Category: Healthcare

The Centrality of Information for Effective Care Delivery

With technological advances in healthcare delivery, clinicians and healthcare delivery center staffs do not have access to an overwhelming number of available databases capturing vital clinical information – patient’s health record, administrative information, and medical provider’s orders guiding the process of patient care. Yet, based on our interactions with healthcare delivery centers only a few…

Blockchain: A new model for Health Information Exchange

The healthcare industry is a complex system with numerous interconnected entities. With the aim for best-in-class experience in care delivery along with keeping the costs low, healthcare –industry organizations are transforming the mode of operations focusing on ‘patient-centricity’. Let’s understand the above statement better with help of an example: Since my friend Emma from Germany…

Fit-A-Thon: Improve your health with IoT

How many of you would think about running 5 km, 10 km, 21 km or 42.2 km for fun? Apparently quite a few. For a long time, the health conscious in India have been focusing on walking, yoga or gym. Today, amateur running is seeing a boom. Rewind around 10 years and the very first...