hospitals

Over 100 crore spent for maintenance of medical devices: J P Nadda

Over 100 crore spent for maintenance of medical devices: J P Nadda

According to Nadda, there were 756,000 equipment in 29,115 government medical institutions in India. However, 4,560 medical devices are not working.

Sep 20, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Government allows Delhi hospitals to raise bed capacity by 10-20 percent

Government allows Delhi hospitals to raise bed capacity by 10-20 percent

The Minister said the Health Department will run media campaigns to spread public awareness on dengue and chikungunya and by putting up hoardings.

Jun 24, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

The ruling came in a habeas corpus plea moved by the son of the patient, a former Madhya Pradesh policeman who was admitted in the hospital for treatment in February.

Apr 27, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
Despite shortage, 6 lakh litres of blood wasted in five years across India: Report

Despite shortage, 6 lakh litres of blood wasted in five years across India: Report

Lack of coordination between blood banks and hospitals has resulted in wastage of blood, including red blood cells and plasma as the life-saving components could not be used before their expiry date, says the report.

Apr 24, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
DNA: MCI cracks the whip on errant hospitals, doctors; directs them to prescribe generic drugs

DNA: MCI cracks the whip on errant hospitals, doctors; directs them to prescribe generic drugs

The implication of this directive is huge as India moves to mitigate healthcare costs across the nation.

Apr 23, 2017, 00:44 AM IST
MCI directs hospitals, doctors across India to prescribe generic medicines to patients

MCI directs hospitals, doctors across India to prescribe generic medicines to patients

This move comes few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged at bringing a legal framework under which generic medicines should be given by the doctors and the healthcare system in India should have an extensive reach so that drugs are made available to all the people.

Apr 22, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Visiting hospitals not safe – Your personal data may be at risk

Visiting hospitals not safe – Your personal data may be at risk

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) in the US found nearly 1,800 occurrences of large data breaches in patient information over a seven-year period.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Stringent Bengal law to curb private hospitals' huge bills, penalise negligence

Stringent Bengal law to curb private hospitals' huge bills, penalise negligence

Welcoming the West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017 for the "pro-patient" culpable homicide charge for gross medical negligence, People for Better Treatment (PBT) on Friday called for an amendment to the bill to include government hospitals as well under its ambit, failing which the organisation would legally challenge the bill.

Mar 04, 2017, 00:34 AM IST
Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

The outbreak was stopped by substantially reducing use of ciprofloxacin and related antibiotics, researchers said.

Jan 25, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Old 500 rupee note will be valid in hospitals till 15th December

Old 500 rupee note will be valid in hospitals till 15th December

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Nov 25, 2016, 16:32 PM IST

Demonetisation: Hospitals reaching out to patients

With the cash crunch presenting a serious problem to patients in making payments to the medical facilities for treatment received, most hospitals in the city have come forward to help them by accepting cheques and debit or credit cards.

Nov 14, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

Hospitals under `unprecedented` attack in war zones: MSF

Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has hit out at the "unprecedented" number of attacks on medical facilities in Syria and Yemen, a year after the deadly bombing of its hospital in Afghanistan killed 42 people.

Oct 03, 2016, 02:45 AM IST

US, Australia among world's most expensive countries to give birth!

A vaginal birth in Australia cost $6,775, while in America it was $10,232.

Sep 16, 2016, 09:06 AM IST

Delhi hospitals face staff crunch as doctors down with dengue, chikungunya

 It's not only the common people who are down with chikungunya and dengue here in the national capital -- even the doctors are suffering from the vector-borne diseases, leading to staff crunch in the city hospitals.
 

Sep 01, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Delhi's seven big hospitals record over 1,000 chikungunya cases

Even as Delhi's three civic bodies have recorded 432 chikungunya cases till August 27, an inquiry by IANS shows that seven big hospitals of Delhi have reported more than 1,000 cases.

Aug 30, 2016, 23:10 PM IST