Completed Projects 2012
NABH Consultancy for Premier Hospitals, Hyderabad
Project TeamDr. Sreenath Reddy, Dr. Dhirendra Kumar, Rishi Priyanka and Dr. Divya Desai
This project is to provide assistance in meeting the NABH requirements for Premier Hospital, Hyderabad. The Consultancy was offered at 5 phases. Phase 1 consisting of initial Gap Analysis, Phase 2 consisting of Awareness Program, System Design and Core Team, Phase 3 consisting of Documentation and Implementation – NABH, Phase 4 consisting of Implementation Maturity Measurement and Phase 5 consisting of Accreditation Assistance from pre assessment stage to final assessment stage. The first 4 phases of the project are completed as of now the project is in phase five which comprises of filing of the application with QCI for pre assessment.
Evaluation of Special Newborn Care Units in Karnataka
Project Team:Dr. Manoj Kumar Gupta, Dr. Fehmida Visnegarwala , Dr.Sreenath Reddy, Dr. Dhirendra Kumar, Dr. Veena R, Dr. Srinath V
The Government of India has launched FBNC units to achieve the MDG 4 target, and to address the issue of neonatal deaths. As the SNCUs play a vital role in preventing the newborn deaths, and hence decreasing the IMR to a huge extent, it is imperative to monitor their performance and evaluate. The proposed project, was jointly developed between IIHMR Society, UNICEF, India Country Office, the Govt. of Karnataka, NRHM have been able look into the above mentioned challenges. The evaluation team will comprise of neonatologists, pediatrician and public health personnel. The schedules will be developed jointly with IHMR-B and UNICEF. The team evaluated all the functioning 32 SNCUs in Karnataka. 6 SNCUs were evaluated in a comprehensive manner for the infection control components of the units.
World Vision India’s Models of Learning Project-Final Evaluation
Agency: World Vision India, Chenna
Project Team:Dr. Varun Sharma, Dr. Fehmida Visnegarwala, Dr. Sreenath Reddy, Dr. Veena R, Dr. Srinath V
To strengthen Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) India had implemented a model pilot of community-led-care, primarily through support of Community Care Coalitions (CCC) under the Model of Learning Project Area Development Programme (ADP). The Project was initiated in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh India in 2007 and a baseline survey was conducted in 2009 to bring out issues related to OVC and PLHIV in the study area. The CCC model sensitized the community regarding the issues related to OVC and PLHIV by disseminating information about HIV in the community. The programme was implemented successfully with the help of different stakeholders in the CCC. IHMR B as a third party evaluator assessed the effectiveness of CCC model in the intervention site to reduce stigma and discrimination against PLHIV and OVC to enhance quality of life of intervention community. The study is an impact assessment of CCC model in the West Godavari’s two mandals. The study was based on the primary data collected through a field survey with an interview schedule to capture the quantitative information. Qualitative assessment to support the quantitative information was collected with the help of Focused Group Discussions (FGDs) and In-depth Interviews of key informants
JSS Hospital Manpower Planning
Agency:JSS Hospital, Mysore
Project Team:Dr. K.S. S. Rao, Dr. G.V. Nagaraj , Dr. Sreenath Reddy, Dr. Fehmida Visnegarwala, , Dr. Bhavana Naik, Dr. Veena
Manpower is one of the most important resources utilized in an organization to achieve its objectives. In most of the hospitals, manpower consumes about 50 – 60% of its budget. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that the manpower is utilized optimally. IHMR-Bangalore assessed existing manpower and its efficiency in the currently functioning 1150 bedded JSS hospital in Mysore through a series of interaction and work assessment. IHMR team comprising of experts in the healthcare sector estimated the manpower requirements for their upcoming 1680 bedded hospital, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the staff to better the performance and the reputation of the hospital.
ISO Certification of PHCs Managed by Karuna Trust
Agency: Karuna Trust
Project Team:Dr. Fehmida Visnegarwala, Dr. Sreenath Reddy, Dr. Srinath V, MsJincy
The ISO Certification of the PHCs was decided to be carried out in 2 phases. The 2nd Phase was to be conducted after a gap analysis was done, in order to understand the requirements of the PHCS for ISO Certification and the feasibility to go for the same. 1st Phase: Preliminary Gap Analysis of the 13 PHCs located at different districts of Karnataka An Agreement for the Phase I was entered on 6th July 2nd Phase: ISO Certification Assistance The 1st Phase Comprises of 5 steps:
- Checklist Preparation
- Visit to the PHC
- Preliminary Gap Analysis
- Preliminary Gap Analysis Report Preparation
- Preliminary Gap analysis Report Presentation
The First phase is been completed by the team of IHMR-B.