February 6

Analysis: India’s Healthcare Sector: Here’s How a Massive Transformation Is Underway

By Neetu Chandra Sharma

Smartwatches checking vitals to highlight a potential medical condition. Robots performing medical procedures over 5G networks. Patients consulting doctors over video calls on a mobile phone. A government app helping vaccinate more than 2 billion people during a global pandemic. Twenty-five years ago, such events were in the realm of fiction, at least in India. Today, these are very real, recent happenings.

Photo courtesy of NEC Corporation of America.

Source: Business Today (link opens in a new window)

Health Care, Technology
COVID-19, healthcare technology, public health