A community radio talk on KPME

Dr. Sylvia Karpagam, a public health doctor talks about the KPME, the amendments and also what other regulations would be beneficial for patients http://bengaluru.citizenmatters.in/bengaluru-matters-radio-show-episode-24-20408


Healthcare act amendments should put an end to profiteering, help people

KPME ACT July 14, 2017 Dr Sylvia Karpagam COVER LIST, Hospitals, Policy, Public Health 0 Recently there has been quite a flurry of opinions, accusations and threats around the issue of regulation of private medical establishments in Karnataka. Although the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act has been around since 2007, concerns over the last few years, around patient rights, have... Continue Reading →

Hospitals list rate flaws for feedback Sanjay Mandal July 9: The state government has extended the time for private hospitals to officially give feedback and suggestions on fixing rates for treatment and levying non-medical or incidental charges on patients. The state health regulatory commission recently issued a notice stating that private hospitals would have to send... Continue Reading →

ಬಿಜಿಎಸ್‌ ಗ್ಲೋಬಲ್‌ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತಾಯಿ ಶವಕ್ಕಾಗಿ 36 ಗಂಟೆಗಳಿಂದ ಕಾಯುತ್ತಿದೆ ಕಂಪ್ಲಿಯ ಬಡ ಕುಟುಂಬ

Home  COVER STORYಬಿಜಿಎಸ್‌ ಗ್ಲೋಬಲ್‌ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತಾಯಿ ಶವಕ್ಕಾಗಿ 36 ಗಂಟೆಗಳಿಂದ ಕಾಯುತ್ತಿದೆ ಕಂಪ್ಲಿಯ ಬಡ ಕುಟುಂಬ BysamacharaJuly 9, 2017 ಕ್ಯಾನ್ಸರ್‌ ಕಾಯಿಲೆಯಿಂದ ಮೃತಪಟ್ಟ ಮಹಿಳೆಯೊಬ್ಬರ ಶವವನ್ನು ಪಡೆಯಲು ಕಂಪ್ಲಿ ಮೂಲದ ಕುಟುಂಬವೊಂದು ಸುಮಾರು 36 ಗಂಟೆಗಳಿಂದ ಪರದಾಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಬಿಜಿಎಸ್‌ ಗ್ಲೋಬಲ್‌ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಈಗ ಜಾರಿಯಲ್ಲಿದೆ. ಬಡತನ ರೇಖೆಗಿಂತ ಕೆಳಗಿರುವ ಕುಟುಂಬಗಳಿಗೆ ಕ್ಯಾನ್ಸರ್‌ನಂತಹ ಕಾಯಿಲೆಗಳ ಚಿಕಿತ್ಸೆಗಾಗಿ ಸರಕಾರದ ವಿಮಾ ಯೋಜನೆ ಧನ ಸಹಾಯ ನೀಡುತ್ತದೆ. ಖಾಸಗಿ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗಳ ಮೂಲಕ ಸರಕಾರದ ವಿಮೆ ಹಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಸೇವೆಯನ್ನು ಈ... Continue Reading →

Protest when patients’ rights are hit

Dr Sylvia Karpagam, Jul 7 2017, 0:04 IST Dr Sudarshan Ballal’s article on June 28, 2017 in these columns expressing concern about the controversy and mistrust being generated between the medical fraternity and the state government by the introduction of the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill, 2017, ironically leaves patients and their rights completely... Continue Reading →

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