First Responder Bikes launched by Max Hospital Mohali : With the growing burden of road traffic accident victims across tricity and influx of accident victims in rising, especially during night and early morning hours, Max Hospital, Mohali has come up with a round-the-clock ‘Emergency medical & trauma care services’.
Addressing a press conference today to announce the launch of services, Dr. Ramesh Sen, sr director and head-Max Institute of Orthopedic said that the it will be state-of-art emergency medical & trauma care services with direct hotline emergency response center, fully- equipped bike responders for immediate medical attention backed by an advanced life support ambulance.
Provision of timely, effective and quality emergency care is vital to minimize a disability, morbidities and fatalities of injured individuals said Dr Sen adding Max Hospital is in fact the first private hospital network in India to launch emergency bike responders along with ambulance.
The FR bikes will be operated by a trained Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and will reach in shortest possible time. The bike responder is equipped to handle most traumas and health emergencies and will greatly save on time during peak traffic hours while an ambulance is on way. It paramedic administer the desired first-aid followed by a fully equipped ambulance with doctor, Dr Sen informed.
Sandeep Dogra, Sr vice president and Zonal Head-Max Hospitals, Punjab said that years of experience has taught us the value of each minute. Through these services, one can be assured of receiving globally benchmarked medical assistance.
Dr. G P Malik, Medical Advisor and Director-Internal Medicine said that new services will guarantee the highest levels of skill, expertise and infrastructure. The protocols of 24X7 emergency service and trauma care are designed to respond quicker, and have proven outcomes that are at par with the very best in the world.
Meanwhile at the hospital, there will be an easy and swift access to the best trauma surgeons in north India capable of performing cutting edge procedures. The center will also have cardiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and trauma specialists who are on 24×7 standby for expert care during a medical emergency.