Sunday, 29 May, 2022
TopicPrivate healthcare

Topic: Private healthcare

Dedicated teams, cost, facilities — why pvt hospitals do over 75% of organ transplants in India

India is third in the world in numbers of solid organ transplants after US & China, with 17,000-18,000 surgeries each year.

Off The Cuff with Iqbal Singh Chahal

Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal was our guest at ThePrint’s latest Off The Cuff. In a conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chahal spoke...

Reimagining health system — how India is innovating to improve access to care

An online panel discussion by Global Health Strategies and ThePrint on 'Reimagining India's Health System' focused on how to take healthcare forward using technology.

Staff testing Covid-positive force Bihar private hospitals to shut doors on non-Covid patients

Private health facilities across Bihar have closed down after their staff or patients tested positive. In some cases, patients are asked to take Covid tests before seeking treatment.

Price controls are a terrible idea to tackle private-public healthcare gap in India

There is an environment of mutual distrust among government, hospitals and patients, that existed much before the Covid-19 crisis.

Does India need more Covid-19 testing or is it an uninformed argument?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday joined a battery of health experts who have said that India’s testing rate was very low, urging the Modi govt to increase it.

Fortis, Max, Medanta want to scrap cashless CGHS treatment as govt dues touch Rs 1,700 cr

Over 37 lakh people are entitled to cashless treatment under CGHS and ECHS, which are meant to ease public access to quality healthcare.  

Top private hospitals may not participate in Modi govt’s flagship healthcare scheme

Many super-speciality hospitals may not empanel for Ayushman Bharat, saying reimbursement rates are as low as 11-15 per cent of the actual costs of surgeries.

Five-star hospitals are made only for people who would get their treatment abroad

No hospital can have a right to bill you when you have no money, they will have to give you options.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.