Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital (now Narayana Health) was founded by a team of ambitious entrepreneurs,headed by a charismatic heart surgeon, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
A Boston surgeon asks whether we have exalted longevity over a meaningful end in “Being Mortal” – A review by Divia Mattoo
“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande, a Boston surgeon and author, explores the processes of ageing, illness and death and how our society has come to view and respond to all three.
Reconceptualising the role of carers in patient-centred care
What does it mean to be a carer, and what roles do carers fill in patient-centred care? A recent report from Carers Australia reveals that unpaid carers, frequently family members, provide care valued at $60.3 billion annually in Australia, confirming the importance and value of the carer role.