Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Patna? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in Government, Private diagnostic centers that are available in Patna? Are you looking to find out which part of the of the city’s is best to venture in or what all facilities are available and what all should be planned for new setup? In this article Hospaccx Healthcare Consultancy has mapped all on major players in terms of medical facilities and healthcare scenario in Patna.
Patna also known as Pataliputra well known for “learning fine arts”. Patna is the capital of Bihar and the second – largest city in eastern India. Patna also serve as the seat of Patna Hight Court.
Population of Patna in 2011 was 5,838,465, of which 3,078,512 were male and 2,759,953 were female.19th most populous city in India.
Total Literacy rate was 70.68%, 78.48% were males and 61.96% were females.
Sex ratio of the city was 897.
Child Sex Ratio 909.
The above graph shows the rural (56.93%) and urban (43.07%) percentage population of the country. Sex ratio of rural and urban was 904 and 887 per 1000 males respectively. Child sex ratio was 923 per 1000 males in rural areas and 883 in urban areas. Child percentage comprise of 18.47% in rural areas and 13.11% in urban areas. In the city the rural literacy rate was found to be 62.38% and 80.98% in urban areas.
As of 2015, Patna’s per capita gross domestic product is ₹1,06,000 ($1581).Patna is the 21st fastest growing city in the world and 5th fastest growing city in India. Patna registered an average annual growth of 3.72% during 2006–2010.
Patna lies in zone IV of the earthquake zones, which is a high-risk zone. Therefore, the development controls in the area requires earthquake resistant buildings. Patna also falls in the risk zone for floods. A series of bund/embankments have been constructed along River Punpun to control the floodwaters. Apart from being flood prone, Patna is also at risk due to cyclones as it lies in the wind high damage risk zone.
Patna airport – Lok Nayak Jayaprakask Airport. Patna has excellent air connection to many important Indian cities like, Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.
Patna is served by several railway stations located in different areas of the city. The Patna Junction railway station is the main railway station of the city, and one of the busiest railway stations in India.
The city is served by several major road highways and state highways, including National Highways. Asia‘s longest river bridge, the Mahatma Gandhi Setu (built 1982), is located in Patna and connects the city to Hajipur across the Ganga.
Major Corporates in Patna
- ICICI Bank
- Bharti Airtel
- National Thermal Power
- State Bank of India
- Tata Motors
Growth Plan of City
The Master Plan unveiled by the Patna Regional Development Authority (PRDA) for a “big and beautiful Patna” The urban area has to grow to cater to the needs of a poulation of 46.97 lakh by the year 2021.
Healthcare Scenario of Patna
Healthcare scenario in Patna district is unsatisfactory. The report refers to urban areas having poor health infrastructure due to lack of manpower, lack of specialists at PHCs and block level which forces people to go to private clinics, and inadequate number of ANMs at PHCs and HSCs. The other weakness was lack of transport facility in rural areas and high rate of illiteracy, which was reflected in their reluctance to go for institutionalised delivery and immunization.
Major Government Hospital in Patna
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Patna is one of the best Government Hospitals in Patna, established in 2012. AIIMS-P is the second best medical college and hospital system in India.
Nalanda Medical College & Hospital
Nalanda Medical College & Hospital is surely one of the top government hospitals in Patna. NMCH is a major hub for treatment of all specialty in eastern Patna, taking care of approximately 2000 patient per day in OPD. The hospital has about 750 beds with a very high percentage of bed occupancy.
Indira Ghandhi Institute of Medical Sciences
IGIMS is one of the best government hospitals in Patna. It was established on 19th November 1983. The objective was to provide super specialty medical facilities in Bihar. It is 1000 bedded.
Patna Medical College & Hospital
Patna Medical College and Hospital (abbreviated PMCH) established in 1925 and originally known as Prince of Wales Medical College. It boasts of more than 1748 beds. The emergency dept.is called IGCE (Indira Gandhi Central Emergency), it has 220 beds which is separate building in the campus and not included in the 1748 bed counts of hospital, so altogether it is one of the busiest hospital of state and in India with bed count of around 2000.The average daily outdoor patients is one of the highest in India. It is one of the best general hospitals in the country.
Major Private Hospitals in Patna
Ford Hospital and Research Center
It establishment in August 2010, Ford Hospital has provided people with finest health-care services with105 beds . Equipped with advanced technology and services having best team of doctors and Staff.
Jagdish Memorial Hospital
With 150 beds with unique multispeciality hospital is one of the best in patna, over 28 ICUs beds and advanced technologies makes the hospital one of the best hospitals in Bihar.
350 bedded multispeciality tertiary care hospital. The hospital provides with the hi-tech latest infrastructure and equipments, offering clinical services in the fields of Oncology, cardiac sciences, Neurosciences,Orthopedics & joint replacement,Nephrology.
Shri Sai Hospital
Established in 2012, become one of the respectable hospital of a state in a short span of time.
Single Speciality Hospitals in Patna
Rajendra Nagar Government Hospital
Rajendera Nagar Government Hospital is a super speciality government hospital. Rajendera Nagar Government Hospital specialises in eye care and provide the best eye care services in Patna. With all the modern technologies in eye care and experienced doctors it is one of the best eye care hospital in Patna.
Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan Ortho Hospital
LNJP Orthopaedic Hospital is one of the best government hospitals in Patna for orthopedic care. It is one of the best hospitals for orthopedic care in India.
New Gardiner Road Hospital
New Gardiner Road Hospital in Patna provides the facility of dialysis. It is a boon to many patients who don’t have that much money to afford this facility at a private hospital.
Established in1994, is a superspeciality center in Cardiology. It is a CGHS, ECHS and Govt. Of Bihar recognized,ISO-9001 certified hospital and n a process of NABH Accreditation.
Diagnostic Centres in Patna
Gitanjli Pathology Diagnostics
Established in 1996, got the first ISO 9001 certification in Laboratory Services in Eastern India.
Maxlife Diagnostic and Research Center
Maxlife Diagnostic & Research Centre is a unit of Ramanand Helath Care Pvt. Ltd. It is a well facilitated diagnostic center to provide state-of-art services to people of state of Bihar and other adjoining regions.
Bihar Neurodiagnostic Centre
Established in 2008,provides diagnostic and treatment services for patients with disorders of the nervous system.
SRL is the largest diagnostics company in India having an impressive ‘Reach’, providing superior quality diagnostic services to its customers through a very efficient network of labs and collection points.
Patna being the 19th most populous city and to cater such population, considering the healthcare infrastructure, lack of man-power and specialities with inadequate transportation facilities in rural areas proves the unsatisfactory healthcare scenario in the city. This opens the gate for the hospitals with advance and latest technologies that provides good and best quality service to the people of the city at affordable cost.
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