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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.…

Mobile segment will drive the Indian ICT industry

Mobile segment will drive the Indian ICT industry

ICTpost mGovernance Bureau India has been ranked 69th among 142 nations in inherent capacity to leverage information and communication technologies (ICT) for progress, in the latest of a series of…

Popular blood pressure app not accurate, research finds

Popular blood pressure app not accurate, research finds

New York, March 3: A popular smartphone app purported to accurately measure blood pressure in an instant actually fails to detect high blood pressure in eight out of 10 patients,…

Health Informatics Standardisation in Indian Healthcare

Health Informatics Standardisation in Indian Healthcare

Dr. Baljit Singh Bedi Advisor, Health Informatics, Ministry of Communication & IT(GoI) Understanding Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) •Healthcare area is highly Data dependent. Power of ICTs lies in its…

Evolution of IT in Indian health insurance sector

Evolution of IT in Indian health insurance sector

Somil Nagpal, Senior Health Specialist , The World Bank ICT is being seen as game changer for government and private health insurance by addressing two critical challenges: The first is,…

Can X-rays and CT scans cause cancer?

Can X-rays and CT scans cause cancer?

New York, Feb 4: The widespread belief that radiations from X-rays and CT scans can cause cancer has flaws and is based on an unproven theoretical model, suggests a study.…

India’s unique challenges: An opportunity to innovate?

India’s unique challenges: An opportunity to innovate?

Guruprasad S., General Manager, Healthcare Practise, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions guruprasad.s@in.bosch.com   India’s unique challenges: An opportunity to innovate? Affordable Healthcare 1,287,372,705 People Urban – Rural inequity in HC…

Social media “likes” healthcare

Social media “likes” healthcare

ICTpost Social Media Bureau 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…

Leveraging  ICT and Mobile phones for Redefining Primary Healthcare

Leveraging  ICT and Mobile phones for Redefining Primary Healthcare

By Gp Capt (Dr) Sanjeev Sood , NABH Empanelled Assessor ICT has made the delivery of healthcare more efficient, effective, accessible & safer across the care continuum for both, patients…

India can use mobile phones to leapfrog to personalised medicine

India can use mobile phones to leapfrog to personalised medicine

ICTpost mHealth Bureau A recent Time magazine poll found that 84 percent of respondents worldwide could not go a day without their mobile device, and one in four people check…