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Nasscom partners GE Healthcare to foster health-tech startups

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In a bid to foster start-ups working in healthcare technology, IT industry body Nasscom has inked pact with GE Healthcare. The partnership will help them to meet the objective to bring digital healthcare solutions to the market.

“The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) through its Center of Excellence-Internet of Things (CoE-IoT) announced a strategic partnership with GE Healthcare.

“The partnership is intended to flourish the start-up ecosystem in the country and work with them to bring digital healthcare solutions to the market,” Nasscom said in a statement.

Also read: Increased adoption of advanced technologies increases valuation of healthcare IT to $1 billion, reports Nasscom

Nasscom CoE-IoT is an innovation hub for start-ups that provides a platform for collaborative innovation.

Responding to the development and how partnership would work in digital front, Dileep Mangsuli, chief technology officer, GE Healthcare South Asia said: “We are committed to drive digital adoption in India but we know that we can’t do it alone. We need an ecosystem of partners with whom we can work to supplement the work already underway at our research centers. This partnership with NASSCOM CoE-IoT will help us bring to market solutions that improve people’s lives.”

The partnership will help GE Healthcare tap the healthtech start-up ecosystem in the country to co-create solutions for real-world healthcare challenges in the areas of digital applications for early detection, productivity solutions, and remote and connected care among others, Nasscom said.

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