Slots for booster shots can now be booked through Eka Care – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: EkaCare, a connected healthcare platform on Wednesday announced the extension of COVID vaccination services offered through its platform to enable booking of precaution dose for those in the eligible category. The process to book the vaccination slot has been made easier and can be completed in three guided steps through the platform. Announcing the … Read more

AI-led supply chain modernization: A must for patient care and improved business margins in hospitals – ET HealthWorld

by Nidhi Jain Hospitals often come under reduced margins for inefficiently managing their medical and consumable supplies and spending too much on inventory. Typically, a hospital spends 30% of its cost on various supplies, drugs, consumables, injectables, implants, films, and reagents. This is primarily due to the hospital clinical order system, inventory system, and supply … Read more

Is It Time to Rethink End-of-Life Decisions and Care?

By Judith Graham Thursday, January 06, 2022 (Kaiser News) — For decades, Americans have been urged to fill out documents specifying their end-of-life wishes before becoming terminally ill — living wills, do-not-resuscitate orders, and other written materials expressing treatment preferences. Now, a group of prominent experts is saying those efforts should stop because they haven’t … Read more

Eka Care launches heart rate monitoring feature on mobile phones – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Eka Care has launched a scientific mobile-based feature on the app through which users can track their pulse rate, a basic, yet very important body vital. Tracking the vitality can assist users to understand when they need to seek medical advice. It can also help doctors to understand their patients better and offer better … Read more

Tele-Digital health prog to take medical care to remote areas – ET HealthWorld

Varanasi: The Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) is going to launch the TIFAC Tele-Digital Health Pilot Programme at Banaras Hindu University on Friday. The programme will be inaugurated by the Union minister of science and technology, Dr Jitendra Singh. Talking to reporters on Thursday, the local convener Prof Amit Rastogi said that the … Read more

What One Doctor’s Viral Tweet Shows Us about Gynecological Care

Dec. 16, 2021 — A doctor’s tweet that started as a simple question about office design has exploded into a viral vehicle for commentary on gynecological care — a corner of medicine that many believe often neglects the comfort of patients. Early this month, Indiana urogynecologist Ryan Stewart, DO, asked his followers on Twitter to … Read more