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Mobile Health seen as boon for Indian economy

Mobile Health seen as boon for Indian economy

By ICTpost mHealth Bureau Health issues are complex. They involve multiple stakeholders, span across governments and private sector and impact multiple industries. They require significant investments in infrastructure, human resources…

Digital health investing: Health IT is a conservative market as far as new tech adoption

Digital health investing: Health IT is a conservative market as far as new tech adoption

By ICTpost Health IT Bureau The digital health industry has seen a 12 percent investment increase in the first half of 2016, though growth is slower than a year ago.…

Can Big Data Fix Healthcare?

Can Big Data Fix Healthcare?

The amount of data in our world has been exploding, and analyzing large data sets—so-called big data—will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation,…

Technology that Cares

Technology that Cares

Dr. Kewal Krishan, Program Head – Heart transplant and Ventricular assist devices and senior consultant cardiac surgeon at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, performed India’s first successful implant of HeartMate…

  Amrit Clinic: India’s model Reproductive Health Centre

  Amrit Clinic: India’s model Reproductive Health Centre

New Delhi, Apr 12: A chain of 600 specialised clinics, offering comprehensive reproductive health solutions, will be set up across the country under the brand name ‘Amrit Clinic’, which would…

Can Social Media help with Medical Research?

Can Social Media help with Medical Research?

New Delhi: April 8, 2016 In our world, social media is ubiquitous. We turn to facebook, twitter, and other social media outlets in our work life, at home, and when…

Value-Based Health Care: Fad or Future?

Value-Based Health Care: Fad or Future?

ICTpost Health IT Bureau Every generation of Indians has overcome challenges to secure our nation’s role as the world’s economic leader. Solving the health care puzzle is this generation’s  challenge.…

Women Farmers Combat Land Degradation in Nagaland

Women Farmers Combat Land Degradation in Nagaland

UNDP India 48 year old Pongha has long been famous in her hometown of Mon village for the beautifulmekhelas or traditional Naga dress worn by women that she weaves for…

Health workers: a triple return for health, economic growth, and employment

Health workers: a triple return for health, economic growth, and employment

24 MARCH 2016 – Creating more jobs for health workers holds the potential to bolster health and health security, spur inclusive economic growth, and empower women and youth, WHO Director-General…

12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

World Health Organisation March 18, 2016 An estimated 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4…