Articles in Experts Speak
IT plays an important role in the healthcare system to ensure quality and efficiency of operations. Web-based hospital management system provides the benefits of streamlined operations, enhanced administration, better control, superior patient care and improved profitability. These are powerful, flexible, easy to use applications designed and developed to deliver real conceivable benefits to hospitals and clinics.
The development of emergency medical care in India started way back in 1963 when the Central Council of Health urged state governments to set up emergency medical service in all major cities and towns. Still, there are lakhs of people in urban and rural India dying due to unmet emergency medical needs. India’s emergency management system is still in its infancy and far from ideal when compared to the system existent in Western countries.
How incorrect is it to provide an incentive for donation? Are there enough altruistic people who come forward and save a life? Several Indians and people globally die each year while waiting for the precious organs. Policymakers must understand that altruism alone is not sufficient. The government needs to devise a safe, regulated system in which would-be donors are offered appropriate incentives. Experts put forward their opinions…
…advices Dr Vikas Kohli, Senior Consultant – Paediatric Cardiology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, who has vast experience of setting up paediatric labs and performing complex paediatric cardiac procedures across various demographies ranging from the US to Middle East to India. The Columbus of paediatric world shares his vision, experiences and other aspects of paediatric cardiology.
In conversation with: Dr Mani Menon, Director, Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA
“In view of the large complex patient material, surgeons in India have a great potential to emerge as leaders in the field of robotic surgery”
…says Dr Mani Menon, Director, Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA. He has excelled in the field of robotic surgery and is the first surgeon in the US to use robots to remove a cancerous prostrate gland.
…says Dr R Chandrashekhar, Chief Architect, Central Bureau Design, Directorate General – Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. Venturing into the less traversed field of Medical Architecture, the first person in India to have a PhD in this field, he has contributed almost 24 years of his career designing and planning hospitals.
I decided to pursue radiology a long while ago. It is an excellent field for medical graduates with a good verbal and visual sense. In essence, it requires a keen understanding of the subtleties of the radiographic image. Having analysed the image, the radiologist needs to communicate the findings in a coherent and precise manner in the form of a clinically relevant report.