Effective Healthcare Security Is Much More Than Compliance – ET HealthWorld

by Zakir Hussain When it comes to managing the security of their data and business-technology systems, many healthcare enterprises focus heavily on regulatory compliance efforts and patient privacy mandates. This is for an excellent reason — noncompliance can damage reputation. While it’s likely that focusing on regulatory compliance can incrementally improve security, that shift alone … Read more

Medtronic launches first-ever Open Innovation Platform in APAC – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai, India: Medical device maker, Medtronic announced the launch of) for APAC which will aid in strategic collaboration with various innovators across the healthcare ecosystem for developing healthcare through capability development, partnerships and business organizations networking in the areas of medical technology a nd digital health. The platform will enable Medtronic to explore and advance … Read more

Tata Health now available countrywide for online consultation with physicians – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Tata Health on Tuesday said its digital health platform could now be accessed all across the country for online consultation with physicians. The company, which is a digital health arm of the Tata Group, currently offers services in Bengaluru only. Tata Health provides instant consultation service through a wide network of physicians and … Read more

Karnataka: Nearly 24 lakh tele-counselling sessions held since outbreak – ET HealthWorld

BENGALURU: The health and family welfare department conducted 23.8 lakh tele-counselling sessions —including 15 lakh Covid-19 patients and eight lakh people who were in quarantine — since the pandemic hit in March 2020. Of the total sessions, seven lakh were during the peak of the second wave in May this year, when most patients worried … Read more

Platforms that combine drug delivery and telehealth services are key to success: Dan Greenfield – ET HealthWorld

by Dan Greenfield Integrated platforms that combine drug delivery and telehealth services are key to success in the growing $700 billion Direct-to-Consumer healthcare market. Health, wellness and fitness companies focused on Direct-to-Patient or Direct-to Consumer Care are on the cusp of exciting opportunities and unprecedented growth. It’s part of the trend for Direct-to-Consumer and at-home … Read more

Personalised Genomics in Managing Pregnancy – ET HealthWorld

By Subhamoy Dastidar Genes are unit of information inside a cell which controls what a living species will be like. Genes are passed from parents to children and thereby information of previous generationisforwarded to the next generation through genes. In the last two decades, our knowledge regarding the gene and its function has grown at … Read more

Tredence Launches HealthEM.AI – ET HealthWorld

Bangalore, Oct. 12, 2021: Tredence Inc., a Forrester Wave Customer Analytics 2021 Leader and leading data science and AI engineering company, has launched a dedicated healthcare informatics subsidiary, HealthEM.AI Inc. It provides analytics solutions to improve outcomes and optimize cost of care for healthcare providers and payors. HealthEM.AI recognizes nuanced industry challenges, including patient care, … Read more

Digital Refresh: Studying CX impact in post Covid scenarios – ET HealthWorld

By Jacqueline P Mundkur This year as we in India shrug-off the dampening effects of the pandemic, we head into the festive season with cautious optimism. Festivals are anyway a time to refresh and recharge and this optimism stems from reliable forecasts, which suggest that consumers will be more apt to loosen their purse strings … Read more

Research points to strategy for overcoming colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance – ET HealthWorld

Washington: Immune checkpoint inhibitors, which unleash the immune response against tumor cells, have revolutionized cancer treatment; however, the medications aren’t effective in a large number of patients, including those with colorectal cancer. New research published in the journal PNAS that was led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) … Read more

The next few years will see increased penetration of virtual healthcare in rural areas: Vimal Prakash – ET HealthWorld

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Vimal Prakash, Founder and CEO, Cartula Health India, to know more about the emerging need for tele consultations in the rural areas.How has the pandemic impacted the telemedicine industry? COVID19 was a game-changer for the telemedicine industry. With lockdown protocols in order and hospitals brimming with patients in crumbling … Read more