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Civil surgeon withholds medical officers’ pay for failure to identify quacks | States approve proposal to replace MCI

Bokaro Civil Surgeon Dr Sobhan Murmu has withheld salaries of medical officers in-charge of Community Health Centres (CHCs) of the district following their failure to submit a list of quacks active in the area.

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Infosys Foundation provides grant to institute faculty chair at AIIMS

Bangalore: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has instituted 11 faculty chairs at eight leading academic institutes, including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), across India.

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Online exchange floated for healthcare products, services

“The exchange will meet needs of consumers, clinics, hospitals, diagnostic centres and doctors to make quality healthcare accessible and efficient to a large population,” Phaneesh Murthy, the new company’s co-founder and chairman, said.

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Infosys designs user portal for US diagnostic firm

Bangalore: Infosys has designed an innovative cloud-based user portal for the US-based diagnostic-service provider NovaSom to test obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), a medical condition affecting over 40 million Americans, the Indian IT bellwether said on Tuesday.

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Apex consumer forum awards Rs 1.73 crore compensation in a case of medical negligence

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has awarded a compensation of Rs 1.73 crore to be paid by three Kolkata doctors — Dr Sukumar Mukherjee, Dr Baidyanath Halder and Dr Balaram Prasad — and the Advanced Medicare Research Institute (AMRI) hospital in Kolkata to US-based Dr Kunal Saha for the death of his wife Anuradha Saha while undergoing treatment at the hospital in 1998.

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