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Changing Landscape of Medical Tourism in India

Medical tourism is rapidly gaining traction in global healthcare industry, wherein costs of biomedical procedures and surgical operations are tied up with travel and tourism spending.

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Doctor ordered to pay Rs 41 lakh as compensation for medical negligence leading to patient’s death

Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed Dr Ashit V Hegde to pay Rs 41 lakh as compensation to the family of a woman who died due to medical negligence.

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Experts celebrate silver jubilee of laparoscopy in India

Mumbai (IANS): The best minds in the field of laparoscopic surgery came together here on Sunday to celebrate the silver jubilee of the first laparoscopic surgery in India.

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Failure to attend clinically diagnosed problems attributes to medical negligence

Mumbai: A bungled knee surgery by Hinduja Hospital and a doctor has cost them Rs 18.50 lakh as compensation to a woman for rendering deficient services to her.

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Hinduja Hospital “sacks” Dr J Thacker accused of trespassing KEM mortuary

Mumbai: Hinduja Hospital has reportedly “sacked” Dr Jnanesh Thacker, a consultant in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and cardiopulmonary transplantation, accused of illegally entering the mortuary at KEM Hospital and removing a lung and the heart from the body of a 40-year-old accident victim.

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Dr Jnanesh Thacker accused of illegal autopsy, he says he was ‘teaching’

Mumbai: Dr Jnanesh Thacker, a consultant in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and cardiopulmonary transplantation at Hinduja Hospital, has been accused of illegally entering the mortuary at KEM Hospital and removing a lung and the heart from the body of a 40-year-old accident victim.

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Hinduja Hospital gets HACCP certification for its food services division

Mumbai: Hinduja Hospital has received the HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) certification for its food services division from DNV (Det Norske Veritas) Business Assurance Management, Netherlands. The hospital prepares each day approximately 3500 packs of food for its staff and patients. HACCP certification ensures that the systems for managing food safety are in place and adequate pre requisite programmes are established for ensuring safe food.

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TB control must not be left in the dark

Tuberculosis is one of India’s greatest public health challenges but the control programme lacks support from the media, the rich and the famous.

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‘Time to scale up work on TB control’

New Delhi: Even as the health ministry continues to be in a denial mode over cases of totally-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) surfacing in Mumbai, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Tuesday urged stakeholders working on the deadly disease to scale up services.

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No ‘total drug-resistant’ TB case in India: Expert team

New Delhi: There are no cases of total drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) reported in the country and the cases reported by a Mumbai hospital fall in the category of extensively drug-resistant TB, according to a report submitted to the health ministry on Friday.

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