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District Administration awards Glocal Hospital in Begusarai for exemplary performance under Ayushman Bharat

New Delhi: Glocal Hospital began in 2015 and in the last 8 years has become a benchmark in providing advanced and affordable healthcare in Begusarai. The hospital is a 100-bed state-of-the-art Superspecialty hospital, offering a wide range of medical services, including Critical Care, General Medicine, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Neuro-medicine, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Urology, Nephrology including Dialysis, Dental and Orthopedics. The hospital has earned a distinction for its critical care services, ICU having a survival rate of nearly 90%, surpassing the average survival in the ICUs of the United States. It has a team of more than 20 doctors, which includes several specialists and super specialists. The hospital is at the forefront of providing a high level of healthcare not only to the people of Begusarai but to the adjoining districts of Khagaria, Samastipur, Munger, Lakhisarai, and even Patna.

Importantly, Glocal Hospital offers its services at less than half of the cost of hospitals in larger cities and metropolitan areas. The hospital has been serving poor patients covered under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY since several years, making advanced healthcare truly inclusive. A third-party survey confirmed that more than 85% of patients in the hospital are BPL. Begusarai is an industrial city with several PSUs like Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, Hindustan Petroleum, Oil India, Railways, NTPC, Fertilizer, etc., who trust Glocal Hospital for the healthcare of their employees.

Glocal Healthcare Systems, founded by Dr. Sabahat S. Azim, a medical doctor and ex-IAS officer, in 2010, operates 11 similar hospitals in smaller cities of Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, and UP, fulfilling the acute healthcare needs of underserved communities. Dr. Azim's vision is to reimagine healthcare delivery by building cost-effective hospitals in a fraction of the industry-standard cost and time. These hospitals are equipped to deliver high-end multispecialty and acute care, with a focus on evidence-based protocols encoded in an AI-enabled Clinical Decision Support System. Glocal is committed to bringing world-class healthcare to smaller towns and villages across India. The focus of Ayushman Bharat is to ensure that advanced medical care is no longer a distant dream for the poor residing in underserved regions.

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