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  • Nikon India enters healthcare sector with microscopy solutions Nov 15, 2022 05:39 PM IST

    Nikon India enters healthcare sector with microscopy solutions

    The company has launched its 'AXR Point' scanning confocal microscope that has the capability to provide a field of view of 25mm in one single shot thereby helping researchers to generate most accurate statistical data while imaging, Nikon India said in a statement.

  • Technology has huge role in India’s healthcare, we aim to fill existing gaps: Siraj Dhanani, CEO, InnAccel Jun 14, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    Technology has huge role in India’s healthcare, we aim to fill existing gaps: Siraj Dhanani, CEO, InnAccel

    Dhanani, the founder of Bengaluru based technology innovation company, feels India's potential of technological growth in healthcare sector completely untapped.

  • Our govt tried to develop health care sector in holistic way in last eight years: PM Modi Jun 10, 2022 02:43 PM IST

    Our govt tried to develop health care sector in holistic way in last eight years: PM Modi

    Narendra Modi was speaking after the inauguration of A M Naik Healthcare Complex and Nirali Hospital here built by a trust headed by group chairman of engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro's A M Naik.

  • Adani Group enters healthcare, incorporates wholly-owned subsidiary May 18, 2022 06:19 PM IST

    Adani Group enters healthcare, incorporates wholly-owned subsidiary

    The subsidiary, Adani Health Ventures Limited, will carry out the business of healthcare-related activities including the setting up of medical and diagnostic facilities, an exchange filing said.

  • Budget 2022 | Must focus on execution of elements of last year's budget: Rahul Singh, CIO-Equities, Tata Mutual Fund Jan 26, 2022 09:14 PM IST

    Budget 2022 | Must focus on execution of elements of last year's budget: Rahul Singh, CIO-Equities, Tata Mutual Fund

    Given the strong economic recovery, which has resulted in robust revenue collections, Singh thinks that government has enough elbow room to provide for higher capex growth and social sector spending like employment guarantee and cash transfer schemes.

  • Max Healthcare’s mega capex plan’s success counts on deft execution Jan 20, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    Max Healthcare’s mega capex plan’s success counts on deft execution

    Max plans to invest almost $450 million over four years. Low debt and annualised cash flows of $150 million can fund the capex

  • Budget 2022 | Increase public healthcare expenditure to 3% of GDP, says Bhanu Prakash of Grant Thornton Bharat Jan 07, 2022 04:40 PM IST

    Budget 2022 | Increase public healthcare expenditure to 3% of GDP, says Bhanu Prakash of Grant Thornton Bharat

    In the previous year's Budget, healthcare sector came up as a major winner. Giving top priority to health and well-being, the government increased the allocation to the sector by a whooping 137 percent to Rs 2.23 lakh crore.

  • Healthcare has seen a quick recovery after second wave: Manipal Hospitals CEO Dilip Jose Dec 02, 2021 02:10 PM IST

    Healthcare has seen a quick recovery after second wave: Manipal Hospitals CEO Dilip Jose

    Manipal Hospitals, which is now the second largest healthcare chain in the country thanks to two vital acquisitions, will deepen its presence in existing geographies and enter new territories.

  • In Doctor's Day address, PM Modi urges IMA to take lead in studies related to yoga Jul 01, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    In Doctor's Day address, PM Modi urges IMA to take lead in studies related to yoga

    Prime Minister Modi thanked the medical fraternity for their ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and claimed that his government is committed towards the protection and welfare of doctors.

  • Pharma funds back in the spotlight as COVID-19 cases surge May 04, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    Pharma funds back in the spotlight as COVID-19 cases surge

    The domestic pharma industry is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 8-11 percent during FY 2020-2023.

  • Union Budget 2021 | We spent big on infra and attended to healthcare sector, says FM Sitharaman in the post-Budget presser Feb 01, 2021 05:14 PM IST

    Union Budget 2021 | We spent big on infra and attended to healthcare sector, says FM Sitharaman in the post-Budget presser

    Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that the government has decided to give a "greater impetus" to the economy through the Union Budget.

  • Union Budget 2021: Urban Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 allocated Rs 1.42 lakh crore over 5 years Feb 01, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    Union Budget 2021: Urban Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 allocated Rs 1.42 lakh crore over 5 years

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman, while announcing the allocation, said "health and wellbeing" is one of the pillars on which the Union Budget 2021 rests.

