Disease Surveillance is an important tool today with the advent of new and fast spreading diseases. In some healthcare systems, it is used not only to check the spread of the infectious diseases but also to monitor communicable diseases. India has had a disease surveillance system in place since 2004 and systematically the disease […]
Last year I had the opportunity of listening to a senior Healthcare technology executive on his vision for the growth of digital health in India. Since then I have made it a point to pick his brain on all things healthcare. I am delighted that he has agreed for a short interview with us and […]
Cancer is no longer just a zodiac sign! It has become the name of a dangerous and life threatening disease which could happen to anyone. It is slowly but steadily also becoming the cause of death among many Indians each passing year. With 1300 people dying of cancer each day it is leading cause of […]
The healthcare thought leaders in India would converge at the Smart Tech Health Conference in Bangalore on the 24th and 25th of November. In the run up to the conference, we decided to ask a few of the leaders speaking at their conference, their views on Healthcare in India, and how Digital and Technology was […]
Wearable and smart devices continue to enter into mainstream healthcare and are moving beyond just fancy gadgets to devices that will really help us improve health parameters. Recently I read this report from Verto Analytics, which shows the adoption of fitness trackers in the US. Interestingly Fitbit dominates this space, followed by devices like Samsung […]
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. […]
Healthcare continues to see great opportunities for new ventures in India. It is once in a lifetime opportunity to create new care model that would cover almost 1.25 billion people. I found this interesting infographic from IDC ventures on the reasons why healthcare is ready for new start ups.