Sometimes it is difficult to understand the symptoms and hence it is advised to see a general physician who can further guide you to the specialist as per your chief complaint.
The OPD unit in our primus hospital has a separate billing counter and depending on the type of speciality the consultation fee is charged.
First consultation refers to meeting with a doctor for the very first time to discuss your health issues.
Registration fees is the fees you are charged when you register for the very first time in a hospital.On the other hand a consultation fee is the fees you are charged for your meeting with your specialist. In our hospital,We have an only one time registration fee which is valid for a certain period of time defined by the hospital norms. The consultation fee on the contrary is charged every time you see the doctor.
Yes, In our hospital,We have an insurance desk and a corporate desk. Ask your healthcare providers for necessary details on insurance coverage and corporate alliances of the hospital you are referring to.
Yes, In our hospital,We have a separate international patient unit which cater to all the needs of international patients including the ones regarding the OPD services. The international patient services desk helps international patient in seeking the relevant information and guidance.
No, laboratory is not a part of the OPD. At instance your consulting physician might advise you to get certain blood and other laboratory investigations done. A medical/pathology laboratory is usually associated with a multispecialty hospital where the advised investigations can be carried out and the reports can be further discussed with your consulting specialist.
In our hospital,We have well equipped OPD where minor surgical procedures can be performed.
Apart from minor surgical procedures our hospital have also a provision of a day care dialysis unit where patients who routinely have to undergo dialysis can be taken care of. Other services offered by OPD include health check-up plans for patients and for corporate alliances and an attached pharmacy for availability of medicine within the OPD premises.
OPD units in our hospital are planned with a waiting area, information brochures and facility of rest rooms. For example, the paediatric OPD waiting areas usually have a small play area or entertainment available for children to make them more comfortable & are equipped with stretchers, walkers and wheelchairs to be used if required.
OPD and emergency are two different units in a hospital. An appointment is usually made to consult a doctor or a specialist for a health issue that does not require emergency medical treatment. Whereas an emergency unit is usually approached in case of medical emergencies which require urgent medical care such as injury after an accident, stroke, heart attack and severe health issues to name a few.