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The 4 “-e’s” of eHealth in India: connectivity, conformity, usability, security

The 4 “-e’s” of eHealth in India: connectivity, conformity, usability, security

ICTpost Health IT Bureau Usability and reliable connectivity is critical in the widespread adoption of connected medical devices. The ability for patients and providers to collect, access, and share data…

Opening Doors in the Health Information Age

Opening Doors in the Health Information Age

Social media has invaded health care from at least three fronts: innovative startups, patient communities and medical centers. The Health 2.0 movement has nurtured dozens of startups with creative concepts…

Venture capitalists see Indian healthcare IT as good shot

Venture capitalists see Indian healthcare IT as good shot

ICTpost Health IT Bureau Optimism is prevalent in Indian healthcare IT sector, where venture capitalists expect investment to increase. From the earlier days of medical transcription to mobile and personal…

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…