District Cooperative Hospital, Kozhikode, in Kerala is soon likely to complete a Rs. 50-crore project for the expansion of the hospital, reports Hindu. The fund has been raised through sale of shares, reports Hindu.
Under the project, a shareholder gets Rs. 20,000 discount on in patient treatment, besides a 50% discount on room rent, charges for operation theatre, USG scan, ICU, ECG, and x-ray.
Shareholders are also entitled to a free mini health check-up every year, they can consultant doctors in the general OP any time and will get 10% discount for all OP expenses as also access the services of specialist doctors.
A source close to the health care facility is quoted saying the hospital had collected Rs. 5 crore through sale of shares in 2016. The funds were used to construct an advanced CT scan facility, purchase more equipment for the gastroenterology department, and to expand ICU and OP.
The hospital is 44 years old with many super-specialty departments. This is one of the few centres in south India that undertake knee replacement surgeries.