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Inclusion of Technology in Healthcare can Bring Positive Result: Experts

Adoption of technology in the healthcare industry can bring in positive changes, experts opined at a discussion. At the Healthcare Conference on How IT can help hospitals in patient centric services, organized jointly by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Woodlands Hospital yesterday, Debasish Mallick, former Advisor for West Bengal Health Department & Director, Srerampore Computers, highlighted the importance of technology adoption in healthcare industry. He discussed some of the challenges involved, such as Remote Patient Monitoring to impact and improve post-hospital care, care for elderly patients at home and helping hospitals to become Patient-Centric in its own capacity. He argued that though with technical advancement, healthcare providers and patients have become more informed than ever before, technology adoption in healthcare is still very low even in western countries. – United News of India