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Up to 450% mark-up on knee Implants, Govt may cap prices

HIGHLIGHTS The MRP of a total knee system varies between Rs 59,091 and Rs 4,13,059. The distributor, who gets the product for Rs 1,67,162, earns a margin of Rs 2,45,297, or 147%, on the product. Distributors and hospitals are earning hefty trade margins that can range...

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Siemens Single Slice C.T Scanner

A CT Scanner refers to Computed Tomography. CT scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of parts of your body and the structures inside your body. CT Scanner are categorized technically by the number of slices or scans or images it can take per rotation . The single...

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Medical Equipment and Consumables in India

Fully efficient and functional medical equipment is required for the flawless functioning of a medical laboratory. When purchasing medical equipment and consumables, online shopping is considered to be one of the several affordable choices. One major benefit of buying...

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Trends in CT System Purchase in Emerging Markets

With the advances in science and technology, medical field has seen significant growth.  Precision and accuracy are the latest buzz words in medical field.  Gone are the days where doctors have to either rely on information from patient or by their physical...

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Top 4 New Medical Technologies of 2017

A metabolic disease in which there are high blood sugar levels during a prolonged period of time is diabetes.  Most commonly, Diabetes is of two types which is Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes.  When pancreas fails to produce enough insulin, it may result in Type 1...

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Emerging trends impacting Global MRI Systems

Gone are the days when surgeons had to cut open human body to understand the anatomy and physiological processes of human body in both health and disease.  The latest in science and technology has made it a reality to examine the physiological processes and anatomy of...

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Best Hospital Medical Supplies in India

Humans are pushing the threshold of medicine in their quest to live a disease free and healthy life.  The research in the medical field has led to invention of various tools or medical equipment to aid diagnosis and to treat medical conditions.  Stethoscope is a best...

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Private hospitals reuse disposables, make you pay for them

Disposables like catheters, guide wires and balloons used in every angioplasty are reused and billed repeatedly in many private hospitals. Adding to the risk of infection, you could be paying for something that has already been paid for. And the hospital may be making...

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Refurbished Medical Equipment

A common man may highly underestimate the costs involved in getting treated for a disease.  For example, a simple visit to clinic to get rid of a viral fever may cost nothing short of Rs.1000/-.  Half of this amount may go to the physician as his fee while the rest...

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An MRI Scanner buying guide

When it comes to diagnosing a disease, a doctor relies on multiple factors apart from close physical examination of the patient which is unarguably an important and essential element.  Depending on the nature of disease, the physician may advise the patient to give...

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