How BJP’s 5-year health policy check-up is done?

Five years ago, India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made big promises with regard to health. Specifically, it promised a reduction in out-of-pocket spending. Very few of these promises actually came to fruition, though. For instance, pharmaceutical policy and a policy to curb Chinese imports from dominating the bulk drugs market were announced, but never … Read moreHow BJP’s 5-year health policy check-up is done?

Why supporting the ideal systems is not the solution?

Joshi believes that online tools could indeed play a part in treating mental disorders. However, she is quick to admit that no tool on Touchkin’s Wysa can guarantee treatment or management of these mental disorders. However, using these tools regularly can help build positive coping skills to help manage difficult thoughts or emotions. It can … Read moreWhy supporting the ideal systems is not the solution?

When the promise of a ‘unique’ union is sure

What makes the hospital chain such a hot favorite though is accessibility, quality care, and one unique feature. Its ‘cluster model’, where, McLemore says, “medium-sized, modular hospitals, 150-200 beds in size, in population heartlands” form “clusters” and basically help each other out. Enabling the growth “Our cluster strategy enables us to grow at low incremental … Read moreWhen the promise of a ‘unique’ union is sure

How Residential sector is generating more medical waste than the healthcare sector

But Medicare is an outlier. Biomedical waste management is a cutthroat business, with compliance and competition among the main challenges, says Reddy. With every change in rules and specifications, costs go up. For hospitals, clinics, and labs, however, it’s just another expense to be minimized—and the lowest bidder wins. Consequently, returns on investment are low; … Read moreHow Residential sector is generating more medical waste than the healthcare sector

When once bitten and it’s impact of the same for life

While Neuberg’s journey only began in October 2017, it could be said that its creation was almost twenty years in the making—starting in 1998, when Velu joined hands with Mumbai-based pathologist Dr. Sushil Shah. Shah and Velu expanded the former’s single clinic into a chain of path labs that would eventually become Metropolis. By 2002, … Read moreWhen once bitten and it’s impact of the same for life