Pharma’s Digital Initiatives In India: A Missing Link

An interesting study – designed to investigate the challenges that Health and Human Services (HHS) organizations face in implementing digital and data solutions, stands out today – for many reasons. One such being, this ‘multi-country survey’ project team had no … Continue reading

Government Ups the Ante for More Compulsory Licenses in India

On January 12, 2013, one of the leading dailies of India first reported that in a move that is intended to benefit thousands of cancer patients, Indian Government has started the process of issuing Compulsory Licenses (CL) for three commonly … Continue reading

Medical Tourism: A key growth driver in the healthcare space of India

Since the last several years medical tourism is fast evolving as one of the key growth drivers of the healthcare sector, especially, in the western world like, the United States of America (USA) and the United Kingdom. Dr. Fred Hansen … Continue reading

e-healthcare: A new vista to improve access to quality and affordable healthcare in India

The concept of e-healthcare started germinating in India since 1999, when the ‘Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)’ initiated its pioneering step towards telemedicine in the country by deploying a SATCOM-based telemedicine network. This network is currently playing a key role … Continue reading

‘Medical Outsourcing’ – a fast evolving area in the healthcare space with high business potential.

Medical outsourcing is an evolving area in the global healthcare space. It can offer immense opportunity to India, if explored appropriatly with a carefully worked out strategic game plan from the very nascent stage of its evolution process. This sector … Continue reading

The need for urgent healthcare reform in India: The way forward.

If we look at the history of development of the developed countries of the world, we shall see that all of them had invested and even now are investing to improve the social framework of the country where education and … Continue reading

Healthcare reform for the needy and poor in the richest and the most populous countries of the world. What about the largest democracy of our planet?

Healthcare reform to ensure access to affordable high quality healthcare services for all, is considered as an integral part of the economic progress of any country. During recent global financial meltdown, this need became visible all over the world, even … Continue reading

China has recently unfolded the blueprints of its new healthcare reform measures, when will India do so?

Early April, 2009, China, a country with 1.3 billion people, unfolded a plan for a new healthcare reform process for the next decade to provide safe, effective, convenient and affordable healthcare services to all its citizens. A budgetary allocation of … Continue reading