Project Feasibility Study

It’s easy for us to get excited about ideas that come into our minds and we invariably may want to act on them right away. I have had discussions with several prospects that have approached me with grandiose ideas and want to move into implementation immediately, without incorporating a systematic and comprehensive due diligence process […]

What does a Medical Equipment Planner do?

A hospital project undergoes various stages of evolution from conceptualization and viability surveys, budgeting, architectural planning and design, construction and much more. Amongst the various activities executed, the hospital consultants perform an important process called medical and allied equipment planning and provide procurement assistance right till the commissioning of the hospital. This process commences with […]

The Role of Human Resources in a Hospital

Human resource management is a highly critical undertaking in any industry, as they manage the most important asset of any organization: human capital. And the healthcare industry is no different. In fact, in an industry like healthcare where we need undeniable technical skills, prioritizing skills, time management skills, as well as compassion, the employees in […]

EMERGING TRENDS IN HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT – PREPARING FOR TOMORROW – Part I

Hospitals are an important part of any health system. They are complex organizations owing to a wide multiplicity of objectives and goals. Hospital personnel range from highly skilled and educated clinicians and managers to semi and unskilled employees. With innovations in technology, economic and statutory pressure and customer demands, the convolution of hospital management continues […]

Optimize Support Services for efficient Hospital Management

Imagine an Operation Theatre without sterilized instruments, an Intensive Care Unit without clean linen, an in-patient room without food for its occupants or a general ward without security. Seems incomplete and incompetent, doesn’t it? These ancillary services viz. Central Sterile Supply Department, Linen, Dietary, Security, etc. comprise of support services at a hospital. These services […]

Hospital Consultancy Going Online in India: A Fad or Market Reality?

Smart hospitals in India  Every healthcare facility needs to identify shortcomings in terms of their technology, processes, infrastructure, manpower skills, financial judiciousness, and above all patient centric approach. While a fair number of healthcare institutions have spent years getting by with average facilities and practices, the “this has always worked for us and therefore we […]

How to transform your facility into a Smart Hospital

In this age of technology, we see smart phones, smart televisions and even smart watches. So, what makes a smart phone smart? According to me, by not sticking to its definition of being just a communication device, it is its ability to multi-task, aesthetics, sound features, performance, and efficiency of functioning and reliability that makes […]

Hospital Consulting: Impressions versus Reality

Even though hospital and healthcare consulting in it’s true form, performed by specialist consultants, is a young domain within the healthcare industry, it has provided clients with tremendous value over the past twenty years. A seasoned hospital consultant can provide services within a turnkey offering that are high in both quality and impact. Right from […]

How useful is online advisory in healthcare

One of the biggest disruptions of this decade is the ability to access information online, without much ado, through digital technology. Whilst people have used this technology in multiple sectors, the transformation that it has brought in the health sector is changing the lives of people. For instance, many believe that online patient consultation has […]

Role of Hospital Consultants in Mumbai Healthcare Industry

We often hear people saying that Mumbai has surplus opportunities and facilities for education, employment, good housing etc. But in reality, due to the increasing population of this city, these facilities are not enough and there is always a requirement for more. Talking about the healthcare scenario in Mumbai, earlier there were only major public […]