India has the world’s second largest population at an estimated 1.35 billion with approximately 70% living in rural areas
National Health Policy 2017 envisages creation of a digital health technology eco-system
The healthcare market has increased to three folds to Rs 8.6 trillion
As of March 31, 2015, more than 8% of 25 300 primary health centres in the country were without a doctor, 38% were without a laboratory technician, and 22% had no pharmacist. Nearly 50% of posts for female health assistants and 61% for male health assistants remain vacant. In community health centres, the shortfall is huge—surgeons (83%), obstetricians and gynaecologists (76%), physicians (83%), and paediatricians (82%).
Indian Health system is complex, the condition of the country’s health care system is a root cause of economic inequality, with wealthier people enjoying better, longer lives because they can access better health care services.
Expensive Healthcare services rapidly spiraling cost of medical treatment high costs and complexity of health care.
medical costs have persistently been on the rise while quality of healthcare is decreasings
Inadequate State of the nation’s health care system
Retaining doctors in rural areas, especially the specialist doctors is tough due to various reasons.
Complex web of doctors, hospitals, insurers and pharmaceutical companies, Make it difficult and complicated for patients
Roughly 80% of secondary & tertiary care facility are present in cities and towns leaving rural areas with Low penetration & inadequate medical facilities.
A sustainable National Public Health platform that serves the needs of all stakeholders linking across public and private healthcare
Makes healthcare affordable, accessible and available to underprivileged and population located in remote locations.
Provides Integrated automated value added health services for urban patients
Establishes Health Registry with national personal health records
Supports continuum of care at all levels (primary, secondary and tertiary care) to achieve Universal Health Coverage through various models established.
Develops evidence based health policy to support Government initiatives.
Creates and enhances standards in health data collection, exchange, integration and dissemination.
Strengthens the applications of ICT healthcare
Collects, collates, stores, analyses, manages and transmits information related to health of individuals and from respective health care organizations.
Integrates population information systems, hospital information system and disease surveillance system
Uses machine language and artificial intelligence for data analytics and predict/ create early warning system for prevention of epidemics or healthcare disaster.
Bring the customer-facing, patient-facing thing into your smartphone
Assume drug distribution. Use voice platforms, like Alexa, to help discuss symptoms and get feedback, to coordinate hospital post-op care through voice-activated A.I., to do these and other rote things
help employers identify the low-hanging fruit, the patients that are using the most care or the highest-cost drugs.
With data resources to really mine what’s going on, Med.Bot gets in the middle of that patient-doctor relationship