Tag Archives: Affordable Healthcare

‘India will produce maximum affordable healthcare solutions’

Bengaluru: India is the country which will produce maximum affordability on healthcare solutions deploying digital technology, an industry expert said on Friday.

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IIT Kharagpur students propose mobile app for fast and accurate diagnosis of skin cancers

Bangalore: A group of students from IIT Kharagpur has won the sixth edition of ‘GE Edison Challenge’ for their solution that proposed a hardware software co-designed mobile phone app for fast and accurate diagnosis of skin cancers and related abnormalities, enabling high-precision point-of-care healthcare delivery in resource constrained base of pyramid and rural populations.

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Affordable healthcare only possible with value based medicine

The value based medicine concept is different from the evidence based medicine concept in the sense that we are treating human beings and not symptoms. The treatment plan has to be based on the effective control of the disease with respect to the perception of the patient and his family in terms of benefit as compared to the cost involved in it.

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