Healthcare in India is at an exciting phase in its evolution. On one side we have government policy that has ensured that standards have been set for EMR, medical Records and Standards, while on the other hand we see very large hospitals adopting digital in order to increase access and improve care outcomes. But the key to innovation in healthcare are startups and new ventures coming up with innovative care models that are changing the course of the healthcare industry in India.
At the Philips Digital Health Conclave, I had the opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas with many thought leaders in the healthcare space. I spoke to Dr Pinak Shrikhande, Principal at Healthquad and Director at Critinext, a India’s largest Tele-ICU service provider. Below are some of the excerpts from the discussion.