Masina Hospital launches stand-alone dialysis centre

The dialysis centre will services to 14 patients

Masina Hospital has launched a newly upgraded dialysis facility within the hospital premises. The inauguration was conducted in the presence of Pallan Shapoorji Mistry, Dr Burjor H Antia, Jimmy Jehangir Parakh along with Dr Vispi Jokhi – CEO, Mr Behram Khodaiji – Joint CEO, Dr S N Mehra – Medical Director, Dr Gustad Daver – Advisory Board, Masina Hospital alongside senior doctors of the hospital.

At the facility, one can provide dialysis to 14 patients at a given time. Separate provision is made to attend to Sero Positive patients, so that others are well protected from any infection. One private room is also provided for those seeking privacy. This entire facility will now be managed directly by Masina Hospital’s own team. The facility is compliant with the requisite AAMI (Assn. for advanced medical instrumentation), ISO and NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospital & Healthcare Providers) norms and is equipped with new modern equipment procured from well-established suppliers, with special attention for provision of technology superior Automatic Reverse Osmosis Plant.

The availability of advanced SLED dialysis for critical patients, Plasmapheresis, CRRT machines along ICCU dialysis complete the centre in every way. This is a stepping stone to create a complete program of care for patients with chronic kidney disease from basic treatment to renal transplant programmes.

Dr Vispi Jokhi, CEO, Masina Hospital said, “The need for the Renal Dialysis Centre with providing an economical range of services has escalated as the population of kidney disease patients is growing at an alarming rate in the city. The patient is expected to undergo Dialysis two to three times a week, however, it is an expensive procedure that the underprivileged cannot afford. Our goal is to continually provide better services and to exceed all stakeholders’ expectations. We endeavour to provide services at competitive pricing, and offer programmes and packages to help the underprivileged, in keeping with the hospital’s mission to become the first choice for value and excellence in healthcare.”

The generous donations from Shapoorji Pallonji Investment Advisors have enabled Masina Hospital to set up this modern dialysis facility for its patients. While the making of this unit has been a major team effort, Dr Gustad Daver head of the Advisory Board at Masina Hospital has played a pivotal role in planning and designing the unit.

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