Threat from the third corona wave: 80 lakhs digital X-ray machine in Kanshiram

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In Uttar Pradesh, where CM Yogi constantly emphasizes the preparations to cope with the third corona wave, the digital X-ray machine from Rs 80 lakh of the Kanshi Ram Hospital in Kanpur has been scrapped for seven months.About 8 lakh rupees are spent on its repair. Letters have been submitted to the government for approval several times. The device was installed by Bangalore-based Prognosis Diagnostics Company in February 2018. The company had a three-year annual maintenance contract (AMC).

The company representative fixed the fault on the machine two or three times. The machine ceased operations in January 2021. In response to the complaint, the company representative spoke of blowing up the monitor etc. with high voltage. What was not handled in AMC according to the rules. An estimate of around Rs 8 lakh was made for its repair. Which the hospital administration sent to the government. However, there was no reaction from there.

old machine work
X-ray of the waist, spine, chest is not done. The hospital radiologist Dr. NHS Gupta said an old hospital device is being used. The doctors at the hospital are not satisfied with the result. The new machine delivers better quality results. She is struggling to get worse.

The company’s engineer’s estimate has been sent to the government. Several reminders were then issued. Often said on the phone, too, that there is no answer from there.
Dr. Dinesh Sachan, CMS, Kanshi Ram Hospital

In Uttar Pradesh, where CM Yogi constantly emphasizes the preparations to cope with the third corona wave, the digital X-ray machine from Rs 80 lakh of the Kanshi Ram Hospital in Kanpur has been scrapped for seven months.

About 8 lakh rupees are spent on its repair. Letters have been submitted to the government for approval several times. The device was installed by Bangalore-based Prognosis Diagnostics Company in February 2018. The company had a three-year annual maintenance contract (AMC).

The company representative fixed the fault on the machine two or three times. The machine ceased operations in January 2021. In response to the complaint, the company representative spoke of blowing up the monitor etc. with high voltage. What was not handled in AMC according to the rules. An estimate of around Rs 8 lakh was made for its repair. Which the hospital administration sent to the government. However, there was no reaction from there.

old machine work

X-ray of the waist, spine, chest is not done. The hospital radiologist Dr. NHS Gupta said an old hospital device is being used. The doctors at the hospital are not satisfied with the result. The new machine delivers better quality results. She is struggling to get worse.

The company’s engineer’s estimate has been sent to the government. Several reminders were then issued. Often said on the phone, too, that there is no answer from there.

Dr. Dinesh Sachan, CMS, Kanshi Ram Hospital

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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