Healthcare Articles

Articles on key issues related to the Healthcare Industry from the heads of leading Hospital and Healthcare companies and healthcare industry experts. This section focuses on current and emerging issues in areas such as healthcare management, medical sciences, surgical speciality, diagnostics, technology, equipment & devices, facilities and operations management and information technology.

Photoacoustic Tomography For Vascular Imaging near Subcutaneous Tissue

Photoacoustic Tomography PAT is a new modality that can noninvasively image vascular structures of human subcutaneous tissues and breasts with high resolution In this article we preface the principle of the PAT apparatus provide examples along with images and discuss the future prospects..

Biomarkers in Heart Failure

Biomarkers are deeply incorporated into uptodated clinical guidelines for heart failure There is evidence regarding the limiting role of biomarker as predictive tool in heart failure management In fact multiple biomarker strategy appears to be much more promising than those established on single bio..

Cardiac Rehabilitation In India

A way to go

Cardiac rehabilitation is recognised as an integral component of patient care with CVS diseases Its gaining popularity over the globe in heart failure patients is new and encouraging Its utilisation in India is still under used because of many factors but the main is lack of interest of cardiologist..


Something new on the horizon

CardioOncology is the cardiac care of cancer patients With the advent of newer therapies there has been a dramatic improvement in life expectancy However as many of these treatments have cardiac side effects there has been an increase in cancer patients with a variety of heart diseases heart failure..

Effective Knowledge Management Model (KM) for Healthcare Integrating Success Factors and Knowledge Management Strategy

In the process of recognising the value and importance of Knowledge ManagementKM healthcare organisations have conducted researches on to improve healthcare delivery and sustain optimal healthcare outcomes In order for KM to be effective it is essential that KM strategies and success factors are con..

Leukaemia: A deadly intruder

The article talks about complexity of Leukemia a type of blood cancer and advancement in treatment It also brings out the need to advocate early diagnosis of the disease since burden of the disease is high in low income developing countries..

It’s Not About Hearing Loss, It’s About Preventing Hearing Failure

Approximately 15 per cent of the worlds adult population has some degree of hearing failure which could lead to further health complications such as depression dementia and personality changes The article discusses the importance of understanding and preventing hearing failure often passedoff as hea..

Approaching the Unreached through Mobile Medical Units

Indias healthcare system could be bettered with an increase in expenditure on healthcare human resources and innovative interventions Currently rural areas in India have limited access to healthcare facilities In order to combat this Mobile Medical Units MMUs were introduced Factors which need to co..

Trials, guidelines and other new developments: How AF management will change in 2017

With the conclusion of numerous major trials and the potential approval of a multiNOAC reversal agent this coming year is set to completely change the stroke management landscape..

Goal Specificity and Change Management

Healthcare organisations are spending significant amount of resources towards improving processes and adapting new technologies to improve patient care and overall organisational efficiency While executing these change initiatives management experiences many implementations related challenges in ter..