By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
The Apollo Hospitals Group announced the launch of a unique online cancer opinion service for patients and those seeking medical opinion on cancer from its specialists.
Through this service, patients anywhere in the world can login to the Apollo Cancer Opinion website at www.apollocanceropinion.com, upload their medical reports and have their cases reviewed by best oncologists in Asia across Apollo Hospitals network. With its large network of 71 hospitals, and 7 comprehensive cancer centers, Apollo aims to provide patients the best possible treatment plans keeping in mind the latest cancer research, before providing cutting edge treatments at its cancer centers. Read more
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-By Manasije Mishra, Managing Director, Indian Health Organisation & Aetna India
Indian healthcare is characterized by a lack of access to robust primary care system, increasing medical expenses and a poor doctor to patient ratio. In urban India, there is a focus on tertiary care with significant investments in high-quality corporate hospitals. We in India, tend to ignore symptoms, take self-medication or take advice from friends, family and unqualified people around us. When matters become serious, we tend to go directly to a specialist or super specialist doctor. This often leads to poor clinical outcomes and higher costs. This is unlike in more advanced countries, where a primary care doctor, who knows the patients’ medical and family history, coordinates preventive care, acts as a guide and gatekeeper in providing early diagnosis and treatment. The neglect of primary care in India is one of the reasons of the increasing disease burden and medical costs. E-healthcare has the potential to make quality healthcare accessible and improve the quality of primary health care. Read more
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