About Author: Gaurav Gupta, Co-Founder & COO, Navia Life Care. Gaurav leads the business team at Navia and is passionate about building a quality solution for the healthcare industry. Prior to this, Gaurav has successfully built two sustainable businesses, one being an enterprise solution for large billion-dollar enterprises and the other being a consumer product. An MBA from Indian School of Business, and an engineer from NSIT Delhi, Gaurav specializes in Strategy, Business Development and Marketing.
The Indian healthcare sector has been witnessing an encouraging push towards its transformation and development. Bold moves in the technology industry are steadily integrating into healthcare systems, redefining the existing healthcare delivery models. According to the estimates, the healthcare industry is growing at a phenomenal rate and expected to reach 372 billion dollars by 2022. The major contributing factors including Government initiatives and technological advancements are continuing to move the industry on its growth trajectory.
The conventional healthcare system had major hindrances that slowed down the overall development of the sector. Concerns such as a low doctor-to-patient ratio, unstructured system, and other barriers associated with accessibility and affordability of healthcare services required immediate redressal. As part of the technological revolution in the industry, the government envisions creating a digitized healthcare ecosystem to fulfill universal health coverage in the country.
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