BioVoice News to host e-Conference on India’s roadmap to Digital Healthcare on 30th April

The virtual event will discuss the various aspects of digital healthcare ecosystem, infrastructure, regulations, policies and future outlook

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New Delhi: BioVoice News, India’s leading digital news media platform for the life sciences industry, is organizing an e-Conference on ‘India’s roadmap to Digital Healthcare: Challenges & Opportunities’ on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM IST.
The confirmed speakers at the event include Dr. Raja Indana, Medical Director, MFine; Ajay Sharma, Co-founder, COO, Operations Head, Desh Clinics;  Enbasekar D., Co-Founder & CTO, MediBuddy; and Himanshu Sikka, Project Director, SAMRIDH Blended Finance Facility. The virtual event will be moderated by Rahul Koul, Chief Editor, BioVoice News.
A few discussion points at the event include Decoding digital healthcare: Definition, Stakeholders & Scope; Lessons from COVID-19: How has the pandemic accelerated digital adoption?; Reimagining the future healthcare with digital technologies interventions; Use of digital technology to strengthen patient-doctor relationship; Electronic Medical Record: Relevance of digital in hospital settings; Patient data protection; Preparing the digitally skilled workforce of future; and Policy push & regulatory framework for fast tracking digital in healthcare.
Here’s the link to register for attending the live session on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM IST.
The event is supported by BIORx Venture Advisors Private Limited.
As is inevitable in times of adversity, the Covid-19 pandemic has inspired promising innovations, particularly in digital healthcare models. Surveys conducted by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) across doctors and patients highlight that 85% of the clinicians used digital platforms for patient interactions during the lockdown. 60% patients across metro and tier 1 cities reported they would continue using digital platforms for primary care in the post COVID world due to the fundamental benefits of shorter waiting time and easy access to qualified doctors.
Now at the cusp of the Digital 3.0 era, the Open Digital Ecosystems represent a fundamental change in the way the government can leverage technology for public care delivery and enable private sector innovation. From the telemedicine guidelines being announced in March 2020 to the launch of national digital health ID in August 2020, we have just started to see the digital era in healthcare take shape.
India has already demonstrated its commitment to leverage digital health as a health system strengthening intervention, as outlined in the National Digital Health Blueprint based on which, the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) is currently being piloted by the National health authority.  With a whopping INR 1,600 crore allocation, it entails creation of a shared public digital infrastructure that can be leveraged by both public and private players to deploy new solutions that enhance the end-user experience. Many reports have estimated that over the next decade, NDHM can potentially unlock an incremental value of INR 1.5 lakh crore for the healthcare industry.