Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), the one-stop, next
generation, multi-super-specialty, quaternary care hospital which came up in the Odisha
capital a year ago has emerged as the number one hospital in the emerging category in
eastern India in the Times Health Icon award ceremony held here on Sunday.
SUMUM RANKED NO. 1 MULTI SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (EMERGING CATEGORY) IN EASTERN INDIA
The departments of Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, Oncology,
Gastroenterology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, Emergency, and Trauma Care and
Pediatrics at SUMUM were chosen as the top departments in the emerging category.
SUMUM’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Swetapadma Dash, and Chief of Medical
Services, Brig. (Dr.) Biraj Mohan Mishra was present to receive the award from
Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty. Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel,
Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha’s minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mr. Naba
Kishore Das also graced the occasion.
SUMUM, an initiative of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, recently has achieved the 5 th
edition National Accreditation Board for Hospital and Health Care Providers (NABH)
certificate within 365 days of its inception, while the 5 th edition is yet to complete one
year. The hospital, which has pocketed five different honours within the first year of its
existence also became the country’s first hospital to get the NABH certificate in its 5 th