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Jun 29, 2018
Amazon to buy online drugstore PillPack to possibly enter the pharmacy marketAmazon is vying for a share of what is a more than $450 billion total US prescription drug market,
May 09, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part III: Enforcing Clinical Establishment Act, capping drug costs can help regulate, reduce hospital billsClinical Establishment Act requires the Centre to set a range of rates for healthcare services. But neither the central nor any state govt has done so.
May 07, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part I: Artificially-inflated cost of medicine, consumables make non-govt hospitals inaccessible to mostInflated medical bills, artificially increased costs of medical supplies and consumables have hampered access to private healthcare in India.
Nov 09, 2017
Crowded hospitals, overworked doctors hurting patients: Average consultation time in India among the worstDoctors across the country are increasingly overworked, with the result that the average consultation time accorded to a patient is on the decline, a report published in the online medical journal BMJ Open has said
Aug 19, 2017
New pharma policy will make drugs cheaper but accessibility remains a concernAccording to the newly proposed draft national pharmaceutical policy, the government plans to cap trade margins to make drugs cheaper, replace brand names with names of salts or generic drugs, clamp down on unfair marketing practices and give a boost to local manufacturing to reduce dependence on imports.
May 30, 2017
Medicine shops to remain shut today: Chemists protest against 'stringent' rules sale of drugsThe chemists are also opposing online pharmacy, which they say, poses a threat to their business.
Jun 30, 2016
Five children, among 8, killed in medical store fire in Mumbai's Andheri suburbEight persons were killed on Thursday during a major fire that engulfed a medical store in Mumbai's Andheri suburb, an official said, reported The Hindu.
Jun 21, 2016
Healthcare startup CareOnGo brings 'pharmalytics' to traditional pharmaciesThe prime focus of CareOnGo is to allow pharmacies to shift from blind inventory to managed inventory.
May 18, 2015
We are connected with 2000 local farmers and I love it, says Mapro's MD Mayur VoraThere is a lot of growth potential in the industry.
Jun 21, 2012
Why are docs raging against Aamir's generics proposal?The reality is that apart from doctors in government hospitals, private doctors often do not suggest generic drugs because there are no kickbacks or incentives involved from pharma companies.