INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Monday, January 30, 2023

These days, healthcare seems to have moved far from the days of yore, when patients would get a loving and caring experience, where not only their bodily hurts but also their troubled souls would find healing and rest. Have you ever wondered if there is any hope for healthcare to change and become human care? Well, that change is around the corner, and it is happening quietly but surely in […]

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Our heart beats around 2.5 billion times in the average lifetime, circulating millions of gallons of blood throughout the body. This blood carries oxygen, fuel, hormones and several other essential compounds that our body requires to stay functional. The heart’s workload is never ending, and it keeps on beating and keeps us alive. When the heart stops, almost all essential functions of the body fail. Poor diet, lack of exercise, […]

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Takeda Biopharmaceuticals India Private Limited (formerly known as Baxalta Bioscience India Pvt. Ltd.), a global values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader, has been recognized as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute for the third consecutive year.  Takeda was also certified as the global Top Employer for 2023, making it the sixth consecutive year in a row for Takeda globally. Additionally, Takeda has been recognized as a top employer across 22 countries strengthening its commitment to […]

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BeatO, a comprehensive digital care platform for controlling and reversing diabetes, today announced that they have more than 2 Million people with diabetes on their platform. The platform has seen its user base grow by 17x in the past 5 years. The majority of BeatO$B!G(Bs current user base is from South India (36%) followed by North India (25%) and West India (21%). Post-pandemic BeatO has witnessed an upsurge of 5x […]

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Not all hopes die if you know the way out and believe in miracles. When 36-year-old Mr. Pravin Raj Radha met with a fatal accident in the US after he fell from his bicycle in May 2022, he suffered severe brain, facial and eye injuries which resulted in leaving him at a comatose state and losing all hopes of his survival. His condition was treated immediately in one of the top hospitals […]

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Rating agency ICRA expects the aggregate occupancy for its hospital industry sample set to remain healthy at 62-64% in FY2023 and FY2024, backed by continued healthy demand for elective surgeries, recovery in medical tourism to pre-Covid levels; and continued market share gains for organised players. Improving payor mix, growth in surgery volumes, price revisions by companies to offset cost inflation and faster throughput in discharges are expected to aid healthy […]

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The annual national conference of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASICON 2022) was held between 21st to 24th December 2022 at Kalina, Santa Cruz, Mumbai. It was attended by over 6000 surgeons from across India and abroad. From Mumbai, Bhatia Hospital was one of the key participants, with live colorectal surgeries performed by Dr Pravin Gore, colo-rectal surgeon and proctologist at the hospital and one of the first doctors in India […]

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Cancer is a disorder that involves abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells that disrupts the surrounding healthy tissues and spreads across the body. While the signs vary widely and may be asymptomatic in certain cases, the most common symptoms of cancer are abnormal lumps, unexplained fevers, night sweats or unintentional weight loss. Unhealthy lifestyle is one of the contributory factors to cancer which can be cured if detected at the […]

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“The news of the COVID situation in China is leading to many rumours and conversations not based on scientific facts about the impact on India and the rest of the world, but we believe there is absolutely no need to panic.  India has a high level of hybrid immunity. As a result of the high vaccination coverage, over 220 crore doses given as on date and infection with the Omicron […]

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In a rare feat, the Medanta Liver Transplant Team successfully performed the country’s first three-way liver transplant swap, or paired exchange, in which three patients suffering from terminal liver disease simultaneously received life-saving liver transplants. The lead surgeons for the three transplants were Dr. AS Soin, Dr. Amit Rastogi and Dr. Prashant Bhangui, respectively. This three-way swap is a heart-warming tale of how three complete strangers – Sanjeev Kapoor, a […]

