From Best to HEALTHIEST Companies To Work For

Every year Corporate India ranks, recognizes and rewards the Best Companies to Work For. Hundreds of participants apply for an assessment of their workplace each year. Each organization is evaluated based on the quality of employee experience and its people practices through anonymous feedback obtained from employees. Not surprisingly, health benefits make a significant contribution […]

Hysterectomy: This too Shall Pass

Hysterectomy? Why? Why has your doctor recommended a hysterectomy (an operation to remove the uterus)?  The reasons could be varied, such as: Uterine fibroids that cause pain, bleeding or other problems Uterine prolapse, which is a sliding of the uterus from its normal position into the vaginal canal Cancer of the uterus, cervix or ovaries […]

Bring Home the Best Gift Life has to Offer

After the nine months of anticipation, you are finally ready to deliver your little bundle of joy.  If you are going to be a first-time mum, here are a few things you should know.  About six to eight weeks in your pregnancy, you probably would have noticed sporadic uterine contractions.  These are called Braxton-Hicks contractions.  […]

Blending Tech, Touch & Intelligence to Deliver on All Fronts of Healthcare

Prashant Jhaveri, Head, Products and Strategy, Medi Assist Healthcare Services recently wrote an article for the Business World magazine in which he discussed how TPAs are transforming from being just organizations that process  laims, into partners who help organizations solve for all realms of healthcare. He also discussed how organizations can choose a TPA partner […]

The Changing Face of TPAs

Prashant Jhaveri, Head, Products and Strategy, Medi Assist Healthcare Services, was recently interviewed by Healthcare Radius, a healthcare magazine for Indian healthcare professionals. Discussing the changing face of health insurance third party administrators (TPA), this is what he had to say: “TPAs are an integral part of the rapidly evolving healthcare ecosystem – they are […]

Manage an Asthma Attack!

A chronic inflammatory lung disease, asthma is identified by periodic attacks of breathlessness and wheezing. Though the exact cause is not known, allergens, tobacco smoke and chemical irritants are known asthma triggers. Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) which works worldwide to reduce asthma prevalence is observing World Asthma Day on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  The […]

Quit Smoking!

Tobacco has killed more than 100 million people in the 20th century and is one of the biggest health challenges in the world today. Cigarette smoking is a major element in tobacco-related illnesses and causes one-third of all cancers, including 90 percent of lung cancer cases. The World No Tobacco day (WNTD) is organized on […]

Health Benefits of Blood Donation!

Blood donation is a gift you give yourself as much as others. It is a simple, safe and healthy contribution for a reliable blood supply to support your community. World Blood Donor day is organized by World Health Organization (WHO) on 14th June every year to raise awareness on blood donation. It is also an attempt […]

Anyone can have a heat stroke!

 This summer is perhaps the hottest that India has seen in quite a while. Heat stroke are a frightening reality that we must all guard against; the very young and the old are especially susceptible. Spot the Symptoms: Heat stroke is a medical emergency; therefore, be on a lookout for these symptoms: Loss of consciousness […]

Stop Drug Abuse!

Drug abuse is a consistent and patterned use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs, where the users end up harming themselves or others. It would be a mistake to view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem. Drug abuse should be recognised as a disease that impacts the brain. Thus, just […]