‘Yoga’ is not an uncommon term for most people across the globe and the ancient system of physical and meditational exercises has stemmed into a wide array of practices, belief systems and schools. With its origins dating back to Vedic India (1900 BCE), the word ‘Yoga’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’, which is […]


Philips Healthcare has been on the forefront of healthcare in India. They have been thought leaders in this space, bringing together solutions like the remote ICU, Artificial Defibrillator and Digital Health Platform in addition to state of the art CT Scans and X Ray Machines. This month on the 23rd of November, Philips Innovation Campus (PIC) […]


Healthcare in India today is a great opportunity for both policy makers and healthcare leaders to create a new care model, and to increase access to care for billions of Indians. But there has to be significant change in the mind set of the patients and those seeking care.


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 […]


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 […]


About 10 days ago I was given a sleek case (resembling the iPod packaging in white and transparent plastic). Intrigued, I opened it to discover a very futuristic wrist watch with an adjustable strap. It was when I realized the display wasn’t working that it hit me this wasn’t perhaps a watch.


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.


If you have pain in the joints, and you have a desk job then chances are that you have Vitamin D deficiency. And the surprising fact are that you are not alone in this. According to a study done by Metropolis Healthcare in 2015, 7 put of 10 people in urban India are Vitamin D […]


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 […]