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The growth story

Himanshu Baid, Managing Director, Poly Medicure elucidates on how Poly Medicure has served the medical fraternity for over 22 years and owns more than 215 patents and continues to file new patents for new technologies and devices they are developing with the help of its R&D team

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March 2020

Main objective of Indian Joint Registry is to help patient safety, bring stability to the market

In the wake of several patients suffering from the impact of faulty hip implants, it is vital that India has a national joint registry to track such patients and avoid future episodes. Richard Armstrong, Head, Health Registries, Northgate Public Services tells Viveka Roychowdhury about the response to the Indian Joint Registry

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March 2020

UNDERSTANDING THE RELEVANCE OF HEALTHCARE RESEARCH

India as a nation has followed the west for decades when it comes to research-based treatments. The sun is fast setting on this methodology and there is a massive need to invest in healthcare research in the country

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March 2020

I have witnessed the steady technical advances in ultrasound

Dr BS Rama Murthy, Consultant Radiologist, Srinivasa Ultrasound Scanning Centre and Chief Patron, Medical Ultrasound Society of Karnataka, Coordinator – Fetal Foundation of India, talks about the evolution of ultrasound and how foetal imaging has improved over the years, in an interaction with Express Healthcare

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March 2020

Radiology has a bright future and has been at the forefront of healthcare

Radiology has a major role to play when it comes to healthcare. Dr Piyush Saxena, Consultant Radiologist and Chief of MR imaging, Vishesh Hospital and Diagnostics, Indore, MP in an exclusive conversation with Express Healthcare disscuses the impact of radiology on healthcare and how newer innovations from GE Healthcare has helped improve healthcare delivery as well as patient comfort

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March 2020

Healthcare Communication In India

Dr Alexander Thomas, President, Association of Healthcare Providers - India (AHPI) and Divya Alexander, Research Consultant, in a first of a series provide detailed insights on healthcare communication that explores its different aspects in an Indian context

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March 2020

RED INITIATIVE - Canon Medical / Erbis Engineering conducts CME programmes on CTO-PCIs in Chennai

Invites renowned Japanese cardiac interventionist, Dr Kinzo Ueda to India to share his experiences and insights with cardiologists at Apollo Hospitals and Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research

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February 2020

Roche Diagnostics partners with SRL Dr Avinash Phadke Lab

Roche’s first partner for cobas pro solution is SRL Dr Avinash Phadke Lab in Mumbai. The solution promises to offer greater automation, flexibility and simplified workflow to support better clinical outcomes for patients

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February 2020

Pharmacogenomics- Essential to end the era of trial and error medicine

Chandni Luthra, Co-Founder, FutureMed elucidates on the impact that trial and error has had on patients earlier, but in today's age adverse drug reactions is considered to be the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and has almost doubled in India in the last three years

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February 2020

'We keep five principles in mind when designing any healthcare-related app'

Tech adoption in the Indian healthcare industry is growing significantly however, many times products which are designed to be technically efficient remains unattained from a patient's understanding perspective. Sharan Grandigae, Founder and CEO, Redd Experience Design talks about the issues in the healthcare sector, particularly in the software vertical and differentiates the patients requirements in healthcare industry vs food or any other industry, to Usha Sharma

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February 2020

Gandhinagar hosts 73rd Annual Conference of IRIA and Asian Radiology Forum

IRIA2020 witnessed top leaders and experts from the national and international radiology fraternity come together to discuss on ideas and issues crucial to the sector.Express Healthcare presents exclusive coverage of the key highlights and excerpts of some vital sessions held at the event this year

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February 2020

'To end the HIV pandemic, we must continue to outthink this virus'

Mary Rodgers,‘virus hunter’, Principal Scientist and Head, Abbott Global Surveillance Center explains to Viveka Roychowdhury the importance of tracking virus mutations in HIV and viral hepatitis across the world to update their diagnostic tests

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February 2020

The Pill For India's Ailing Medical Eductaion System

Medical education in India is mired with a host of controversies and is trudging along a rough path.

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February 2020

Insurers, private hospitals need to formulate policy to address concerns of all stakeholders in India: Report

Currently, there are disparities in pricing of surgical procedures by private healthcare facilities

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January 2020

INDIAN HEALTHCARE 2030 AND BEYOND

The year 2019 has been a difficult phase for India'shealthcare sector. The sector experienced some headwinds, with regulators bringing in stringent policy interventions such as price cap for med devices and conducted surprise raids for quality checks etc.

