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An Example of Pre-Mortem Analysis

Post mortem is a familiar word to many. It is where the dead teach the living. It is carried out to find out the cause of death. Unfortunately it does not help the person who died. A pre-mortem — also known as a premortem — is a managerial strategy in which a…

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What Can Rural Surgeons Learn From Standard Business School?

The olfactory system in our body is different from the other systems in that there is no censorship or filtration of the sensation by the thalamus. It is situated close to the emotional area of the brain. About 3% of the human genes code…

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Task Specific Credentialing and Training for the Rural Surgical Workforce: A Proposal

One of the major problems in rural surgical facilities is getting qualified staff. The nursing and technical staffs do not wish to work in rural areas unless they are from the particular village or place. Their expectations in terms of salaries and perks are…

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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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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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