PGI looks at use of AI to predict mortality – ET HealthWorld

Chandigarh: PGI is researching application of artificial intelligence/ machine learning algorithms to predict critical events such as mortality, length of ICU stay etc. Dr G D Puri and his team, led by Dr Rajarajan Ganesan are making inroads into the world of AI in medicine with the support of the cardiothoracic vascular surgery team under … Read more

One-third top US hospitals’ websites sent patient data to Facebook: Report – ET HealthWorld

Washington: About 33 of the top 100 hospitals in the US are sending sensitive patient data to Facebook, now known as Meta, via a tracking tool installed on their websites, according to a media report. Whenever a person schedules a doctor’s appointment, the tracker called the Meta Pixel sends Facebook data — which includes details … Read more

Perfecting cardiology treatment decisions through innovative technologies in India – ET HealthWorld

By Dr Ankur Phaterpekar The burden of heart disease is increasing at a fast pace and the major reasons for this are unhealthy lifestyle, physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, smoking, alcohol consumption and inappropriate sleep routines. While there are some preventive measures, at times when the disease takes its hold, it must be managed with the … Read more

Health Tech Trends To Watch Out For – ET HealthWorld

by Varun Dhawan With the launch and resounding success of the Digital India plan by the government, our country is consistently moving towards digital empowerment in all aspects of life. Healthcare is no stranger to the favorable outcomes this movement is bringing. With numerous supportive policies and plans to fortify the digital healthcare market, reports … Read more

‘AI-driven discovery mechanisms can mobilise doctors with right content, right packaging at right time’ – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: Saurav Kasera, Co-founder, CLIRNET spoke to ETHealthWorld’s Prabhat Prakash on how digital tools are a boon for the healthcare sector and the importance of providing timely care, education and information for all stakeholders involved. What are the challenges in onboarding doctors who are not very technology savvy? How does CLIRNET ease the process of … Read more

GOQii forays into Caribbean region with its Health Metaverse – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: GOQii announced an investment of $10 million with Modality Partnership in the UK. This leads to extension of engagement with the Commonwealth Moves initiative to encourage healthy lifestyle and behaviour among the youth. With this new venture, GOQii will be looking for opportunities of investment in the Caribbean region to enable local communities make … Read more

Govt working on app to list blood donors in Tamil Nadu – ET HealthWorld

Chennai: The health department is working on an application to create a line list registry of regular blood donors at different geographical locations of the state, health minister Ma Subramanian said. On the international blood donors’ day, several hospitals, governments, and NGOs organised special blood donation camps, facilitated regular donors, conducted quizzes, and released pamphlets … Read more

App to make treatment at AIIMS in Rajkot paperless – ET HealthWorld

Rajkot: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rajkot has developed a mobile app called ‘Swasthya App’ that makes the entire treatment process for a patient paperless. The premier medical institute now has 14 departments that provide medical and dental services to outdoor patients. A patient can access all his medical records on … 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

Scan for better health in Delhi: Your wait for cloud-based card may end this year – ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: Delhi government’s ambitious Health Information Management System (HIMS) and QR-code based “health cards” are likely to be launched within 3-4 months. Sources said the health department of the Delhi government may finalise the agency, which will be entrusted with the responsibility of designing and creating e-health cards, by the end of July. The … Read more