Technology Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable to All

Session Moderator – Dr Sandeep Namdeo Mahatme, District Collector, North Tripura
Technology can bridge the gap among various components of healthcare infrastructure, human resources, like drugs, vaccine & pharmaceutical, IT etc., to provide affordable, equitable and accessible services to the patients
Dr Rajiv K Jain Additional Chief Medical Director (Health & Family Welfare), Ministry of Railways, Government of India
Technology will not as such improve the quality of healthcare until the system is in place on the ground. Primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare with functional linkages improve efficiency
Dr D P Saraswat, CEO, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute & Action Cancer Hospital, New Delhi
Affordability and accessibility for people living in rural areas and urban slums are different from the Tier-II and Tier-III population. Technology cannot treat a patient, though it enables
Dr J Sivakumaran, COO, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore
Technology is improving quality of healthcare without any doubt. eICU is a big help for the people of remote areas who are not able to reach hospital on time
Neeraj Lal, Group COO, Sunshine Global Hospitals, Gujarat
Earlier we had around 70 per cent cash patients and 30 per cent credit, and now it is 55 per cent credit. Most of the patients are coming under the net of various government schemes or any insurance company
Syed Kadam Murshed Head-IT, Medica Group of Hospitals, Kolkata
Technology adoption should start with the operational and clinical members of the hospital to increase efficiency and to deliver effective healthcare at reduce cost to the masses
Alok Khare, Vice President- IT, Jaypee Hospital, Noida
We are taking care of all aspects of IT infrastructure in our hospital that includes HIS, EMR, Feedback Management System, Integrated Child Health Record, and so on
Dr Sudhir Gupta, Director, Cygnus Hospital, New Delhi
We have four basics in our hospital – accessibility, affordability, quality and dignity. With the use of technology, we are trying to take our services to next level

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