CAMTech India and GE Healthcare Organizing #Jugaadathon in Bangalore on June 27-28


Despite two decades of fairly strong economic growth, life expectancy in India is lower than most developed and developing countries and infant mortality rates continue to be high. The #Jugaadathon at Bangalore this weekend aims to find innovative solutions to overcome this shameful situation. Last year, GE and Glocal Healthcare partnered with Consortium for Affordable […]

Google Plans To Change Healthcare: Infogaphic


Google ventures, Google’s venture capital arm invested more than one third of its investment money in healthcare and life sciences in 2014. Most of these new ventures are in hardware rather than software. Check this info-graphic to look at few of the things Google is working on in Healthcare. Includes; Smart Nano-particle pills to detect cancers […]

Regulating Pharma in Social Media: Emerging FDA Guidelines on Post Marketing Submissions

Social Media in Healthcare

The USFDA has been in the process of drawing up specific guidelines for use of social media by Pharmaceutical industry. The draft (pdf) has been in the making for many years and outlines the FDA’s thinking on Social Media use by Pharmaceutical industry, specifically in Postmarketing Submissions of Interactive Promotional Media for Prescription drugs. The questions sought to […]

EHRs To Be Made Compulsory in India?

Technology in Healthcare in India

Use of Digital Records in Healthcare is finally getting the recognition and the push it deserves in India.   Technology has been changing healthcare, slowly but surely, in India over past 5-7 years. There have been numerous small successful projects in this space. There has been tremendous interest from both public and private sector players […]