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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Suggestions for Using a Purchase System

The Purchase System The objective of the purchase system is to make sure that the requirements of hospitals are purchased at the best possible prices, are available and are always accountable. The various aspects of a purchase system include planning, allocating funds, preparing, purchasing, receiving, storing and distributing the purchased… 

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Suggestions for Following NABH Guidelines for Registration and Out Patients

The NABH guidelines help healthcare organizations to establish objective systems aimed at patient safety and quality of care (1). We describe a system that is applicable to rural and remote hospitals that would improve the quality of care with the limited resources that they have. References to the NABH accreditation… 

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Make Patients Happy: A Simple Alternative to Patient Satisfaction Surveys

How do you keep your patients happy? The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) published a report showing that almost 80 percent of better-performing practices used surveys to measure…

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Learning Skills During Surgical Camps

Training in surgical skills involves learning, understanding, practicing and repetition. At most of the places where young surgeons train, the number of patients available is insufficient for the trainees to repeat the surgical procedures many times within a short period of time. The repetitions help in…

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Value of a Pain Relief Clinic with Physiotherapists in a General Outpatient Clinic

Pain experienced by patients can vary from very mild to extreme, and it can be localized or widespread, depending on the cause. The word “pain” itself is derived from the Latin word “poena,” which means a fine or penalty (1). Pain is the most common reason for…

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NABH Pre-Accreditation Entry-Level Standards: Using Software for Help

The National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Care Providers (NABH) has now given standards that need to be followed before applying for accreditation. The Indian Medical Association recommends these standards too. The standards might become mandatory for insurance companies for empanelling, and the state Governments might eventually make them… 

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Tips for Marketing Hospitals in Rural India

Marketing is essential for both rural and mission hospitals in order to enable the optimum use of the hospital services. Here are some of the innovative ways that worked in mission hospitals.

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