User: spoornim Topic: Health
Category: Public Health
Last updated: Oct 22 2017 01:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Scripps Congratulates SCAN Health Plan on Medicare 4.5-Star Rating 19.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
SAN DIEGO and LONG BEACH, Calif: Scripps, San Diego's premier integrated healthcare delivery system today congratulates SCAN Health Plan, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, on receiving a 4.5-star rating on a five-point scale from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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India among five countries responsible for 50% newborn deaths 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India is among the five countries -- Pakistan, Nigeria, Congo and Ethiopia being the others -- responsible for half of all new-born deaths in the world, according to a UN report.
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66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN report 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India has witnessed 66 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate from 1990 to 2015 but most of the new-born deaths -- 24 per cent of all -- still occur in the country, according to a new UN report.
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Man matters 19.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Five characters take the stage in Gentlemen this weekend
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Some middle-class Americans worry Trump health subsidies cut will hurt 19.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Tim Reid and Yasmeen Abutaleb
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Trump suggests he won't back bipartisan healthcare measure 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US President Donald Trump raised doubts on Wednesday about his support for a bipartisan initiative to restore the ObamaCare subsidies he suspended last week in exchange for states' getting greater flexibility regulating health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Commvault Announces More than 150 Speaking Sessions at Commvault GO 2017 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
TINTON FALLS, N.J: Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced more than 150 speaking sessions on data management, protection and activation at Commvault GO 2017, its second annual customer conference, to be held Nov. 6-8, 2017 in Washington D.C.
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Cross-Industry Fraud Increasing; Trend Drives Organizations to Share Data for Mutual Benefit, According to LexisNexis Risk Solutions Annual Study 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
ATLANTA: LexisNexis Risk Solutions today released its annual LexisNexis Fraud Mitigation Study, which found that people who commit fraud in one industry are increasingly emboldened to exploit other industries, too, giving organizations greater incentive to fight fraud cooperatively by sharing fraud data.
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Maldives Introduces Most Innovative ID Card 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
MALE, Maldives: The Maldives are known for their nice beaches and wonderful holiday resorts on many islands. Now the Maldives have also become a place of innovation.
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India uses controversial contraceptive in family planning programme 18.10.2017 Top Stories
DMPA has long been controversial, being linked to a range of health issues including osteoporosis, breast cancer, and delayed return of fertility
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From Diwali picks to Muhurat trading tips, market outlook for Samvat 2074 18.10.2017 All Markets Stories
Analysts caution that markets are likely to remain volatile in Samvat 2074; market will also keep a tab on state polls, especially Gujarat
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Assembly session: MLAs ready to grill govt post Diwali 18.10.2017 DNA: India
Preparations of the Assembly session starting from October 23 are in full swing and MLAs are all geared up for the same. Questions related to crime are expected to be the focus area of MLAs of Opposition Congress, while the MLAs of BJP will be concentrating on issues pertaining to their constituencies. The government departments have been issued instructions to have proper detailed answers prepared for the difficult questions that could arise. The BJP is expecting difficult questions not just from the Opposition, but also from legislators from its own parties. Issues like police protests, swine flu, privatization of schools are issues that are sure to bother the government. A large number of questions related to medical and health, energy, PHED, agriculture, home department and other departments have been fielded by the MLAs. This time in agriculture department, questions related to crop insurance scheme have been put up by several MLAs. BJP’s Hamir Singh Bhayal from Siwana (Barmer) has questions on ...
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How UCLA is fighting proxy patent battle for expensive cancer drug in India 18.10.2017 Business Standard: Today
UCLA appears to be representing the pharma firms Pfizer, Medivation and Astellas in its battle. They aren't telling the Delhi high court about this
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UnitedHealth sees growth in 2018, opportunities in Trump plans 18.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Caroline Humer
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ICICI Lombard profit up 19.3% at Rs 204 crore 17.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The largest private sector non- life insurer ICICI Lombard on Tuesday reported a 19.3% growth in net profit at Rs 204.04 crore for the three months to September driven by an improvement in its combined ratio and lower underwriting losses.

For the general insurance arm of ICICI Bank Group, this is first quarterly result after going public last month with a successful IPO. In the year-ago quarter the company had a profit of Rs 170.95 crore.

Improving its combined ratio, which shows the health of its operations, the company said it came down to 102.8% in the reporting period from 108.6% a year ago. The underwriting loss also improved to Rs 85.07 crore from Rs 127.75 crore in the same quarter a year ago.

Similarly, its gross written premium rose to Rs 3,234 crore from Rs 2,753 crore.
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Brahmin parishad to extend health cover to elderly members 17.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Beneficiaries have to pay ₹1,000 as their share
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ACEP: Health Insurers Disagree With Your Decision To Visit The ER -- And They Refuse To Pay! 17.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON: In a controversial decision, health insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is warning policy holders - in Georgia, Kentucky and Missouri - that they may have to pay for their trips to the ER.
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Meeting India’s immunisation goals 17.10.2017 HBL: Opinion
This requires sustainable use of resources, timely execution of strategies and total participation from all stakeholders
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Wipro Q2 profit up 5.6% to Rs 2,189 cr, beats estimates 17.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The US business grew 0.5% over the previous quarter, while Wipro saw revenue from Europe grow 5.8% and Asia Pacific at 7.4%
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UnitedHealth sees growth in 2018, a year of changes by Trump 17.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Caroline Humer and Divya Grover
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