AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF HEART DISEASE TREATMENT INPRIVATE HOSPITAL WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TOMETROPOLITAN CITY OF CHENNAI
Dr. Tmt. V. Renuka Devi*Tmt. Sindhu T. S**
Private Hospital Treatments of Heart Disease is little costlier for thedivergent standard of people in Chennai, their daily attitude will differ from person to person like too much of tension in both working places and their homes, food habits, resting times, lack of physical activities, and other habits, etc: at last it leads to cardiac problems. Middle income people arefacing the Socio-Economic Burden to get their treatments in PrivateHospitals, Medicines per month of this disease are little costly, Expenses of diagnosing the Heart diseases through ECG, CT scans, Echocardiograph,Angiogram, etc. are little expensive it comes around Rs. 50,000, the main burden of the disease are faced by the person is at the time of Surgery andSometimes it leads to change the financial capacity of the patient.Most of the Peoples income are changed After their Surgery(Especially Bypass Surgery), they choose Alternative Jobs or VoluntaryRetirement to reduce their Workload. 60% of people are comparativelyearning lesser amount than pre-surgery, rest of the peoples are theemployees with low hurdle to do their work.The treatment of heart Disease is a constant process till the end of their life, Patients have to consult their physicians every month, monthlymedicine charges, Once in three months check-up, this cost approximatelycomes around Rs. 12,000. Automatically it affects the EconomicBackground of the patient and their Family.