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Max Institute of Healthcare Management is an interdisciplinary research centre that provides deep insights on policymakers, public institutions and corporates to create better health systems through the integrated elements of Research, Education and Outreach.

Patients: Drivers or receivers of care?

By | November 3rd, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

Patient centricity is an attitude, strategy, mission, and value system that needs to be incorporated into the promotor’s cultural DNA. It should flow as a top-down culture. The CEO/promotor’s vision should include patient-centricity for the organisation to be able to deliver this promise. AMPH Co 2022 students Anupama Srikonda and Dr. Swati Jha invited experts and industry [...]

Mind-Body practices for a healthy heart

By | September 29th, 2022|AMPH stories|

  “The heart is the only organ you can hear and feel. It is the first and last sign of life. It is one of the few things with the potential to unite all of us as people” - World Heart Federation World Heart Day - an international campaign curated by the World Heart Foundation to [...]

Enhancing patient satisfaction via auxiliary healthcare system

By | September 23rd, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

Hospital auxiliary services can help greatly in enhancing patient satisfaction. These services work at the backend but their contribution in the overall care delivery to the patient is no less than that of clinical services. AMPH Co 2022 students Dr. Fateen Fatima Mazher and Dr. Niranjana Raj invited experts and industry leaders to share their opinions and insights [...]

Catalysing financing in healthcare via ‘Blended Finance’: The way forward

By | July 26th, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

Blended finance is an approach toward financing where catalytic funding (e.g. grants and concessional capital) from public and philanthropic sources is utilised to mobilise additional private sector investment to realise social goals and outcomes. It uses development finance and philanthropic funds to attract private capital into deals, and the private investors receive financial returns which [...]

Women’s healthcare is an asset, not a liability

By | May 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|

We have come a long way since the 90s, and it is time to celebrate women and their achievements. Health is one of them. Years after years, countries have been taking various actions despite the fact that women still face many health problems, and we must re-commit to addressing them. Currently, in India, women face [...]

High time we talk about the rights, safety, and wellbeing of nurses: Sabitha K V

By | May 12th, 2022|AMPH stories|

  While India hailed its doctors and nurses as Covid warriors for their selfless and tireless efforts to serve humanity, the past two years also highlighted the shortage of nurses in the country. Nurses are the unflinching pillars on which the healthcare ecosystem rests. And yet, despite their undeniable role and contribution, they struggle with [...]

Healthcare trends and innovation: Insights from Catalyst ‘Un’conference

By | April 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Public health has become a focal point post-Covid. But do we really need public health systems? What happens to the equity if all healthcare is delivered by private providers? Primary healthcare is critical and so is the digitisation of records, telehealth and trained workforce, disease surveillance, and interpreting emerging threats such as anti-microbial resistance. The [...]

Identifying and plugging the gaps in Tuberculosis care in India

By | March 24th, 2022|MIHM Research|

  According to the WHO’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic has reversed years of progress in providing essential Tuberculosis (TB) services and reducing the disease burden, with India being one of the worst-affected countries. In 2020, India was the highest contributor to the global gap between estimated TB incidence and the number of people [...]

Decoding a SMART Hospital

By | March 3rd, 2022|AMPH Discussion Circle|

Smart hospitals “optimize, redesign and/or build new clinical processes, management systems and maybe even infrastructure, all enabled by underlying digitized networking infrastructure of interconnected assets, to provide a valuable service or insight which was not possible or available earlier, to achieve better patient care, experience and operational efficiency” as defined by Heathcare Global. Implemented through three [...]

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