kidney hemodialysis machine

Judge Upends Effort To Limit Charity Funding For Kidney Patients’ Insurance

Every night, Jason Early attaches a catheter in his chest to a machine by his bed that, over the course of nine hours while he sleeps, removes his blood from his body, cleanses it...
Pete Petit

Pete Petit: ‘The Trump Of Georgia’ Goes To Washington

Parker Petit, a GOP-friendly biotech executive, has a new nickname since the presidential election. His critics call him “the Trump of Georgia.” An early supporter of Donald Trump’s, Petit is unfazed by the comparison, which...
health bill

Political Theater: How A Bill That Nearly All Opposed Managed To Pass The House

The AARP called the health bill that House Republicans narrowly approved Thursday “deeply flawed” because it would weaken Medicare and lead to higher insurance premiums for older Americans. The American Medical Association said it would...

5000 Additional PG seats in clinical subjects in the coming years

The country has 472 medical colleges and close to a million registered doctors. However, there is a shortage of doctors as per WHO norm of 1 doctor per 1000 population. To facilitate the setting...
health insurance

Tax Day Is Zero Hour For Health Insurance, Too

Your federal income taxes are due April 18 and, likely for several million people, so is a fine for failing to get health insurance. Despite a lengthy debate, Congress has not yet acted on a...
mental healthcare bill

All You Need To Know About The Mental Healthcare Bill

The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, aims to provide provide for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness and ensure these persons have the right to live a life with dignity by not...
SC opens surrogacy window for singles

SC Opens Surrogacy Window For Singles

Draft Surrogacy (Regulation) bill 2016 allows only infertile, legally-wedded Indian couples to avail this option Producer-director Karan Johar, who became father to twins through surrogacy three days ago, may not be one of the last...

‘Massive Confusion’ Abounds For Insurers As GOP Wavers On Obamacare Redo

Premiums for Obamacare plans sold by New Mexico Health Connections could rise as little as 7 percent next year, says Martin Hickey, the insurance company’s CEO. Or they might soar as much as 40...
NHS in India

Health City Monitored By UK’s NHS In India Soon

BENGALURU: In a tie-up with the world-renowned National Health Services of the United Kingdom, Karnataka is all set to build a UK Health City in Hubbali-Dharwad. Speaking at the inauguration of the second International Healthcare...
Clinical Establishment

Indian Medical Association Calls For Amendments To Clinical Establishment Law

The Indian Medical Association (IMA), a top body of doctors, on Saturday met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and expressed concerns over the Clinical Establishment (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Act, 2007. The recently passed Act...