Continuing on its efforts of providing its students a practical on-field exposure of the lessons they are taught in classes, the Healthcare Administration students of the January 2016 Batch of INLEAD were recently taken for an Industry Visit to one of the nation’s most renowned hospital- Rockland Hospital, New Delhi.
The students were really ecstatic about the visit and had their thinking caps on for the entire 2 hours duration of the visit. The visit began at around 10 am with Ms. Vibha Mongia, HR Manager, Rockland Hospital, acquainting the students with the history the foundation of the hospital. She thereon took the students for a floor tour and answered what all queries the students had regarding the Hospital.
Rockland is a NABH accredited 100 bed hospital, with various medical facilities ranging from Oncology, OPD to a robust International patients department. It currently has 3 functional branches at Qutab Institutional area, Manesar and at Dwarka. There is a 800 beds branch coming up in Noida as well. Rockland Qutab was launched in the year 2004 and was the first hospital among all with a startup of 100 beds.
The agenda of the visit was to enlighten INLEADers about the hospital operations and functioning. Students learnt where all departments are located and why are they necessary for a smooth flow of hospital activities. There were total 6 floors, and the 4th floor was completely dedicated to international and TPA patients. They also saw how Rockland hospital is promoting medical tourism and has separate wards and floors dedicated for the same. Students saw various departments like dietary, linen, blood bank, etc. and learnt how proper supply of food, beverages, gases is maintained which is a difficult job.
The visit made the students understand the importance and effort that goes into the proper functioning of a hospital and how much hard work they need to put in in order to become the next caretakers of the nation’s health.