At all costs

IN THE FIRST WAVE of Covid-19, which struck India in the first quarter of 2020, all listed hospitals across the country reported heavy loses and a sharp decline in revenue. Smaller hospitals laid off staff and cut salaries to contain costs. During the second wave this year though, there was a sharp turnaround, with most listed…

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Sustaining Affordable Quality Healthcare in the Post-Covid World

The Week The Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected hospital operations and supply chain management, which has shaved off their profit margins and has also led to an increase in the cost of healthcare for patients. The severe shortfall of beds and advanced equipment such as ventilators in several countries highlighted the need for a healthcare…

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