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Patient’s kin ‘rough up’ SMS Hospital doctor

Dr Manish Kumar was allegedly first verbally abused then physically assaulted by the kin of the patient.

Coimbatore Medical College Hospital treats patient by shrinking kidney tumour

A private hospital in her village had diagnosed a large tumour in her left kidney. Doctors in that hospital said a surgery was risky for her life and it would cost a few lakh rupees. The private hospital referred her to GH.

World Diabetes day: MaxiVision to offer week-long free retina checkups for all diabetics

International Diabetes Federation report 2017 estimated that there were 425 million diabetics in the world and this figure is expected to grow to 629 million by 2045.

High pollution causing eye problems in Delhi

Patients with pre-existing dry eyes may experience excessive dryness, irritation and burning due to ocular surface inflammation.

Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital

No other details of the transplant were released on Monday by Henry Ford Health System, which has scheduled a news conference Tuesday. The patient has asked his medical team to share photographs and an update to warn others about vaping.

How Columbia Asia optimizes medical equipment management with AI

The primary factor contributing to the goal is the optimal usage of high-end equipment in an multi-facility hospital.

Two years after launch, AIIMS team to assess Punjab de-addiction centres

This will be the first such exercise since OOAT clinics — a key component of the state government’s drug de-addiction programme — were launched in October 2017 to provide free treatment to addicts. The evaluation will be carried out by a team led by Dr Atul Ambekar, professor at National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), AIIMS.

Bhubaneswar: Govt orders probe against ‘fake doctor’ after locals lodge plaints

Health minister Naba Kishore Das said the inquiry will find out whether the degree was fake and if so, how the person managed to get a job in a government hospital.

Patient’s complaint against Wadia hospital, doctors dismissed

In the complaint before the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in 2016, the complainant said he was operated for urinary bladder augmentation at the hospital in 2002.

Max Healthcare launches its first oncology tower

Max Super Speciality Hospital, starts fully equipped oncology centre at Vaishali, which will treat the most advanced and menial forms of cancer cases.

Bareilly: Government hospital discharges 70-year-old man sans treatment, probe on

Narayan Das, a rickshaw puller, met senior district administration officials with his complaint, prompting them to launch a probe. Later, a complaint against doctors was also filed with the UP health minister, and also on IGRS portal.

Mumbai: 2 doctors get 6 months' RI in Rs 15 lakh dud cheque case

The Andheri magistrate court found Drs Shital Shah and Rajul Mesvani guilty under sections of The Negotiable Instruments Act.

Daman health authorities raid 3 ‘quack-run’ clinics

Official sources said that the surprise check was a joint operation by the health department officials along with Daman police under the Clinical Establishment Act, 2010.

Bareilly: Pharmacist ties bandage over jeans of accident victim, health department seeks report

The pharmacist tied the bandage over his jeans itself to stop bleeding. Sources said that the locals immediately shifted him to the district hospital where he was administered proper treatment.

FIR against Mumbai's KEM Hospital after infant loses arm, corporators demand payout

The incident also caused an uproar in the BMC’s standing committee on Wednesday where corporators across parties demanded hefty compensation for the infant and action against the hospital dean and staffers for negligence.

Patna HC seeks details of health facilities in govt hospitals

The court was hearing two PILs filed by Shashi Shekhar Singh and Vikash Chandra alias Guddu Baba alleging multi-crore medicine scam in Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) between 2008 and 2010. Drugs and equipment were purchased by PMCH at three to nine times higher rate compared to the market price.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar to have new administrative block

In order to create separate facility for administrative and research works, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar will come up with a new administrative block in its campus by spending around Rs 100 crore.

Punjab's 1st Ayush hospital will come up in Mohali

Punjab health minister Balbir Singh Sidhu and member of Parliament Parneet Kaur on Thursday laid the foundation stone of Punjab's first Ayush hospital in Dayalpura village of Mohali. Sidhu also announced that the community health centre at Dhakoli will be upgraded to sub-divisional hospital very soon.

Vijayawada: City hosp sets world record

As many as 1,020 patients have undergone heart surgery at Ramesh Hospitals

Waqf board to start health desk for poor

The health desks will provide medicines for general ailments, diagnostic services, and consultation free of cost. More serious patients will be referred to the government hospitals and the board’s staff will ensure that proper treatment is provided at the bigger health facilities.