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Biden Signs $430 Bn Climate, Healthcare And Tax Bill

The legislation includes the most substantial federal investment in history to fight climate change and would cap prescription drug costs at $2,000 out-of-pocket annually for Medicare recipients

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'Heal in India': Govt Plans Interpreters, Desks At 10 Airports To Ease Foreign Patients

The government has identified 44 countries from where a large number of people visit India for medical purposes, official sources told the media agency, adding the cost and quality of treatment in these nations were also taken into account

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43 Commonwealth Nations Pledge To Increase Organ Donation, Solve Health Inequalities

The 'Commonwealth Tribute to Life Project', led by NHS Blood and Transplant, is the culmination of three years' work and provides a framework for the sharing of knowledge and expertise to increase ethical organ donation and transplantation

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Genomic Sequencing Isn’t Difficult Anymore: Sinisa Nikolic, Lenovo ISG

Genomic sequencing is speeding up and getting better, says Sinisa Nikolic, Director and Segment Leader, HPC & AI, AP, Lenovo ISG

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Medical Tourism Sector Booming With Higher Inflow Of Patients

In fact, the inflow of patients is higher than the pre-Covid times. Cost effectiveness and presence of good hospitals in India make the country a preferred destination for many international patients, according to experts

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Amazon Acquires One Medical For $3.9bn

The acquisition is the latest attempt by Amazon to become a lead the healthcare industry

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Surge In Number Of Patients In Delhi With Covid-like Symptoms: Doctors

Delhi on Tuesday had recorded 400 new COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 2.92 per cent, while one person died due to the viral infection. Many doctors in government hospitals also said they were getting patients with flu-like symptoms, mostly common cold and cough

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Bajaj Healthcare Advances Into Opiate Processing Venture

The company said it has received two orders from the central government to produce active pharmaceutical ingredients from poppy capsules and other derivatives on an annual basis

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5% GST On Rooms Above Rs 5k Will Not Affect Affordable Healthcare: Revenue Secy

Responding to the representations of the industry, revenue secretary Tarun Bajaj also rejected the demand for zero-rating for healthcare industry saying such "carve-outs" may generate similar demands from other sectors, like education, and put upward pressure on taxation of other items in the GST net

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FICCI Has Sought Zero-rating GST On Healthcare Services From Finance Minister

Sharing its views on the recommendations made in the recent GST Council meeting, the chamber said the incorporation of 5 per cent GST on room rent (exceeding Rs 5,000 per day) will go on to increase the cost of healthcare service to the patients

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India Receives $1.75 Bn Loan From World Bank For Health & Private Investment

The funds will be used to improve public healthcare infrastructure across the country. In addition to the national-level interventions, one of the loans will prioritize seven states namely Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh, the multi-lateral funding agency said

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A ‘Hearty’ Conversation On Cardiology

Stress levels and a sedentary lifestyle have led to a number of diseases in India, for example, being the diabetes capital of the world – Dr. T.S. Kler

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Hospitalisation Due To Covid Increases Marginally In Delhi

According to the Delhi Corona app, out of 9491 designated COVID-19 beds, 263 (2.77 per cent) are occupied while 24 out of 1178 ICU beds with ventilators have patients. On June 15, 182 (1.9 per cent) patients were in hospitals while on June 8, 85 (0.88 per cent) beds were occupied. Within a fortnight, the hospitalisation has increased by over two times

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India Is An Important Market For Innovation & Healthcare: Sashi Sreedharan

In an exclusive interaction with BW Healthcare World, Sashi Sreedharan, Managing Director, Microsoft India, speaks on the advancement of AI in Healthcare, the privacy and protection of data of a patient, Microsoft’s ventures in AI with healthcare organisations and the future of AI in coming years

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ISRO To Share Tech Knowledge That Could Help Reduce Mortality

ISRO is set to leverage space technology in emergency care and critical care departments at Indian hospitals

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