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Unethical Practices in Healthcare Sector


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1 post-graduation in MBA (Entrepreneurship) at CMS Business School (Jain Deemed to be University)., India
2 student of post-graduation in MBA (International Finance & Accounting) at CMS Business School (Jain Deemed to be University). As an undergraduate he worked as the Head of Placement Team in the University., India
 

During recent years health care sector has experienced major issues and scams which has led to the downfall of this vital service sector in terms of quality and constumer confi dence. Despite the measures taken by the health department in eradicating scams and hazards, unethical acts continue to perform which dilutes the image of the sector. Lack of training of staff results in wrong medication, and sometimes over medication. Even Doctors are compelled to make patient undergo a large number of costly tests, as the Private Hospitals have adopted the policy of ‘market economy’. COVID era has seen maximum number of unethical practices such as increased prices of hospital beds, high cost medicine bills etc. This has been a period where the patients were exploited for generating high revenue during the pandemic period.

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Sahishnu A Anand
post-graduation in MBA (Entrepreneurship) at CMS Business School (Jain Deemed to be University)., India
S Shreyas Jadav
student of post-graduation in MBA (International Finance & Accounting) at CMS Business School (Jain Deemed to be University). As an undergraduate he worked as the Head of Placement Team in the University., India

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During recent years health care sector has experienced major issues and scams which has led to the downfall of this vital service sector in terms of quality and constumer confi dence. Despite the measures taken by the health department in eradicating scams and hazards, unethical acts continue to perform which dilutes the image of the sector. Lack of training of staff results in wrong medication, and sometimes over medication. Even Doctors are compelled to make patient undergo a large number of costly tests, as the Private Hospitals have adopted the policy of ‘market economy’. COVID era has seen maximum number of unethical practices such as increased prices of hospital beds, high cost medicine bills etc. This has been a period where the patients were exploited for generating high revenue during the pandemic period.

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