High Court points to differences between Gujarat government’s affidavit & ground reality

The Gujarat High Court has said that there were differences between the affidavit presented by the government on the Covid situation in the state and the ground reality. Laying bare the harsh realities, the court has questioned the state health infrastructure’s preparedness to tackle the projected half-a-million Covid cases expected in the next 15 days … Read more

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

‘Telestroke’ Care at Hospitals Is Improving Patient Outcomes

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — You’ve had a stroke and arrive at a hospital, but the stroke specialist is off-duty. Never fear: Telemedicine may help save your life. Especially during the COVID-19 crisis, so-called ‘telestroke’ services — where health workers use video to consult with … Read more

Cyber attackers targeting pharma cos for Covid-19 data: Cyfirma – ET HealthWorld

Cyber-attack campaigns originating from Russia, China, Korea, and the Middle East have been targeting pharmaceutical companies, among other organisations in India to steal Covid-19 vaccine research data, patient information, clinical trials data, supply chain and vaccine production information, Singapore-based security research firm Cyfirma has said. Apart from India, organisations in 12 other countries are also … Read more

Apollo Hospitals partners with Anatomiz3D to establish 3D printing labs across several facilities – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Healthcare major Apollo Hospitals Group and Anatomiz3D Medtech Pvt Ltd on Wednesday said they will establish 3D-printing labs in various Apollo Hospitals in India, starting from Apollo Health City in Hyderabad. The hospital’s 3D-printing labs would provide medical 3D printing services for better healthcare, through the creation of anatomical models for pre-surgical planning … Read more