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Maharashtra govt de-empanels 27 hospitals from health insurance scheme

27 is the highest number of hospitals de-empanelled in a single meeting since 2012, when the insurance scheme was launched in Maharashtra. Chief Operating Officer, MPJAY, Dr Sudhakar Shinde, said multiple notices were issued to the hospitals before the de-empanelment was ordered.

Chandigarh: Patients bear the brunt as vital drug out of stock in GMSH

“This is a general hospital. How can they say there is a shortage of such crucial items?” said a relative of the patient.

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Body of two-day-old left outside government hospital for six hours in Coimbatore

Due to lack of money, authorities of the private hospital shifted both the mother and the just born baby to government hospital but when they reached the hospital it was found both mother and baby had died. Immediately, the ambulance driver unloaded both the body outside the mortuary and went away.

Requirement assessed in 2014, supply in 2015: Audit report slams GMSH-16 for delay in purchase of treatment items

The report also questioned the hospital authorities on how did they manage with delay in supply of these and other consumables and why the purchase procedure was not started well in time.

How inhumanly long work hours are killing young doctors, literally

Multiple studies show they put their patients’, and their own, lives at risk — with increased chances of medical mistakes, car crashes and surgical injuries.

4 held for selling medicines meant for govt hospitals

A huge quantity of medicines, including antibiotics and life-saving drugs, was recovered.

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System of online appointments in govt hospitals yet to pick up

AIIMS first introduced the OPD and then an IVRS system for telephone appointments.

Beds in govt hospitals to be free: Mamata Banerjee

In a bid to make treatment of diseases affordable for the poor, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced at a function in SSKM hospital that all the beds in government hospitals in West Bengal will be free. She said all government hospitals in the city, districts, sub-divisions and even primary health centres would have […]

Several drugs in govt hospitals fail quality tests in random checks

According to data submitted by NHRC, anti-hypertensive drugs Atenolol and Ramipril were found below standard in the AIIMS medical store.

Typed postmortem reports made mandatory for hospitals

The move comes after a PIL was filed before the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court.

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Govt. hospitals to provide free medical test from Feb. 1: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Inaugurating the six-lane elevated road from Mangolpuri to Madhuban Chowk, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that all government hospitals in Delhi will provide free medicines and medical tests from February 1. Kejriwal further informed that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has saved Rs 350 crore in last two to three months from the construction of elevated roads. He also thanked former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for giving a green signal to these projects and further praised PWD engineers for saving such huge amount of money.

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