Tag: Private hospitals

‘Centre must take over Private Hospitals for two years’
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‘Centre must take over Private Hospitals for two years’

July 22, 2020

Hassan: The Central Government should take over all Private Hospitals for a period of two years, for conducting free health screening and treatment, in the wake of the alarming increase in Covid cases, said social activist Mari Joseph.  In a press conference here, on Tuesday, Joseph opined that the Central Government should have been cautious…

Medical, Para-medical staff of Private Hospitals to be covered under COVID Health Insurance
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Medical, Para-medical staff of Private Hospitals to be covered under COVID Health Insurance

July 1, 2020

Bengaluru: Days after the Government asked private hospitals to reserve 50 percent of beds available with them for COVID-19 patients, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that all Medical and Para-medical staff of private hospitals deployed for COVID patient treatment will be covered under the Government Health Scheme. Speaking to presspersons after holding a…

Default on submission of details of COVID-19 suspects: DC issues final warning to Private Hospitals
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Default on submission of details of COVID-19 suspects: DC issues final warning to Private Hospitals

June 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As fresh COVID-19 positive cases are being reported from across the District almost every other day in the past couple of weeks, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar has warned private hospitals of action if they fail to submit details of SARI (Severe Acute Respiratory Illness), ILI (Influenza Like Illness) and COVID-19 symptomatic patients,…

No private hospital in Karnataka can deny COVID-19 treatment
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No private hospital in Karnataka can deny COVID-19 treatment

June 30, 2020

Bengaluru: No private hospital or medical establishment in Karnataka can turn away or deny treatment to COVID-19 patients. “Private medical establishments in the State shall not deny, refuse or avoid treatment to patients with COVID and COVID-like symptoms,” ordered Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar. Bhaskar highlighted that the Government took note of some private medical…

Private Hospitals can treat COVID-19 patients: Govt.
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Private Hospitals can treat COVID-19 patients: Govt.

June 19, 2020

Task Force halves cost of testing in Private Hospitals for people referred by Government Hospitals Bengaluru: Karnataka will rope in Private Hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients. “Only Government Hospitals were being utilised to treat patients till now and going forward Private Hospitals will also be utilised to treat patients,” said Medical Education Minister Dr. K….

Doctors Stage Protest: Medical services in city not affected
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Doctors Stage Protest: Medical services in city not affected

January 2, 2018

Mysuru:  Doctors of many private hospitals in city wore black badges and attended to patients, protesting against the proposed law that aims to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with National Medical Commission (NMC), here today. Hospitals were seen functioning normally as all the departments including Out-Patient Department (OPD) and surgery departments. Meanwhile, many…

Doctors’ strike called off: Pvt. hospitals, clinics resume operations
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Doctors’ strike called off: Pvt. hospitals, clinics resume operations

November 18, 2017

Mysuru/Bengaluru: The private healthcare sector that shut down its OPD services on Thursday, resumed operations late last evening after Karnataka High Court passed an order directing all private medical practitioners to resume work immediately, thereby putting an end to a doctor’s strike that has lasted almost five days. The HC order came barely an hour…

City Private Hospital services crippled
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City Private Hospital services crippled

November 13, 2017

Mysuru: The out-patient and casualty services were all crippled in the city as the private hospitals and nursing homes refused new admissions and were seen sending away the patients to government hospitals, here this morning as private doctors are on an agitation at Belagavi. As a result, there was more than usual rush seen at…

Doctors to stage ‘Belagavi Chalo’ on Nov. 12
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Doctors to stage ‘Belagavi Chalo’ on Nov. 12

November 7, 2017

Mysuru: The doctors and staff of private Hospitals and Nursing Homes,  opposing the implementation of the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (Amendments) Bill, have organised ‘Belagavi Chalo’ programme on Nov.12. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Dr. M.S. Vishweshwara, President, Indian Medical Association (IMA), Mysuru Chapter, said: “Nearly 250 to 300 representatives of IMA from…

CM upset with doctors’ irresponsibility
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CM upset with doctors’ irresponsibility

November 4, 2017

Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has taken strong exception to the strike call given by the private hospitals terming it an act of irresponsibility by the Doctors. Reacting to the strike call by the doctors of private establishments against the KPME (Amendments) Bill, he said that the strike was uncalled for when discussions were still on…

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