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Why do doctors subject IVF patients to such rubbish ?

These are the medications a reputed IVF clinic puts all its patients on routinely after embryo transfer.  A text book example of irrational prescribing and polypharmacy ! No wonder patients get fed up of doing IVF treatment.

Why we need 100% reservation in medical education

Medical education in India is broken. A major problem is that medical college seats are no longer allotted to students based on their merit. The majority of seats are reserved for students who come from " backward classes "; and another huge chunk are reserved for ric...

Patient feedback in the Complaints and Compliments book at Malpani Infertility Clinic

Complaints and compliments about Malpani Infertility Clinic

Advertising by IVF clinics

Nova IVI is a corporate chain of IVF clinics all over India which recently took out a full page ad in The Times of India , advertising their IVF services. Lots of IVF doctors in private practise find this very unfair .  As individual doctors , even though we provide a...

How does Malpani Clinic compare with corporate IVF clinic chains ?

Lots of companies have set up chains of IVF clinics in India , such as Nova IVI , Morpheus, Bourne Hall and Cloud 9. Patients often ask us how we compare with them , since we are a standalone clinic. Now, every model has certain advantages and disadvantages, and patien...

How Indian medical colleges can improve medical care through Wikipedia

Perhaps the most widely accessed source of information about health topics around the world is Wikipedia.However, the quality of Wikipedia articles on health and illness often leave a lot to be desired.Even worse, since the vast majority are in English, they are still...

Why life insurers need to invest in patient education

I was very excited when I saw the full page advertisement Aviva Life Insurance ran on 18 Dec 2016 in the Times of India , on providing heart care to couples. The IRDA now allows life insurers to also cover medical illnesses , and I think this is a very healthy trend. In...

Why the diagnosis of unexplained infertility can be so frustrating.

Many infertile patients can't understand what their doctors mean when they tell them that their diagnosis is unexplained infertility.  How can unexplained possibly be a diagnosis ? Does this mean that the doctor is clueless and they need to find a better doctor ? Unexpl...

The three customers every startup founder needs to delight

Every startup has three customers,  but this is something which lots of startup founders don't seem to realize. The most important customer is of course the person who's going to pay you for using your product or service. This should be your primary focus . If you can d...