Healthcare Digital Platforms are a Must and Here’s Why – ET HealthWorld

by Venky Ananth Over the years, healthcare has emerged as a key sector of the Indian economy. The demand for healthcare is growing, spurred on by factors such as a burgeoning middle class, greater awareness about health, and an increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases. Growing healthcare costs as well as the demand for quality healthcare … Read more

More than 800 active integrations on Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission: NHA – ET HealthWorld

The NHA has also invited developers to join the DHP and contribute to UHI. Bengaluru: More than 800 integrations with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) are currently active in ABDM sandbox which will enable providing of health services like teleconsultations, diagnostic services, ambulance services and lab tests among others. A reference app for the United … Read more

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

NHA organises 3-day orientation workshop on Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission scheme – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The National Health Authority (NHA) on Wednesday started a three-day orientation workshop for joint directors/directors from different states and Union territories to provide in-depth knowledge on core building blocks of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission scheme and the collaborative efforts required to onboard more beneficiaries. The workshop is being held in Mumbai in partnership … Read more

Digital healthcare is here to change the healthcare ecosystem – ET HealthWorld

by Shuvankar Pramanick Every industry in today’s world has been touched by technological advancements, and healthcare is no different. The healthcare industry has transformed significantly throughout the years, with much of that change owing to technological advancements. When considering all types of digital technology applications in healthcare, there are broadly six categories including telehealth, artificial … Read more

India’s ‘digital vaccine’ that prevents real world health issues through metaverse gets first global patent – ET HealthWorld

Indian biomedical tech entrepreneur Bhargav Sri Prakash has been awarded the first patent globally by the US patent office for a ‘digital vaccine’, a platform that prevents real world health issues through the metaverse. Digital vaccines use applications via smart-phones, tablets, and other similar devices for nudging positive human behaviour through neurocognitive training. Sri Prakash, … Read more

Telemedicine service ‘eSanjeevani’ integrated with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The National Health Authority (NHA) on Friday announced the integration of eSanjeevani, the telemedicine service of the Union Health Ministry, with its flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). The integration allows the existing users of eSanjeevani to easily create an Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) and use it to link and manage … Read more

Putting an end to digital divide in healthcare with futuristic HIMS solution – ET HealthWorld

Angshuman Sarkar, Principal Consultant, Global Health Practice, Thoughtworks, in conversation with ETHealthWorld’s Prathiba Raju, elucidated about Bahmni- a free and open source Hospital Information Management System (HIMS). He elucidates about how it simplifies managing health records, provides’a better medical information system for patients and healthcare providers with appropriate digital interventions in low-resourced clinics and hospitalsWhat … Read more

40 digital health service applications successfully integrated with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) – ET HealthWorld

The National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) announced successful integration of additional 13 digital health solutions in the ABDM Sandbox environment in the last three months. This takes the tally of ABDM integrated service applications to 40 since the national launch was announced on Sep 27, 2021. The … Read more

Researchers develop ‘digital twins’ to aid patients with right treatment at the right time – ET HealthWorld

Sweden : Advanced computer models, or “digital twins” are developed by an international team of researchers, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment. The researchers used one such model to identify the most important disease protein in hay fever. The study underlines the complexity of disease and the necessity of using the right treatment … Read more