Articles in Expert Speak
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.
In the current scenario of increasing ageing population, disease burden and economic downturn in India, what is the future of health insurance sector? Brainstorms the experts…
A major populace wears spectacles for vision correction. While those who have opted for Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) eye correction wonder how they managed before, and opponents wonder why get it done? This is what the experts had to say…
If diagnosis can be performed in an ambulance, that is if on the way to the hospital instant diagnosis can be done and the patient can be taken directly to the OT room, then the process of diagnosing after reaching hospital will be shortened. Speeding up this process gives a greater chance to save the patient’s life.
Emergency healthcare accounts for about over 50 per cent of treatment cases in India, and in the quest of delivering quick and quality emergency care, leading hospitals are embarking on the best possible equipment and the support systems for their patients. However, the endeavour is proving to be a costly affair for a must-do treatment alternative.
To accelerate the hospital infrastructure development, it calls for expertise in various disciplines, but most crucial agent focussed to drive the project successfully up to delivery is Project Management Services (PMS). With emergence of strong and reliable players specialised in providing customised services in both PMS and Integrated Facility Management (IFMS), the industry can now afford to rely and be supported to accelerate growth plans.
The Indian healthcare system is undergoing a paradigm shift with many reforms taking place simultaneously; be it universal coverage, rural health, expanding Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY), mother and child health, chronic diseases or telemedicine. Under such a scenario, ideally there should be ‘rolling priorities’. That means that set up one priority, address it and then move on to the next one…and the first priority should be transforming the primary care system.