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Harnessing Digital Well being in Asia Pacific, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

By Harjit GillDigital Health has accelerated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling the health ecosystem, suppliers and sufferers to undertake new medical technologies and digital health solutions, particularly in remote patient care and telehealth. Nevertheless, past addressing near-term pandemic points, the complete potential of digital well being in tackling persistent care stays untapped.To attain this, we have to strike a stability between instant priorities and investments for a digital future in a value-based care period. With a rising ageing inhabitants throughout the Asia-Pacific area and elevated affected person demand for entry to care at a time and modality of their alternative, digital well being innovation is now not an possibility, however a necessity for well being prog...
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Truemeds raises USD 5 mn in newest funding spherical, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Telehealth platform Truemeds on Tuesday stated it has closed its USD 5 million (over Rs 35 crore) funding round led by InfoEdge Ventures, Asha Impact and Indian Angel Community Fund. The funding might be used to broaden its footprint to a few extra cities, construct product and expertise and spend money on enhancing the availability chain of generic medicines, Truemeds stated in an announcement. This was Sequence A funding spherical. "With this funding, we'll be capable of not solely make the Truemeds expertise much more seamless, but in addition convey entry to reasonably priced medicines to extra individuals in several elements of India," Truemeds Co-founder & CEO Akshat Nayyar stated. Truemeds was based with a mission to make drugs reasonably priced for persistent suffere...
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Venky Ananth, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

By Venky Ananth, SVP and world head of Healthcare at InfosysTill early final yr, sufferers accessed healthcare solely by visiting a clinic. This establishment for nearly each affected person worldwide modified with the outbreak of Covid-19. Whereas digital care has been round for a while now, it took a pandemic for the federal government of India to turn out to be cognizant of the delicate healthcare infrastructure.This was adopted by a sudden spike within the adoption of telehealth, which additionally acquired a nod from millennials and Technology Z searching for personalised, handy care fashions. Whereas the pandemic has spotlighted the position of online pharmacies as the way forward for the Indian healthcare system, the allocation of Rs 2,83,846 lakh crore by the federal government thr...