Medicare: Hi-Tech Healing Opportunities

The health care sector in India has witnessed an enormous growth in infrastructure in the private and voluntary sector. The private sector which was very modest in the early stages, has now become a flourishing industry equipped with the most modern stated-of-the-art technology at its disposal. It is estimated that 75-80 per cent of health care services and investments in India are now provided by the private sector.

And added plus has been that India ahs one of the largest pharmaceutics in the world. It is self sufficient in drug productions an exports drugs to more than 180 countries.

The privatizations of the medicare sector has brought with it five-star facilities and world-class treatments. The country of corporate hospitals, India is a source market for professionals in the medical field for most of the renowned hospitals around the world. Hi-tech medical facilities have become a necessity following consumer demand among the world's fastest growing middle class. India offers at its own doorstep, a range of world quality hospitals and treatments at a fraction of world costs with comparable success rates and service levels directly in proportion to the high value system and natural caring that comes with its millennia heritage. Indian hospitals are becoming known internationally for standards of health care delivery, comparable to the best in the world. India has the technology and the skilled super specialists coupled with sound infrastructure and professional management, nurses and paramedical staff to take on international competition.

Major hospital in Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad and New Delhi have recorded a twelve per cent patient flow from neighboring and South East Asian countries. This is because people have realized that they can now have access to international quality medicare at 10 per cent of the international cost in India. The average cost in India. The average cost of a cardiac surgery at the best hospital is only US$ 4,500 with a success rate of 98.5 per cent which is comparable to the best institutions in the world. A bone marrow transplant costs an unbelievable US$ 20,000.

Technologies for the new millennium including electrocardiography through conferencing will soon be introduced in India, making it feasible for doctors to benefit from the advice of other experts.

Indian doctors recently performed the country's first robot assisted heart surgery which reduces the risk and trauma associated with critical conditions. This operation, performed at The Escorts Health Institute and Research Centre (EHIRC) is incidentally, the first of its kind in any developing nation.

Apollo Hospitals, recently announced it had reduced the average length of stay of a patient from 11.5 days to 6.5 days, achieving global standard. The hospital chain has treated nearly 25,46,787 patients from all over the world. Its success is apparent from the fact that in the last 15 years over 20,000 open heart surgeries, 6,900 angioplasties, 2,200 coronary stents and 1,100 mitral balloon valvuloplasties with a 98 per cent success rate were performed. Over 1,000 renal transplants have been performed with an 88 per cent success rate.Cardiac Care -|- Bone Marrow Transplant -|- Dialysis and Kidney Transplant -|- Neurosugery & Trauma Surgery -|- Joint Replacement Surgery -|- Vascular Surgery -|- Refractive Surgery -|- Nuclear Medicine -|- Cosmetic Surgery -|- Urology -|- Osteoporosis -|- Gynaecology & Obstetrics


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