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Centre-State (http://www.india.com/news/agencies/centre-state-coordination-must-for-success-of-ayushman-bharat-up-minister-3058187/) coordination must for (http://www.india.com/news/agencies/centre-state-coordination-must-for-success-of-ayushman-bharat-up-minister-3058187/) success (http://www.india.com/news/agencies/centre-state-coordination-must-for-success-of-ayushman-bharat-up-minister-3058187/) of Ayushman Bharat: UP minister (http://www.india.com/news/agencies/centre-state-coordination-must-for-success-of-ayushman-bharat-up-minister-3058187/)
The success of Ayushman Bharat scheme depends largely on coordination between the Centre and state governments, UP health minister Sidharth Nath Singh said today.

Study on (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/hospitals/study-on-state-of-organ-donation-facilities-in-government-hospitals/64186724) state (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/hospitals/study-on-state-of-organ-donation-facilities-in-government-hospitals/64186724) of organ donation facilities in government hospitals (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/hospitals/study-on-state-of-organ-donation-facilities-in-government-hospitals/64186724)
As part of a study to improve facilities for organ donation in government hospitals, an official of Mohan Foundation, Mumbai, on Tuesday visited Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) as well as Super Specialty Hospital to review the infrastructure.

Proper critical care training needed for (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/proper-critical-care-training-needed-for-paramedics-hc/64198229) paramedics : (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/proper-critical-care-training-needed-for-paramedics-hc/64198229) HC (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/proper-critical-care-training-needed-for-paramedics-hc/64198229)
The Delhi High Court today stressed the dire need for proper critical care training to paramedics, while hearing a plea by a woman whose mother had died of cardiac arrest due to medical negligence.

AIIMS with 750 beds to come up in Jharkhand (http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-aiims-with-750-beds-to-come-up-in-jharkhand-2615961)
In a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government on Wednesday approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).

Govt plans price cap for diagnostic tests (https://www.deccanherald.com/national/govt-plans-price-cap-diagnostic-tests-670340.html)
The Health Ministry is planning to prepare a list of essential diagnostics, whose prices can be regulated by the government.

Senior citizens to get (http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-senior-citizens-to-get-healthcare-services-at-home-gujarat-government-2615934) healthcare (http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-senior-citizens-to-get-healthcare-services-at-home-gujarat-government-2615934) services at home: Gujarat government (http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-senior-citizens-to-get-healthcare-services-at-home-gujarat-government-2615934)
The state government on Wednesday rolled out a pilot project which would allow senior citizens to avail healthcare services without leaving their homes. The project would be implemented in areas falling under the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation initially, and expanded to other parts of the state depending on the project's success.

Push for e-hospitals (https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/jharkhand/push-fore-hospitals-230969)
The state health department on Wednesday decided to connect hospitals of Jharkhand with the e-hospital network that would help a patient get medical service without standing in a queue.
Corporate News
Nightingales Home Health Services growing at a CAGR of 55% (https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/nightingales-home-health-services-growing-at-a-cagr-of-55/64198102)
Nightingales has been in the home health sector since 1996 in Bangalore. Post the acquisition of the company by Medwell it forayed into the specialty home healthcare services in segments like pulmonology, cardiology, neurology, metabolic diseases, orthopaedics, geriatrics care and post-operative rehabilitation.

IIHMR’s (http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=108848&sid=2) organises (http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=108848&sid=2) orientation training to prepare healthcare providers for NABH accreditation (http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=108848&sid=2)
The Indian Institute of Health Management and Research, Bangalore (IIHMR) organised an orientation programme to get a National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) accreditation, in order to create a platform for the various healthcare providers to enhance their competency.
International News
Ministry of Health (http://gulftoday.ae/portal/f71eba6f-2230-4f8e-88ee-6c1b98abda62.aspx) organises (http://gulftoday.ae/portal/f71eba6f-2230-4f8e-88ee-6c1b98abda62.aspx) http://gulftoday.ae/portal/f71eba6f-2230-4f8e-88ee-6c1b98abda62.aspxworkshop (http://gulftoday.ae/portal/f71eba6f-2230-4f8e-88ee-6c1b98abda62.aspx) for Emirati nurses (http://gulftoday.ae/portal/f71eba6f-2230-4f8e-88ee-6c1b98abda62.aspx)
Under its 'Leadership Development programmeme', the Ministry of Health and Prevention hosted a workshop recently for Emirati nurses held under the patronage of Dr Yousif Al Serkal, Assistant Under-Secretary for the Hospitals Sector, at the Training and Development Centre in Sharjah.

Johnson & Johnson opens APAC HQ in Singapore (http://www.humanresourcesonline.net/johnson-johnson-opens-apac-hq-in-singapore/)
Johnson & Johnson Asia Pacific today unveiled its new Asia Pacific headquarters, bringing together 1,000 employees from its pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer businesses in a single location to spearhead new ideas and frameworks for healthcare of the future.

WHO needs a major reform (https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2018/05/370308/who-needs-major-reform)
AS an emerging Asian power and potential high-income country, Malaysia shares a pivotal role in setting the global health agenda at the World Health Organisation’s annual health assembly in Geneva next week.
Technology Update
Implantable Device to Deliver Chemo to Pancreatic Cancer Tumors (https://www.medgadget.com/2018/05/implantable-device-to-deliver-chemo-to-pancreatic-cancer-tumors.html)
Pancreatic cancer is difficult to fight because of the challenge of delivering chemo specifically to that one organ, sparing surrounding tissue and the rest of the body.

Smartphone System Detects (https://www.medgadget.com/2018/05/smartphone-system-detects-food-borne-pathogens.html) Food Borne (https://www.medgadget.com/2018/05/smartphone-system-detects-food-borne-pathogens.html) Pathogens (https://www.medgadget.com/2018/05/smartphone-system-detects-food-borne-pathogens.html)
At Purdue University, a team of engineers and food scientists has developed a smartphone-powered device, and accompanying underlying technology, for detecting food borne pathogenic bacteria.

ECGlove Helps Medical Personnel Rapidly Monitor for Arrhythmias (https://www.medgadget.com/2018/04/ecglove-helps-medical-personnel-rapidly-monitor-for-arrhythmias.html)
ECGlove consists of a common suede glove that a cyclist might wear, except that the fingertips of the thumb, index, and middle fingers are studded with metal electrodes.
Video Corner
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Patient-Centric Innovation in clinical practice | Dr. Vishal Rao, Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon, HCG
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