Non-communicable diseases top cause of death in India; AI, Big Data can help in prevention: Apollo Hospitals – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The contribution of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the top causes of death in India has risen to a staggering 64.9 per cent as compared to communicable diseases, maternal and other causes that dropped to 25 per cent, Apollo Hospitals Group said on Wednesday. The healthcare major also unveiled a report on the ‘Health … Read more

Apollo Hospitals completes one lakh Covid jabs

“At Apollo Hospitals, we are fully geared up to administer up to one million Covid-19 vaccines a day to support the government in achieving its target of administering 500 million vaccines by July 2021,” Reddy said. Apollo Hospitals on Thursday said it has completed vaccinating more than one lakh people against Covid-19 since the Centre … Read more

Apollo Hospitals ties up with Anatomiz3D Medtech to set up hospital 3D printing labs

A multi-disciplinary team consisting of biomedical engineers, mechanical engineers and 3D designers will work with Apollo Hospitals medical and surgical talent in the hospital 3D printing labs. Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals Group and Anatomiz3D Medtech, a ‘patient-specific’ solution provider to the healthcare industry for design, 3D printing, rapid prototyping and bioprinting technologies, on Wednesday announced a … Read more

Largest batch of AIIMS resident surgeons to learn basics of robotic surgery – ET HealthWorld

Young surgeons at the All India Institute of Medical Science are being acquainted with Da Vinci. Not the great 15th century artist Leonardo Da Vinci but a robot made by California-based Intuitive Surgicals to assist in surgeries. In the largest such initiative so far, a group of 70 young surgeons specialising in oncology at the … Read more

All set for COVID vaccination roll-out; jabs four times a week: Delhi CM

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the Delhi government is fully prepared for the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out starting January 16, with over 8,000 healthcare workers to be immunised every scheduled day in the city. Addressing an online media briefing, he said the city government has received a total of 2.74 lakh doses … Read more

CSIR-CCMB, Apollo Hospitals tie up for development of rapid Covid-19 testing kits

The current gold-standard method, on the contrary, requires many expensive reagents and steps that add to the expertise, money and time required for the tests. (Representational image) CSIR-Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Apollo Hospitals on Thursday announced a collaboration for joint manufacturing and commercialisation of an innovative dry swab test — direct … Read more

Apollo hospitals to run COVID test with new technique by Tata MD; how it will help reduce time for test results

The officials also said that the test has similar result accuracy as that of RT-PCR. As the Coronavirus cases surge in India, Tata MD in collaboration with Apollo Hospitals will soon offer a new testing technique. The idea behind the roll out of testing technique is to reduce the time spent waiting for test results … Read more

Apollo Hospitals ready to administer one million Covid vaccines daily

Till date the Group had tested over 2,50,000 and have treated over 75,000 patients. Apollo Hospitals on Thursday claimed it is prepared to administer one million Covid-19 vaccines daily, backing the government’s initiative in the fight against the pandemic. The group will leverage its pan India web of 19 medicine supply hubs with cold chain … Read more

Hospitals gear up to keep the virtual OPDs running even after Covid-19

New Delhi: With virtual consultations on the rise in India as a safe way of treating patients during Covid-19 times, doctors, hospitals and clinics are rethinking how technology can be used to meet healthcare needs, anticipating wider use of the digital route after the pandemic subsides. Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare and Manipal Hospitals are among … Read more

Apollo Hospitals designates 2,000 beds for Covid care

While managing Covid-19 as well as other ailments, the Group created an iron curtain, in all the hospitals, between Covid patients and non-Covid patients. Chennai-based hospital chain Apollo Hospitals Enterprise (AHEL) said it has designated close to 2,000 beds across the hospitals for Covid-19 treatment. The Group has been working with 16 state governments, where … Read more