The idea of sharing a constructive environment for health safety is a close concern for us! At Indus, the Preventive and Occupational Health department aims to sustain the fine treasure of quality in each and every medical service shared by the hospital. Our technical proficiency, value added services and conducive medical approach has always created encouraging impact in the minds of our patients. The vast gamut of medical knowledge that Indus holds is only helpful when it is shared in the best possible way. Facilitating patients with the right information at the right point of time is the main aim of our Preventive and Occupational Health services at Indus.
Preventive and Occupational Health services include:
1. Immunization for Hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubeola, chickenpox, tetanus, small pox, rabies and common influenza.
2. Surveillance services for problems like tuberculosis, hearing disorder, and respiratory issues.
3. Treatment for communicable diseases and ensuring its preventive measures.
4. Highly confidential and preventive treatment for positive patients (such as for HIV and Aids).
5. Spreading preventive information via timely newsletters and literature.
6. Preventive and Occupational Health standards at Indus promise:
7. Spreading the righteous awareness for health and safety education.
8. Facilitating the essential aid of regulatory compliance and avoiding the scope of violation.
9. Ensuring services in both effective and affordable standards.
10 .Fostering cooperation with patients to create enduring relationships.
11. Encouraging scope of a favorable environment in treatment.
12.Pursuing treatment as accordance to the medical history of the patient.
“Lack of education about proper health care and a deficiency in self-advocacy skills has made this population more susceptible to illness and poor health care maintenance.”
Indus Healthcare is hence directed towards maintenance of health, prolongation of life, minimizing morbidity and improving the quality of life. Early recognition and prevention of disease is an important part of healthcare because it detects disease at the initial and curable stages thereby preventing complications and co-morbidities.
Preventive Healthcare also involves health promotion, which is aimed at modifying the individual’s social circumstance and lifestyles so that their health is improved (or maintained) and disease is prevented.
Preventive Health Check Ups
Comprehensive check up that screens each organ closely to detect even the smallest symptom that could be an indication of a major disease. In addition, the check also identifies the reason for minor ailments, which are constant irritants. It also serves as a personal medical record for future reference. Once the check is completed, the treatment (if required) will begin without any further delay.
Preventive Healthcare Services
Like Vaccinations, Tobacco Control Education, Preventive health care services are concerned with carrying out vaccination in companies/ corporate’s or schools, providing mother and child care health education, tobacco control education, education on chronic diseases and nutrition.
On Disease Prevention, Rightly has been said that “Prevention is better than cure”. Indus Healthcare Team is actively conducting Health talks in various corporate where the Eminent and Senior Doctors impart various lectures and do discussions on various Health related issues.
Stress management involves controlling and reducing the tension that occurs in stressful situations by making emotional and physical changes.
“Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance.”
Indus Healthcare organizes various sessions in corporate on Ergonomics for the benefit of the people at work, to improve their welfare and quality of life.
A nutritionally balanced diet in terms of calories, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals, electrolytes and vitamins is essential for general well being. It enhances the immunity of the person by providing daily requirement of nutrients to the body. Therefore healthy eating habits go a long way in ensuring a healthy life.
1. To improve the health status of people by giving proper counseling about diet to patients
2. Our objective as dietary consultants is to enable happy lives with proper food systems
3. The dietary department in the hospital also plays a vital role that helps in the quick recovery of the patients from major diseased conditions
4. Our hospital is equipped with all the necessary requirements and various charts and posters to fulfill the needs of our patients.
First Aid/ First Responders Programs
All employers who are subject to the Occupational Health and Safety Act must comply with Regulation 1101 under Section 3 of the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act.
We organize various awareness programs that are fun and educational that provide students with a practical approach to familiarizing themselves with the concept of safety. The programs teach and empower people to live safer lives. Hence these programs are specially designed to develop alertness among common man to recognize and understand dangers and respond to them with the help of First Aid.
On Site Occupational Health Services
Indus Healthcare is also directed towards providing the highest standards of professional care, striving to protect and promote the physical and psychological health of the workforce.
Provides advice and guidance on all matters of health, safety and welfare that may affect an individual at work
1) Annual Medical Examination
2) Pre-Employment Medical Examination
3) Exit Medical Examination
The objectives of these activities are mainly as one of human factor efforts for efficiency, safety, productivity, besides to fulfill the government regulation.
These Examination report consistently disclose various diseases mainly diseases of respiratory tract, g.i. tract, musculoskeletal diseases etc. Wide varieties of potential hazards may inherence in the wide varieties of operation being done in the different areas of factories, where employee might be exposed to such chemical, physical, psychosocial hazards. To reach a high level standard of safety and productivity medical department performs pre-employment, annual and exit employment for the workers.
4) Health Assessments
Conducts health assessments to determine an individual’s fitness to perform assigned duties and to ensure that work will not adversely affect the health of the employee, her/his colleagues or the general public. Our team of DPOH, after doing Medical Checkups in a corporate develops a data of his Medical Tests done, like Spirometry and Audiometry, and prepares a analysis of the various Occupational Hazards.