The soil fertility specialist !

(Sunday, May 18, 2014) We take pride in being IVF specialists and helping couples to have babies. My father is a much more ambitious fertility specialist ! He runs Malpani Trust where Deepak Suchde , one of India's leading organic farming specialist,...

Fixing Indian healthcare

(Monday, May 19, 2014) Now that Mr Narendra Modi has become the new prime minister with such a thumping majority , the entire country is very hopeful that India will be able to progress much more rapidly than in the past, as a result of good governance ....

Health insurance companies versus doctors

(Tuesday, May 20, 2014) Health insurance companies and doctors ( which includes the hospitals which employ these doctors) seem to be headed on a collision course in India today. This is an ugly situation which seems to be getting progressively worse , be...

Why Health insurers should provide EMRs free to doctors and hospitals

(Wednesday, May 21, 2014) Health insurance executives have two major complaints about hospitals and doctors . 1. They overtest and overtreat insured patients, in order to maximize their profits 2. Their documentation is very poor This is wh...

Why doctors take pleasure in reporting abnormalities of no clinical importance

(Thursday, May 22, 2014) Modern medical practice seems to be based on ordering tests and scans , and relying on these in order to make a diagnosis - not on the old-fashioned taking a history or doing a clinical examination. The problem with a lot o...

A simple process patients can use to find the right doctor

(Friday, May 23, 2014) Our clinic is only in Mumbai, and our website attracts couples from all over the world. Since many of them cannot afford to travel to India , they often request me to refer them to a reputed and reliable local IVF clinic for their...

How can we make sure doctors see their patients on time ?

(Saturday, May 24, 2014) One of the commonest complaints patients has about doctors today is that they make them wait for hours on end , without any good reason . Most doctors seem to be quite disrespectful about the patient's time and are quite casu...

Transferring too many embryos

(Sunday, May 25, 2014) Many IVF clinics in India continue to routinely transfer four or five embryos during the IVF treatment, even in young patients who are doing their first IVF cycle. This is worrisome, because the risk of these patients having a multiple pr...

The top mistakes patients make when selecting an IVF clinic

(Monday, May 26, 2014) Infertile patients know that IVF is a complex and expensive treatment. It requires a lot of experience and expertise in order to maximize the success rates. They also know that different IVF clinics have different success rates, an...

Aligning the interests of the patient and the IVF clinic

(Tuesday, May 27, 2014) One of the concerns IVF patients have is that they feel that IVF doctors may cause their IVF cycles to fail, in order to extract more money from them. They feel that their interests and those of the IVF doctor are not aligne...