The untapped Indian rural healthcare sector

American Megatrends India Director & CEO Sridharan Mani discusses the challenges related to rural healthcare and suggest ways to address them with telemedicine 2.0

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DRDO Plans to Commercialise Telemedicine Technology

The Defense Research and Development Organisation has decided to commercialise its telemedicine technology to make available quality healthcare facilities in

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WiMAX Empowering Healthcare in Nigeria

The introduction of telemedicine technology in Nigeria has the potential to change the course of healthcare delivery, especially in rural

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Most Affordable Healthcare Provider

[This article was published in the August 2011 issue of the eHEALTH Magazine (http://www.ehealthonline.org) ] Primary Eye Care Centres in Rural areas

Aravind Eye Care System

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Study supports use of robotic telemedicine in neonatal intensive care

The use of remote robotic telemedicine technology in neonatal intensive care units is a safe and feasible way to provide care in hospitals with a limited work force, according to a study published in the Journal of Perinatology, InformationWeek reports.

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WORLD

A Summit on the Nascent Domain of Behavioural TelehealthThe inaugural summit on Behavioral Telehealth: Technology for Behavior Change & Disease

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Tele-ICUs Cut Costs for Critical Care Patients

According to a study by the New England Healthcare Institute and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, widespread use of telemedicine technology in intensive care units could save 350 patient lives and more than US $122 million annually in Massachusetts, The report — titled ‘Critical Care, Critical Choices: The Case for Tele-ICUs in Intensive Care’ examined data from a demonstration project at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and two Massachusetts community hospitals.

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“Mixing medicine and technology” : Dr S K Mishra, SGPGIMS

Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, is known for teaching and training medical professionals in various medical super-specialties. The latest achievement of SGPGIMS is the setting up of the School of Telemedicine and Biomedical Informatics. Currently, the infrastructure at the school consists of several laboratories in all areas of healthcare IT, Telemedicine, HIMS, Health Knowledge Management, Medical Imaging Informatics, Biomedical Informatics, Artificial Intelligence, CDSS, Medical Mutimedia & Animation, Surgical Informatics etc.

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emerging avenues in Healthcare Education

[This article was published in the April 2009 issue of the eHEALTH Magazine (http://www.ehealthonline.org)]

The liberalisation of the foreign investment policy and the emergence of private healthcare providers have proved to be a shot in the arm for the Indian healthcare industry, giving rise to specialised fields in healthcare and opening new career opportunities for thousands of job seekers in India.

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Universal Solution to the Healthcare Challenge : Prof. Diana Schmidt, IT Faculty of Heilbronn University and Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University

Interview

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Health without frontiers : K. Srikanth, Co-founder, COO, Prognosys Medical Systems Pvt. Ltd. & V. Krishna Prasad, Co-founder, President, Prognosis Medical Systems

[This article was published in the June 2008 issue of the eHEALTH Magazine (http://www.ehealthonline.org)]

Telemedicine is defined as the use of electronic Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants.

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