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FICCI, KPMG releases paper on healthcare start ups in India

The knowledge paper evaluates the role and need for healthcare start-ups in India, their evolution in the sector and the funding scenario

South-East Asia Health Ministers to meet in Colombo

69th WHO Regional Committee meeting will see a series of discussions

DRL launches Purple Health

The patient-centric innovation will address unmet needs of patients

HOMELTH, home-based health care service, launched in Guwahati

The service will be gradually extended to other parts of Assam and subsequently to other Northeastern states

Demand for trained nurses will increase every year: Report

The EY-FICCI report mentions that the demand will be buoyed by rising demand for tertiary and quaternary care

India Post releases special cover to commemorate 50 years of Sightsavers in India

On the mission to eliminate avoidable blindness Sightsavers conducted five million eye operations in last 50 years

Sakra World Hospital conducts computer navigated partial knee replacement surgery

The latest procedure which has revolutionised the future of knee replacement surgeries is partial knee replacement

Doctors at Fortis Malar conduct bilateral lung transplant on Ukrainian patient

First ever instance of endo-bronchial stenting for a lung-transplant patient in India

Patients operated on at night twice as likely to die as who have daytime operations: Study

The aim of the study was to investigate relationship between post-operative mortality and the time of the day of surgery

New iPad game could help diagnose autism in children: Study

The research team outlined how technology could offer an accessible and less intrusive way to diagnose the developmental disorder

Health minister launches ‘Mera Aspataal/ My Hospital’ initiative

The initiative was launched at the third National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Facilities held at Tirupati

ThingsMeet Solutions launches Prescribez Doc for doctors

The healthcare app will provide doctor’s easy access to patient’s details and their health records anytime, anywhere making remote support a reality

Aster CMI Hospital inaugurated in Bengaluru

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates the new upgraded quaternary care super-speciality healthcare facility

Fortis Healthcare, wayForward collaborate

Launch an app-based wellness programme to manage stress and related ailments Fortis Healthcare and US-based wayForward, a digital, mental and emotional health company, launched an app-based wellness p

AP Govt launches free dialysis centres at district hospitals

Free check up and medical treatment will be provided to all women above 35 years in all government hospitals soon The Andhra Pradesh government has arranged for free dialysis facility in all district

Lybrate sees surge in queries on viral influenza during monsoon

Consultations on viral influenza and monsoon-related illnesses on Lybrate grow by 40 per cent; expects this to jump further Lybrate, an online medical consultation platform, has witnessed a surge in t

New meta-analysis supports almonds’ role in heart health

Systematic review shows improved blood lipid levels with almond consumption

Columbia Asia Hospitals launches comprehensive ‘Diabetes Care Program’

The hospital also plans to launch ‘Diabetes Care Helpline’ and a mobile application app

Surgeons at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, conduct first kidney transplant

The recipient was on dialysis for over a year and was wait-listed for over three months

NephroPlus raises Rs 100 crores

To set up 500 centres in the next five years

Apollo Hospitals bags HIMSS – Elsevier Outstanding ICT Innovation Award 2016

23 case studies from eight countries in APAC were celebrated for improving healthcare delivery outcomes at the HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards 2016

FSSAI commemorates 10 years of enactment of Food Safety and Standard Act in New Delhi

Announces 10@10 initiatives, which will engage stakeholders and consumers to create food safety culture in the country

Dengue can be deadly for heart patients: Fortis Healthcare research

The study also shows ECG and ECHO changes in patients admitted with dengue fever

DoT organises EMF awareness workshop in Mumbai

Telecom officers from the DoT and doctors presented scientific facts clarifying various myths on possible health hazards from mobile tower radiation

Vatsalya Centre for Oral Health introduces VELscope

Recognised by the World Health Organization, VELscope Vx is the world's most effective device to detect oral abnormalities

New York based wayForward launches app-based programme in India

The programme uses techniques of CBT and mindfulness to potentially help millions solve problems caused by stress, anxiety and other emotional or mental health issues

Gleam Group launches healthcare division with three initiatives

The company intends to make these facilities available across the cities India by 2017

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