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Labs of SN Med College get NABL accreditation

These labs have become first in the state to get NABL accreditation. This certification will render enhanced authenticity of reports of this laboratory.

Healthcare boost: GMC gets Rs 3 crore for renal transplant unit

The state cabinet headed by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday approved capital investment of Rs 3.36 crore and creation of 35 new posts to facilitate kidney transplantation facility in GMC, Bhopal.

Three months on, medical college’s cathlab not yet ready

Officials with PWD said that the change in the design had resulted in the delay in erecting the escalator.

70% women anaemic, GGH maternity unit turns into blood transfusion ward

The more worrisome part, however, is the high number of severely anaemic antenatal woman who require blood transfusion in the hospital.

J Jayalalithaa hospitalisation: CCTV cam footage overwritten, says Apollo

Surveillance footage of 30-40 days can only be stored at a time and the content gets overwritten after that period, the hospital informed.

KKR-Radiant buys 49.7% stake in Max Health for $293 million

Life Healthcare in 2012 had acquired 26% stake in the Max for Rs 516 crore, subsequently increasing its investment in 2014 by investing an additional Rs 716 crore in the company.

SMS medical college’s new dementia clinic to function from Monday

Dr Solanki said, “We have seen patients who are wealthy and belongs to well off families having cars begging at neighbour’s door. It is because of Alzheimer’s disease. It happens because of decline in memory especially because of ageing.”

Govt cancer hospital serves more than 2L patients in 6 yrs

The Government Cancer Hospital was inaugurated on 21 September 2012. The 165-bedd hospital received the status of State Cancer Institute (SCI) on September 15, 2016.

Punjab cabinet clears transfer of final land for AIIMS

The cabinet also gave ex-post facto approval for 175.1 acre of land belonging to Punjab Agriculture University at village Jodhpur Romana, Bathinda that was earlier transferred to the ministry free of cost.

ICRA upgrades long-term credit rating of Fortis Healthcare

The long-term rating of Fortis Healthcare Ltd for Rs 250 crore non-convertible debenture programme, Rs 105 crore fund-based limits, and Rs 195 crore term loans has been upgraded by ICRA from C to B plus, Fortis Healthcare said in a filing to BSE.

Manipal Hospitals forays into Delhi with launch of hospital in Dwarka

The hospital aims to provide specialised tertiary and quaternary care, Manipal Hospitals said in a statement.

Civic body gets full-time chief medical officer after 5-year wait

Ramchandra Hankare, the joint director in the state health department, would take charge as the chief medical officer (CMO). He earlier worked as the district health officer in Sangli.

Govt hosp seeks infra to perform liver transplants

CMCH dean Dr Ashokan said that they have started the process to offer liver transplants in the hospital. “We have sent a proposal to the director of medical services (DMS) for more paramedical staff and infrastructure.

Relatives will be allowed to stay with patients at Thane mental hospital

The hospital currently has around 1,416 patients admitted and the move will help in the speedy-recovery of the patients.

3-member panel to probe death of mother, newborn

The woman, who had allegedly been waiting to get a bed for six days, had died in the hospital on Thursday soon after giving birth on the floor

At govt hospital in Dehradun, disabled woman with dead foetus waits 4 days for removal

In one such incident, a wheelchair-bound woman carrying an eight-month-old dead foetus had been waiting at the hospital for four days to get it removed.

Japan provides medical equipment worth Rs 1 billion

Under the third-phase assistance, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) provided physical and medical equipments worth one billion rupees.

Veneeth Purushotaman to join Aster DM Healthcare as Group CIO on Sept 25

Purushotaman will report directly to Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman & Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare.

Resident docs go on strike in Udaipur

The striking community is demanding to withdraw an FIR that was lodged against Dr Deeparam by a traffic ASI who complained that the accused had beaten and misbehaved with him few days back while he was on duty and reprimanded him for violating traffic rules.

Why docs of pvt hospitals aren’t ready to be on negligence panel

No specialists or super-specialists from private hospitals want to be on the panel of the district medical negligence board that takes up complaints of negligence against other private hospitals.