India needs a new healthcare model. Now this model has to be based on preventive care and on detecting and treating conditions way before they occur. The challenge in India is 2 fold, on one side we don’t have the infrastructure and the medical capability to treat chronic secondary and tertiary diseases while on the […]


The healthcare industry is undergoing significant change driven by six disruptive forces – rapid digitization, changing consumer expectations, regulatory complexities, increasing healthcare demand, shortage of skilled resources and elevating healthcare costs. To meet the implication of these forces, healthcare organizations must excel in engaging with consumers, discovering new ideas and taking effective decisions. Currently, traditional […]


It is no surprise that herbal products are safer for human consumption. But, it is a wonder how little of herbal items occupy our cupboards, bathrooms and kitchen shelves. I discovered this the hard way when my five year old daughter insisted on using my lipstick – not once but multiple times. Despite asking her […]


Recently, my mother-in-law underwent bypass surgery. While the doctor treating her told her about how her diet should limit fried foods and spicy items for at least 6 months, he did not tell her what other complications she may experience, considering she is diabetic as well. Further, there was no counselling support provided to help […]


Motherhood is perhaps the most challenging phase in a woman’s life – not just because of the of physical changes she experiences, but also due to the wide range of advise she is subject to from family, friends, and the medical practitioners she consults. While advise on motherhood and parenting by friends and family members […]


India has a unique opportunity to create a healthcare model that serves the 1.3 citizens. This has to be an integration of primary, secondary, tertiary care with preventive health initiatives. Also this has to involve leveraging technology, in the form of digital transformation as well as gadgets like the smart phone that are prevalent across […]


Infrared saunas are all the rage right now. This growing health craze has many proven health benefits, including detoxification, pain relief, lowered blood pressure, and improved blood circulation. Even celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga, and


Internet of things dominated my world this week as I participated in Liveworx16. Liveworx is the signature event of Thingworx a PTC company. PTC Chairman and CEO Jim Heppelmann  has taken a big gamble by integrating the traditional industrial design strengths of PTC with a up and coming technology area like Internet of Things (IoT) […]