Tag Archives: Cardiology

Govt may reduce seats in surgical super-speciality courses that fail to attract doctors

New Delhi: Fewer doctors are opting to become surgeons these days and non-surgical courses such as cardiology, endocrinology, urology, nephrology and medical oncology have emerged as the big draw for young medical professionals, according to the union health ministry data on admissions to speciality courses.

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Interview: Medical profession has lost its steam to a fair degree because of the commercialization — Dr O P Yadava

If you talk about bottlenecks, the legality involve in telemedicine advice is critical. If something goes wrong then what will happen? The ethical issues, the moral issues, till what levels the telemedicine practice should be done and beyond which level we say ‘now you transfer the patient’. Those nitty-gritties have to be established.

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‘Credit should go to patients who let us treat them’

New Delhi: Dr Ashok Seth, chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI), New Delhi, who recently received the award on behalf of FEHI for being judged as the ‘Best Single Specialty Hospital in Cardiology’ for the third year in succession at the India Healthcare Awards 2014, believes “the credit should go to patients who let us treat them”.

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Ajanta Pharma net up 20 percent in Q4

Mumbai (IANS): Drug major Ajanta Pharma Ltd has posted Rs 84 crore net profit for fourth quarter of 2014-15, registering 20 percent year-on-year (YoY) on standalone basis.

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Dr K Srinath Reddy conferred honorary doctorate by University of London

New Delhi: Dr K Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), has been conferred the degree of Doctor of Science (Medicine) honoris causa by the University of London.

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Johns Hopkins offers distance course in cardiology, diabetology, rheumatology

Mumbai: US-based Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in association with Hansa MedCell, is offering postgraduate distance education programmes in cardiology, diabetology and rheumatology.

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