Apollo Hospitals revenue up by 18%

Apollo Hospitals announced that it has delivered a strong performance in the second quarter of the year, with continued growth of volumes, revenues and margins. There was a good performance, both in the hospitals and in the pharmacy division, said a statement. Continue Reading

Apollo Hospitals launches ProHealth programme in Chennai

“Six years ago, the World Bank warned that in the next decade 80 per cent of deaths in the world will be due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and cost burden to be $30 trillion while India’s cost burden would be 4.8 trillion dollar, which is 50 per cent of country’s GDP,” said Apollo Hospitals Group chairman, Dr Prathap C Reddy. Continue Reading

10 people die every second due to NCD in India: Guv

The rising number of non-communicable disease (NCD) patients is bound to have burden on our country’s economy. The World Economic Forum has predicted that the cost of NCD burden on Indian economy will be 4.8 trillion dollar by 2030, stated Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

Apollo Hospitals signs MoU with IMA-Women Doctors’ Wing

Chennai: “There is a wide gap in the requirement and availability of organs in the country. Over one lakh people die of liver diseases in the country with only 1,000 people getting a liver transplant. Over 2.20 lakh people are… Continue Reading

DMK treasurer Durai Murugan admitted to hospital for fever

According to reports, Durai Murugan was admitted to the hospital this morning for fever. Doctors, who are attending on him, said he would be returning home soon. Continue Reading

SC stays proceedings of Jaya death probe

The hospital had moved the Supreme Court against the commission stating that it lacked medical expertise to understand the case. It wanted the setting up of a committee comprising experts from 21 medical departments to get to the bottom of the case. Continue Reading

Workshop on non-invasive ventilation conducted

More than 30 renowned and eminent chest Physicians/ pulmonologists attended one-day workshop on the application of Non- invasive ventilation in hospital and homecare environment organised by ResMed in the city recently. A press release said Non- invasive Ventilation is a newer way of providing pulmonary ventilation to a patient without a need to perform any invasive procedure. Continue Reading