Category: Ethical Issues

Ethical Issues

Ethical issues affect patients, providers, and healthcare leaders. There are numerous ethical challenges that can impact patients and families in the health care setting. This part of our blog sums up the ethical challenges faced by the healthcare industry today. Unnecessary surgeries, false diagnosis, excessive billing, cover-ups of poor-treatment are some of the key issues occurring in the industry today.

In The Midst of A Deadly War, A Hospital in Jordan Provides Hope.

The Syrian War is a conflict that remains formally listed as a civil war. But, the effects of the four-year war continue to expand across all countries. With over 11 million Syrians displaced,…

A Hospital without hospital Beds

Think of hospitals without hospital beds as a hybrid of telecommunications, observation care, and surgery. Communications technology combined with Medicine (Telemedicine), permits patients to recover from surgery in their individual homes, avoiding the…

7 Reasons Distressed Nursing Homes for Sale Are a Golden Opportunity

Health care providers across the globe are facing a dilemma – keeping up with the demand for health care services and rising costs. Nevertheless, the healthcare industry all over the world is expanding rapidly to…

Delhi Hospitals Fined 600cr for Refusing FREE Treatment to poor

  The Delhi government has asked five private hospitals in the city, including Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Max Super Specialty Hospital (Saket), to deposit “unwarranted profits” of over Rs. 600 crore for…

Chemists to take e-pharmacies to court

The fight between brick-and-mortar chemists and online pharmacies is set to reach courts now. The All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) will approach ten High Courts in India against the central…

Even a free pizza could influence doctors’ prescriptions, finds study

  The study found a total of 2,79,669 physicians received roughly 63,500 payments totaling $1.4 million associated with the four identified brand-name drugs. A simple pizza can dictate a doctor’s prescription. Doctors enjoying…

Why Is Professional Indemnity Insurance Critical for Doctors?

What is Professional Indemnity Insurance? Insurance which provides necessary financial protection to a different type of professional advisers is termed as professional indemnity insurance. This type of insurance helps cover the cost of…

70% of deaths are a result of miscommunication: Dr Rakshay Shetty

Every year, about 5.2 million people die due to human errors in India. Even in the US, the figure is not less than 44,000 to 98,000. It is not lack of medical skill…

Medicover to invest $100mn in India for 50 fertility clinics

Europe’s leading healthcare provider Medicover plans to invest USD 100 million (over Rs 660 crore) to set up 50 fertility clinics in India over the next three years. The company, which started its…

Mohalla clinics promise to fill healthcare vacuum

  The clinic, tucked away in a narrow lane of Patparganj’s West Vinod Nagar locality, is part of 21 such facilities which were launched by the Delhi government on March 31. The AAP…

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