Kasturba hospital

Kasturba Hospital
Kasturba Health Society
Kasturba Hospital
Shown in Sevagram
Geography
Location Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
Coordinates

20°44′03″N 78°39′39″E / 20.734170°N 78.660898°E / 20.734170; 78.660898Coordinates: 20°44′03″N 78°39′39″E / 20.734170°N 78.660898°E / 20.734170; 78.660898

Organisation
Care system
Funding Government Aided
Hospital type Teaching
Patron Mr Dhiru Mehta
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 648 (being upgraded to 1000)
History
Founded 1945
Links
Website http://www.mgims.ac.in
Lists

The Kasturba Hospital was started in 1945 by Dr Sushila Nayyar. It is a 648 - bed hospital, located in Sevagram, about 8 km. from Wardha, and offers tertiary care healthcare facilities to rural patients.

In 1969, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, a medical school, was started and attached to the Kasturba Hospital.

Hospital Information System

The entire hospital has been computerized since 2004. The HIS (Hospital Information System) was developed by the CDAC, Noida. All the patient information and reports are now online, improving professional access and greatly reducing the paper based record keeping.

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