Philips Innovation center launches Healthsuite Digital Platform

It’s interesting to see the constant innovation in the field of healthcare. From apps for sorting out your health records to platforms for finding the right doctor, there’s not only ample scope but providers of unique solutions as well. Like the Philips Heathsuite Digital Platform- an open cloud-based platform which collects, compiles and analyzes clinical and other data from multiple devices and sources. A quick chat with Vijayananda J, Senior Director, Analytics at Philips Healthcare gave a better insight into the platform and its benefits.

“The HealthSuite digital platform represents a new concept in connected care for both patients and providers. It is supported by salesforce.com,” says Vijay, “Health systems, care providers and individuals can access data on personal health, specific patient conditions and entire populations—so care can be more personalized and people more empowered in their own health, wellbeing and lifestyle.”

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How Mobile Health is improving the health of mother and child in rural India

Technology in the healthcare sector can be a boon in more ways than one. More recently, in the Field Practice Area (FPA) of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal the health facilities for mother and child are witnessing a welcome change. This is even more personal considering the 5 years I spent at Manipal while pursuing my degree in Dental Surgery…

Spread over 11 villages in the Udupi taluk, the FPA covers over 56,000 people and a network of seven rural maternity and child welfare homes (RMCW Homes) across various villages extend services to women, children and the elderly. Apart from an OPD, each center is equipped with a labour room, a postnatal ward, a lab and a small OT. The two Auxilliary Nurse Midwives (ANMS) manage duties both at the centre as well as domiciliary care.

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