AIIMS Patna is the vision of the Hon’ble Prime minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee who decided to give to the nation six regional AIIMS with the mandate to provide the most modern healthcare to the last man in the queue at affordable cost. Also, AIIMS Patna was created by the ordinance dated 16 July, 2012 and then the Act (Amendment), 2012 on 2nd July, 2013.The work started in 2010 with construction in six packages by the Project Monitoring Unit of the MoHFW under six packages and is referred to as AIIMS project. The project management at individual sites was done by a Superintending Engineer on behalf of the MoHFW, the DPR, the project consultant and the contractors till date. The IPD, OPD and trauma center of the hospital is still to be made available to AIIMS Patna.
Recruitment of faculty for all six AIIMS was undertaken by the MoHFW being coordinated by AIIMS Patna from November, 2011 which processed six thousand five hundred online applications for 546 posts in Six New AIIMS by September 30th 2012. To start the MBBS course in All six AIIMS by counseling 300 students admitted through the AIIMS Delhi entrance test. Since then AIIMS Patna had admitted 217 MBBS and 120 B.Sc. (nursing) students. Besides, the hospital for which only the AYUSH& PMR building are available and the IPD, OPD and trauma center are still to be handed over to AIIMS. AIIMS Patna caters a foot fall of 1000-1500 patients a day, does more than 200 investigations at 27% lower than the CGHS rates, has conducted more than 800 major surgeries since march 2014 including Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Cochlear implant, has electronic medical records, a telemedicine programme called Chhattisa, a community outreach programme which has conducted more than 50 health camps and is all set to start its three modular OT, and upgrade its bed strength to 300 besides starting 24x7 emergency services. AIIMS Patna has a net based tele-medicine education programme to train the common man to deal with medical emergencies before formal health care arrives at www.sankatmochannagrik.co.in
Those taking the programme are further trained as part of the Quick Medical Response Training programme being done in collaboration with the Department of Health and Family welfare and Disaster Management of the Government of Bihar. In innovations we have devised an android mobile based application called “Sankat Sanket” which can beam a message like “I am in danger” and the location of the mobile will visible at a site www.sankatsanket.org , so that the nearest help be it Ambulance, Police or fire fighters can be diverted to the victim.