Healthcare Providers
Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

Covid healthcare: Find the source of the pain

Last week, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation invited paramedics and doctors to join its Covid care centres. Offer: a short-term contract with good remuneration. Nagpur is not the only district desperat...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Covid insurance hits wall

An association of private hospitals in Calcutta has said it would not accept the Covid-19 treatment packages proposed by the General Insurance Council, an association of insurers, contending that the ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.06.20

Stunt tag on hospital Covid rate

India’s private hospitals on Thursday proposed self-regulated and “indicative” prices of up to Rs 45,000 a day to treat coronavirus patients, but patients’ rights advocates have said the offer...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.05.20

SC asks Centre to apprise it about doctors' quarantine accommodation

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to apprise it about steps taken for quarantining doctors and medical staff engaged in fight against coronavirus in accommodations near the hospitals itself...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

Covid cost: Rs 35,000 a day in private hospitals

Covid-19 patients will have to spend up to Rs 35,000 a day for treatment in private hospitals across Jharkhand unless they have a pre-existing ailment or require administration of high-end drugs, the ...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

India  /  Published 29.03.20

‘Infection hotspot’ list sought

India’s private hospitals, now receiving an early trickle of Covid-19 patients, have asked the Centre to pinpoint the country’s “infection hotspots” to enable more hospitals to join the respon...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Labs set pay terms for govt

India’s private medical labs would be ready to offer diagnosis of Covid-19 infections on condition that the Centre uses technology for “automatic reimbursement” of payment once the test result i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

2 refuse to work in quarantine centre, terminated from service

Two health personnel were terminated from service for refusing to work in a quarantine centre in West Bengal's Alipurduar district, officials said on Wednesday.'The two health workers were assigned du...
By PTI in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Govt to create 'larger force' to replace frontline workers

Asserting that India faces a significantly higher threat from Covid-19, the central government has decided to create a 'larger force' to replace frontline workers engaged in various works to tackle th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 05.05.20

Care for healthcare workers

A group of nine medical interns at the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education A and Research (IPGMER) and SSKM Hospital, have taken up the task of sensitising the staff of the hospital about alwa...
By Sanjeet Bagcchi in


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