Thursday, March 27, 2008
Friday, March 21, 2008
"We were the first laboratory services provider to set up a laboratory under the PPP model in Agartala. We have similar plans in West Bengal also. Both the States have the Left governments, so there is no reason why we cannot have a similar model in West Bengal," Dr.Lal said. Dr.Lal Path Labs has opened two new laboratories in Kolkata taking the total number of pathology laboratories of the company to 26 across the country.
Read Complete story : http://www.lalpathlabs.com/NewlplSite/pressrelDesc.aspx?id=1
LPL currently operates with a three tier model - one central lab in Delhi, three regional labs in Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore and 26 satellite laboratories across the country. It has plans to expand its satellite lab network to 50 units, wherein comes the company's plans to acquire facilities.
Talking to newspersons here on Monday, LPL's chairman and managing director Arvind Lal said the company wants to acquire labs in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
There are more than 40,000 independent pathological laboratories in the Rs. 3,000 crore medical diagnostics market in the country. While hospitals have 43% share of the market, independent laboratories have 52% market share.
Dr.Arvind Lal, chairman and managing director of the company, said. "The market is growing with increased opportunities in public private partnership, growing clinical train market and increase in test -based decision of doctors." "Our target is to increase the number of samples tested per day to 22,000 from 6,500 at present," he said.
The Company plans to invest Rs. 200 crore in the next three years over setting laboratories of different sizes across the country.
The company plans to open 50 laboratories with an investment of Rs. 30 crore by the end of March 2009.
The laboratories, capable of conducting 650 types of pathological tests, will act as hub to several smaller laboratories located in rural parts of the country.
Mediescapes India, was incubated and founded by D. Arun Kumar, and today it is run by team of hard core qualified professionals from the medical service industry to meet a growing demand from International Patients for their medical treatments in India that combined the advantages of;
Extremely favorable Rupee ~ GB Pound / US Dollars / Euro exchange rates coupled with first world treatment at third world pricings !
The high quality of medical care at some of its partner JCI / ISO accredited hospitals / clinics available in various cities in India; and last but not the least,The absence of waiting lists for most of the medical treatment procedures in India due to burgeoning health care setups in various specialist tertiary-care accredited hospitals in India.
Visit the web site for complete details: http://www.mediescapes.com/
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiles Transnational Corp. today announced that its central laboratory in India has been certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
The central lab in Mumbai began supporting clinical trials in the first quarter of 2007. The facility has seen steady growth and has been adding services and analytical capabilities to a growing test menu.
Q, Name the world's largest central laboratory network.
A. That's easy! It's Covance. Here is the company's description of itself from it's own web home page (emphasis mine):
We provide a portfolio of preclinical and clinical development and commercial service offerings — delivered through industry-leading nonclinical testing services, the world's largest central laboratory network, and a global team of clinical trial professionals and cardiac safety experts.Read Complete story: http://labsoftnews.typepad.com/lab_soft_news/2006/02/worlds_largest_.html
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw launches 'Rad Gurukul'- first teleradiology training center by Teleradiology Solutions
Teleradiology Solutions, premier provider of teleradiology services, today launched 'Rad Gurukul' the first ever teleradiology training center in India. Located in Whitefield, Bangalore, the facility will be dedicated towards training and refining the skills of radiologists, technologists and IT personnel involved in health care IT.Read complete story: http://www.indiaprwire.com/pressrelease/health-care/200803188165.htm?aid=2583
Thursday, March 13, 2008
For details, visit : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/02/080222082429.htm
For details, visit http://www.eximbankindia.com/press210208.asp
Medical tourism is the act of touring different countries or nations around the world to receive medications like dental, neurosurgery or surgical care and various other forms of specialized treatments. Medical tourism or healthcare facilitation is very cost effective and has grown to become very popular with time. Due to much technological advancement and improvement, standards of care and the affordability of international travel have become the primary factors leading to the popularity of medical tourism.
Cleveland Clinic (one of the best medical facility in the world) Collaborates With Google to Enhance Patients’ Healthcare Experience
Cleveland Clinic is collaborating with Google to pilot features and services of a new health offering. The Google offering, not yet publicly available, will assist providers to create a new kind of healthcare experience that puts patients in charge of their own health information.
The company has a portable diagnostic kit (priced approx Rs.9000) that performs five basic health tests, including blood pressure, temperature, and even an electrocardiogram (ECG).
Birla Sun Life Insurance Names Quest Diagnostics its Exclusive Provider of Health Assessment Services in India
Sneha Diagnostics (one of the fastest growing medical diagnostic services provider based in Ongole,AP,India ) today announced it's plans to open 10 state-of-the art medical diagnostic centers at all major district centers in AP,India with a capital investment of 5cr.
Speaking with reporters in Hyderabad,AP,India via tele conference, the company founder and chairman Mr. Krishna Mohan Raju Kakarlapudi ( known as Mohan, an NRI based in Chicago,USA and a native of Prakasm Dt, AP, India ) said they have been very humbled by the trust of their patients who come to visit their one of a kind state-of-art diagnostic center at Ongole, AP, India for the quality services they offer at reasonable prices.
He says, Sneha Diagnostics is able to develop faith in their quality services by offering unparallel customer service not seen at any other medical facility.
|Urban Poor to Receive Primary Health Insurance|
|The Health Ministry has drawn up a plan to provide basic medical insurance to millions of poor people living in slums in cities and towns that have a population of at least 100,000.|
The plan will cover 55 million slum dwellers living in 489 cities and towns across India. Each slum dweller will get an insurance cover of Rs40,000-50,000 (US$987-US$1,234). Under it, a person can seek treatment or medical tests at an outpatient clinic. The insurance money will be paid directly to the government hospital or an accreditated private hospital.
The programme, which needs to be approved by the Cabinet, is scheduled to be launched in four months' time.
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