HealthCare, Startup, Strategy

Personal Health Monitoring

The hottest segment in Healthcare is proactive Health management. There are quite a few companies and startup’s focusing on providing required platform for us to begin. Identify what you wish to track It is very easy to be lost in identifying what you wish to track. Start with a complete Health check, identify what aspects you would need to monitor…

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Utilizing Aadhar for Healthcare Delivery

India launched the prestigious Unique Identification Project (Aadhar) on the 28th of January 2009. After 7 years, around 95,00,00,000 have Aadhar Card. Even though having Aadhar is not mandatory, Government has been increasingly launching initiatives which are linked to the Aadhar Card and hence the number of signup’s have been increasing. How can we use Aadhar Card to improve Healthcare?…

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Entrepreneurship, HealthCare, HealthCare in India, Startup, Technology, Think

Innovation in Healthcare – How India is thinking different?

In an interview someone asked Dr. Devi Shetty, the Founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya (NH) as to why the Healthcare costs are increasing in India and he said “Over a decade ago, a heart surgery costed over Rs. 2 Lacs; and today it costs a little over half”. Over the last decade, the Healthcare landscape in India is considerably changing. Healthcare…

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Solving the Healthcare maze

When India got Independence in 1947, average life expectancy was 47 Years and today, average life expectancy is at 66.21 Years (we rank 139). Japan leads the list with average life expectancy at 84 Years followed by Spain, Andorra, Australia, Switzerland, Italy, Singapore and San Mario at 83 Years. The country with the least life expectancy is Sierra Leone at…

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HealthCare, HealthCare in India, Innovation, Startup, Strategy, Technology, Think

Landscape of Wellness

Wellness has gained attention in the last few years. With proactive health care management gaining attention, fitness centers, food monitoring apps and health management centre’s have gained a lot of attention. It is estimated that the Wellness industry is a $3 Billion Market in India. What is the landscape of the Wellness? Even though the definition is broad, primarily the…

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HealthCare, HealthCare in India, IdeaForward, Startup, Strategy

Health Apps in India

Over the last few months, I have been working on curating information on Startup’s in HealthCare. There are many applications/app’s which are being worked on to bring HealthCare to fingertips of consumers. With my observations on around 100 Startups in HealthCare IT, I started to categorise them into three sections. Lifestyle Apps These apps focus on monitoring your Steps, Calories…

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Considerations for #healthtech Startup

We see that on an average, there are at least 10 new startup’s every month across the country trying to address Health Care IT Problems. Are we really solving or are we complicating things? According to IMS Institute for Health Care Informatics and Health Care IT News, there are more than 165,000 Health-related apps available and a mere 36 of…

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