Government of India

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Department of Health and Family Welfare,

Nirman Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road,

Dated the 18th December, 2012
Sub: Removal of Orthonova Hospital, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi from the list of Hospitals/Diagnostic Centres empanelled under CGHS – reg.
CGHS vide its O.M No. S. 11011/23-2009-CGHS D.II/Hospital Cell(Part I) dated 7.10.2010 issued a list of private Hospitals and diagnostic centre empanelled under CGHS, wherein Orthonova Hospital, SafdarjungDevelopment Area was empanelled for Orthopedic Surgery.

2. An inspection of Orthonova Hospital, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhiwas carried out on 2nd November, 2012 by a team of officers led by Additional Director, CGHS (HQ). After a thorough inspection, it was found that the Hospitalwas not following the prescribed CGHS norms and guidelines to serve the CGHS beneficiaries in accordance with the terms and conditions of empanelment under CGHS. The inspection team concluded that as per the existing infrastructure and manpower position of the hospital, as observed during the inspection, the hospitalis not in a position to provide quality healthcare services to CGHS beneficiaries. Accordingly, a ‘Show Cause Notice’ was issued to Orthonova Hospital, on 20th November, 2012 seeking clarifications on the deficiencies pointed out by theinspection team. However, the reply received from Orthonova Hospital, has not been found satisfactory.

3. Therefore it has been decided to withdraw the empanelment of OrthonovaHospital, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi with immediate effect till further orders. The hospital shall no longer be a part of the CGHS empanelled list of hospitals/centers.However, patients, if any, already admitted prior to the issue of the orders, shall be provided treatment and discharged within seven days from the issue of this order.

4.This Order shall be effective from the date of its issue.

(V.P. Singh)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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