The Many Facets of Medical Imaging

When the German professor of Physics, Wilhelm Rontgen, invented the x-ray in 1895, little would he have known that it would go on to evolve and play a significant role in the imaging of the human body for not just diagnostic and treatment purposes, but for the validation on follow ups of a disease already…

Forming habits to achieve big goals

How often do we set up goals and objectives for ourselves, only to give up the moment we don’t achieve the desired result? Any slight deviation discourages us, and we instantly lose sight of all progress that we’ve made along the way. It is entirely normal to plan big, but at the same time, it…

Fear of Failure and how to overcome it

Fear is a part of human nature. Nobody enjoys failing. Fear might look into your eyes as you walk up to a room full of strangers, it might greet you at the conference room before you make your big presentation, fear might grapple you on your way to your fist interview. All of us have…

ICU Preparedness during COVID-19

As the nation’s capital reiterates its decision of reserving 80% Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for COVID-19 patients in private hospitals due to the surge in cases, a sense of caution flows across the nation’s healthcare community, to prepare for the challenges associated with rapid diagnosis, isolation, clinical management and infection prevention of the virus.…

COVID-19: An eye-opener for the Indian Healthcare sector?

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly overwhelmed healthcare systems around the world. And the healthcare system in India is no exception. With a population of over a billion people, the system is grappling to increase testing while curbing infection. And with the COVID-19 patients tally having crossed the five lakh mark, hospitals, both government and private,…

How I survived the pandemic-with belief and positivity

A detailed account of R. Balasubramanian’s, Associate Vice President, (ICU Business) Trivitron Healthcare, journey through COVID-19 I opened the envelope, with utter anxiety and deep nervousness, to read a laboratory report that was sent to me by my family physician. It read- “Corona negative” And I felt that feeling of relief, which translated into tears…