Thanks to improved diagnostic and therapeutic options, healthcare has experienced an explosion of innovations in the past few decades, driving improved life expectancy and quality of life.
As healthcare organisations face unprecedented competition to improve quality, access, efficiency, and lower costs, innovative thinking is proving to be a major differentiator. It provides right impetus to drive healthcare industry, enabling people to avail affordable medical facilities.
Innovation has been, therefore, made the main theme of the latest issue of eHealth. Our cover story titled “Innovations in Healthcare Laying Foundation of New India” explores how innovations are augmenting the healthcare delivery. It highlights the role of Central Government as well as the States for taking a slew of innovative measures to strengthen the healthcare delivery process. The story underscores the need of tech-enabled innovative solutions in NCDs, cardiac care, telemedicine and other diagnostic issues.
The magazine carries the interview of Bhaskar Lakshakar, MD, MPPHSCL & CEO, Ayushman Bharat, Government of Madhya Pradesh, who talks about role of Ayushman Bharat to enhance patient care. He also sheds light on various healthcare schemes of Madhya Pradesh Government.
We have also interviewed Pardeep Mattu, Joint Commissioner, Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), Government of Punjab, who says Punjab has developed a web-based application on a pilot scale to benefit the public on drug information and monitoring system to check availability of medicines at chemist shops.
This issue carries interview of Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute where he underscores the need of innovations in the context of Indian healthcare delivery system. He shares his passion for science and technology and how innovations can impact life of common man.
The magazine carries an insightful article by noted Neurologist Dr Padma Srivastava, who shares her perspective about stroke and other facets of NCDs. She says strokes are no longer limited to elderly people and people should go for health check up at least once in a year.
Our latest issue also carries the ranking of Top Private Hospitals of North India. Hospitals have been ranked on various parameters.
Elets Technomedia is organising Healthcare Innovation Summit to offer a platform to top policymakers, international experts, industry leaders to deliberate on how to develop an ideal healthcare delivery model for India. In the focused panel discussions, the healthcare luminaries will explore the ways to make people avail affordable and quality healthcare facilities.
With such a wide variety of insightful articles and interviews and much more, we hope to evoke an invaluable feedback from our esteemed readers.