Guruprasad S., General Manager, Healthcare Practise, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions
India’s unique challenges: An opportunity to innovate?
Affordable Healthcare 1,287,372,705 People
Urban – Rural inequity in HC access
5480 Towns/Cities; 638,000 Villages
Doctors: 8,88,741 urban / 29,562 rural
High Out of Pocket HC Spend
Estimated at >75% of total
Sector Growth forecasts till 2020
– 15-17% CAGR…
– reach 6-7% of GDP…
– size of INR 18,00,000 Crore…
Current Role of mHealth in Healthcare Delivery
Reduces Cost of Care
Enables Continuous Care
Complements Existing Infrastructure
Fundamental healthcare access to the masses
Provides Last Mile Connectivity to deliver acute and primary care
Affordable care extending existing infrastructure
How can access be improved?
Connect, Enable & Communicate
Multiple Care paths enabled by Technology
Internet of Things
How can affordability be improved?
Smart, Connected diagnostics
Preventive Care & Wellness
How can quality be improved?
Connected Care devices