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Telemedicine penetration in India is low but is growing very fast says Dr Harsha Rajaram, Columbia Asia Hospitals

 

Healthcare ecosystem in India is still evolving. Considering the diverse landscape in India, various technologies have been considered for increasing access and improving the care outcomes. In this context Telemedicine continues to be a relevant discussion and one that many feel will ultimately solve our issues with care specially in the rural parts of the country. But has Medicine delivered on its potential? Or does more need to be done to harness the benefits of this technology. To get the answers for these questions we spoke to  Dr Harsha Rajaram, Vice President, Telemedicine, Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. Below are some snippets from the discussion.