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ET ILC members discuss possibility of integrated healthcare system in India

Integrated healthcare at a macro level means managing the overall well-being of the nation by putting the consumer at the centre; it involves delivering the required level of efficient and quality care to the consumers across their lifetime.

Singhs had nothing to do with Fortis when IHH invested in it: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Ace stock market investor says IHH Healthcare's open offer for Fortis is fair and should be allowed.

Biocon elevates Siddharth Mittal as CEO and joint MD

Mittal takes over from Arun Chandavarkar who retired as chief executive and joint MD of the company on November 30.

Govt's public procurement directive to states may restrict competition: MTaI

​​ The timing of the directive, issued this month, is surprising as the industry is actively discussing the means to streamline public procurement of medical devices without disturbing the demand-supply equation.

Parliamentary panel recommends integration of Indian Systems of Medicine with modern treatment

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare, in its 115th report submitted in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, said an earlier document had recognized the need to build capacity of existing human resource in the health care sector to address the shortage of healthcare professionals.

Omega Healthcare appoints Sumit Sachdeva as Chief Growth Officer

The company said Sachdeva will be responsible for accelerating growth in the payer and pharma segments while also driving adoption of the company’s technologies.

Health Ministry questioned on delayed use of Oxytocin after childbirth

In an article published in the reputed British Medical Journal (BMJ), doctors and maternal health experts have questioned the “scientific rationale“ and “ethics” of an Indian health ministry announcement that calls on obstetric staff to delay giving oxytocin to women after childbirth until the uterus has expelled the placenta.

Booster dose for Indian medical device makers

The stipulation for US or European regulatory approval excludes local manufacturers from tenders and to level the playing field, it is recommended that there should be preference for Make in India products during public procurement, the Department of Pharmaceuticals said in a recent letter to the states

RFL fund: HC seeks Malvinder's reply on ED plea against order refusing further police custody

The Enforcement Directorate has sought extension of police custody of former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh & Sunil Godhwani, former CMD of Religare Enterprises Limited (REL) till November 28. The agency had taken both into custody on Nov 14 from Tihar, where they had been lodged due to a case filed by the Delhi Police, related to the alleged scam.

India courts private hospitals to boost Modicare

India is offering incentives to private hospitals to boost Modicare, the world’s biggest government health program.

Vasan Healthcare RP may push for strategic partners

Vasan Healthcare RP may push for strategic partners

The outstanding claims to banks, financial institutions and Asset Reconstruction Company Edelweiss are at ?1,268 crore, according to the company’s list of financial creditors put up on its website. The first meeting of the committee of creditors (CoC) is slated for Thursday.

Ministry, Niti Aayog at odds over regulation of medical devices

Ministry, Niti Aayog at odds over regulation of medical devices

Niti Aayog proposed a legislation for medical devices and an independent regulator for the industry. While the health ministry has concerns over such a move. Both drugs and medical devices are at present regulated by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation under the health ministry.

Niti Aayog has not rejected proposal to bring medical devices under CDSCO: Govt

Niti Aayog has not rejected proposal to bring medical devices under CDSCO: Govt

Responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey also said that no proposal has been approved regarding establishment of a separate statutory body on the lines of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for the regulation of medical devices.

IHH keen to go ahead with open offer for Fortis once SC lifts stay

IHH keen to go ahead with open offer for Fortis once SC lifts stay

IHH’s proposed takeover of Fortis was challenged by Japanese drug maker Daiichi in a bid to recover arbitration award of Rs 3,600 crore ($500 million) from Fortis founders Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh in a fraud claim.

Mitsui asks Daiichi to let IHH off the hook in Singh bros Fortis case

Mitsui asks Daiichi to let IHH off the hook in Singh bros Fortis case

Daiichi has taken Fortis founders Malvinder and Shivinder Singh to court for a Rs 3,600 crore ($500 million) arbitration award granted by a Singapore tribunal.

Exploring legal options to address contempt notice by SC: Fortis Healthcare

Exploring legal options to address contempt notice by SC: Fortis Healthcare

SC on Friday held former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh guilty of contempt of court for violating its earlier order, asking them not to divest their shares in Fortis Healthcare. The Court has vide the notice sought an enquiry into consummation of the acquisition of healthcare assets from RHT Health Trust by the company.

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