Daily Archives: 04/04/2014

Good-bye Clinics & Nursing Homes, Welcome Corporate Hospitals

Sunday, March 30, 2014 by Dr Neeraj Nagpal  Tweet The friendly neighbourhood physician, as well as the small husband-wife run nursing home, is soon to be phased out. These clinical establishments dotting the country in every nook and corner and providing 70 per cent of the total healthcare services are now becoming history. The medical scene in the country is about […]

Can doctors practice medicine ethically in India?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by Dr Kamal Mahawar  Tweet Can you practice medicine ethically in India? This is a million dollar question facing every Indian doctor. This is also relevant to thousands of medical students who will become doctors of tomorrow and hundreds of thousands of Indian doctors working abroad, who want to return home but are put […]

Inclusion of medical humanities as a staple in medical curriculum

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by Dr Ashok Jahnavi Prasad  Tweet To conceptualize medicine purely in scientific terms is the biggest disservice that can be done to this discipline. Medicine has an inbuilt humanistic dimension, removal of which is akin to a body without a soul. — Sir William Osler Dr Ashok Jahnavi Prasad How true the […]