Fortis Healthcare board clears RHT Health Trust portfolio purchase for Rs4,650 crore

New Delhi: Fortis Healthcare Ltd’s board has approved the proposed acquisition of entire portfolio of Singapore-listed RHT Health Trust (RHT) for an enterprise value of around Rs4,650 crore, the company said on Wednesday. The step is part of a restructuring initiative aimed at consolidating the entire Indian asset portfolio comprising various clinical establishments and two operating […]

Medical devices to get better maintenance in view of patient safety

New Delhi: Poorly maintained medical devices in hospitals that can become a potential risk for patients will soon have superlative overhauling services and special engineers for their maintenance. The ministry of health and family welfare, under its draft patients’ safety implementation framework, says all healthcare facilities should have biomedical engineers for maintenance of medical equipment from […]