Government planning to make India a manufacturing hub for medical devices, aiming to reduce healthcare costs

Sep 10, 2017

The government is committed to technology integration in the health sector, Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel said today, adding that digital technology could help reduce healthcare costs and increase accountability and transparency.

She, however, said that investments in new technologies should be done cost-effectively and frugally.

Speaking at the inauguration of 10th Medical Technology Conference, Patel stated that the scope of digital technology in the public health sector has gone beyond service delivery.

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