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    Recipe: Ragi Porridge

    Diet plays a very important part in patient care on dialysis. Many kidney failure patients have a complain that they are always told of what not to eat but never get to hear enough about what they can. To ease their pain we have started a section of Recipes which are kidney friendly. Designed by […]

  • Erythropoetin Usage

    For dialysis therapy to have good impact many other things have to work in tandem. The compliance of the patient with regard to frequency of dialysis, care of diet and other medication taken along with dialysis play a big part in the overall efficacy of the therapy. One important aspect is the usage of Erythropoetin(EPO). […]

  • Sparsh goes international!

    Just few days back we were updating our locations where Sparsh serves patients and added Delhi to the list. And now we are extremely happy to announce that Sparsh would soon be going international. Sparsh has won a Bangladesh government tender to setup and operate two dialysis centers in Dhaka and Chittagong consisting of 110 […]

  • Sparsh in Delhi…

    We had heard it many times – there is one drawback with Sparsh. Even if it were the biggest dialysis chain in India it will not be recognized as such because Sparsh is not present in Delhi and Bombay. The two of the biggest cities in India. Although we recognized that there are many patients […]

  • Tata Capital Funding for Sparsh Nephrocare

    At last the fund raise process has come to an end. During the whole process our key was to find partners who not only will help Sparsh with capital but would also bring expertise to improve our business. Sparsh couldn’t have found better partners than TATA capital for this.  Being a 3 year old business […]

  • Buttonhole Cannulation

    Recently met up with a senior nephrologist from Chicago US. During our conversation he mentioned something called buttonhole cannulation technique. I was surprised as I had never heard of it. When he mentioned that its a painless way for dialysis when compared to Fistula needles, I came back and did some research. I am pretty […]

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    Phases

    If I may divide the phases of a venture I would call them – Surviving, Expanding and Sustaining. We are in the surviving phase right now. There was a long delay between the last post and this. In between we opened our second dialysis center. We also changed our business model a bit which reduces […]

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    Power of Ideas – Winners

    As previously mentioned, we were finalists at the “Power of Ideas” contest of Economic Times to identify most promising startup ideas in India. The panel of judges voted us as one of the 35 winners of this contest. It feels good to know that lot of investors think our idea is of merit. One of […]

  • Dialyzer Reuse

    Although on dialysis for sometime, still lot of patients are clue less about the best practices about reusing of a dialyzer. This results in two options – Deferring the decision to the doctor or technician Only using dialyzers one time In the case of the first one, many patients just go by the number of […]

  • That feeling of first time

    Apart from a few procedural delays which we will sort out soon, we came out of our first out patient dialysis unscathed . Infact feels nice to hear from patients that this is really nice center and we should do some advertising to get more patients! Direct customer feedback is the best data. Before the […]