HOSPITAL

Overview:

The MMCH&RI is the focus of the clinical teaching activity of the University. A 1350 bedded facility with the largest ICU in the region with state of the art equipment, The Medical centre is a tertiary care facility that provides the trainee with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills from the finest doctors in the country. MMCH&RI has centres of excellence in cardiovascular sciences, interventional neuro-radiology, Obstetrics and gynecology, critical care and emergency services to mention a few. The medical centre seamlessly integrates with the colleges to provide knowledge and practical application of the acquired knowledge effortlessly. The new updated Blood Bank is one of the largest in this area 4000 Sq.ft areas which provides state of the art blood and component transfusion support to the patients.

Meenakshi Medical College Hospital is a tertiary medical service centre with 1350 beds. It offers specialty and super specialty services, including state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities to ensure the delivery of holistic patient care. The hospital is staffed with dedicated and highly competent members of the medical fraternity along with trained personnel who work with sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment. Annual patient statistics report of 2015 (January to December) shows a total of 2,03,274 outpatients registered, with a daily average of 1124. The total number of new outpatients registered during this period was 48,803. The total number of admissions made was 28021, with a daily average of 102.

Meenakshi Medical College Hospital now has 24 full-fledged departments to provide specialty and super specialty services. These include:

Specialty Services

Anaesthesiology, Dermatology, General Medicine, General Surgery, , Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorinolaryngology (ENT), Dental Surgery, Paediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology

Super-Specialty Services

Cardiology, Chest Medicine, Cardiac Thoracic surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery & Burns, Urology including Endourology, Renal transplantation.

Diagnostic Facilities

Diagnostic facilities like C.T. Scan, Radio-Therapy and fully-equipped laboratory facilities with Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Histopathology labs and a full-fledged Blood Bank is functioning 24 hours in the hospital. The diagnostic laboratories of the college and hospital have been granted accreditation with the ISO 15189:2003 standards by the National Annual accreditation centre of the UGC.

The fully-functional, ably-staffed and well-equipped Supportive and Ancillary services of the hospital also play a major role in the operation of the hospital. The hospital has 13 Supportive service departments and 4 Ancillary service departments. They are:

Supportive Service Departments

Accounts & Establishment, Billing, Central Stores, Dietary, Housekeeping, Information Desk, Information Technology, Laundry, Linen, Maintenance, Personnel, Public Relations & Corporate Relations and Security & Transport

Ancillary Service Departments

Central Sterile Supplies (CSSD), Family Welfare and Fertility Studies

Specialized Services

Specialized services like Outpatient Services, Day Care, The Operating Department, Medical Records and Pharmacy, ably provide their services to the public and the local community. The needs of the underprivileged, the poor and the needy are catered to by the dedicated team of social workers in the Medico-Social Work (MSW) department of the hospital.

Well equipped to provide comprehensive, affordable and quality health care to its patients with all facilities under one roof, Meenakshi is now a major referral center in this part of rural Kanchipuram.

Counseling Services

In extending care to our patients and the community at large, we offer a range of counseling services, public education and awareness to help everyone lead a better life. Counselling services are offered by:

The department of Family Welfare and Fertility Studies offers Family counseling related to Family Life Education. Awareness programs are also conducted in schools, colleges, training institutes and for rural health workers on varied topics related to Family Life Education.

The department of Psychiatry offers Adolescent counseling and De-addiction