Doctor Delivered: At Your Doorstep

Veena Iyer, 60yrs, is a resident of Bengaluru, India. She has spent all her lifetime building the future of her kids and performing the role of a housewife with utmost sincerity. Since last five years she is suffering from extreme pain in her knees joints, a sign of osteoarthritis, due to which she requires regular…

‘Assembly-Line’ in Healthcare

Decades ago, Henry Ford implemented the principle of ‘assembly lines’ to produce cars in a more efficient manner which have tremendously boosted the automobile and manufacturing industry. Who would have known that the same principle has widespread use in the way patients are being treated in a hospital? Aravind Eye Care System, a leading eye…

‘Big Data’ – An Untamed Superhero

Whether you hate it or love it, you just can’t get enough of Tony Stark a.k.a   ‘Iron Man’ – genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist and of-course an admirable superhero. Can big data play the role of iron man in healthcare industry i.e. unlock insights and enable an analytic enterprise? In recent times, healthcare and life-sciences industry…

Mobile Health Technology: Changing the Face of Healthcare

Healthcare is undergoing rapid transformation. With increasing healthcare costs, demands of globalization, increased competition and physician shortages, the industry needs to find innovative ways to satiate the consumers’ rising expectations for better quality, value and outcomes. Mobile health technology (m-health) is a key enabler that will improve the quality of care by enhancing operational effectiveness,…

India: The Home of ‘Future of Medicine’

Almost every other day I read about new pathbreaking innovations happening in the field of medicine. Be it a new mobile health application, a new medical device or a disruptive diagnostic procedure, all these are set to transform the way healthcare is perceived around the globe. The general perception is that majority of these innovations…