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Dr Vivek Desai

The author is Founder & Managing Director, HOSMAC

Latest Articles By Dr Vivek Desai


Encouraging Private Hospital Empanelment Under Ayushman Bharat

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY) covers non-primary medical and surgical treatment up to INR 5,00,000 per annum in its empanelled hospitals for economically weak and vulnerable citizens i.e. nearly 40 per cent of India’s total population

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Why Should Hospitals Go Green

Hospital buildings never sleep. They consume non-stop electricity 24 hours, 365 days a year. Departments like intensive care units and operating rooms cannot afford to have their HVAC system run out of power even for a moment. Energy bills comprise almost 4 per cent of the total revenue of any hospital. Approximately 60 per cent of the energy costs come from air-conditioning, hence the first step towards moving green is to make the air-conditioning systems energy-efficient

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Strategising Medical Infrastructure Growth In India

There is an urgent need to correct the skewed distribution of healthcare infrastructure and use technology in a big way to reach expert medical care in times of emergencies.

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