Role of Conversational AI in Healthcare and Pharma industry – ET HealthWorld

By Gaurav Singh The technology has been evolving at a breaking-neck speed and has transformed how consumers interact with brands. Artificial intelligence is being actively used to streamline processes. In addition to chat, conversational AI and voice-activated chatbots powered by AI are emerging as alternate support systems that can simplify the complexities of human speech. … Read more

How AI is helping the supply chains in the healthcare sector – ET HealthWorld

by Ashok Yadav With 4.5 trillion doses of medicines consumed each year worldwide, out of which over 50% of the population takes more than just one daily dose of medications, healthcare supply chain management clearly plays a central role in our daily lives. AI can analyze large amounts of data in order to identify patterns … Read more

NASSCOM COE- IOT and AI launch third edition of Healthcare Innovation Challenge – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi : The NASSCOM Centre of Excellence (COE)- IOT & AI announced the launch of the third edition of Healthcare Innovation Challenge (HIC#3), which will have a broad-based deployment from the healthcare fraternity. From hospitals, diagnostic chains, insurance players, pharma companies and govt delegates, technology enterprises and deep-tech start-ups will have participants from insurance … Read more

Auto, pharma, oil & gas may feel the jitters of Ukraine conflict

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has impacted markets globally. Even as Indian stock indices staged a partial recovery from Thursday’s market slump, investors are assessing the direct and indirect impact of the conflict on sectors and companies. Analysts said companies from the auto, pharma, oil and gas and paint makers could be impacted the most if … Read more

RetailIO conducts drone-based medicines delivery trials – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: B2B pharma platform RetailIO said on Friday it has successfully conducted drone delivery trials in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka, in collaboration with healthcare autonomous drone logistics company Redwing Labs. The trial flights took place between Gauribidanur and Hossur Primary Healthcare Center (PHC) in the Chikkaballapur district, using a hybrid VTOL drone with a … Read more

E-pharmacies, medtech to help cut health expenses – ET HealthWorld

Vaccines, medicines and diagnostics — all key ammunition to fight the raging pandemic — will be in the spotlight in 2022. Additionally, acceleration in digital transformation, healthcare innovation, telemedicine and a focus on preventive care will also be core themes. The pace of this change will accelerate through 2022 as e-pharmacies, telemedicine, video consult, wearables … Read more

National digital drugs databank will help address ‘information asymmetry’ in pharma space: CCI study – ET HealthWorld

A national digital drugs databank will help in addressing “information asymmetry” as well as provide key inputs in mapping the regulatory needs of different states, according to a pharmaceutical sector study conducted by the Competition Commission of India. The fair trade watchdog, which works on ways to foster competition and curb anti-competitive practices, in the … Read more

Doceree launch opti-channel marketing to open digital route for pharma companies – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Doceree has launched opti-channel marketing in an attempt to accelerate adoption of digital mediums and to ease the process for the pharmaceutical companies to reach out to physicians via different communication means such as Emails, messages and other communication platforms. Moving out from single-channel communication to opti-channel communication opti-channel marketing will expand the … Read more

Honeywell launches authentication tech to prevent counterfeit pharma drugs – ET HealthWorld

Honeywell on Monday announced digital authentication technology for the pharmaceutical industry in response to the growing menace of counterfeit products. An acute shortage of drugs to treat symptoms of Covid-19 has led to increased circulation of counterfeit medicines in recent times, a company statement said. It added that there are reports of fake antiviral medicines … Read more

Social Media Conversations – The New Research Tool for Pharma Sector – ET HealthWorld

by Dr Ranjit Nair Nobody, not even a company can afford to stay away from social media, these days. The conversation happening on social media are the real world conversations especially during a time when the world is facing a pandemic. The importance of online public platforms and the conversation happening there cannot be missed. … Read more