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Increased burden of providing urgent healthcare and subsequently mounting pressure for arranging finance for the medicaid needs is keeping the health insurance companies on toe. Given the complex demographic and consumer perspectives in the health insurance arena, the time has arrived to educate the customer about the benefits of health insurance and device effective polices to address their concerns.
Growing competition in the market has led to the flooding of innovative health insurance products to invite newer applicants and retain the existing clientele base. The lucrative features mentioned in the plan may confuse the Indian buyer, while a simple, cost-effective insurance scheme may help in holding the consumers’ interest.
Emergency healthcare in India is associated with high cost and medico-legal exigencies, which turn out to be a nightmare for the poor and underprivileged patients. Two mandatory ruling by the Supreme Court of India favouring this undeserved section of the society are being shown roundabouts by efficient care facilities of the country. The question remains, whether emergency care is meant only for a specific class of people?
New posterior stabilised knee implant: A flexible solution for Asian total knee replacement patients
For those who suffer from osteoarthritis, pain has become a part of everyday life. In some cases, total knee replacement may be the best option for relief. But many individuals, especially Asians may not take that step, fearing further limitation in their daily activities. A new Posterior Stabilised (PS) Knee total knee replacement (TKR) implant can help put those concerns to rest.
As private players are escalating the level of tertiary care to quaternary care, the government is keen on enhancing the scale of primary and secondary healthcare in a quest to provide necessary medicare accessibility to rural areas. The endeavour is leading to upgradation and spurring of healthcare facility across demographies, resulting in meeting design compliances and subsequent approval from designated agencies.
Many injections, apart from being unnecessary, are also unsafe. These chronic infections lead to a high burden of morbidity and mortality. There are safe injections protocols available. Such protocols have been mandatory by accreditation organisations like ISO, NABH and JCI in India and abroad. Best practices are available across selection, preparation, administration and disposal of Injections.
Embryo freezing is a usual way for women to increase their reproductive age. Since many years, it has been offered experimentally for young women or girls who are diagnosed with cancer or other serious illnesses. However, with ‘modern way of life’, there is increasing trend of egg freezing amongst Indian women.