private hospitals

High COVID-19 treatment cost in private hospitals a worry: Survey

As per the survey, people's top worries were catching secondary infection due to crowd and poor adherence to infection prevention standards in government hospitals.

published on : 31st May 2020

COVID-19: Health experts back Delhi government's move to reserve beds in private facilities

Association of Healthcare Providers (India) have suggested abstaining from mixing Covid and non-Covid patients as well.

published on : 30th May 2020

Why can’t private hospitals give free treatment, SC asks government

The bench was hearing an application filed in a plea which has sought a direction for regulating the cost of treatment of COVID-19 at private hospitals across the country.

published on : 27th May 2020

Most new cases mildly symptomatic: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Number of patients who have recovered is close to half of total positive cases, according to govt data

published on : 26th May 2020

Private hospitals charging hefty fees, claim kin of COVID-19 patients

Steep bills being charged by private hospitals for treating Covid-19 patients have been met with severe backlash from the relatives and kin of the admitted.

published on : 26th May 2020

Private hospitals told to reserve beds for COVID patients by Delhi government

There is imperative need for more beds for COVID- 19 patients, says Delhi health minister

published on : 25th May 2020

Are private hospitals in Chennai fleecing COVID-19 patients?

Many charge Rs 50,000 per day for COVID-19 treatment; severe cases sent to GHs

published on : 23rd May 2020

Maharashtra to take over 80% beds in private hospitals as COVID-19 cases spike; caps costs

While regular government rates would be applicable for the 80 per cent beds, the hospitals would be permitted to fix their charges for the remaining 20 per cent beds.

published on : 22nd May 2020

No COVID-19 test? No elective surgery, tell private hospitals as treatment gets dearer

Hospitals point towards the fear over the spread of COVID-19 to justify their reluctance to admit patients even for minor surgeries without test which costs Rs 8,000.

published on : 13th May 2020

Private hospitals in Ernakulam ready to move in to fight Covid-19 when govt wants

The health department has told us that they would brief us about conducting tests, if and when the need arises.

published on : 10th May 2020

Dip in footfall: Private hospitals join pay cut bandwagon

75% fall in revenue prompts the move; staff at some hospitals allegedly kept in dark, doc fraternity calls for govt intervention

published on : 5th May 2020

Doctors, nurses stare at pay cuts, job losses as lockdown begins to bite

The drop in patient occupancy and continuing overheads such as salaries to employees across all levels, rent, electricity and equipment, is a problem for big and small hospitals alike.

published on : 30th April 2020

Private hospitals can't refuse critical patients or insist on testing all for COVID-19: Centre

In a letter written to state chief secretaries, Union health secretary Preeti Sudan said the government had received reports that many private hospitals are hesitating to provide critical services

published on : 28th April 2020

Private healthcare sector in ICU: FICCI-EY study

“The crisis has forced several standalone and small nursing homes in tier II and III cities to down the shutters.

published on : 19th April 2020

Identify private hospitals for treatment of Corona cases: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal

According to sources, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has directed the health department to prepare a list of private hospitals which the government can use.

published on : 6th April 2020
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