Patient Safety as a Global Health Priority

Improving patient safety should be a priority for hospitals and health systems across the globe. Healthcare providers must quickly assess their current safety-related processes, identify optimization opportunities, and implement new approaches that foster a safer environment.

No mean ‘feet’

People who are flat-footed can suffer complications like bunions, calluses, stiffness of the ankles, pain in the lower back and inflammation of the ligaments in the feet.

Digital will Drive Access to Healthcare

India has achieved significant public health gains and improvements in health care access and quality over the last three decades. The health sector is amongst the largest and fasting growing sectors, expected to reach US$ 280 billion by 2020. At the same time, India’s health sector faces immense challenges.

Future Pandemics: A Global Concern?

As predictions go, pandemics are one of the scariest. Inevitable and with a huge unknown quantity, pandemics are something that even the World Health Organisation are urging people not to ignore, with the frightening forecast that there will be, “sometime…

Why is Population Health Management Important?

The way we see healthcare today is very different from what it was a couple of decades ago. Back then, we did not have the technology to capture the best practices. But, today we have the capability to use medical…

The Importance of Risk Stratification in Population Health Management

As value-based care becomes the primary focus of healthcare organizations, providers now need to broach Population Health Management and to manage it with risk stratification with a delicate balance. It is now important for providers to focus on patients’ individual…