Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)
Visakha Institute of Medical Science (VIMS) in Visakhapatnam is empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) since July 8th, 2018. As an empanelled hospital, VIMS provides a wide range of super specialty and basic healthcare services to CGHS beneficiaries. Here’s an overview of the services available at VIMS under CGHS:
1. Super Specialty Services: VIMS offers various super specialty services to cater to the specific medical needs of patients. These services include Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Oncology, and Neurology. Highly skilled and experienced super specialists in these fields are available to provide advanced medical care and treatment.
2. Basic Specialist Services: VIMS also provides services in basic specialties to address general healthcare needs. The hospital has specialists in General Medicine, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dermatology, ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat), Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, and Dental care. These specialists offer comprehensive diagnostic, treatment, and preventive services to patients.
3. Supporting Services: VIMS offers a range of supporting services to enhance patient care and well-being. These include Physiotherapy, Diet Services, Psychology, and Nursing. These services play a crucial role in aiding recovery, rehabilitation, and providing holistic care to patients.
4. Outpatient (OP) Services: VIMS operates OP services on all weekdays, including public holidays, from 9 AM to 12 PM. The hospital caters to the medical needs of CGHS beneficiaries through OP consultations, diagnostic tests, and medication prescriptions. However, please note that the OP department remains closed on Sundays.
5. 24×7 Emergency Services: VIMS provides round-the-clock emergency services to handle critical medical situations. The emergency department is equipped to handle various emergencies and is staffed by trained healthcare professionals who are available to provide immediate medical attention and stabilize patients.
6. Infrastructure and Facilities: VIMS is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and modern facilities to ensure a comfortable and conducive environment for patients. The hospital has dedicated Intensive Care Units (ICUs), Operation Theaters (OTs), laboratory services, radiology facilities, a diet canteen, laundry services, and 24×7 running water. The hospital’s ambience is designed to promote healing and a positive patient experience.
7. Expert Medical Professionals: VIMS has a team of eminent super specialists and specialists who are highly skilled and experienced in their respective fields. These doctors are dedicated to providing quality medical care, accurate diagnoses, and appropriate treatment to patients. The medical professionals at VIMS are committed to ensuring the well-being of CGHS beneficiaries.
VIMS, as an empanelled hospital under CGHS, is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare services to CGHS beneficiaries. With its comprehensive range of super specialty and basic specialty services, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and a team of expert medical professionals, VIMS strives to deliver excellent medical care to meet the healthcare needs of the community.