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How mHealth is Changing the Face of Indian Healthcare Sector?

Feb 18, 2018
How mHealth is Changing the Face of Indian Healthcare Sector?

The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a fast pace because of increasing investments from government and private players. With nearly 70 percent of country’s population living in rural areas, lack of critical medical facilities such as hospitals and clinics are in total disarray. With the rise of mobile technologies, the health apps are growing rapidly in the Indian market. As a result, mHealth (mobile delivery of healthcare) is gaining ground in India.

A recent joint report by PwC and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) states that mHealth is expected to be crucial in making healthcare accessible in India. Also, it has the potential to save the country $0.8-1 billion annually. It is time for the healthcare ecosystem to explore various mHealth apps, device integration, and sensor technology seriously and start benefitting from it.

Entrepreneur India spoke to few start-ups in India to know how mHealth can change India’s healthcare space.

Continue reading at: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/308735