Usha Rani

Assistant Professor

Department of Health Innovation

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teaching- MHA & MPH students
    • Examiner Internal - MHA & MPH students
    • Quality Nodel officer for Institute
    • Cultural Coordinator for Institute
    • Alumni relations coordinator - MHA program
    • PG research guide - MHA & MPH students
    • Mentoring & Supervising MHA Seminars and Journal presentation
    • Conducting research and developing manuscript for peer review scopus indexed journals
    • Organising Workshops (NABH and Lean six sigma) and Conferences (Health informatics, Health Economics, Youth in social change etc)
    • Mentoring & Supervising MHA field practical training
    • Pursuing PhD

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
General Management MHA 501 1st Semester MHA
Marketing and Customer Relations Management MHA 508 2nd Semester MHA
Administration of Nonclinical services and HIS MHA 607 3rd Semester MHA
Health Service Administration and Management MPH 628 2nd Semester MPH

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Master in Hospital Administration General Department of Public Health, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2014
Associate in Respiratory Therapy Respiratory Therapy Independence University, USA 2009
BSc RT Respiratory Therapy Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences 2008
DAT Anesthesia Technology Christian Medical College 2003

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Delhi Respiratory Therapist, Rescue Coordinator and Research Associate Clinical-Rehabilitation 2.2 years
Fortis Flt lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Delhi Respiratory Therapist Clinical-Critical Care 1.5 year
Delhi Heart and Lung Institute, Delhi Technician critical care unit Technician-ICU management 1 year

Development and Evaluation of prevention bundle for neonatal healthcare associated infections.

2016-03-12 Neonatal and maternal health Usha Rani Dr. Leslie E Lewis Dr. Kiran Chawala

Pursuing PhD since Dec 2016 at MAHE

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Quality in healthcare delivery system

Area of Expertise

Healthcare associated Infections and Quality

Area of Research

Interdisciplinary implementation research

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliation
  • Affiliated to Quality Council of India (NABH- POI)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt through Anexas Europe
  • Member Academy of Hospital Administration
  • Member ISPOR
  • Member ESID
Contributions
  • Member Board of Studies - MHA Program
  • PG Internal Examinar
  • PG Guide - MHA
  • Quality Nodal Officer - Institute
  • Cultural Coordinator - Institute
  • Alumni Coordinator - MHA Program
  • Resource person - District Adminitration workshop on Communciation
  • Resource person - UNICEF funded TOT training program on Risk Communication

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, Delhi Respiratory Therapist, Rescue coordinator and research assistant 2.2 years

Effect of newborn’s admission to intensive care unit on “quality of life” of mother: an Indian perspective

2018-25-01 Neonatal and Maternal Health Pooja Rai Usha Rani

The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine ISSN: 1476-7058 (Print) 1476-4954 (Online) (Scopus indexed) JCI-IF=1.8

Assessing the Effectiveness of Immunization Reminder System among nursing Mothers of South India

2018-26-06 Neonatal and Maternal Health Ketaki Shinde Usha Rani Naveen Kumar P

Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 11(5): May 2018 (Scopus Indexed)

Cost Analysis of Re-Sterilization Procedure of Re-Usable Devices in a Hospital

2018-01-05 Cost analysis - Operations Naveen Kumar Vrunda Lothlikar Bryal D’ Souza Usha Rani Swapna BV

J Young Pharm, 2018; 10(1): 109-112 (Scopus indexed)

A Pilot Study on Exploring the Interior Environment of Cancer Hospital for Building Healing Spaces

2017-15-03 Build Environment Rani Usha Somu G Jain Animesh

Advanced Science Letters, Volume 23, Number 3, March 2017, pp. 1964-1966(3) (Scopus Indexed)

Role of E-communication in Healthcare: Sustainable Healthcare Solution

2015-01-06 E-Communication Rani U Somu G Naha A

Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review

Alveolar recruitment maneuvers in acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome

2009-01-11 Critical Care Medicine Chacko Jose Rani U

IJCCM (Scopus Indexed)

ASSESSMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE OF CAREGIVERS OF NEONATES ADMITTED IN NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

2017-15-06 Neonatal Health Ms Pooja Rai

A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATED DRUG DISPENSING SYSTEM IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE DEPARTMENT OF TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

2017-15-06 Quality assurance and Healthcare Operations management Mr. SANOOP CHANDRAN.P

A STUDY OF ECONOMIC BURDEN AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE IN A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL

2018-15-06 Health Economics and Public Health Ms. Rashmi Sharma

A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF MARKETING STRATEGIES ON UTILIZATION OF HOSPITAL SERVICES

2018-15-06 Healthcare Marketing Mr. Paul Joshua

QUALITY ASSURANCE ERGONOMICS AND SYSTEM DYNAMICS STUDY IN RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

2018-15-06 Quality Assurance in healthcare and Public Health Dr. Arathi P

Study on Occupational health hazards in the female housekeeping employees in tertiary care hospital in south India

2017-15-06 Public Health and Healthcare quality Vrunda Lotlikar Saritha Aranha

Quality improvement initiative of Urban Health Centre using 5S model

2017-15-06 Quality Assurance and Public Health Ms. Keerthana Ms. Shruthi

Assesment of quality control measures in linen and laundry services at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Karnataka

2017-15-06 Quality Assurance Mr. Ajith Boban

Study on socio-economic burden and quality of life for type2 diabetes mellitus patients with nephropathy in a tertiary care hospital

2017-15-06 Public Health and Health Economics Dr. Shobith Kumar

A Gap analysis between customer’s expectation and perception of OPD services using SERVQUAL Model in a tertiary care teaching hospital

2017-15-06 Quality assurance Ms. Anusha

Study on development and evaluation of educational material for the care of preterm neonates at home

2017-15-06 Ms. Keerthana

Assessing the effectiveness of immunization reminder system among nursing mothers of south India

2017-15-06 Public Health Ms. Ketaki

Waiting and consultation time of OPD and it’s effects on patients’ satisfaction.

2017-15-06 Quality Assurance Mr. Alex

Knowledge, attitude and perception of healthcare workers towards ‘near-miss’ reporting system at cancer hospital

2017-15-06 Quality Assurance Mr. Prajwal

Study on disaster preparedness; first aid knowledge among primary school staff in udupi taluk

2016-15-06 Public Health Dr. Aditi Singhal

Exploring the factors contributing to bed turn over interval to in a tertiary care hospital

2016-15-06 Operations Management Ms. Alka

Exploring the factors influencing teaching and implementation of Microteaching in a Tertiary care teaching hospital

2016-15-06 Higher Education Ms. Neethu V

A need assessment and feasibility study for separate opd timings for employees of a university

2016-15-06 Organizational behaviour Ms. Shivani