25/02/2020India offers a great market opportunity for healthcare start-ups around the world. With over 1.3 billion population majority of people pay for healthcare expenses out-of-pocket. Given this ecosystem, healthcare providers are driven to innovative ideas that improve care, increase accessibility and reduce costs.
06/02/2020Thyroid disorders are on all time rise in India. Approximately 1 in 10 Indian adults suffer from hypothyroidism.
06/02/2020The single super specialty hospitals are acquiring a unique position as the emerging accountable care organizations.
06/02/2020Proficiency testing (PT) is the most common method used by clinical laboratories for ascertaining the accuracy of their test results. Participation in PT is an essential requirement for a laboratory going for accreditation.
06/02/2020Revitalization of traditional healer folkart, and herb with a new skill.
06/02/2020International patients come to India for treatment looking for accredited facilities and cost-effectiveness.
06/02/2020A Huge amount of attention and energy spend on research in the health services is directed these days towards creation of what are variously called HIS (Hospital Information systems).
06/02/2020Rural India has one-fourth of the doctors and diagnostic facilities as compared to urban areas affecting the chronically ill, who require complex and expensive long-term monitoring and treatment strategies.
09/01/2020BCIL is a company promoted by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and is set up by All India Financial Institutions including IDBI, ICICI, IFCI, UTI and IFCI Venture Capital Funds Limited.
09/01/2020With an objective to achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030, the Government of India has initiated significant reforms to improve citizens' access to good quality, affordable healthcare. There remains, however, a need to strengthen the broad ecosystem in which health services are delivered. Patient testing forms the major component of diagnosis and treatment.