Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital Rourkela is making 200-bed COVID19 Hospital. Earlier the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, KIMS and SUM are also made the COVID-19 hospital with ICU facilities. The Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital Rourkela(HTMCH) making this 200-bed and 10 ICU facilities COVID-19 hospital with Sundargarh administration.
The HMCHR is founded with the single point aim of providing the best of medical training in these parts of the country. At present, the hospital has 400 Teaching beds with state of the art operation theatres. Besides, there are 20 intensive care beds with 24hrs with a high-tech trauma care facility, serving a wide cross-section of the community, belonging to every segment of society. Free medical services are given to poor and needy patients. Separate rural and urban health training centers have been established so as to impart field-practice training to medical students and helping the needy people nearby and those in remote areas.
The collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan signed MoU with HTMCH Chief Executive Officer(CEO) Sushanta Kumar Acharya for the project. Acharya said the existing building infrastructure of HTMCH is being used for the COVID-19 hospital and doctors, para-medics of Rourkela Government Hospital and HTMCH would attend patients.
The State Government of Odisha signed tripartite agreements with two private hospitals-SUM and Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) at Loka Seva Bhawa here to set up 1000-bedded state-of-the-art hospitals in Bhubaneswar for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Among them, 450 bedded hospital with having ICU facilities will build in KIMS.