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Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

The Well Woman Centre of Ireland has warned that outsourcing of smear may result in cervical cancer being undetected in some patients. It could also lead to lead to inconsistencies in the interpretation of results by Irish doctors. The Well Woman Centre has criticized the Health Service Executive (HSE) for...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...es will likely draw more foreign investors seeking outsourcing opportunities in the country. Additionally, the creation of a suitable infrastructure coupled with an increase in healthcare as well as drug and pharmaceutical R&D expenditures will attract new drug development projects. "The government is not spar...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

... hospital cleaning in the 1980s and the continuing outsourcing of cleaning at PFI hospitals. In one of his first acts as Secretary of State for Health, Alan Johnson has committed 50m of additional funds to tackle healthcare-associated infections at the same time has doubling the size of the Department of Healt...

Outsourcing of UK Hospital Records to India Opposed

...ies and unions. The latest to face opposition to outsourcing medical transcription to India is the NHS Southpor...iety of Medical Secretaries (BSMS) has warned that outsourcing work to India could result in deaths. Kathy Perkins, chairperson of the BSMS, said: "Inevitably, t...

Food Industry in India to Grow to $310 Billion by 2015: CII

...owth. India has the potential to become a reliable outsourcing partner in the food sector," CII said in a statement. Indian food brands are rapidly entering the global retail market and a breed of foreign taste masters are currently operating in India. The global food industry is also expected to witness maj...

GlaxoSmithKline Signs Outsourcing Deal With TCS

..., Britain's largest drug company, // has signed an outsourcing deal with India's Tata Consulting Services to esta... because of its strong record in knowledge process outsourcing and operational excellence. Like many global companies GSK has been seeking to tap into India's poo...

Britain Hospital Staff Threatens Strike

...n Britain have outsourced or are in the process of outsourcing the work of typing up patients' notes to India to ...aff have been concerned for several weeks over the outsourcing to India. According to trade union Unison, during an outsourcing trial to India there were a numbe...

Leeds Hospitals to Outsource Medical Transcription Work to India

... have already outsourced such work to India. The outsourcing plans, however, have been fiercely criticised by union leaders, MPs and medical secretaries who fear lives could be put at risk. A medical secretary at Leeds General Infirmary told the Yorkshire Evening Post, a local newspaper: "We've seen these m...

Apollo's Global Arm Acquires US-based Firm

... Street offers healthcare focused business process outsourcing and IT services while Armanti, with its head office in New Jersey, is one of the largest hospital billing and receivable management companies. Sangita Reddy, managing director, AHS, announced the acquisition at a news conference here in the presenc...

Lab Tests And Diagnostics - Next Wave Of Outsourcing

India is on the verge of another outsourcing wave: high-end laboratory and diagnostic testing! .... // A number of hospitals in the US and UK are outsourcing laboratory and diagnostic tests to India as it costs about 70 to 80 per cent less to conduct them he...

Outsourcing Medical Records Risky: Unison

... cost the life of a patient. //Many NHS trusts are outsourcing the work to countries like India to save costs, the union said. However some typing errors like "hypertension", which means high blood pressure, instead of "hypotension", which means low blood pressure could result in serious problems for patients....

'Being Disabled Is Not a Barrier to Success'

...working with IBM Daksh, a leading business process outsourcing (BPO) firm in Gurgaon on the outskirts of Delhi. "I was born blind, but since my childhood it has been my desire to be different. My mindset has helped me to progress in life. I think determination and self-belief can help the millions of disabled p...

India Set To Become Hub For Clinical Trials

...logical infrastructure. // The clinical research outsourcing market in India was valued at Rs 3.1 billion in 20...n by 2010. Most of the US and European nations are outsourcing clinical trials to India, says Mahesh Sawant of Healthcare Practice, Frost & Sullivan, a market rese...

India: IT steps up security

... arrest of three employees of Mphasis, a Bangalore outsourcing firm for allegedly stealing $US350,000 from Citibank account-holders in New York. Following this within a period of 3 months an IT employee in New Delhi was reported to have sold confidential data on 1000 banking customers. It is said that Nasscom...

British Varsities To Outsource Admin And Research To India

...competitive prices. It is not simply a question of outsourcing backroom jobs. It would involve genuine partnershi...rown, there were risks as well as opportunities in outsourcing research to India and elsewhere. He added that many British businesses had experience of partnership...

Hospitals In U.K To Outsource Administrative Work To India

...d for cash are planning on letting go of staff and outsourcing the administrative work to India. // New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton, a hospital in such a crisis which has axed 300 jobs and is moving its admin work to India hoping to save about £2.5 million a year. The management hope that with this move th...

British Hospitals Face Financial Crisis

... such as those in Staffordshire - have resorted to outsourcing medical secretarial work to India. A similar pilot scheme at the Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCH) has been opposed by the local staff. As one of the cost-cutting schemes, hospital officials have proposed that consultants use a digital recorder to dict...

Singapore’s Healthcare To Outsource To Indian Firm For Faster X-Ray Result

Singapore has made an outsourcing agreement with an Indian firm for sending x-ray results that will save the costs and benefits patients and doctors// as well. Under the agreement the x-rays taken there will be sent electronically to India to get the results in a faster manner. Und...

India set to become the global knowledge hub

... emerge as a $17-billion hub for knowledge process outsourcing by 2010, growing at a staggering 46 percent annually. India’s strength lies in areas such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, information and communication technology, legal support, intellectual property research, and design and development for aut...

Europe Seeks Indian Expertise

...o boost the culture of innovation, to move from an outsourcing service industry to an innovative R&D based industry." Jayant Nadiger, head of the Trade and Investment office in Bangalore of Belgium's Flanders region, told the seminar that biotechnology had been "aptly described as the 'technology of hope' bec...

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