Niti Aayog’s Medical Devices (Safety, Effectiveness and Innovation) Bill is the latest in India's seemingly never-ending attempt to introduce a comprehensive and effective medical device regulation, which seems to be reaching a jubilee year of sorts.
The draft bill was presented in the second meeting of the 10-member committee constituted by the Union health ministry in the first week of July to examine the feasibility of bringing in a central law to make violence against doctors a criminal offence covered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrCP).
A number of critical issues in healthcare are crying out for attention
The apex medical body is demanding a comprehensive central law in dealing with violence on doctors and healthcare staff, and in hospitals
The conference was attended by surgeons from 16 different countries and over 700 surgeons from all over India.
Two resident doctors, including a woman, of J J Hospital in Byculla were allegedly assaulted on Saturday by relatives of Zaida Sanaullah Sheikh (45), after she died while undergoing treatment there.
The group say they are offended that they would receive raises when nurses and patients are struggling.
The startup idea is to establish a social network for doctors. The platform will connect doctors to discuss the symptoms and arrive at a diagnosis.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said his government's focus will be on providing better education and employment facilities in the state and easing the pressure on farmers.
In Maharashtra 44,000 protesting doctors have refused to call off the strike despite an assurance from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, that armed policemen will be stationed in sensitive hospitals.
Nearly 40,000 Maharashtra doctors decided today to go on an indefinite strike to support their colleagues agitating over the lack of security to them in the government hospitals.
Expressing serious concern over affordability in health care, a network of doctors today asked the Centre to review pricing of coronary stents to stop the device industry from making "huge" profits.
For many start-ups and small businesses, other than the operational cost, the real estate cost proves to be a major impediment in the intended growth. Thus, a number of small businesses are often run R
Thyrocare neither has any revenue share agreement with doctors nor does it pay them any commissions to send patients to their laboratories, says CMD A Velumani.
Doctors from the region say they are finding it hard to treat patients and have been forced to put off planned surgeries and are performing only emergency surgeries due to an acute water supply.
With low insurance penetration, quality healthcare facilities remain beyond the reach of the poor. Public healthcare is battling medical negligence as well as infrastructure, technological issues.
Sourabh Arora started up healthcare platform called Lybrate in 2013. Lybrate enables users to communicate with doctors via text, voice message and even video all through the Lybrate platform for a small fee.
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Practo is an internet based service to schedule appointments with doctors and has established its strong presence in International Markets like Philippines and Singapore.
The company's decision comes at a time when GSK faces allegations of illegal payments to Chinese doctors and officials.
The latest survey conducted by market research firm IMS Health on nearly 4 lakh doctors across 120 cities in India reveal an uneven spread of medical practitioners and in turn, medical care.
Bangalore start-up brings the general practitioner back in vogue; proves a patient-centric approach can be profitable
In a study of older men who had died from causes other than prostate cancer, almost half were found to have prostate tumors.