Managing facilities better in a social distancing world – ET HealthWorld

By Amrita Chowdhury, Director and Co-founder, Gaia As a result of covid-19, The Internet of Things (IoT) became a key building block being deployed to eradicate the virus, get us back to work safely and to kick start the global economy by helping us to improve the hospital productivity and patient experience through data-driven operations. […]

Scientists believe coronavirus may increase risk of blood clots in pregnant women – ET HealthWorld

BOSTON: COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in pregnant women, or in those taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, say scientists who call for the development of innovative animal experiment models to further study this association. According to the researchers, including those from the Tufts University School of Medicine in […]

We need to build a ‘digital culture’ for pharma research : Sauri Gudlavalleti, Global Head, IPDO, Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd – ET HealthWorld

A 2017 McKinsey report describes Digital in healthcare R&D as a $100 bn opportunity. The top 7 Indian generic pharmaceutical companies spend over $1.5 bn a year in R&D and develop hundreds of products each year. In the current pandemic situation, there is a need to expand pharmaceutical research efforts while still maintaining lean lab […]

The 1918 public notice of ‘shop by phone and stay at home’ still holds true : Dr. K M Cherian, Chairman & CEO, Frontier Lifeline Hospital, Chennai – ET HealthWorld

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Dr. K M Cherian, chairman and CEO Frontier Lifeline hospital, Chennai to know more about the containment guidelines of Spanish Flu of 1918 and the current pandemic. Though biologically very different, but safety measures and protocols are quite identical. Covid-19 Vs Spanish FluWe all know that we all are […]

Maternal Mortality – A Forsaken Pandemic – ET HealthWorld

By Dr. Mahesh Gupta, High-risk obstetric consultant, Puspam HospitalPregnancy to childbirth to breast-feeding – these are all experiences meant to be truly profound and life changing for the mother; however, the reality continues to be the opposite even in 21st century India. An undeniable fact, which warrants everyone’s attention, maternal mortality is a preventable cause […]