Bhubaneswar, Feb 29: A world class healthcare institute – SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) – was dedicated to public here on Saturday in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah and Union minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan.
Built on the foundation of the belief that world class healthcare should be accessible to all Indians and with a motto of ‘Transforming Lives’, SUMUM will provide healthcare service at par world class hospital standards with healthcare infrastructure of international standard.
Spread across ten acres, the nine storied hospital will offer next-generation treatment in patient-focused and technology enhanced settings to the people of the region under one roof.
SUMUM is the brainchild of Prof. (Dr.) Manojranjan Nayak, founder of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) – a name to reckon with in the sphere of professional education and healthcare in eastern India
“World-class medical care should be the prerogative of all Indians. Our dream was to have a world-class hospital in the city and we aim to make healthcare simple. With the opening of SUMUM our cherished dream of empowering the health of our community is set to be fully realized,” said Prof. Nayak.
Powered by a team of expert healthcare professionals and equipped with the latest technology, SUMUM will offer comprehensive healthcare services including emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, maternity care, and rehabilitation services for a broad range of medical conditions in over 30 specialties.
Envisioned as a one-stop, next-generation multi-super specialty quaternary care hospital, SUMUM will be served by ‘Centres of Excellence’ involving disciplines of Cardiac Sciences, Neuro Sciences, Critical Care and Pulmonology, Gastro Sciences, Joint Replacement and Orthopedics, Renal Sciences and Onco Sciences.
The hospital has 14 Modular OTs besides dedicated trauma ICUs and has procured best-in-class international technologies like, Pet CT
Scan, 3 Tesla MRI and HDR Bravos Brachy Therapy for advanced cancer treatment. A greenfield project, the new state-of-the-art healthcare facility aims at providing an ecosystem of healing with high-quality care and safety features besides a wide spectrum of clinical education and research opportunities.