Improving patient safety should be a priority for hospitals and health systems across the globe. Healthcare providers must quickly assess their current safety-related processes, identify optimization opportunities, and implement new approaches that foster a safer environment.
Over 43 contract-tracing apps have been launched worldwide in 25 countries, many raising serious concerns around privacy infringements and data security. Aarogya Setu, India's contract tracing app is in the midst of a massive controversy since its launch in April. Can such apps be more transparent?
AI based healthcare solutions have the potential to improve patient experience, enhance accessibility, reduce healthcare costs and streamline clinical workflows. Despite proven benefits and tremendous opportunities, AI implementations in healthcare in India face major roadblocks.
As the nations are busy treating covid patients, its the non-covid patients who are bearing the brunt and are suffering in silence as essential health services and treatments are denied to them. This could quickly add to the non-Covid mortality rate.
Along with the novel coronavirus, many myths around it are crossing borders at a rampant rate. Its of paramount importance to attain information only from trustable sources.
The pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. However, digital technologies, online tools and mobile apps are being leveraged across the globe for imparting education, tracing infected people and providing accurate info related to coronavirus.
People who are flat-footed can suffer complications like bunions, calluses, stiffness of the ankles, pain in the lower back and inflammation of the ligaments in the feet.
Are healthcare organisations addressing the potential ethical, legal, and cultural concerns around application of digital services in healthcare industry?
India has achieved significant public health gains and improvements in health care access and quality over the last three decades. The health sector is amongst the largest and fasting growing sectors, expected to reach US$ 280 billion by 2020. At the same time, India’s health sector faces immense challenges.