  • Budget 2021 expectations | Healthcare sector allocation likely to go up by 40% Jan 23, 2021 05:38 PM IST

    Budget 2021 expectations | Healthcare sector allocation likely to go up by 40%

    To boost investments in the sector, in addition to the viability gap funding already announced, tax incentives for private sector investments in modernising medical facilities and developing greenfield hospitals will be a welcome step.

  • Healthcare sector may see further consolidation in 2019 Dec 31, 2018 11:33 AM IST

    Healthcare sector may see further consolidation in 2019

    Industry players also expect more partnerships in the new year between public and private sector in the healthcare space, which they feel is 'under-invested'.

  • There will be huge change in healthcare sector if more people donate organs: Ashiwini Kumar Choubey Nov 27, 2018 03:05 PM IST

    There will be huge change in healthcare sector if more people donate organs: Ashiwini Kumar Choubey

    The Union minister of State for Health and Family Welfare was addressing the gathering at 9th Indian Organ Donation Day celebrations by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) under the aegis of the Health Ministry.

  • Cabinet approves Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill Nov 22, 2018 03:32 PM IST

    Cabinet approves Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill

    The bill provides for setting up of an Allied and Healthcare Council of India and corresponding State Allied and Healthcare Councils, which will play the role of a standard-setter and facilitator for such professions, an official statement stated.

  • NPPA caps stent prices: Will it break doctor-hospital nexus? Feb 15, 2017 02:34 PM IST

    NPPA caps stent prices: Will it break doctor-hospital nexus?

    The moves of the pharmaceutical pricing watchdog does not come as a surprise and culminates a drawn out process that was initiated two years ago after allegations by political parties of unethical marketing practices and an alleged nexus between manufacturers and doctors.

  • ITC plans to set up multi-specialty hospitals Feb 10, 2017 09:50 PM IST

    ITC plans to set up multi-specialty hospitals

    The Kolkata-based firm, better known for FMCG products and cigarettes, is seeking approval from shareholders through a special resolution to alter its Memorandum of Association in order to be able to foray into the healthcare sector.

  • India yet to achieve global goals in healthcare: Narayana Murthy Feb 08, 2017 11:38 AM IST

    India yet to achieve global goals in healthcare: Narayana Murthy

    Quoting the World Bank reports in a lecture at BioAsia, he said though the infant mortality rate has come down, India missed the 'Millennium Development Goals'.

  • Keep healthcare out of GST purview: Assocham Jan 25, 2017 03:36 PM IST

    Keep healthcare out of GST purview: Assocham

    Healthcare is currently exempted from service tax and a similar dispensation should continue even after the implementation of the GST regime at least for 10 year.

  • Aetna International to invest Rs 100 cr in India Oct 13, 2016 01:56 PM IST

    Aetna International to invest Rs 100 cr in India

    The company, which operates in the country through a wholly-owned arm, Indian Health Organisation (IHO), today launched a 'Classic Family Consultation' membership offering facilities such as unlimited tele-consultation with doctors and ten free doctor consultation vouchers which can be utilised at top hospitals and clinics.

  • REAN Cloud Celebrates Healthcare & Pharma Enterprise Modernization Week Jun 16, 2016 04:50 PM IST

    REAN Cloud Celebrates Healthcare & Pharma Enterprise Modernization Week

    REAN Cloud (“REAN”), a

  • Aster DM Healthcare to invest Rs 600 cr in Kerala in 3 yrs Jun 14, 2016 05:30 PM IST

    Aster DM Healthcare to invest Rs 600 cr in Kerala in 3 yrs

    Dubai-based Aster DM Healthcare plans to invest around Rs 600 crore over the next three years in various Kerala-based projects including a new 500 bed super-speciality hospital in Thiruvananthapuram

  • India's healthcare sector poised to grow to $280 bn: Report Apr 21, 2016 07:24 AM IST

    India's healthcare sector poised to grow to $280 bn: Report

    The CII-KPMG 'The Indian services sector: Poised for global ascendancy' report launched at the second edition of Global Exhibition on Services (GES) said that healthcare sector is forecast to reach USD 160 billion in 2017, accounting for about 4.2 percent of GDP.

  • KPMG: Post budget sector report on Healthcare. Mar 07, 2016 02:35 PM IST

    KPMG: Post budget sector report on Healthcare.

    KPMG has come out with post budget sectoral point of view report on Healthcare