Dr K Sivan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) formally inaugurated the Health QUEST study (Health Quality Upgradation Enabled by Space Technology of ISRO) to upgrade the healthcare systems standards of India in line with the ISRO’s quality standards and best practices.
i.The Study Team will explore the possibility of replicating ISRO’s Quality Assurance Mechanisms which are used in Space Technology in India’s hospitals. This is to ensure Zero-defect & Quality of service in the Emergency and Intensive Care Units (ICUs) of hospitals.
- The Study will be undertaken by 20 Private hospitals across India.
- ISRO’s Quality Assurance mechanism will be shared with the study team to create healthcare quality standards.
ii.The QUEST Study was launched by Dr K Sivan during an event co-organized by Association of HealthCare Providers India (AHPI) and Society for Emergency Medicine in India (SEMI).
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About Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Chairman – Dr. K. Sivan
Headquarters – Bengaluru, Karnataka