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Telemedicine still not buzzing Rural India

Telemedicine still not buzzing Rural India

  ICTpost Health IT Bureau Many of the public healthcare services like Public Health Centres (PHCs) and sub-centres in rural areas are not equipped and staffed to provide quality healthcare…

How to combat mobile device perils in Healthcare

How to combat mobile device perils in Healthcare

  Mobile devices pose unique risks to the security of health information. These risks include : Loss or theft: Because of their small size, laptops and other mobile devices can be…

Increasing healthcare costs and shift in demographics drive Indian consumers online

Increasing healthcare costs and shift in demographics drive Indian  consumers online

ICTpost Media Action Bureau Indians are turning in increasing numbers to the Internet for information related to their health. Access to information that was previously difficult, if not impossible, for…

Telemedicine apps that make Indian health care a breeze

Telemedicine apps that make Indian health care a breeze

ICTpost Research estimates that the market for mobile healthcare apps will be worth $600 million by 2017, while the market research company Research2Guidance claims 247 million mobile phone users had downloaded…

Broadband: A future direction in Indian healthcare

Broadband: A future direction in Indian healthcare

By ICTpost eGovernance Bureau As health care moves into the digital age, high-speed access to the Internet will become increasingly important for both health care providers and patients. The broadband…

How Cloud Computing in healthcare can serve disaster response

How Cloud Computing in healthcare can serve disaster response

ICTpost Cloud Computing Bureau Natural disasters provide an absolute reminder that medical imaging providers need to have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that accounts for data protection, as well as…

Health literacy: Addressing the health and education cleft

Health literacy: Addressing the health and education cleft

ICTpost Healthcare Bureau Millions of people in India are at risk for not understanding health instructions. We know the crisis exists, but we haven’t developed strategies to move en masse…

GIS gives opportunity to send real-time data in healthcare

GIS gives opportunity to send real-time data in healthcare

ICTpost Health IT Bureau  Geo-spatial technologies can be instrumental in more than one ways to help public healthcare activities throughout their life-cycle. As shown in the figure, GIS systems allow…

How ‘Telemedicine’ Can Reduce India’s Health Care Spending

How ‘Telemedicine’ Can Reduce India’s Health Care Spending

By ICTpost mHealth Bureau Much of the health care spending in India, and in the rest of the world, is on expensive and ineffective forms of treatment. One third of…

Health IT adoption in Primary Healthcare: The answer is not more of the same

Health IT adoption in Primary Healthcare: The answer is not more of the same

By ICTpost Health IT Bureau The rural health system of India is plagued by serious resource shortfall and underdevelopment of infrastructure leading to deficient health care for a majority of India.…