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Health and safety are a huge priority for any business owner. Not only do you have a responsibility to protect your staff, but you need to look out for your customers too. Accidents that take place on your premises can result in staff being laid off sick, customers refusing to return to your store and even law cases that could see you pay out heavy compensation fees and fines. However, few entrepreneurs need to focus on this area quite as ardently as the restaurateur. Negligence in the food industry can have devastating effects: from food...

Photo Source Looking to start up a business that earns you a lot of money while genuinely helping people? Healthcare could be the way to go. As they say, health is wealth, and with patients becoming more and more comfortable with managing their symptoms and illnesses online, it opens the door for health-oriented entrepreneurs. You don’t have to be a doctor, nurse or even any other kind of specialist to start a business in healthcare, there are plenty of ways you can still get a foot in the door. Designing apps to help people track symptoms,...

If you have spent any time in a hospital recently, you may have noticed that the healthcare industry is a proud adopter of digital technology. Tablets and laptops have replaced traditional notepads and paper charts, and monitoring equipment can now push data in real time to central monitoring stations (allowing, for example, nurses to monitor all of their patients simultaneously from their desk). The modern hospital is increasingly a connected hospital. However, as impressive as modern hospitals have become, the real evolution in healthcare...

Starting any kind of business can be tough, but a business in healthcare comes with more problems and issues. However, it can be supremely rewarding. Looking after the health of others means you will feel a sense of commitment, a sense that you actually make a positive impact on the community you are a part of. There is nothing better than helping a fellow human in some way, and if you make your whole business and career around this then you are going to enjoy life to the fullest. It is the dream, isn’t it? To make money doing what one...

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You may have noticed that when people return from jetting off abroad for a summer break somewhere nice and warm, they often fall ill shortly after returning. Why is this? Well, it could be because of a number of different reasons, of course; but fundamentally, it comes down to one thing – they tend not to take steps to remain healthy when in foreign climes. Here then are some ideasof how to look after yourself on a summer holiday… Vaccine check You should check with your doctor whether you’re correctly vaccinated for the part of...

With growing awareness about the benefits of a health insurance policy, the Indian insurance market has consistently grown. With expansion, the market now caters to many senior citizens who are looking for the right plan for their age and health. Young individuals are also looking for convenient options for a medical insurance policy for their parents. Factors to consider before purchasing a senior citizen health insurance plan Sum Insured: With increasing age, the cost of treatment increases due to chances of contracting age-related...

There’s no denying that the current landscape of healthcare and medicine is foreign when contrasted with the medical world which existed a mere century or even fifty years before it. There’s also no denying that the rapid, exponential expansion of technology and digital advancements have made this progression in the medical and health industry possible. Technology affects every aspect of our lives in ways that are hard to fully comprehend, and it’s especially hard to note the impact it’s had on our very ability to enjoy healthy,...

People are susceptible to water-borne diseases not only in rural areas but alsoin urban setups of India.  The poor quality of drinking water in most parts of India is one of the primary reasons why people succumb to preventable diseases. Drinking water supplied to our home carries harmful contaminants and dissolved salts that can weaken the immune system of the body. The introduction ofReverse Osmosis water purification systems has helped households to treat the water supplied to households. Reverse Osmosis water purification systems...