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Focussing on innovation and technology led growth in the traditional healthcare sector, Madhavbaug, a specialist in treating and reversing cardiovascular metabolic disorder through its scientific evidence-based Ayurveda therapies will hold a conclave at the upcoming World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) to identify and support startups through capital infusion and mentorship programmes. For promising healthcare start-ups in the Ayurveda industry, Madhavbaug plans to provide growth capital, research facilities and access to a […]

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Eka Care has joined hands with 11 Government Hospitals across India and is leading the fast-track OPD token implementation under Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).  The integrated healthcare platform is doing pro bono work with government hospitals in Karnataka and Delhi to implement QR code-based fast-track OPD token generation. Now patients don’t need to wait in long queues in these government hospitals to generate the OPD slip for doctor consultation.   […]

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Happiest Minds Technologies Limited (NSE: HAPPSTMNDS), a ‘Born Digital . Born Agile’, Mindful IT Company, today announced that it is recognized by Great Place To Work® India among the Top 25 India’s Best Workplaces™ in IT & IT-BPM 2022, for the second consecutive year.  In its 8th edition this year for India, based on a rigorous evaluation methodology, 455 organizations in the IT & IT-BPM sector undertook this assessment of which the Top 100 India’s Best Workplaces™ […]

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Phable, India’s largest Chronic Disease Management App, unveiled insights from their recent clinical studies conducted for Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes. The studies were presented at the BPCON Conference 2022 – Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Hypertension, Lucknow and at the RSSDI Conference 2022 – Annual Meeting of Research Society of the Study of Diabetes in India, Chennai.   The studies established that digital therapeutics (DTx) intervention, applied through Phable’s proprietary algorithm […]

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Phable, India’s largest Chronic Disease Management App, unveiled insights from their recent clinical studies conducted for Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes. The studies were presented at the BPCON Conference 2022 – Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Hypertension, Lucknow and at the RSSDI Conference 2022 – Annual Meeting of Research Society of the Study of Diabetes in India, Chennai.   The studies established that digital therapeutics (DTx) intervention, applied through Phable’s proprietary algorithm […]

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India’s first asynchronous text-based app for mental healthcare, Mimblu, has recently launched ‘Mimblu At Work.’ This new feature offers enterprises and organisations tailor-made mental health plans and will help companies to monitor, motivate and enable better stress management mechanisms in the workplace.  42.5% of the Indian private sector employees deal with anxiety or depression. Currently, the aid for this prevailing epidemic is largely restricted to Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). Unfortunately, […]

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AIOS (All India Ophthalmological Society) and VRSI (Vitreo-Retina Society of India) commemorated World Diabetes Day on 13th November 2022 by organizing a walk to raise awareness about the dangers of Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy, often caused by elevated blood sugar levels, can damage the retina of the eye. It can also lead to sight loss if left undiagnosed and untreated. According to experts, one out of every three diabetes patients will have some […]

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Star Health and Allied Insurance, in association with St Judes, today marked the completion of one year of providing cover to children who were diagnosed and treated for cancer, under the St. Judes programme called St. Judes for Life.  Through this programme, the insurer aims to add an additional 500 children this year. Star Health also announced that it will soon be offering insurance to the siblings of children who survived cancer. The new […]

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Mr. Shanay Shah, President said: “I am happy to report that hospital revenue continued to grow by 13.5% (excluding covid and vaccination impact) Y-o-Y with robust EBITDA margin of 24% in Q2 FY23. During the quarter, a total of 6,806 elective surgeries were performed, grew by 10% y-o-y. In-patients counts of 12,606 in Q2 FY23 saw a jump of 19% y-o-y. Occupied beds increased to 600 up by 16% in Q2 […]

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Muscle & Strength India, one of the country’s leading retailers of fitness supplements & nutritional products has launched its store in Patna, Bihar. Renowned Fitness Model and Influencer Mohmmad Iqbal and renowned celebrity fitness trainer Mayank Pawar inaugurated the store located at Danapur, Patna. Muscle & Strength India is now looking to expand aggressively in East India market through franchisee route as it seeks to deepen its presence in India’s growing […]

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