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German healthcare giant Merck partners with Bengaluru lab

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:14:01 GMT

(image) Processing special effect pigments, which is used to add glitter in cosmetics, fashion industry, apparels and paints, is still a major challenge for the plastic industry.



Government asks missions abroad to promote Ayush & Ayurveda

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:26 GMT

(image) "On part of Ministry of External affairs, we have asked all our chairs and missions to take a serious look to promote Ayush and Ayurveda," he said.



No additional charge on stents as rates include 8% margin: Govt

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:45 GMT

(image) It is pertinent to mention that 8 per cent maximum margin has been built into the calculation of the ceiling price of the coronary stents", National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said.



Stent companies fight to stay afloat, but patients wary after cap

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:08:29 GMT

(image) Following the NPPA decision, some companies have reportedly withdrawn high-priced stents, leading to an artificial shortage of the product.



Private hospitals reuse disposables, make you pay for them

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:55:43 GMT

(image) Some cardiologists in private hospitals admitted that reuse was common but said it was not a problem if the items were properly resterilised.



Hospitals not allowed to profit on stents anymore: Govt

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:22:50 GMT

(image) According to data from the drug pricing regulator, hospitals were found earning exorbitant margins on stents—over 650% in some cases.



JP Morgan PE, promoter try to buy each other out of SevenHills

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:45:13 GMT

(image) Meanwhile, lenders of the chain, led by Axis Bank, moved court to seek repayment of dues of about Rs 900 crore.



New stent prices have enough margins: Bhupendra Singh, NPPA

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:35:29 GMT

(image) NPPA Chairman Bhupendra Singh explains to ET Pharma the rationale behind the move and its tough stance on compliance.



AIIMS told to use khadi soap, linen

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:29:52 GMT

(image) KVIC has bagged orders from several public sector companies such as ONGC and government departments such as railways since the Narendra Modi government came to power.



Health Ministry to set 'tough' targets to bring down IMR, MMR

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:38:55 GMT

(image) Noting that there is a "sizable increase" in health budget this time, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said for the first time, the ministry has made tackling diseases like kalazar, measles and others "target oriented".



ITC plans to set up multi-specialty hospitals

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:44:16 GMT

(image) The move is in the context of the company's vision to "sub-serve national priorities which has driven the company's operations.



Dr Reddy's launches generic drugs in France; expands operations in Europe

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:20:59 GMT

(image) According to a recently issued statement, the products will be made available in the hospital market in March this year in the area of oncology and anti-infectives.



One in 3 stent implants in India is possibly unnecessary

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:42:49 GMT

(image) There is no regulation of hospitals in India, especially in the private sector where a majority of urban Indians seek healthcare.



India yet to achieve global goals in healthcare: Infosys founder NRN Murthy

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 06:31:11 GMT

(image) Quoting the World Bank reports in a lecture at BioAsia, he said though the infant mortality rate has come down, India missed the "Millennium Development Goals".



Reducing healthcare budget, pricing pressure squeezing pharma industry, say leaders

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:44:32 GMT

(image) K. Taraka Rama Rao, Telangana's industries minister attributed this to the lack of people’s confidence in government healthcare institutions.