Inpatient (IP) services
Visakha Institute of Medical Science (VIMS) in Visakhapatnam is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate healthcare services to patients in need. As part of its services, VIMS offers Inpatient (IP) services, ensuring that patients receive optimal care and support during their hospital stay. Here’s an overview of the IP services provided at VIMS:
1. Admissions and Room Facilities: VIMS has a dedicated admission process to ensure a smooth and efficient admission of patients. The hospital offers various types of rooms to meet the diverse needs and preferences of patients, including general wards, semi-private rooms, private rooms, and deluxe suites. Each room is designed to provide a comfortable and healing environment for patients.
2. Round-the-Clock Medical Care: Patients admitted to VIMS receive round-the-clock medical care from a team of highly skilled and experienced healthcare professionals. The medical staff, including doctors, nurses, and support staff, closely monitor patients’ health conditions, administer medications, and provide necessary treatments as prescribed by the attending physicians.
3. Specialized Care Units: VIMS has specialized care units to cater to the specific needs of patients requiring intensive care or specialized medical attention. These units may include Intensive Care Units (ICUs), Critical Care Units (CCUs), Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), and High Dependency Units (HDUs). These units are equipped with advanced medical equipment and staffed by specialized healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive and specialized care.
4. Nursing Care: VIMS is supported by a dedicated team of nurses who provide personalized care and assistance to patients. They monitor vital signs, administer medications, assist with daily activities, and ensure patient comfort and safety throughout their stay. The nursing staff works collaboratively with the medical team to deliver holistic care to patients.
5. Diagnostic and Support Services: VIMS offers a wide range of diagnostic and support services within the hospital premises. These services may include laboratory testing, radiology services (X-rays, CT scans, MRIs), pathology services, and other necessary investigations. Having these services conveniently located within the hospital ensures timely and efficient diagnosis and treatment.
6. Pharmacy Services: VIMS has an in-house pharmacy that provides timely access to prescribed medications for inpatients. The pharmacy ensures the availability of a wide range of medications and works closely with the medical team to ensure accurate dispensing and administration of medications.
7. Diet and Nutrition Services: A well-balanced and nutritious diet is crucial for the recovery and well-being of patients. VIMS provides diet and nutrition services tailored to meet the specific dietary requirements of each patient. Dieticians work closely with patients and healthcare providers to develop personalized meal plans and address any nutritional concerns.
8. Patient and Family Support: VIMS recognizes the importance of emotional and psychological support for patients and their families during their hospital stay. The hospital provides counseling services, patient education, and support groups to help patients and their families cope with the challenges of illness and hospitalization.
9. Discharge Planning: Prior to discharge, the medical team at VIMS develops a comprehensive discharge plan for each patient. This plan includes post-discharge care instructions, medication guidelines, and follow-up appointments to ensure a smooth transition from the hospital to the home or further care settings.
VIMS is dedicated to delivering high-quality IP services to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. With a multidisciplinary approach, state-of-the-art facilities, and a patient-centered approach, VIMS strives to provide a comfortable and healing environment for patients during their hospital stay.