO of NABH; Dr SN Sinha, Principal, Patna Medical College; Dr. Sachchidanand Kumar, President of Indian Medical Association (Bihar State Branch); Prof (Dr) N R Biswas, Director and Vice Chancellor, IGIMS, Patna, Prof Dr GK Singh, Director AIIMS , Patna, Dr JK Singh, Padamshree and Dr Shaibal Gupta, Founder Member-Secretary of Asian Development Research Institute in Patna, Bihar and Non Executive Director, Paras Healthcare.
“We are proud to announce that for the very first time a multi-super-specialty hospital has gained NABH accreditation in the state. We hereby reiterate that we are determined to bring about a healthcare revolution in Bihar, and this status recognizes the relentless, passionate, and persistent efforts of our doctors, other healthcare professionals, and management team. We thank them all for turning our vision into a reality,” says Dr Dharminder Nagar, Managing Director, Paras Healthcare sharing his insights on reaching this milestone.
Dr K K Kalra, CEO, NABH, who was also the guest of honor, handed over the certificate of NABH accreditation to the representatives of the hospital—Dr Dharminder Nagar, Managing Director, Paras Healthcare; Dr A A Hai, Director-General Surgery, Paras HMRI; and Mr Arun Goyal, Facility Director & Unit Head – Paras HMRI Hospital, in the presence of the Hon’ble Governor. Certificates were also handed over to the participants of the NABH Training and Implementation Workshop Program, which had been held earlier.
"As far as quality maintenance is concerned, we, at Paras, have always been committed to creating a culture of maximum patient safety to improve health outcomes and enrich lives. Our hospital has built world-class infrastructure, which we offer at an affordable cost. However, patient care goes beyond clinical areas; support activities such as testing, nursing care, infection control practices, training, are just a few things we take seriously. This NABH recognition send the message to every staff member that following processes and best practices makes us the most reliable healthcare provider in the state," Mr Arun Goyal, Facility Director & Unit Head – Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna.
The main certification program was followed by a video presentation and panel discussion on the ‘Future State of Healthcare in Bihar’. Stakeholders discussed the challenges involved in delivering quality healthcare services in Bihar and analyzed the road ahead. The session was moderated Dr K K Kalra and attended by reputed dignitaries attending the event.
NABH is a national body under Quality Council of India (QCI) certifying the level of quality care in healthcare providers. The certification they provide covers all the aspects of hospital management such as disaster management, infection control practices, equipment maintenance, customer feedback, credential checking, employee satisfaction, amongst other areas. “This accolade reassures our compliance to scientific processes and guidelines and we are confident to continue living up to the set standards in near future,” Dr A A Hai, Director-General Surgery.