Daily Archives: 12/11/2017

NMC

The Health Ministry has moved a Cabinet note on the Bill seeking to replace apex medical education regulator Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new and transparent body, the National Medical Commission (NMC). The note was moved this Wednesday after a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister  approved the draft Bill enabling […]

Sundowning Sundowning is a term used about the changes in behaviour that occur in the evening, around dusk. Some people who have been diagnosed with dementia experience a growing sense of agitation or anxiety at this time.   Practical tips on preventing sundowning • Follow a routine during the day that contains activities the person […]

convert all district hospitals into medical colleges . MCI

President of Medical Council of India (MCI), in a letter, urged the government to convert all district hospitals into medical colleges President of Medical Council of India (MCI), in a letter, urged the government to convert all district hospitals into medical colleges to provide better facilities to patients as well as a scope of practice […]

compare costs of surgical cardiac care in the United States and India.

Sowmya R. Rao, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sci- ences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR), Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts ABSTRACT When my mother fell ill while visiting me in the United States, I had the oppor- tunity to compare costs of surgical cardiac […]

Why America Needs Foreign Medical Graduates

Aaron E. CarrollTHE NEW HEALTH CAREAs our recent eight-nation bracket tournament showed, many people think the United States health care system has a lot of problems. So it seems reasonable to think of policy changes that make things better, not worse. Making it harder for immigrants to come here to practice medicine would fail that […]