Student Number- M00470967
MODULE LEADER- Dr Sara CALVO
MODULE TUTOR- Dr PARISA DASHTIPOUR
WHAT ARE THE LESSONS ON LEADERSHIP THAT ARAVIND HOSPITAL CASE BRINGS FORWARD FOR YOU?
HOW DID ARAVIND BOOST ITS EFFICIENCY FROM TWO TO SEVEN TIMES (MCDONALDIZATION)
ARAVIND EYE CARE HOSPITAL-McDONALDIZATION
In the present scenario achieving effective and efficient health care services is an acute issue that needs an immediate attention. In developing countries this problem is mostly common as the government alone is not fully capable in undertaking different challenges to meet the heath needs of fast growing populations. There was a need to develop an …show more content…
Aravind were the first in India who realised the need for manufacturing lenses within the country for the purpose of making these lenses available and affordable for the patients. Prior to this the lenses were imported from the western countries reason being that there was no production in the home country. Each lens would cost around $200 that was expensive and not affordable in most of the developing countries. So the founders at aravind eye hospital decided to device their own method for manufacturing lenses with the help of Macdonaldization to cope up with the international standards and sell their production at just $5 a piece. Currently aravind are manufacturing and exporting their lenses to around 85 countries across the world to achieve global welfare prospects.
He has been able to devise a system, which not only tend to delivers high quality and quantity but is also reproducible. The model is now diffused widely and there are currently five hospitals only in Tamil Nadu that are contributing towards their primary objectives by offering nearly 4000 beds, the majority of which are free. It has moved its operations beyond cataract surgery to providing education, lens manufacturing, research and development and other linked activities around their motive of improving sight and easy access to