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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.…

How to Use Mobile Phones to Increase Health activism

How to Use Mobile Phones to Increase Health activism

By ICTpost Media Action Bureau Health activism involves a challenge to the existing order whenever it is perceived to lead to a social injustice or health inequality and uses a…

Information Security and Privacy: A Strategic Imperative for Health Insurers and Providers

Information Security and Privacy: A Strategic Imperative for Health Insurers and Providers

ICTpost Health IT Bureau Reliable communication of health data could streamline patient care on both an individual and public health level. Identifying where patients with like conditions are within a…

mHealth technologies have potential to eliminate disparities that exist in many minority communities

mHealth technologies have potential  to eliminate disparities that exist in many minority communities

ICTpost Healthcare Bureau This is an exciting time in health care. India needs to increase the accessibility of health care coverage, lower health care costs, increase consumer protections and improve…

Telemedicine needs push from the Indian Government

Telemedicine needs push from the Indian Government

ICTpost mHealth Bureau Innovations in telemedicine will “not only result in the substantial reduction of health care disparities, but also in a reduction of health care costs across the country,”…