Embracing the Digital Health Transformation in Healthcare – ET HealthWorld

By Gaurav Gupta Access to the appropriate health facilities at right time is considered a fundamental right of every citizen. The uncountable shortcomings of our traditional healthcare system have always created an urgency to transform healthcare practices. Challenges like the low doctor-patient ratio, absence of medical records, or integrated databases have made the healthcare sector … Read more

Tech-enabled healthcare system aims to finally create electronic health record for 1.3 billion Indians: Minister – ET HealthWorld

India is creating a national framework for digital health intending to develop a digital ecosystem, health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Wednesday, underlining the government’s various initiatives in that direction and plans to generate a longitudinal Electronic Health Record for more than 1.3 billion people of the country. “Digital health is a great equaliser and … Read more

Skin Spews Telltale Gases for Health Trackers to Tap Into

May 6, 2022 — We already have smartwatches and fitness trackers that can tell us things about our bodies like how many steps we take a day, how well we sleep at night, and whether our blood pressure is in a healthy range. Now, scientists are doing experiments to see whether sensors might be added … Read more

NHA extends open invitation to interested parties in building India’s digital health ecosystem – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: National Health Authority (NHA), the implementing agency for Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has extended an open invitation to all interested parties for sharing their Expression of Interest (EoI) for developing innovative solutions that shall help build a national digital health ecosystem for India. This collaborative approach will not just help speed up … Read more

Time to reshape the digital healthcare domain – ET HealthWorld

by Sairam Vedam The last two years have changed the trajectory of digital transformation of various industries, more so for industries that witnessed high demand owing to the COVID-Crisis such as Healthcare, Medical Devices, pharmaceuticals etc. Customer engagement and experience remained two crucial parameters during the pandemic, however, due to restricted movement and access, the … Read more

NHA invites all stakeholders to unite in developing Unified Health Interface – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The National Health Authority (NHA) invites contributors and developers from the open community, especially those working the digital health space to participate, build and contribute to Unified Health Interface (UHI). Under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM), NHA had announced the launch of UHI on January 12, 2022. UHI is an open network … Read more

The digital health landscape of the future – ET HealthWorld

by Srinivas Vivek In the present times, the healthcare sector is at the cusp of transformation in India. The expectations are at a tipping point as consumers are comparing healthcare against experiences in other verticals such as e-commerce, food tech, finance, entertainment etc. At the moment, consumers are non-satiated and unhappy with the experiences and … Read more

Tele-Digital health prog to take medical care to remote areas – ET HealthWorld

Varanasi: The Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) is going to launch the TIFAC Tele-Digital Health Pilot Programme at Banaras Hindu University on Friday. The programme will be inaugurated by the Union minister of science and technology, Dr Jitendra Singh. Talking to reporters on Thursday, the local convener Prof Amit Rastogi said that the … Read more

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission and the future of digitisation in the medical sciences – ET HealthWorld

by Dr. Jennifer Prabhu The current Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission by the PM to allow greater IT-penetration of healthcare is welcome news. What makes it doubly so, is the focus on digital health such as app-based solutions. This is because leveraging digital technology towards disease management and cure is very cost-effective. The Focus of this … Read more

Digital health adoption not a choice, but necessity – ET HealthWorld

Dr. Harsha Vardhan, Managing Director and Group CEO, MedAchievers Private Limited, talks about how digital adoption has changed into a necessity. How SmartICU technology is transforming critical care during the pandemic and is moving forward to efficiently personalize healthcare en masse. How has the pandemic accelerated the digital adoption in the healthcare paradigm? Can you … Read more