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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…

Hosp can’t force patients to buy medicines from its store

Hos can’t force patients to buy medicines from its store Hospitals usually have an attached pharmacy. Patients are compelled to buy medicines from the in-house store and are prevented from purchasing it in…

Kirloskar Group sells stake in Sakra Hospital

  The joint venture was set up with an investment of about Rs 200 crore. The plan was to create 20,000 hospital beds in India. The Kirloskar Group has sold its majority stake…

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

Europe’s leading healthcare industry 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…

Doctor-patient ties worsening across India?

Association of medical consultants (AMC) trustee Dr Niranjan Agarwal’s reaction to a Sion hospital’s resident doctor being roughed up on Wednesday says a lot about the doctor-patient relationship. “Every death or complication is…

Now different coloured bed sheets mandatory in public hospitals

  As part of efforts to intensify cleanliness, hygiene and infection control in public health facilities, the union health ministry has directed 19 of its major hospitals to use different coloured bed sheets…

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…

Take action against hospitals who detain patients for non-payment of bills: High Court to government

Action against hospitals who detain patients for non-payment of bills the PIL said that there were many instances where due to non-payment of bills the patients were detained or bodies not handed over…

Study reveals poor state of medical research in India

60% Of Institutes Don’t Have A Single Publication In 10 Years, Only 4.3% Produced Over 100 A Year Study reveals poor state of medical research in India. A handful of institutes, a majority…

Doctors break silence on rot in India’s medical sector

In a chilling narrative, the book ‘Dissenting Diagnosis’ says ‘packages’ offered by multispeciality corporate hospitals and Healthcare industry, incorporating a range of tests under ‘master checkup’, not only drains an individual of his hard-earned…