Fallout Of SC Verdict In Anuradha Saha Case: IMA And Private Hospitals Demand “Cap” To Shield Negligent Doctors/Hospitals, PBT Calls On “Good” Doctors To Fight Medical Corruption

While Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI) leaders including Dr. Devi Shetty who is also the chairman of Narayana Health (a hospital chain) have started criticizing the historic Supreme Court judgment in Anuradha Saha death case and clamoring in demand of a “cap” (limited amount of compensation) to protect the negligent doctors and hospitals with baseless assertion that such a “cap” exists to protect doctors in USA (click this link http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/doctors-seek-cap-on-malpractice-compensation/article5606423.ece to read the news), Anuradha’s husband and PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha gave two separate interviews explaining the real purpose of his long-drawn legal fight in India and how he sees the future of healthcare in India which depends on the “good” doctors to step forward to fight the wide-spread medical corruption to restore public trust and to save innocent patients’ lives.  The two interviews, “Corruption in Medicine: The Good Doctor Fights Back” (click this link http://www.governancenow.com/news/regular-story/corruption-medicine-good-doctor-fights-back ) and “Anuradha’s Case has Fueled Public Interest in Patients’ Rights” (click this link http://www.goimonitor.com/story/anuradhas-case-has-fueled-public-interest-patients-rights ) to read the full stories (also attached below).

PBT’s Story (Governance Now) Jan. 23, 2014

GOI News Interview (Jan. 23, 2014)

Hindu (Jan. 22, 2014)