AIIMS to procure equipment worth Rs.261 crore

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will procure machinery and equipment worth Rs.261.90 crore during the current financial year to enhance patient care, a top hospital official said on Friday.

“Efforts are being made to ensure timely completion of the procurement processes. Major equipment will be procured in 2015-16 fiscal, including Small Incision Lenticule Extactionfor Lasik Surgery by the R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences; and Radiology Information System to store, manipulate and distribute patient radiological data and imagery by the radiology department,” AIIMS Deputy Director V. Srinivas said in a statement.

A high-end CT scanner capable of advanced cardiovascular applications would also be purchased by the cardio-radiology department.

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