Thursday, March 1, 2018

Helthcare Entrepreneurship

Why is there a dearth of healthcare entrepreneurship and what is the way around. This question rose in my mind during my recent meeting with an incubator/accelerator who showed interest in venturing into the healthcare sector. They are well established in the Tech arena. When I asked them why they did not venture earlier their reply was: Their partners (who are into seed funding and VCs) burnt their fingers with two projects and having heard about me and my ventures want to try again. Now the pertinent questions:
1) Why do these ventures fail
2) Why is there a dearth of medical innovation/invention
Here are my thoughts:
 1) First and Foremost: Most of the health-tech ventures are run by people in Tech arena and do not have a healthcare professional to guide them/suggest them. Take these for example: I have had 4 different groups meeting me to discuss their idea and see if it will work and these are people who are either Directors or sit on the Board of large IT companies, I just laughed at their ideas and said these will not work. WHY: Because they try to replicate the West or try to get ideas from online. India is a different ball game all together.
2) Being extremely cautious: Most of the health tech ventures are more into EMR, patient doctor app, clinic software etc., why – because someone was successful and they think it is a sure way to success without realizing the first person succeeded since it was a virgin venture.
3) Insecurity: Most healthcare professional are very insecure in venturing into something which they are not familiar with. Fear of the unknown is one of the limiting factors of success. When I left the big corporate and ventured on my own it was a big decision but then I knew it was the way. It is the same with my healthcare entrepreneurship ventures also, where I am wading my way slowly but surely towards the goals.
4) Funding: The biggest roadblock is getting the funding for POC and also getting the initial seed funding. This happens because most of them approach equity firms without exploring the other options. So far all my projects are taken up without any funding by private firms. One needs to know how, when and where to approach.
5) Finally, the last challenge is in getting the appropriate team. Now most of my ventures are converting science fiction into reality, yes it took me time, but then that is what a start up entrepreneurship is all about. I am now working on different projects with different specialists who are authorities and internationally well known, how did I do it: Sincerity, stating my objectives clearly, getting the funds needed and finalizing the appropriate incubator before approaching them...
6) Be Prepared: During the journey I also found that it is possible for your ideas to be taken up without your knowledge or a team you are helping might give you a lemon in the end. To avoid these ensure everything is in black and white, do not divulge much ensure there is no subsidiary – I was once almost taken for a ride and wriggled out in the last minute. Yes all these are also things which makes one to move out but then again that is what a journey is all about.
Some of the projects I am working are:
1) A new treatment for Cancers
2) An entirely out of the box treatment for Blindness
3) Minially Invasive Stereotactic Surgery
4) Non Invasive and Bloodless Diagnostics
5) Virtual Surgery/Medical Education
6) Bio Printer - again completely different and one of its kind model (yes it is different from the existing ones)
7) Chief Medical Officer for two new International Medical Devices venturing into Asia - Helping them to scale up, innovate and guide them
8) Converting Waste into Energy
Think these are all easy and doable... this is what entrepreneurship is all about
Want to jump, afraid, do not know how to – reach out I am more than happy to help -

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Send SMS for Appointment, Tweet Us and Many More...

This New Year Dr Kumaresh ENT Clinic introduces many new features:

1) No it is easier to get an appointment either through SMS or through Online Appointment system

2) Know about the Senior Consultant

3) Lost on the way, get the Geo location

4) Whatsapp or Email the doctor

5) Tweet us

6) Contact the Manger for any special requests/feedback or complaints

7) Or just Connect with the Clinic on Social Media

All by just

Visiting this Page or just scan the

QR Code...

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Health Camp in Clinic

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Clinic Brochure

Sunday, December 13, 2015

51 Tips For Perfect Health

1. Drink eight glasses of water a day.

2. Include two vegetables and one fruit in every meal.

3. Begin each meal with a raw vegetable salad.

4. Make a light snack of assorted sprouts.

5. Start the day with a glass of warm water and a dash of lime.

6. Use only fresh vegetables.

7. Once a week have only fresh fruits until noon, make lunch the first meal of the day.

8. Eat only freshly cooked meals, not refrigerated leftovers.

9. Include one green vegetable and one yellow vegetable in every meal.

10. Go on a juice fasts for a day. Start with vegetable juice, and sip fruit for lunch and dinner.

11. Kick the old coffee habit. Have a glass of fresh fruit juice instead.

12. Cut out all deep-fried foods from your diet.

13. Cut down on high sugar products like soft drinks, ice-cream, candy and cookies in your diet.

14. Never skip a meal, even if you are on a diet. Eat a fresh fruit or have vegetable juice instead.

15. Avoid beverages like soda, coffee, colas and so on.

16. Include high fiber foods plenty of fruits, vegetables and grains in planning your diet.

17. Use salt in moderation

18. Wash vegetables thoroughly in clean water before chopping.

19. Stream or boil vegetables rather than fry or saute.

20. Retain peels of potato, cucumber, carrot and tomato while cooking.

21. Do take a moment off to mentally list out the nutritional value of the food you are about to eat.

22. Don't rush through your meals. Set aside enough time to appreciate, enjoy and digest your food.

23. Make every meal an enjoyable experience. Set dishes out attractively and chew slowly to appreciate the full flavor of the foods you eat.

