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How a medical student uses ICT for patient care and education

How a medical student uses ICT for patient care and education

ICTpost Education Bureau A report by Planning Commission highlighted that India is short of 600,000 doctors, a million nurses and 200,000 dental surgeons. Indian doctors, however, form 5% of the…

“IRDA is finalising unique identity code for hospitals”

“IRDA is finalising unique identity code for hospitals”

MUMBAI, NOV 25:   The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority and Insurance Information Bureau (IIB) have started an initiative to provide a unique identity code for hospitals. “We are working…

Emergence of Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models in India’s Tier II & III cities

Emergence of Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models in India’s Tier II & III cities

 ICTpost Healthcare Bureau Research has pointed out that only three out of ten people ultimately get treated in Tier II and III cities. This reflects a huge potential for investment…

Connected Healthcare: The Drive to Integrated Healthcare Delivery in India

Connected Healthcare: The Drive to Integrated Healthcare Delivery in India

ICTpost Health IT Bureau Taking advantage of what technology can do is central to this type of information sharing. But today, healthcare providers use technology to solve challenges they see…

World’s largest cancer database launched

World’s largest cancer database launched

 LONDON, NOV 18:   The world’s largest cancer database — containing 1.7 billion experimental results — has been launched, with an aim to discover future treatments for the deadly disease.…

How Mobile healthcare provides contextual awareness around patients

How Mobile healthcare provides contextual awareness around patients

ICTpost mHealth Bureau  E-health or electronic health can be defined as the use of ICT for enhancing health and seeking information while mobile health (M-health) can de defined as the…

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…

The Doctors will Skype You Now

The Doctors will Skype You Now

ICTpost Social Media Bureau Skype, biometrics, M-health and E-health are all set to make an entry into India’s primary health centres (PHCs) and sub-centres as the health ministry steps on…

How to slacken cardiac toxicity of radiotherapy

How to slacken cardiac toxicity of radiotherapy

About half of all people with cancer receive a course of radiotherapy, a form of treatment in which X-rays are used to shrink or destroy the tumour. With the benefit…

Cloud-based PACS reaches mainstream in Indian healthcare

Cloud-based PACS reaches mainstream in Indian healthcare

ICTpost Radiology Bureau According to a report from ReportLinker, worldwide diagnostic imaging and Radiology Information System (RIS) markets will reach $415.8 million by 2013. Moreover, as RIS systems are integrated…