SRINAGAR: National Institution for Transforming India, NITI Aayog, New Delhi has ranked 3 District Hospitals of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir as top performers for the year 2018-19 on the basis of already identified indicators. The best practices of top performing District Hospitals on said indicators were evaluated for healthcare institutions of the States/UTs.
District Hospital Baramulla has been ranked first in availability of Support Services & availability of diagnostic testing services. Against the availability of support services and diagnostic testing services proposed for District Hospitals, District Hospital Baramulla had all the requisite services.
Similarly, District Hospital Bandipora has been ranked first in Bed occupancy rate. District Hospital Bandipora had 100 percent bed occupancy for the year.
Further, JNLM Srinagar has been ranked first in C-Section rate, against the total number of deliveries performed in a year including Normal and assisted deliveries & C Sections.
National Institution for Transforming India, NITI Aayog, New Delhi has requested for documenting these best practices of each of these top performing hospitals so that same can be replicated in the other healthcare institutions of the country.
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