Biometric system: Hospital staff protests in KEM Hospital

The state government introduced the biometric system, so that doctors and the nurses are present at the hospital on time. But, the BMC hospital workers are united against the government’s decision. On Wednesday, at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital, the hospital workers are protesting against this decision

Biometric system: Hospital staff protests in KEM HospitalThe salaries of nurses, medical officers and doctors working in the hospital in different shifts have not been released. Owing to which, around 150 paramedical staff protested outside DR Avinash Supe, Dean of KEM Hospital’s office. The workers demanded to stop the application of the biometric process. After government’s order, the biometric system was set […]

Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attack

SSC exams have commenced from today across the state. Before the exams, an unfortunate incident has shook Mumbai. Yes! You have heard it right, a student passed away before appearing for his exams. KEM hospital doctors suspect that he died of a heart attack

Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attackRutvik Ghadsi, studying in 10th standard of Shishu Vihar School, Dadar, Mumbai, studied and slept on Wednesday night. He didn’t wake up in the morning. When the family tried to wake him up he didn’t respond. Owing to which, he was rushed to the KEM Hospital where he was brought dead. The doctors declared him […]

BMC Hospitals: Fire safety measures should be full proof, demand MLAs

BMC hospitals, dispensaries and medical colleges, have no NOC with regards to fire safety. Even KEM Hospital doesn’t have the NOC. So, in case of fire in the hospital, a big emergency can arise. Fire safety issue in BMC hospitals was raised in the Maharashtra assembly

BMC Hospitals: Fire safety measures should be full proof, demand MLAsAfter Kamala Mills fire, Municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta, had ordered fire department to carry out fire safety audits in all the BMC hospitals and dispensaries. In which, it was revealed that KEM Hospital doesn’t have the NOC. On Tuesday, in Maharashtra assembly, BJP MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar and Ashish Shelar raised this issue. Speaking to My […]

After KEM, Shatabdi Hospital faces blood shortage

Kandivali’s BMC run Shatabdi Hospital is facing acute blood shortage of A positive and AB positive blood groups. Owing to which, the hospital has sent a letter to all Mumbai’s blood banks

After KEM, Shatabdi Hospital faces blood shortageThere is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. The shortage in the blood bank is could be linked to the vacations where schools and colleges are shut. And the […]

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’

Pooja Pachange is suffering from a serious heart ailment and the only option for her survival is to have a heart transplant. But her family hails from a very poor background and they are struggling to gather the money required for her treatment. Her husband, Sachin makes an appeal to the people who can help him save his wife

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’“On the day when doctors informed me, that I will have to undergo a heart transplant, I had become completely numb. My husband and I felt as if an earthquake had struck us. And within no time our dreams were shattered. We didn’t know what to do. Our world just crumbled in no time.” Pooja […]

Pune: KEM Hospital develops women’s safety app

The unique home-grown app helps to protect women from potential sexual assaults. This app can send distress calls to the Maharashtra police. The app also sends a message to the its call centre and a fixed number of pre-selected contacts

Pune: KEM Hospital develops women’s safety appAs sexual assaults against women are on rise, experts have welcomed this initiative, especially, as it is taken by a hospital. The potential victim by pressing the button on the app can alert the community in the immediate vicinity. ‘NO’ app is now downloadable on play store: NO KEMHRC The KEM Hospital Research Center, Pune […]

KEM Hospital to provide high-tech facilities to patients

Monday marked the 92nd anniversary of the KEM Hospital. On its foundation day, special programmes were organised in the hospital. During this program, new projects have been undertaken to provide health facilities to the patients. In this, various changes in the hospital will be carried out for the patient’s convenience

KEM Hospital to provide high-tech facilities to patientsAn action plan prepared by the hospital was unveiled in the programme. The plan was made to ensure there is proper planning if an emergency arises in the hospital. This action plan was prepared to identify injured and the dead patients in emergency. How can control the crowd? Availability of the medicines. Immediate medical attention […]

Soon: BMC hospitals to get additional 230 ventilators

Everyday, thousands of patients are admitted to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hospitals for treatment. Not, only from Mumbai, a large number of people come from Maharashtra and across the state. But as compared to the number of patients the number of ventilators is less. Owing to which, the BMC’s health department has decided to increase the number of ventilators

Soon: BMC hospitals to get additional 230 ventilatorsExpenditure: 24 crores 230 ventilators will be purchased in the first phase. The ventilators will be available at the KEM Hospital, Sion Hospital, LTMG Medical College, BYL Nair Hospital and Cooper Hospital. The ventilators will be fixed in the ambulances. As per the information received by the My Medical from the source, Tender process for […]

Pune: KEM Hospital introduces test to identify paedophilia among people

While research shows that persons afflicted with paedophilia live under constant pressure of this fear of loss of control, authorities said that testing these tendencies and treating them will help in lessening the cases of child abuse

Pune: KEM Hospital introduces test to identify paedophilia among peopleKEM Hospital Research Centre, Pune has come up with a unique initiative, where it has developed a test to find out whether a person has potential paedophilia tendencies. As a preventive measure, they will also receive treatment at the centre. The project aims to treating those who have not yet committed an act of child […]

Kamala Mills fire: Know how KEM doctors tackled the emergency

A massive fire broke out at 12.30 am at ‘1Above’ restaurant in Kamla Mills Compound, Mumbai. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. 14 people lost their lives in the incident and 26 are injured. The injured were admitted to KEM Hospital. But, during the night time the doctors were less compared to the day time

Kamala Mills fire: Know how KEM doctors tackled the emergencyIt was an emergency and the injured needed an immediate treatment. Right from the patient’s relatives, the police and the media, everyone was present in the hospital. Owing to which, the hospital administration immediately asked the doctors to report on their duties. After which, the patients were treated. On the other hand, it was essential […]