HIMS second in state in ABAK scheme implementation

HIMS second in state in ABAK scheme implementation

Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences. Credit: DH photo

Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) stands second in the state in implementing Ayushman Bharat Arogya Karnataka (ABAK) scheme.

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hubballi, stands first and K R Hospital Mysuru stands third. KIMS has a total of 2,000 beds and HIMS has 700 beds. The hospital offered treatment to 3,075 Covid-19 patients and 1,794 non-Covid patients between April 21 and July 21.  In all, the hospital offered treatment to 4,869 patients during this period.  

HIMS Director Dr B C Ravikumar said,"Rank was awarded based on the patients treated in the hospital. AThe HIMS has done a good job despite limited facilities of 700 beds. The hospital is successful in providing treatment under Ayushman Bharat Arogya Karnataka scheme."

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