Clinical Research

Importance of Clinical Trials in Children

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In nearly half of the visits made by children to doctors, 70% of medicines prescribed to them have never been tested in pediatric population. There remains no choice but to treat them that way, as there are very few clinical trials that are conducted in children. It is inappropriate to think of children as small […]

Pharmaceutical Medicine

Understanding Pharmaceutical Medicine As a Career Option:

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Pharmaceutical medicine over a period of time has evolved as a medical scientific discipline and is related to the discovery, development, evaluation, registration, monitoring and medical marketing strategies of medicines for the patients and community health. Knowledge and understanding the action of the drug in body, variability and limitation of therapy response, optimal use of […]

Healthcare Management

Risk Management in Healthcare Industry

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Healthcare risk management dates back to four thousand years, with the “Babylonian Code of Hammurabi” ordaining severe punishment for physicians who caused death or harm through their own malpractice. After the malpractice insurance crisis in 1970s, healthcare risk management became an important component of hospital administration in the US. Healthcare administrators recognized the value of […]

Healthcare Management

Importance of Accreditation of Hospitals in Healthcare

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In the recent times demand for quality in healthcare services has risen due to various market forces such as medical tourism, insurance, corporate growth and competition. As a result of these the expectations of the consumer for best in quality has also risen, which has indeed lead to the introduction of national and international accreditation […]