‘SBI General ranks seventh in the health space with a market share of 4.1 per cent’

SBI General insurance intends to expand its reach within the health insurance segment. Puneet Sahni, Head of Product Development, SBI General Insurance, speaks about their current market share and explains their vision to strengthen health insurance in In

Scale v/s Sustainability: What will you choose?

To delve futher into understanding the perspective of these young business enterprises on sustainability and scale, Express Healthcare quizzes co-founders and CEOs of some forward looking start-ups wi

Charting new growth in India’s medical tourism market

With India offering lowest cost and highest quality treatment, it has become a hub of medical tourism destination. Atandra Roy reports

Never too young to understand breast cancer

Aisha Saldanha, Student, Grade 11, NSS Hill Spring International School shares her understanding about breast cancer and the need for concerted efforts to control the disease

‘Health Advisor portal is targeted towards removing information asymmetry in healthcare’

ICICI Lombard General Insurance recently launched a web-enabled platform called ‘Health Advisor to gauge the quality of healthcare treatment at over 1000 hospitals across primary, secondary and tert

‘It is our endeavour at Roche to continuously innovate’

Roche Diagnostics aims to capture the global glucose monitoring market. Sidhartha Roy, Business Unit Head – India & Neighbouring Markets, Roche Diabetes Care India reveals the company's strategy for

Innovative health financing options for India

Bhavesh Jain, who leads International knowledge linkage programme at ACCESS Health International, and Nehal Jain, Regional Director, Foundation for Research in Health Systems analyse the allocation fo

‘HSSC Karnataka proposes to set up a model chapter which will be replicated in other states’

Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) of India recently launched its Karnataka chapter. Dr Alexander Thomas, Chairman, HSSC, Karnataka State speaks to M Neelam Kachhap about the ecosystem for quality

Can community owned mutual micro insurance provide healthcare for all?

Kumar Shailabh, Executive Director, Uplift Mutuals shares an alternate healthcare financing model and outlines its benefits in a country like India where over 70 per cent of healthcare expenditure is

Taxing tobacco products India: A public health virtue

Sarit Kumar Rout, Indian Institute of Public Health Bhubaneswar, PHFI emphasises on the need for tougher tobacco regulations for the best interests of people's health and points out the loopholes in t

‘We have succeeded in identifying and managing 2000+ high risk cases in five years’

Express Public Health Awards 2016, held concurrently with Healthcare Sabha, recently honoured several public and private organisations for their excellent work to improve the public health sector in I

PerkinElmer revs up India diagnostics ops

With one of the highest birth rates in the world, India is one of the most obvious strategic growth markets for the prenatal and neonatal diagnostics business of PerkinElmer. Dr Prahlad Singh, Preside

Management of tuberculosis: 10 common pitfalls to avoid

Dr Srinath Satyanarayana and Dr Madhukar Pai, TB researchers at McGill International TB Center, McGill University, Montreal, Canada share valuable insights on the most common mistakes made healthcare

Skilling with technology

A case study of Wadhwani Foundation partnering with Narayana Health to develop and deploy an innovative learning programme with the help of technology to skill their nursing employees by creating jobs

‘Our govt’s focus is first on quality healthcare’

An architect by profession and a founder member of Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party, Satyendar Jain is Minister of Home, Health, Power, PWD and Industries. He may seem an unlikely choice to handle

Healthcare marketing risk management: An objective approach

Dr Kapil Mohan, Healthcare Management Professional, speaks about how healthcare providers can manage marketing risk by way of synergising overall business operations

Preventive and predictive healthcare Integration of Technologies

In India, the primary goal of PPH will be, to develop tools for early diagnosis of the risks and initiate appropriate preventive strategies, says Gundu H R Rao

‘We want to be relevant to the Indian market’

Kimberly-Clark spun off its healthcare business to create a new entity, Halyard Health in order to sharpen its focus on the healthcare sector. As an emerging market, India has been identified as one o

‘There is an immediate need to improve services at blood banks’

Dr Bhupendra Kumar Rana, Joint Director-NABH, Quality Council of India; and Chairman- ISQua Accreditation Council details the measures needed to get NABH accreditation for blood banks and elaborates o

Support Elders launch innovative tech-support to aid geriatric population

Launched the unique initiative to serve during medical emergencies

Taking A Big Leap

Sagar Healthcare and Diagnostics unveils expansion plans, looks to roll out new venture next year. By M Neelam Kachhap

‘There is still a huge untapped market for mental wellness services in India’ is a new concept for dealing with mental health problems. Shipra Dawar, Founder & CEO, shares the concept behind her business model and plans for the company in India, wi

Non-obstructive azoospermia is medically unmanageable, so no treatment options are available

Recently, Kallistem, a French biotech company working in the area of male infertility became the first in the world to develop a technology to produce fully-formed human spermatozoa in-vitro. In an e

Healthcare Marketing A Changing Panorama

Healthcare players have woken up to the need of engaging their customers effectively to stay ahead of the competition. As a result, they are opting for marketing strategies which are innovative and no

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