For the innovation in technology, the human body steps ahead, propelling a challenge to the medical profession for finding solutions for problems. Nowadays, changes in technology are rapidly reshaping the healthcare sector. Patients authorize digitally, with a smartphone in hand and operate information technology. Hence, they require personal treatment and good healthcare. In addition, various startups are entering the healthcare sector. Thus, on inventing medical technologies, on linking to bigger companies and commercialize the products.
IT to the salvage
On speaking to Jayadipta Chatterji Mehta, Economic Times India Leadership Council (ET ILC), on healthcare sector claims with technology, India. Hence, is having the opportunity to use the IT-ability to bound poor medical infrastructure. On bounding to no phone to smartphone and no books on the internet. Whereas technology makes the healthcare manageable to cost-effective prices to citizens in an isolated corner of the country. Therefore, this begins with health and telemedicine in using a smartphone, processing units, and computer servers.
Across the world, healthcare systems are being ‘patient-centric’. As the US is discovering on owing the patient’s life cycle and be healthy, marking the movement from ‘pay per episode model’ or ‘sick care’. Whereas, in India, digital technology for image recognition uses a combination of predictive analysis and artificial intelligence, at airports for security. Hence, technology has huge advantages for the healthcare sector.
Thus, AI liberates specialists such as radiologists and radiographers, and peruse diagnostics tests such as retina scans, chest X-ray. Moreover, medical devices are linked to digital technology, helps in giving information about working. For instance, pacemakers in the patients send the information directly to the smartphone of an attendant.
Poor Health Infrastructure
As the government of India is spending on healthcare is less than 1.3% of GDP, whereas China spends around 6% on health. As per the report by US-based Centre for Disease Dynamics, Policy & Economics, India is lacking around 6,50,000 doctors on ration with a population of 1:10,190.
Enhance Capacity for Quality Outcome
Value for healthcare is greater than supply, and care standards will enhance on building capacity. Patient values and have a smooth experience at hospitals. For example, in value-based care, the interventional cardiologist inserts the cardiac stent inpatient, as per the service agreement, and monitors the adverse reactions. Hence, data points are documenting electronically and submits to the regulator. This is accessible in ‘cloud’ and extracts for data analysis, insights, and comparisons. Hence, documentation will nurture patient outcomes and keep up a standard of accountability.
Lack of Data & Network
As big hospitals in metros have the electronic health records of patient storing in templates do not match others. As another hospital is not able to use the EHR of a patient. The main reason is technology acceptance, is homegrown and proprietary.
Alternatively, doctor’s clinics are having zero data on EHR and patient outcomes. Hence, this is due to medical insurance covers the hospital business. Thus, it requires to develop to cover different areas of the healthcare provider market. Whereas, the government needs to incentivize doctors to accept the EHR system.