Category Archives: Practice Management

Practice Management: A successful healthcare facility or clinic must not only take care of patients. It must also be adept at handling the typical administrative tasks that are required in any other business, such as financial planning, human resources, staffing concerns, insurance, and more. Find the latest advice and articles concerning the business side of medicine.

How to Reduce Cost in Rural Hospitals: Presented at the IFRS Meeting by Dr. R.R. Tongaonkar

India is a rapidly developing economy and many corporate are seeing India as a potential area for investment. However the reality is that our per capita GNP is $500 while it is well over $20,000 in the…

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Meeting the Surgical Needs in Rural Areas: The Supply Chain Concept

Globally, 60% of the surgical procedures are carried out for 15% of the world population in developed countries. On the other hand, 34% of the poor who live in developing countries get only…

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A Review of Several Different Types of Medical Stirrups

Positioning patients properly in the Operating Room is critical to providing the best care possible and protecting against complications such as pressure ulcers and…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Pharmacy

We are looking at how small hospitals especially in mission hospitals can improve the various systems according to the guidelines given by…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: The Other Systems

The objective of this system is to plan, execute and appropriately pay for the various works that are necessary at the hospital. The works manager is the most…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Suggestions for Following NABH Guidelines for the In-Patient Department

A smooth system of admission, treatment and discharge of patients is boon to the hospital administration. The following is the system that was followed in one of the rural mission hospitals in Northeast India: A public relations office welcomes the patient and informs them of the various facilities that are… 

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Teleconsultation: A Better Way to Manage Your Clinical Practice

Managing a Clinical practice is getting difficult day by day; doctors in India are burdened with an increasing volume of patients. There is a dearth of doctors in India with an abnormally low doctor-patient ratio. Teleconsultation is a good way of engaging with patients. This is no longer a new… 

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