Preventive Health Checkup

Health Check up at Doorstep

A health check up at doorstep is an easy way to keep yourself healthy. It helps you identify problems before they turn into serious issues and doorstep service can cover maximum family members.

How to Avail Health Check Up at Doorstep in Pune?

The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) launched the ‘My family, my responsibility campaign to conduct health examination of residents at their doorsteps, in order to check the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

The civic body has formed 1,500 teams for the mission. “Each team has three members, including volunteers. They have been asked to go to the doorsteps of residents, check their temperature, oxygen level and find out about any comorbid conditions. They will also advise residents to get treated at nearby hospitals or help them get treated. If anyone is found with Covid-19 symptoms, officials will conduct their rapid antigen tests at our nearest centre,” the Municipal Commissioner said, adding that the campaign will continue till October 15, 2021.

The mission was launched in Sangvi, Bijlinagar and Bhosari area on Friday by MLA.

The PCMC chief said the mission has been started on the directives of the state government and its aim is to reduce the mortality rate and control the spread of infection. The mission’s primary focus will be on senior citizens and those with comorbid conditions.

Meanwhile, in another development, the government-appointed panel examining excess billing complaints by private hospitals has directed the PCMC administration to impose penalties on at least 21 private hospitals.

Official said, “PCMC commissioner to impose penalties on 21 private hospitals that collected extra amount from Covid-19 patients,” said IRA officer who heads the committee.

“Official have raised objections on bill amount of Rs 1.20 crore. Of the 21 hospitals, 18 have already refunded around Rs 36 lakh to patients. On the remaining amount, they have submitted their say. Official are going through it and will issue directives after examining their reply,”.

Some hospitals facing penalties include Citicare hospital, Sevadharam Hospital, Vivekanand hospital, Ayush Multispeciality hospital, Sterling Hospitals, Ojas hospital, Dhanwantri hospital, Gunjkar hospital, Desai hospital, Lifepoint hospital, Oxycare hospital, Accord Hospital, Metro hospital, Jeevanjyoti hospital, Phoenix hospital, Dhanwantri hospital and Onyx hospital.

Importance of Health Check Up at Doorstep

The modern lifestyle today symbolises excessive stress and strain, extended working hours, irregular eating habits, late night weekend parties, inadequate rest and, to top it all, high levels of pollution. These factors are bound to cause health-related problems and physical, mental, and psychological disorders. To cope up with this rising risk of medical disorders, health monitoring has now become mandatory. Most health problems can be managed and prevented with few lifestyle changes and practices based on the doctor’s advice.

Good health is a state of physical, psychological, social and spiritual wellbeing. We are gifted with a lovely machine, our body and mind, and our commitment should be to stay healthy throughout our life. At healthcare nt sickcare, our aim is to make you aware of your present health status and then guide you into a healthy lifestyle in the future. Advice is given by a team of highly experienced medical professionals. Investigations are carried out by well-advanced equipment. All services are provided under one roof.

9 Important Instructions to Undergo Health Checkup

  1. Kindly take prior appointment and please call +91 97660 60629
  2. Please ensure that you have been fasting for 10-12 hours prior to check up
  3. Do not take any medications, alcohol, cigarettes, tobacco or any other liquid (except water) in the morning.
  4. Bring stool / urine sample in a container, if required (containers are available on request) at our center.
  5. Please bring all your medical prescriptions and previous medical records with you.
  6. Kindly inform the health check reception in case you have a history of diabetes or cardiac.
  7. If you wear spectacles, kindly bring one along with you at the time of check up.

For Women

  1. Pregnant women or those suspecting pregnancy advised not to undergo x-ray test.
  2. Please avoid health check up during menstrual cycle / month periods.

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Source: Indian Express

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