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‘Unscrupulous’ clinics adding pressure to health sector

14 September 2017
‘Unscrupulous’ clinics adding pressure to health sector

So-called ‘unscrupulous clinics’ are amongst the main causes of the rising cost of healthcare in the UAE.

That’s according to Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Health, who spoke to ARN.

He claims that since the medical industry is still quite young in the Emirates, it leaves scope for irresponsible operators to come in with activities that have a negative impact on the industry:

 

      

Manghat also added that so-called window shopping by customers, in which multiple opinions are sought, is also contributing to the increase in health costs: