Apollo Hospitals, the synonym for world-class healthcare in India, has been a pioneer in delivering integrated healthcare in the country. The Delhi facility maintains its unique position since inception and continues to thrive on the group’s vision to strengthen each vital cog on the wheel of healthcare. Modern Medicare recently took a tour of the hospital in the capital and examines here the recent innovative additions to this medical excellence.
The growing recognition of the prevention of oral diseases and promotion of good oral practices has put the oral healthcare sector under the scanner in the recent past. The media has played a pivotal role in bringing about awareness among the public. This may have been instrumental in bringing down curative dental treatment to a certain extent. Experts opine…
Dr Mukul Dabholkar: “Dentists should willfully set up practices in rural areas instead of solely concentrating on mega cities”
Dr Mukul Dabholkar, Owner, International Centre for Dental Care and Joint Assistant Secretary, Indian Dental Association and Country Representative, Asian Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry who has an experience of thirty-two years in the field of general and advanced cosmetic dentistry for both national and international patients, talks about the latest happenings in the field.
A visit to the dentist was usually accompanied with visuals of an ugly dental chair, an uncomfortable position, dim lights and a doctor who will cause pain! With this mindset, dentists were not frequented until the dental situation worsened or took course to a larger something. However, in the recent past, the perception of dentistry in the minds of people has changed. But it remains to be seen whether the experts and technology will be successful in handling the ever fickle aspirations of patients…
Similar to all fields of medicine practice, dentistry too is witnessing a spur of dedicated care tools specially crafted for this segment. Advanced techniques and concepts are enhancing the level of dental care across the demographies, and in turn addressing all the issues surfacing in oral care space.
Technology interacting with disease, dentists interacting with changing patient expectations, business models interacting with new services offerings and demographics interacting with better monetary prospects has lead to a thriving dental aesthetics market in India. This is a good time for the industry, and new service offerings, effective policies, innovative treatments are some of the factors that will shape a positive future for this sector
Dr Krishna Shama Rao: “My inspiration was the children of India who needed treatment for cranial and facial deformities”
Dr Krishna Shama Rao is a Craniofacial Surgeon, President, Maaya Foundation, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, dentist and physician, researcher and thinker; words are not enough to describe his contribution towards the needs of the society. In this tete-a-tete with Modern Medicare, Dr Rao shares his journey and talks about the provision of free and comprehensive treatment for the management of all congenital cranial and facial deformities to see smiling children in modern India.
It is high time that the alarming growth of cardiovascular disease is arrested by adopting a 360-degree approach that involves prognosis, medication and surgery
The incidents provided in this article highlight a major lacuna in our healthcare system about chronic diseases, and what we could do at the policy level to bring about a drastic change in the healthcare delivery for chronic disease management and make it more outcome driven.