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Far From Healthy

In spite of an expanding healthcare market, prevention and wellness do not get the attention they deserve

It is a common practice for many companies to be concerned about their employees' health and offer annual or bi annual healthcare check up plans. Most of these are in the range of Rs 10,000 25,000, and are offered through tie ups with corporate hospitals or diagnostics chains. However, their utility is limited.

"It is sad that most executives who come to us for basic blood tests and other sponsored health check ups do not bother to consult a doctor or a health adviser for follow up once they receive the reports (which in most cases indicate that all is well and indices

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