Mobile Health Technology: Changing the Face of Healthcare

Healthcare is undergoing rapid transformation. With increasing healthcare costs, demands of globalization, increased competition and physician shortages, the industry needs to find innovative ways to satiate the consumers’ rising expectations for better quality, value and outcomes. Mobile health technology (m-health)…

India: The Home of ‘Future of Medicine’

Almost every other day I read about new pathbreaking innovations happening in the field of medicine. Be it a new mobile health application, a new medical device or a disruptive diagnostic procedure, all these are set to transform the way…

View the world through ‘Smart Contact Lenses’

Tech giant Google is partnering with Novartis to manufacture contact lenses that will help to manage diabetes in a more efficient manner. This offers potential to transform eye care and enable Novartis to compete in a global blood-sugar tracking market that is expected…

Honey! Let me sleep..

The title might give you wrong ideas of what is coming ahead in next few sentences. No, this is not about the intimacy and excitement you share with your spouse or partner. But this common phrase is increasingly being used…

How innovative products by Philips are set to change healthcare paradigm?

If I ask you to name the organization which you think could be synonymous with innovation then probably you can name many. But which are the top of the mind innovative companies in the field of healthcare that comes across…

How innovative technology is helping early diagnosis of cancer?

What’s important to a successful treatment regime of any disease or ailment? Ofcourse quality of medicine and HCPs' (health care professional) skills matters but an accurate diagnosis is pivotal for a positive prognosis (treatment’s success). Medical world has been trying…

Whats trending in Healthcare?

You must have read or heard 4 'buzz words' doing rounds in the healthcare & life sciences industry: Social, Mobile, Analytics or Big Data and Cloud (popularly known as SMAC). And these 4 biggies are set to transform the industry,…

Glasses to treat colorblindness

What if I tell you that colorblindness can be treated by just logging onto amazon.com and buying colorblindness-correcting glasses for just over $300? Yes, this has been made possible by a neurobiologist, Mark Changizi and his friend Tim Barber. Their…

Cancer Treatment by ‘Dr. Mathematics’

Answer this. Would a cancer patient or his/her family allow a software based on mathematical algorithms to design the treatment plan and assess the prognosis of that plan? Embrace this fact before answering. In a recent study, a computer model…