ISPAT HOSPITAL, MECON, RANCHI
The ISPAT Hospital started as a small Medical Inspection Room way back in 1961 to serve a community of about 500 employees of the erstwhile Hindustan Steel Ltd. at Ranchi. Subsequently it was expanded to take care of the health needs of over 5000 employees and their family members belonging to MECON, RDCIS of SAIL, MTI, CET, Commercial Audit and other service units (Welfare Service, Sports Club, JVM Shyamli and Co-operative Stores).
Presently its O.P.D. is being attended by more than 1,25,000 patients annually. The adjoining 3-storied new block has 64 beds, modern centrally air-conditioned O.T., a well-equipped ICU, Labour room and Nursery. The Ispat Hospital has 17 specialists and 9 Medical Officers, Specialist services are being provided in Medicine, Surgery, including laparoscopy, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, ENT, Pathology and Blood Bank, Dentistry, Radiology, Anaesthesia, Physiotherapy, and well equipped ICU. The Hospital also has specialized investigation facilities such as endoscopy, ultrasonography, echocardiography, sleep lab, computerized treadmill test and laser facilities for eye. Procurement of new hospital beds and bedside lockers, latest phaco emulsification eye surgery equipment, modern energy efficient operation theatre LED light, Laparoscopic surgery unit for Gynaecology patients, patient waiting chairs is underway.
For a mid size Hospital, almost all major operation operations are being performed here. The X-ray department carries out almost all the routine and special radiological investigations. The Public Health Department carries out preventive inoculations against most of the diseases as per Govt. of India guidelines. Periodic health camps are conducted in the nearby villages adopted by MECON for community development activities.
The hospital lays utmost emphasis on the training of doctors and paramedics. The instruments and equipment are also upgraded time to time keeping pace with advances in modern medical science.