Digital Health in this Covid19 pandemic have vast potential to improve the ability to accurately diagnose and treat disease and to enhance the delivery of health care for the individual. Digital health technologies use computing platforms, connectivity, software, and sensors for health care and related uses.In conversation with Abhishek Singh, CEO, MyGov, President & CEO NeGD; MD & CEO Digital India Corporation (DIC), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.
Health today is at the top priority in the light of the on-going pandemic. The importance of remote consulting, telemedicine etc. has become all the more important due to the ongoing situation. With technology it is possible today to connect with the super speciality Doctors in macro cities. Consultation on the basis of data has become accessible to the doctors and hence connecting with the patients. The rural areas are connecting with the big hospitals which have been a great boon of the country. The importance of digi locker has been the highlight too, giving the access to the doctors about the data’s of the patients easily. The vaccination drive in India will be a task for the government, planning strategically, and reaching out to the entire citizen needs a proper plan of action and help of technology. Digital Healthcare is the future of Health sector.
Radiology, Imaging, Artificial Intelligence etc. are very much needed in our country. The development of these apps has proved to be a great benefit in tracking the affected people. Technology is going to revolutionise healthcare and it will have added benefits with regards to application in health insurance, and we will be able to see the results in days to come. The Health Stack is being created to revolutionise the way various health service providers use technology to provide healthcare. It is a common platform for all the doctors and patients connecting within a click.