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 these are some excerpts from the discussion. Rajesh Batra is the CIO and VP for Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai for the last 5 years. He has worked with advanced technologies like IoT, Analytics, Big Data and Omni Channel.
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 playing in big role in improving standards of care.
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has been on the forefront of care in India. Established in 1954, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital still sets standards both in its adoption of technology as well as embracing digital transformation. In our second interview from the series we talk to Niranjan K Ramakrishnan , CIO Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
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 service tax etc will help the betterment of country and stimulate the growth in healthcare. Government has contributed to effective healthcare measures by creating the National Health Mission (NHM) to support the urban and the rural development in the healthcare sector.
Smart Tech Healthcare 2016 Summit on the 24th& 25th November 2016 in Bangalore will bring together the healthcare industry experts who will provide accurate and reliable insights and strategies about the healthcare industry that will help the healthcare companies to analyze their business performance, plans and product portfolios. As discussed in our earlier update Healthcare India is a media partner for the event and we are really excited to participate and understand the strategic insight from healthcare healthcare leaders.
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