Ziqitza emphasises on the importance of medical support, post Covid-194 min read . Updated: 11 Feb 2021, 05:23 PM IST
- Dr. Santosh Datar, Medical Director, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited, explains Medical emergency strikes without warning.
As the country begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and employees start heading back into an office setting, employers need to have plans in place to ensure their employees can return safely.Among the employees there’s understandable fear of public places & public transport picking up the risk of transmitting the virus. Employers need to make proactive measures to address COVID-19 and employee fear on returning to the workplace. Ziqitza Healthcare, as an Emergency Service Provider for the last 15 years, believes that employees are the most important part of any organisation and we leave no stone unturned in ensuring their safety. To partner with organisations, looking to strengthen their medical support in house by providing services such as Medical Roomwhere companies can ensure employees safety within the premises with trained crew. Ziqitza limited is a “one-stop solution" for corporate wellness healthcare solutions for corporations that offers services that include ambulance at site, ambulance on subscription, wellness at workplace, medical rooms and occupational health centre, among others.
Dr. Santosh Datar Medical Director, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited, explains Medical emergency strikes without warning. It may be in the form of an accident, fainting, mental or sudden illness. The valuable time is lost in making arrangements for the ambulance or to call a doctor. Hence this is called “Golden hour". It is important that a patient reaches an appropriate advanced health care facility within this hour. A timely intervention by trained first aider or a qualified health care worker may save life, relieve pain, minimize complications and subsequent disabilities. Thus, Ziqitza service offering of a Medical room may imply a basic medical clinic at the workplace can make a difference to save the precious life of a co-worker.
The team at Ziqitza understands that each workplace is different and might have various requirements and thus the service offering takes into account the infrastructure, location, number of people at any given time, hazards involved, working hours, proximity to the nearest health care facility etc. Our product involves a medical clinic that consists of a waiting area, an observation room and examination room with additional facilities such as drinking water and toilet. As per the client’s requirements this can be equipped with basic diagnostic instruments, resuscitation equipment, emergency medicines, patient lifting equipment and observation beds. It may be manned by a qualified health nurse and doctor on a regular or visiting basis.
Dr. Datar from Ziqitza further highlights the key role a medical room can play to make the workplace safer: -
In case of medical emergency an Immediate aid the trained medical teamcan provide management of airway and breathing, administration of oxygen, I.V. fluids, control of bleeding, cleaning of wounds, stabilization of fractures, cooling of burns, treatment of head, chest and abdominal injuries, CPR in case of cardiac arrest etc. can save life, prevent complications, and minimize disabilities.
On regular basis basic medical check-up and investigations e.g., blood pressure, blood sugar
Dispensing of medicines (only under medical supervision)
Health education sessions for staff on various topics such as basic first aid, lifestyle diseases and infectious diseases by way of lectures, poster display, exhibition, medical camps etc.
Regular inspection and replenishing of stock in the ambulance if available at workplace
Speaking about the importance of Medical Room,Mr. Nandadeep Pandharkar – Sr. Vice President, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd said “Statistics suggest that at least 48,000 people die due to occupational accidents on a yearly basis in India. Simple steps like ensuring a ready medical room facility onsite with professional medical practitioners can help save lives and bring the number of occupation related deaths down drastically. Availability of well-equipped medical rooms and ambulances will help in timely management of medical emergencies, boost staff morale and reduce legal liabilities of the organization in case of any untoward incident. It makes good business sense as it is an investment and not an expense.We are currently serving over 70 leading corporate organisations & hospitals pan India to make their workplace safe. We have also successfully set up clinics onsite at various industrial locations with trained medical practitioners to provide timely medical help in case of any casualties or medical emergencies. “
About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited
Ziqitza HealthCare Ltd (ZHL), has been one of the leading players in India’s Emergency Medical Services industry since 2005. Ziqitza Rajasthan also has appreciated the Medical room services to make the workplace safe. Ziqitza is a “one-stop integrated healthcare solution" for corporate or government that include Integrated Emergency Services and Corporate Health Solutions. The service network includes 3,300 ambulances, state of art Helpline centres and medical mobile units that services 2 customers every second in India. We work with multiple state governments and 75 corporate clients in India and Gulf. Ziqitza Limited is winner of Global Real impact Awards and Times Social Impact Award.
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