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6 Health Tech Startups to look out

By : CIOL Bureau

Thanks to the concept of Digital India. An initiative which has eased human life, as now everything is on the Internet. The latest technology has made it possible for everyone to be present anywhere anytime at one click. The major

How is technology modernizing the healthcare sector?

By : CIOL Bureau

“Good, bad or indifferent, if you are not investing in new technology, you are going to get left behind.” “Good, bad or indifferent, if you are not investing in new technology, you are going to get left behind.” – Sir Philip Green

Top 5 trends in data-driven drug discovery

By : CIOL Bureau

The shift from our one-size-fits-all approach to patient care is being upended rapidly by precision medicine. Data is paving the way for the future of data-driven drug discovery and patient care. The time for integrated biological data is Now! Even

Microsoft Kaizala enables Indian Railways to connect its three million employees with healthcare services

By : CIOL Bureau

India’s largest employer, Indian Railways, will be using Microsoft Kaizala to connect its employees across the country with quality healthcare facilities. Microsoft Kaizala app will enable serving and retired railway employees to avail healthcare services of 125 railway and 133

Healthcare Industry’s Increased Affinity for Hybrid Cloud: Report

By : CIOL Bureau

Nutanix announced the healthcare industry findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index Report, measuring healthcare companies’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The report revealed the healthcare industry is increasingly leaning toward adopting hybrid clouds that combine private and

Data is the new oil – And the Right IT, the Lubricant

By : CIOL Bureau

By Pratima Harigunani and Thomas George, CMR The healthcare industry is confronting new symptoms of an imminent data crisis. Compliance, personalization, split-second-right decisions, real-time data access and interactive patient care – there is so much that needs to be treated.

AI in Healthcare: Enormous Opportunities

By : Ashok Pandey

Artificial intelligence is transforming various industries and the impact of AI in Healthcare to be truly life changing. Already, it has been used to detect diseases and is helping to make better health decisions. According to research, investment in AI

Tech Innovations in Healthcare Need Robust Policy Backing: Ayushman Bharat CEO

By : CIOL Bureau

Speaking at the 2nd Health Tech India, 2019, Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, AB-PMJAY and NHA informed that technology has become the backbone for Ayushman Bharat by making the entire system cashless and paperless. With over 50 crore population coming under

How to prevent fraud and abuse in healthcare insurance

Prashanth Sarpamale Fraud and abuse in healthcare insurance costs the industry crores every year. Often under-reported and discounted, it increases the total cost of insurance. For consumers it results in higher premiums, out-of-pocket expenses, reduced benefits and negatively impacts the

Microsoft and Apollo Hospitals team up to use AI in treating cardiac diseases

By : CIOL Writers

In today’s times, technology plays an important part in determining the future of any individual. Technology in the field of healthcare services can give a new lease of life to any patient. To make use of technology to its full

Hyderabad based Click2Clinic Healthcare plans to expand into 12 cities

HYDERABAD, INDIA: With the launch of its new app service, ‘Home Heal’, Hyderabad based healthcare service aggregation startup Click2Clinic Healthcare is now planning to cover 12 new cities by the end of current fiscal. Home Heal offers comprehensive home health

IoT has the potential to transform India’s ailing healthcare system

Sunil Raheja The Indian healthcare system is lagging behind in numerous health indicators. Currently the world’s second most populous country accounts for 20 percent of the global disease burden with a high infant mortality rate of 40 deaths per 1000

Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire team up for a new healthcare company

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase have announced a partnership to create an independent healthcare company for their employees in the United States. Challenging the deteriorating state of the nation’s health care system, the goal of the new company would solely be

The transforming paradigm of digital healthcare in India

Vinod Kumar Reddy Despite being the second most populous country in the world, access to healthcare continues to be a major roadblock in India. 75 percent of the dispensaries and 80 percent of the doctors in India are accumulated in urban cities,

Portea Medical raises $26M in Series C funding round

By : CIOL Writers

Bangalore based healthcare startup Portea Medical has raised $26 million in Series C funding round led by new investors Sabre Partners and MEMG CDC. Existing investors Accel Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and International Finance Corporation(IFC) also participated in the round. ”The ultimate

The expanding footprint of med-tech startups in India

By : CIOL Writers

Indian healthcare industry is marred by many factors such as affordability, awareness and availability, making health services accessible to very few. In such a scenario, technology is proving to be a great leveler. Medical technology innovations are making modern health-care accessible, available

What makes AI-powered Boltt an instant hit on the App Store?

By : CIOL Writers

Within a week of its launch, healthcare and fitness related app, Boltt featured as the “App of the Week” on iOS with 8th ranking on the Indian App Store. The AI-powered app from Indian fitness technology brand Boltt has only been launched on iOS

Google acquires health-monitoring startup Senosis Health

By : CIOL Writers

Google has acquired Senosis Health, a startup that uses smartphones as medical devices capable of monitoring several vital health stats, reports GeekWire. Its apps use phone’s built-in sensors to perform checkups that would normally require a dedicated sensor. For example, HemaApp checks your

CureFit signs Rs 100cr deal with Hrithik Roshan

By : CIOL Writers

Healthtech startup CureFit has signed a Rs 100 crore deal with Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan that includes brand endorsement and actor’s equity stake in the company among other things. According to an Economic Times report, it’s a five-year endorsement deal and the actor

CureFit acquires Bangalore-based yoga studio a1000yoga

By : CIOL Writers

Healthtech startup CureFit has acquired Bangalore-based yoga chain a1000yoga for an undisclosed amount, the company said. The acquisition will enable CureFit to gain a stronger foothold in the fitness segment. a1000yoga is CureFit’s third acquisition in the fitness vertical in less than a