Health Care (India)

Under-construction building collapses in Chennai; 1 killed, 32 injured

A migrant labourer was killed and 32 others were injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed here, police said …

Tamil Nadu

In pictures: Captains of industry at the Breakfast with BL event

(from left) Tube Investments Managing Director L Ramkumar, BusinessLine Editor R Srinivasan and NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar<p>A Vellayan …

Business (India)

23 Rescued After Scaffolding of Under-construction Building Collapses in Chennai, Labourers Feared Trapped

According to reports, three labourers are critical and have been admitted to Apollo Hospitals.<p><b>Chennai:</b> Twenty-three people were rescued after the …

India News

Chennai: One dead, 32 injured as scaffold, girders of under-construction hospital collapse

One of the rescued workers said that 50 of them were at the site during the accident.<p>One person died and 32 were injuredwhen the scaffold and iron …

U.S. Secretary of Health

Chandigarh: Donor-recipient couple spreads awareness

Having benefited from organ donation and realising the importance of awareness in this domain, the middle-aged couple has decided to dedicate their …

Medicine

Byculla Jail Food Poisoning case: FDA collect samples of drugs given to the inmates

<b>Mumbai -</b><p>On Friday morning, around 87 women inmates of Byculla jail were admitted to JJ Hospital after they started vomiting and complained of stomach …

Mumbai

General insurers’ Q1 premium grows 12%

General insurance premium collections for the quarter ended June 30, grew by 12.2% to ₹37,349.40 crore against ₹33,287.04 crore for the same quarter …

India

Modi, Ranil launch ambulances

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday flagged off an expanded emergency ambulance service, supported by the Indian government, …

India

Reverse Innovation in Health Care: How to Make Value-Based Delivery Work

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>July 10, 2018</b><p>Health-Care Solutions from a Distant Shore. Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. For more than a decade, leading thinkers, including Michael Porter and Clayton Christensen, have …

Health Care

Centre Asks States To Inspect All Of Mother Teresa's Charity Homes

The Women and Child Development Ministry has asked the states to keep a close watch on the maternity hospitals and other facilities, which may also …

Child Care

Eight injured after building collapses in Pune

Eight persons, including two minors, were injured after a two-storey building caved in at Pune’s Mundhwa area on Saturday noon.<p>All injured were …

India News

Ban on Manufacture of Oxytocin by Pvt Firms Deferred by 2 Months

The government had banned the import of oxytocin formulations and restricted its manufacture to the public sector only from July 1 earlier.<p>But latest …

Health (India)

IMA to help empanel small, medium hospitals with insurance scheme

Doctors attached to the association said the partnership was signed after the government agreed to revise the base rates following a costing …

Andhra Pradesh

Delhi government to issue orders to private hospitals to increase bed capacity

The Delhi government will issue an order to all the private hospitals and nursing homes to increase beds to cater to patients suffering from …

India News

'South Asia’s smallest surviving baby' discharged after 128 days in Hyderabad hospital

By Express News Service<p>HYDERABAD: A premature baby weighing only 375 grams was born five months ago at Rainbow Children’s Hospitals, Banjara Hills. …

India News

‘No hesitation in facing scrutiny in Jaya death’

“There has never been any hesitation from us, we have always said we stand for any scrutiny,” said Apollo Hospitals executive chairman Prathap C. …

India News

Needle stuck in Mumbai infant’s thigh extracted after 19 days

Doctors at BJ Wadia Hospital in Parel, extracted a two-centimetre needle last week that had been lodged in a six-week-old baby’s left thigh. The …

Mumbai

Nigerian boy gets new lease of life in Delhi

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy from Nigeria who was suffering from a rare life-threatening condition underwent a surgery here in …

Medicine

Heart attack management clusters soon

To avoid delays in treating patients, 12 heart attack management clusters — including four in the city — are coming up in Tamil Nadu. Doctors and …

Medicine

Fortis EGM on Aug 13 to seek shareholders nod for stake sale to IHH

<b>New Delhi:</b> Fortis Healthcare on Thursday said extra ordinary general meeting (EGM) of the company will be held on August 13 to seek shareholders nod …

India

Fact check: has government banned manufacturing of Oxytocin?

Share Email<p>Recently, through a notification, the government of India restricted production of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to public sector …

India News

India is no place for health care innovation, but “doctorpreneurs” are making it happen

At first glance, India seems an unlikely place to look for breakthrough innovations in health care delivery. After all, India’s performance on many health metrics has been abysmal. Per capita spending on health in 2014 was just $75. Physician density is less than one-third that of the United States …

Health Care

Jaipur-based MeraPatient aims to bring more offline pharma stores online

<i>MeraPatient, an aggregator of offline pharmacies and diagnostic labs, plans to expand to 10 cities, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai,</i> …

Startups (India)

How an Ayurvedic tonic caused severe liver disease in a farmer who never drank alcohol

An investigation zeroed in on a digestive and pesticide use as the cause for the man’s illness.<p>As a liver specialist at a hospital in Kerala, I have …

Medicine

3 dead, many feared trapped after buildings collapse in Greater Noida

<b>New Delhi:</b> At least three bodies have been retrieved after two buildings collapsed in Greater Noida near Delhi on Tuesday night, the National …

Greater Noida

Modicare To Come With Personal Touch: Government To Print, Hand-Deliver 11 Crore Ayushman Cards To Beneficiaries

The government will be printing and delivering 11 crore Ayushman Bharat ‘family cards’ by organising public contact programme called ‘Ayushman …

India

M Karunanidhi hospitalised for routine medical procedure in Chennai

DMK supremo M Karunanidhi has been admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai for a tracheostomy procedure. The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has …

Medicine

IIT Bombay to start Medical courses soon

<b>Mumbai -</b><p>Medical research could soon be an option for the students in Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Bombay as IIT-B Director Dr. Devang …

Mumbai

Doctors thank CM for AIIMS

Updated: July 18, 2018 08:22 IST<p>Members of Madurai Doctors Forum thanked Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami for State government’s efforts in …

India

New facilities inaugurated at Madurai hospital

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Vice-Chancellor S. Geethalakshmi inaugurated new facilities at Preethi Hospitals here on Sunday, which …

Tamil Nadu