Increasing Consumerism: A Prime Mover For Change in Healthcare

Increasing ‘consumerism’ has already become a strong prime mover to reckon with, even in healthcare, including the pharma industry, across the world. Patients’ longing for better participative treatment experience at an affordable cost, has started gathering momentum as a major disrupting … Continue reading

Increasing Healthcare Consumption in India with equity

Along with the economic progress of India, healthcare consumption of the population of the country is also increasing at a reasonably faster pace. According to McKinsey India Report, 2007, the share of average household healthcare consumption has increased from 4 … Continue reading

To accelerate increasing ‘Access to Modern Medicines’ in India: A Strategic Approach

Currently no one knows what the ‘Access to Modern Medicines’ in India is, in real term. Like many others, both local and global. I myself was quoting the World Medicines Situation of 2004 report, the base year of which is actually … Continue reading

Increasing socio-economic inequality within the healthcare delivery systems of India

Increasing inequality between the wide diversity of population of ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in the socio-economic and cultural set up of India, clearly gets reflected in the healthcare delivery system of the country. Many research studies on this subject have established … Continue reading

Increasing penetration of Health Insurance: an important way to improve affordability and access to healthcare

While India is making rapid strides in its economic growth, the country is increasingly facing constraints in providing healthcare benefits to a vast majority of its population. This is mainly because of the following reasons:1. Inadequate healthcare infrastructure and delivery … Continue reading