Vaccinating India is the workflow challenge of our lifetime: Arun Balasubramanian – ET HealthWorld

By Arun Balasubramanian, Managing Director India & SAARC, ServiceNow The global vaccination rollout is, unequivocally, one of the most daunting logistical challenges of our generation. For India, the inoculation drive – already well underway – represents one of the biggest challenges considering our population size and geographic spread. More than 40 million citizens have received … Read more

Corona vaccination appointment via WhatsApp? Here’s the truth – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday warned citizens against falling prey to fake news surrounding coronavirus and the vaccination drive. It shared the poster of an advertisement that claimed that people could book their vaccination slots via the social networking app WhatsApp. It also falsely claimed there was a phone … Read more

Atmantan launches health-tech platform; soon to add new properties – ET HealthWorld

Atmantan Wellness Centre announced the launch of ‘Atmantan Naturals‘, a health tech platform that will provide consultations and high efficacy herbal and nutritional supplements. The brand new range of nutraceutical supplements ‘Naturals’ were only available earlier for the in-house guests. Atmantan Naturals shall be a separate entity foraying into the commercial world. “While the VUCA … Read more

Non-communicable diseases top cause of death in India; AI, Big Data can help in prevention: Apollo Hospitals – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The contribution of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the top causes of death in India has risen to a staggering 64.9 per cent as compared to communicable diseases, maternal and other causes that dropped to 25 per cent, Apollo Hospitals Group said on Wednesday. The healthcare major also unveiled a report on the ‘Health … Read more

Doctors are looking for ways to get clinical and operational info at their fingertips: Mohan P, CEO, Medexpert Software Solutions – ET HealthWorld

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Mohan P, CEO, Medexpert Software Solutions, to know more about the emerging role of AI and data in aiding intelligent decision making in real-time patient monitoring. How are modern technologies transforming healthcare delivery in India?The pace of technology adoption in India coupled with technology convergence in healthcare is ensuing … Read more

From waiting rooms to holograms: Dr. Keren Priyadarshini, Microsoft Asia – ET HealthWorld

by Dr. Keren PriyadarshiniRegional Business Lead, Worldwide Health, Microsoft Asia Boring waiting rooms, tongue depressors, the smell of disinfectant; there are many things to dislike about going to the doctor. But if you or a loved one falls sick, there’s nothing more valuable than easy access to healthcare. Providing better access for everyone is one … Read more

Airtel partners Apollo 24/7 to offer virtual healthcare services to its customers – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has partnered with health app Apollo 24/7 to offer e-healthcare services to its customers as part of exclusive Airtel Thanks benefits. This comes amid a sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country. The Sunil Mittal-led telco joins Vodafone Idea (‘Vi’) which partnered with … Read more

Mobile health tech can aid elderly with heart disease – ET HealthWorld

New York: Mobile health technology can help induce lifestyle behaviour changes and improve medication adherence among older adults aged 60 and above with existing heart disease, said a statement by the American Heart Association. The scientific statement, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, highlights research from 26 studies from … Read more

4 Ways AI Can Help with Covid-19 Vaccination: Svetlana Sicular – ET HealthWorld

By Svetlana Sicular, Research Vice President, GartnerThe world mobilized for an incredible fight following the onset of the global Covid-19 pandemic, and managed to develop safe and effective vaccines in record time. Now that the first vaccines are out, the planet is facing three huge challenges: manufacturing, distribution, and administration. The artificial intelligence (AI) community … Read more

Govt augments CoWin platform to deal with next phase of vaccination – ET HealthWorld

The centre is augmenting the Covid-19 vaccine registration portal (CoWin) to process as many as 10 to 20 million registrations a day as it prepares for a sharp increase in usage with an aggressive expansion of the nationwide vaccination drive from next month, officials said. User interface on the platform has been spruced up while … Read more