Category: Health IT

Back to the Future: The Future of Healthcare is Now

Healthcare had no data before Healthcare had no records of patients’ history Then one day… Health care became costlier and non-interoperable It was a long day for the physician at the office. The desk is cluttered with clipboards, papers scattered all over, patients lining up outside the office - the physician just couldn’t manage available ...

How Virtual Reality is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry?

Earlier in 2016, a baby in Miami was born with only one lung and half her heart. The doctors in Miami told the parents to not have any hope. Two months later the parents turned to a surgeon who agreed to conduct a surgical experiment which might save the baby’s life. He used a mobile ...

‘Assembly-Line’ in Healthcare

Decades ago, Henry Ford implemented the principle of ‘assembly lines’ to produce cars in a more efficient manner which have tremendously boosted the automobile and manufacturing industry. Who would have known that the same principle has widespread use in the way patients are being treated in a hospital? Aravind Eye Care System, a leading eye ...

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 to your mind. Not many perhaps. One such company is Philips, which is not only ...

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 hard since thousands of years to find accurate or near-accurate diagnostic methods and technology has ...

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, benefiting all the players involved in the entire healthcare eco-system (payer, providers, patients and life-sciences ...

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 of lung cancer made consistently better predictions of the future symptoms suffered by a set of patients ...