Tag: medical devices

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 healthcare is perceived around the globe. The general perception is that majority of these innovations ...

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 to be worth more than $12 billion by 2017. This technology provides a continuous, minimally ...

Transforming Healthcare Through Innovation

A recent visit to Philips Innovation Center (PIC) in Bangalore, India enabled me to witness some path breaking medical technologies and devices, developed by Philips Healthcare,  that are set to transform the current status of healthcare market. Philips, with its ‘Open Innovation Strategy’, has combined the innovative prowess of partnering companies and researchers to bring ...