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Treatment cost at pvt hospitals 4 times than govt ones: Survey

The average cost of treatment in private hospitals, excluding child birth, is about four times than that of public healthcare facilities, reflecting the challenges that India faces in providing affordable and accessible healthcare, according to the Economic Survey.

Caesarean deliveries in pvt hospitals two times more than govt facilities

74.7 per cent per cent of deliveries at private hospitals in West Bengal were through caesarean section, while government facilities accounted for only 28.1 per cent.

DNA: Private hospitals promote caesarean delivery more than public

In order to make money, the private hospitals do caesarean delivery rather the normal one. Also in a survey, Percent of caesarean delivery is more in private hospitals than the public hospitals.

DNA: Reality of private hospitals' unfavorable treatment towards cancer patients

Cancer is now a treatable disease but still hospitals are unfavorable to the the patients. Watch this video to get a detailed report on the mortality rate in India due to cancer.

Private hospitals blamed for dengue scare

A few private hospitals here are spreading dengue scare to earn more from patients suffering from simple viral fever, Gurgaon's top official said on Monday.

Reality check of the treatment given to 'dengue victims'

After an increase in Dengue death toll to 15 and the number of people down with the mosquito-borne fever crossed 2,000. Delhi High Court seeks replies from Centre, Kejriwal govt. Few days ago, Kejriwal ordered all the private and public hospital to fix Rs 600 for dengue test.

Are dengue victims being fooled by AAP?

After an increase in Dengue death toll. Delhi High Court seeks replies from Centre, Kejriwal govt. Few days ago, Kejriwal ordered all the private and public hospital to fix Rs 600 for dengue test.

Dengue scare: Delhi running out of hospital beds; is govt doing enough?

As the Dengue scare continues in Delhi, the AAP govt faces huge challenge to provide beds to the patients in hospitals.

Dengue tests to cost Rs.600 in Delhi

After reports that private hospitals here were overcharging to conduct dengue tests, the Delhi government on Wednesday fixed a maximum fee of Rs.600 for tests at private hospitals, a minister said.

Dengue scare: Haryana cancels leave of doctors, paramedics

Keeping in view the rise in cases of dengue being reported in the state, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij today directed to cancel leave applications of all doctors and paramedics so as to provide timely treatment to the patients.

Hospitals to take in more doctors,staff to tackle dengue outbreak

Hospitals across the capital continued to wilt under huge rush of dengue patients as an embattled Delhi Government directed all medical institutions to urgently increase bed capacity and employ more doctors and nurses to deal with the situation.

Dengue scare: Delhi government mulls special Assembly session to rein in private hospitals

Dengue scare: Delhi government mulls special Assembly session to rein in private hospitals

Even as the national capital reels under one of the worst dengue outbreaks in recent years, the Delhi government is mulling an special Assembly session frame a law to deal with negligence of private hospitals.

Rein in private hosps overcharging dengue patients: Nadda to Delhi govt

The Union Health Ministry today asked Delhi Government to rein in private hospitals overcharging dengue patients as the national capital battled the worst outbreak of the disease in the past five years.

Amid dengue scare, Delhi govt plans to penalise private hospitals for denying admission to patients

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday said that his government is planning to bring a law under which private hospitals refusing admission to emergency patients could be penalised.

Treat acid attack victims or face action: Govt to private hospitals

 The government today warned private hospitals of cancellation of their registration in case they refused to treat acid attack victims in the national capital.

13 private hospitals in Chhattisgarh under scanner for 'irregularities'

The Chhattisgarh government has taken action against 13 private hospitals across the state for alleged failure to provide proper facilities to patients under the health insurance schemes.

SC orders private hospitals to provide free treatment, corrective surgery to acid attack victims

SC orders private hospitals to provide free treatment, corrective surgery to acid attack victims

In a far reaching judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered private hospitals across the country to provide immediate and free treatment to acid attack victims.

Indian private hospitals 'treat patients as revenue generators'

What has long been murmured in private has now come out in public - India's private healthcare sector largely treats patients as mere "revenue generators", according to a study that reveals shocking testimonies of corruption.

State goes missing in healthcare in India; 70 percent is private

More than 70 percent of healthcare in India is provided by corporate houses as a result of which poor people are not able to afford the high cost of medical care provided by private hospitals, health experts have said.

Not mandatory for private hospitals to treat poor for free: Delhi HC

In a setback to poor patients, the Delhi High Court Monday exempted city`s four big private hospitals from the "mandatory obligation" to provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.