Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: hospital

How AI is changing India’s healthcare — it’s reading scans, predicting risks & a lot more

Covid firmed up AI's role in healthcare, with hospitals using it to detect lung damage in 2nd wave. From radiology, it is now expanding to preventive health checks too.

Two hospitals in Faridabad, Chennai launch new centre for fast organ transplant services

Asian Institute of Medical Sciences in Faridabad is collaborating with MGM Healthcare in Chennai to launch a new heart and lung transplant centre.

In Alipurduar, the bridal ‘palki’ is now an oxygen-equipped lifesaver for far-flung villages

Started a month ago by Alipurduar DM SK Meena, ‘ambulance service’ serves 11 villages located at a height of 4,600 ft in a core area of north Bengal’s Buxa Tiger Reserve.

Over 1.51 crore Covid vaccines available with states, private hospitals, says Centre

The Union Health Ministry said that 39.59 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far and the total consumption including wastage is 38,07,68,770 doses.

DMCH calls ThePrint report on terrible conditions ‘baseless’, our reporter narrates what she saw

ThePrint stands by the report. Darbhanga hospital's allegation that the correspondent misbehaved with officials is untrue. There was no altercation or unpleasant argument.

Three patients die in fire at private hospital in Thane

The fire broke out at the Prime Criticare Hospital at Kausa in Mumbra locality near Thane at 3.40 am. There were no coronavirus patients in the hospital. said an official.

13 Covid-19 patients die in hospital fire in Maharashtra’s Palghar

The fire was preceded by an explosion in the AC unit of the intensive care unit, District Disaster Control Cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said.

US hospitals prepare as Pfizer ships out first batches of Covid vaccine

These 2.9 million shots of the newly-approved Pfizer vaccine will end up in the arms of health-care workers and nursing home residents first.

Rajkot Civil Hospital has other problems amid Covid — patient ‘assault’, recalling dead body

Apart from rising cases in Rajkot, the Civil Hospital is also dealing with controversies over its handling of a 'mentally unstable' patient, and why a body was called back after being released.

After 8 Covid patients die in Ahmedabad hospital fire, relatives allege doctors ran away

Gujarat govt says fire started at around 3.30 am in ICU of 50-bed Shrey Hospital. The remaining patients and an injured nurse have been shifted to SVP Hospital.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.