24. Choose to be radiantly healthy. Keep yourself informed about the nutritive value of every food you buy.

25. Shop for groceries yourself. Notice the look, feel and smell of fresh fruit and vegetables and enjoy their intrinsic goodness.

26. Watch out for eating habits paired with emotional states, like reaching for a chocolate when you’re depressed. Resist the urge and eat fruit instead.

27. Eat popcorn (rather than chips) while watching a movie.

28. Sit at the table at meal times. Don't read the paper or review bills while eating.

29. Make it a point to have dinner with the entire family at the table, and not in front of the TV.

30. Eat just to the point of the fullness. Dont stuff yourself!

31. Stop smoking.

32. Restrict alcohol consumption.

33. Get a good night sleep, every night.

34. Enroll today in an exercise programme.

35. Take a brisk, 20 minute invigorating walk each morning.

36. Spend 10 minutes every morning and evening doing basic stretches.

37. Do not use elevators when you can climb the stairs.

38. Enroll in a TM programme today.

39. Focus on your breathing. Take a deep breath, then exhale slowly. Repeat a couple of times a day.

40. Learn to relax. Spend 20 minutes consciously relaxing each muscle of your body.

41. Spend 20 minutes a day in silent meditation, prayer or contemplation.

42. Learn the healing power of laughter. Watch a crazy movie, recall a joke or read a funny book and laugh out loud.

43. Tap the powers of your sub-conscious. Relax your body for 20 minutes and project the Perfect You on your mind screen.

44. Balance your lifestyle. Devote equal time each week to work and fun.

45. Join kids in a sports activity and rediscover the joys of childhood.

46. Do keep in touch with friends. Call up or visit them and be at peace with the world.

47. Enrol in an activity (like dancing, swimming or roller skating…) you never indulged in because you were afraid of “what people might say.

48. Forgive someone who you think has done you wrong and cleanse your spirit of rancour.

49. Do a nice turn to someone you dont know too well, but who could do with a friend.

50. Spend a quiet half-hour chatting with your family.

51. Read a great book once a week.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Chronic Nasal Obstruction - Clinic Brochure

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Indian Foods That Burn FAT - Reason why we use them...

All foods contain calories and when you eat more but burn less, then fat deposits increase. No matter how healthy you eat, it is just possible that your calorie intake increases. Most of us are in search of a diet plan that will help us in reducing weight and toning our bodies. Let us turn our attention to the kind of foods that may be called as “fat burners”. Well, the hot and spicy Indian cuisine is believed to have weight reducing properties.


Though the modern fad is to use olive oil for reducing weight, the mustard oil has good amount of nutritional value and fat reducing properties. It has low saturated fat. The oil contains essential acids like fatty acid, oleic acid, erucic acid, and linoleic acid. Mustard oil is also good for a healthy heart as it contains antioxidants and some useful vitamins.
Swap those diet colas and cups of tea and coffee with this somewhat sour drink. Since it is obtained after churning the butter it contains only 2.2 Gms of fat and 99 calories, which is pretty low in comparison to whole milk. It strengthens the immunity and has all the essential nutrients. Since it is low in fat, it does not add calories to the body and cuts fat from the body.
Replace regular sugar with honey whenever possible. It is one of the most effective foods for obesity. Honey works by mobilizing the extra fat in the body, allowing the energy released to be utilized for other functions of the body. It could be taken with freshly squeezed lemon juice in hot water, early in the morning.
Turmeric is an essential fat-cutting Indian food. It is used in almost every Indian gravy dish. Turmeric has a compound called curcumin, the properties of which may help to turn off certain genes that cause scarring and enlargement of the heart. Regular intake of turmeric helps in reducing the LDL (bad cholesterol), high blood pressure, prevents heart attack, increase blood circulation and prevents blood clotting.
Most Indian dishes use cinnamon and cloves as a major ingredient. These help in improving the insulin function, lower glucose, and triglycerides. They help people with type 2 diabetes.
Cabbage is next on the list of food that cut fat from the body. It inhibits the conversion of sugar and other carbohydrates into fat. It can be had either raw or cooked.
It contains a sulphuric compound allicin that has anti bacterial properties and helps in reducing cholesterol and fat from the body. It is a very effective fat reducing food.
The bean sprouts are recommended in a lot of weight loss diets since it has very little calories. It is rich source of protein and fiber, and hence lowers cholesterol level. The sprouts are rich source of Vitamin A, B, C and E, potassium, calcium and iron. It improves digestion, because of the high fiber content and is effective in stabilizing blood sugar level.
Millets such as jowar, bajra, ragi are high in fiber and hence absorb cholesterol and helps increase secretion of bile which is responsible for cutting fat from the body.
Indian food is known to be spicy. Chilies are another major ingredient Indian food and help cut fat from the body; they contain a compound called Capsaicin, which is a thermogenic food, meaning it produces lot of heat in the body, thereby causing the body to burn calories.
Curry leaves slightly bitter, they flush out bodily toxins and fat deposits. They help in reducing bad cholesterol levels. Including 10-12 curry leaves in daily diet, helps in weight loss.
It regulates metabolism and helps to cut fat from the body. It is a thermogenic herb and the heat released from it helps in melting the fat away. Cardamom aids digestion and helps in effective processing of other food items.