Month: January 2014

Anuradha Death Case In Supreme Court: AMRI Pays Rs. 1.6 Cr., Must Pay Rest Rs. 10 Cr. In Two And Half Months, Contempt Still Pending

A special bench of Justices Mr. C.K. Prasad and Mr. V. Gopala Gowda in Supreme Court today rejected plea by AMRI Hospital who had sought 1 year extra time to pay the highest-ever compensation of more than Rs. 11.5 crore for the wrongful death of Anuradha Saha who died from gross medical negligence by three …

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 …

IMA Spreads False Information To Save Disgraced Ex-MCI President Dr. Ketan Desai

PBT has obtained documents showing that Indian Medical Association (IMA) moved an application with World Medical Association (WMA) claiming that disgraced ex-MCI chief, Dr. Ketan Desai, should be reinstated as WMA president because all charges against him have been dropped by the Indian authority.  Dr. Desai had plundered medical education and healthcare delivery system as …

MCI Vice-president Issued False Medical Certificate To Help Top Political Leader Jailed Under Foreign Exchange And Prevention Of Smuggling Activities Act (COFEPOSA Act, 1974): PBT Appeals To Health Minister For Immediate Removal From MCI

In yet another despicable display of evidence of corruption in Indian healthcare system, PBT obtained document (under RTI Act) showing that the newly elected MCI Vice-president, Dr. Bhirmanandam, was previously found guilty for unethical act to help a top political leader in Tamil Nadu.   According to the information obtained from state health department, Dr. …

PBT Holds Huge Rally At Jantar Mantar: Brings Support From AAP To Cleanse Healthcare Corruption

PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, met Delhi health minister of AAP party, Mr. Satyendra Kumar Jain, yesterday urging him to take action against the pervasive corruption in Medical Council of India (MCI) and Delhi State Medical Council (DMC) to improve healthcare delivery system and to prevent pervasive medical negligence.  After the meeting with the health …