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    • New Areas in Ophthalmic Services: Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital Kamalesh Guha Chief Executive Officer
    • Content About the organization Changing scenario of eye care A new direction: Diversification of Services  Dedicated Retina Department  Sight for Kids  Child-friendly Eye Care Center  Comprehensive eye care – a pilot project  Vision Centers  Hospital Management Information System Future Plan
    • About the Organization Established in 1982 with an aim to eradicate avoidable blindness Organization undergone many changes in last three decades – infrastructure, service delivery approach & human resources. More than 5,500 surgeries performed annually; 60% free of cost The organization has become financially self-sustainable Training courses like DOT started to strengthen workforce Hospital has 54 beds, 7 ophthalmologists and 46 paramedic staff, a well-equipped pathology lab, optical and pharmacy shop. With the support of various international agencies the organization has initiated new ophthalmic services
    • A photographic glimpse of Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital
    • Need for Change Incidences of blindness is still rapidly increasing Diseases like diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and childhood blindness are emerging Roles and strategies of new eye care players as well as policies of the governments are also changing Sustaining increased volume of patients who can not pay Growing need of trained human resources for delivering high quality eye care services
    • “It is not the strongest of the speciesthat survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” …Charles Darwin
    • New Areas in Ophthalmic Services
    • Vitreo-Retina Department• Diabetic screening camps• Latest equipment• A full time trained VR surgeon• More than 3,500 OPD patients• More than 300 stitchless retina surgeries and 600 laser treatment in a year.
    • Child Eye Care• Vision screening – more than 60,000 in a year• Child-friendly ambiance• Equipping the centre• Team approach: Training personnel• Around 300 annual surgeries• Quality Assurance Systems• Continuous Medical Education
    • Workshop on PaediatricOphthalmology – December 15, 2011 Between December 11-16, 2011 Dr. Ken will examine paediatric patients and demonstrate paediatric eye surgeries at Siliguri Greater Lions Eye HospitalDr. Ken NischalPaediatric Cataract SpecialistMoorfields Eye Hospital, London
    • IEC and Awareness Activities Social marketing of eye care services
    • Comprehensive eye care This project was launched with support from OEU Trained local eye care workers conduct eye screening in 5 Gram Panchayats of Rajganj block. The aim is to identify patients through door to door survey, create awareness, improve health seeking behaviour and uptake of services.
    • Vision Centers Set up Vision Centres in collaboration with Lions Clubs. Aim is to improve uptake of services by addressing barriers like distance. Vision technician routinely conducts school eye screening, OPD, Camp, Refraction, Referral and Spectacle dispensing.
    • Hospital ManagementInformation System Electronic medical record – towards a paper free environment Tracking performance Managing patient waiting time Building customer satisfaction
    • Tracking Waiting Time
    • A Patient Case Sheet
    • Future Plan• Expand eye care services in under-served areas.• Increase uptake of comprehensive eye care services by strengthening sub-specialty services.• Optimum utilization of the current infrastructure and human resources.• Effective outreach program to improve camp productivity.• Become a regional learning and training centre.• Operational and evaluative research.
    • Tele-ophthalmology• Mobile van fitted with broadband/VSAT connection• Video-conferencing• Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy and GlaucomaSiliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital
    • Cyber-sight
    • Thank youSiliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital