Launch of Kerala Clinical Establishment Act Website
Kerala Clinical Establishments Act Website (http://clinicalestablishments.kerala.gov.in) was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Minister for Health and Social Justice, Smt. K K Shailaja Teacher at media room of Kerala Assembly on 10th August 2017 in presence of Shri. T Mohana Dhas, SIO Kerala, Smt. Asha Varma K C, Sr. Technical Director, Shri. Indusekhar M S, Principal Systems Analyst, Dr. Shinu K.S, Executive Director, SHSRC-K and Dr. Kamala Ram Mohan, Assistant Professor Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Government Medical College Trivandrum. The Kerala Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act 2017 has been presented in the Kerala Niyamasabha by Hon'ble Minister for Health and Social Justice, Smt. K K Shailaja Teacher on 10th August 2017. It is a major step towards bringing in quality, accountability and transparency in the Kerala health care system where 70% of the people depend on private health care providers which is still unregulated. The bill envisages, defining and ensuring uniformity of minimum standards across all establishments using consultative and participatory approach would lead to improved quality of health care, service delivery and patient safety.