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January 2020

TISS, School of Health Systems Studies organise “Clairvoyance”in Mumbai

The theme of the conference was “An ode to health: charting the course, navigating the future”

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January 2020

High demand for cancer treatment, screening and patient care devices in Mumbai: Medikabazaar survey

Spike in demand primarily across Andheri (W), Parel and Sion, according to the 2019 survey mapping the demand for medical devices in the region

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January 2020

Knowing your genes solves the puzzle of life

Chandni Luthra, Co-Founder, FutureMed highlights how genetic tests can help identify health risks, choose course of treatments and assess the response to them

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January 2020

E-learning can help bridge a major gap in continuing medical education for doctors

India’s medical education system lacks outcomes based learning (OBL) experiences for students. According to some experts, OBL has the potential for dramatic and even revolutionary changes in medical education. However, it carries with it significant challenges. Here is a company that functions on an OBL model and intends to sensitise healthcare providers in India with its benefits. Hans Albert Lewis, Founder and CEO, DocMode explains more in conversation with Raelene Kambli

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January 2020

Roche displays its latest technologies at IDF 2019

In India, Roche is mainly looking at launching India specific products and also engaging in partnerships that will earn them market leadership

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January 2020

Bariatric surgeries in India to grow at CAGR of 12.2 per cent between 2019 and 2028: Report

Reduced physical activity, unbalanced diet, diseases such as hypothyroidism, insulin resistance and polycystic ovary syndrome are some factors contributing to obesity

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January 2020

“We are trying to address rare disorders”

Recently, Bengaluru-based Vikram Hospital opened a state-of-the-art ‘Center of Excellence’ for Huntington Disease. In the coming time, the hospital is also planning to open up new exclusive clinics for various other rare disorders to fill the void of care in the health sector. Dr Prashanth LK, Consultant Movement Disorders Specialist, Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru gives more details on the hospital’s plan in an interaction with Usha Sharma

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January 2020

AIR Technology Coils - transformative way forward for MR

The coils are 38 per cent lighter than traditional coils plus the anterior array coil has the industry's highest channel count

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January 2020

Nice Neotech Neonatal Intensive Care Incubators

A NEWBORN IS NOT just a bundle of joy.

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December 2019

Insurance-India's Health Insurance Lacks Data For Assessing The Exact Health Risks

Dr Kishore Kumar, Founder Chairman and Neonatologist, Cloudnine Group of Hospitals opines on the importance of health insurance and the benefits to the people who have themselves covered with proper knowledge of the scheme

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December 2019

In The Chairman's Footsteps

As Aster DM Healthcare enters its 33rd year on December 11, chairman Dr Azad Moopan prepares to hand over the reins to Deputy Managing Director Alisha Moopen by end 2022. Is the company on track to ramp up India revenues to at least one fourth of the business by 2025? And where does Ayushaman Bharat figure in their plans?

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December 2019

We are looking to make India a hub for the Cios Fit

With a view to leverage digital technologies and manufacture equipment and devices that suit Indian needs, Siemens Healthineers has recently set up a manufacturing unit collocated with its Bangalore R&D centre. Gerd Hoefner, Managing Director and President, Siemens Healthcare shares the company's vision behind this move with Usha Sharma

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November 2019

Big data and predictive analytics: Disrupting Indian healthcare space

Nirmalya Gupta, MD and Dhrubabrata Ghosh, Director, Protiviti Member Firm for India highlight how adoption of these disruptive technologies in healthcare will help in critical decision making as well as improve patient management and treatment outcomes

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November 2019

We aim to work with 9000-10,000 hospitals by end of 2020

HealthNine,an ITfirm, interconnects healthcare stakeholders to enable real-time exchange of data and transactions. Ritesh Kajaria, CEO,HealthNine Technologies explains how its system works as a centralised health information exchange for all healthcare entities,the need for such a solution in the Indian market,their growth plans and more, in an interview with Lakshmipriya Nair

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November 2019

BATTLE AGAINST COUNTERFEIT MEDICAL DEVICES

India's laws to administer medical devices are cryptic, giving enough room for counterfeit products to outwit regulations and corrupt the economy. Experts reveal ways by which India can succeed in its battle against counterfeits medical products

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November 2019

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