The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a tremendous pace with a statistical report projecting a growth of US$ 160 billion by 2017 and US$ 280 billion by 2020. The Government of India aids to support the healthcare industry from a perspective of creating a healthier country. Reduced excise and customs duty and exemption in […]


GE Healthcare continues to build on the work that it has done in India. If you would recall, we had covered the launch of the portable CT Scan and the low cost infant warmer from GE Healthcare earlier. Yesterday GE Healthcare launched Five.Eight , a Healthcare accelerator for Startups in India.


I had the opportunity to witness the first ever GE Predix conference in India, Predix the Future, at the Jack Welch Technology Center in Bengaluru today. GE is one of the most fascinating companies in the world, born out of  science, mathematics and innovation symbolised by its founder Thomas Alva Edison.


This Thursday, 22nd September would see GE South Asia’s  first ever Predix meet called “Predix the Future”. Predix is GE’s platform for the Industrial Internet. It is purpose-built platform-as-a-service (PaaS) for developing, deploying, operating and monetizing Industrial Internet applications. The meet would be held at GE’s largest Research & Development facility – John F. Welch Technology Centre in Whitefield Bangalore. This event […]


Digital is a key driver of transformation in Healthcare. We have been closely watching the space, and Digital would be the key for increasing the access to care in India. In this context it gives us great pleasure to announce that Healthcare India are a media partner to the Smart Tech Healthcare Conference in Bengaluru. […]


Analytics is driving the next level of transformation for healthcare in India. With increase in digital adoption, organizations now have the option of using the data to run analytics and power programs for patient engagement, health education and process improvements. In Healthcare data is the new oil.


A utopia, in which all the published data (new and existing) related to medical field is assimilated, understood and provides insights, could be a reality very soon. Cognitive computing technology could be the next transformative force propelling the healthcare industry towards the next era.  In 2015, near 44, 000 oncology research papers were published globally […]


Wearable fitness device adoption in India is on the rise. I have used some of them in the past including the Jawbone Up 24 and the Get Active Slim. Both lasted a year and a half before the devices had issues and I stopped using them. Now I use the Google Fit app on Android […]


I was reading an article from McKinsey where the authors, Thomas London and Penelope Dash, emphasize on the need for developed economies to adopt digital to reduce the cost of care while ensuring that the quality of the care reaches a level of uniformity.


About 18 years ago when P&G launched Whisper with Wings through a TV Ad, there was an awkward moment in our house. My mother was angry, I was embarrassed and my younger brother (around 11 years old) was supremely alert and curious. Now with two daughters of my own and a doctor husband, we don’t […]