November, 2021

Patient Empowered Care

Nov 16th, 2021.

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Table of Contents
01    Mantra Podcast – Ep 3: Patient Empowered Care
02   The HealthTech Monthly Roundup
03   Building Blocks for India’s Healthcare Ecosystem
04   Digital Transformation Trends in Healthcare for 2022
05   Taking Digital Healthcare to Rural India

Mantra Podcast – Episode 3: Patient Empowered Care

The unprecedented nature of the pandemic pushed healthcare from a traditional in-person model to the digital realm almost instantly. Connected health swooped in to define the patient experience during the pandemic, but as healthcare moves forward — how will digital define the experience transformation needed in India’s healthcare delivery.

Mantra Labs CEO, Parag Sharma has an in-depth conversation with Dr. Shanila Laiju, CEO Medcare Hospitals to discuss how providers can transform the doctor-patient relationship from being visit-centric to home-based. 

Mantra brings you a new panel of experts each week who share their insights on How Digital is Transforming The Future Of Doctor-Patient Experiences. 

The Panel Discussion covers:

  1. How healthcare enterprises use digital health tools to make patients feel more engaged in and motivated for their treatment, leading to better retention; and capturing their opinions/feedback that in turn informs decision-making?
  2. How can providers transform the doctor-patient relationship from being visit-centric to home-based?
  3. What are the keys to a successful ‘on-demand healthcare’ application of tomorrow?
  4. How can the healthcare experience become more immersive – for patients, doctors?

Watch the full episode.

The HealthTech Monthly Roundup

A quick roundup of the month’s latest healthtech activity, both in India and globally.

  1. India will need to raise public health spending to 2.5-3.5% of GDP from its current level of 1.2% to support the infrastructure needs of NDHM, according to a FICCI-KPMG report.
  2. The online doctor consultation market in India is expected to reach $836 million by FY24, growing at 72% CAGR.
  3. Eka Care has become the first private healthcare platform to facilitate the creation of Health ID under NDHM. The Eka Care app is available in 12 different languages and is being used by more than 1.5 million consumers across 1500 districts in India.
  4. PharmEasy files for ₹ 6,250 Crore IPO – following a bid to diversify its operations, the firm had acquired Thyrocare Technologies, India’s largest diagnostic test provider by volumes.
  5. Vodafone & Ericsson partner to showcase the potential of 5G in transforming healthcare in India. Ericsson’s 5G Business Compass