EdisonChallenge by GE Tech India- A Great experience

You may have come across sayings such as, “Nothing is permanent but Change.” Also a few others would say, “If Change was permanent, it would have stayed”. We evolve and so does our needs and priorities and in the Indian market it makes so much more sense because as a nation we yearn for access, […]

The Formula of Driver and Demand- Indian Startups story

The healthcare industry is currently experiencing change at an unprecedented rate. Change is not only occurring in the technology used in diagnostics and care delivery, but this change is so fundamental that it could, and likely will, fundamentally alter the business model of the industry. Today we have fitness bands, healthcare apps, appointment schedulers, health […]

Leveraging Cloud Technology in Healthcare- The Indian Tweetathon

Digitization of health information is soaring, particularly in the areas of electronic health records (EHRs), storage of images, e-prescriptions, patient admissions, registration, and scheduling.
The health industry is adopting new care models such as value-based care to enable more targeted and preventative care.
 Real time and predictive analytics, improved management and security and enhanced decision making […]

Investor red flags- always logical?

A few of my interns recently did a brain-storming session with me. They were all enthusiastic to do something of their own and had many questions. Many of them I met at several accelerator competitions and hackathons. I am not an authority or a VC. So far, I have invested in 9 companies globally- all […]

Dr. Ruchi Dass on Role of Analytics in Healthcare

Quick Snapshot of our work in the field of Analytics- shot at the Healthcare IT Summit, Mumbai, India. What do we do there with Predictive analytics tools- serious work!! Predictive analytics (PA) uses technology and statistical methods to search through massive amounts of information, analyzing it to predict outcomes for individual patients. That information can […]

Driving Innovation the GE way- GETech Mela Coverage

‘Reverse innovation,’ a principle well established in the business world, describes the flow of ideas from emerging to more developed economies. Reverse innovation refers to the process of first identifying and/or fostering a successful innovation in a LIC that addresses an unmet need in a HIC, then adapting and spreading the innovation from the LIC […]

Healthcare On Mobiles: Women Achievers in Information technology 2014

Healthcare On Mobiles: Women Achievers in Information technology 2014: I feel proud when my name is included with the leading ladies in India today- Facebook, Walmart, Amazon and others. I however feel equally concerned about the future of IT in India. While I represented as the only lady to represent the healthcare industry, it is […]

Women Achievers in Information technology 2014

I feel proud when my name is included with the leading ladies in India today- Facebook, Walmart, Amazon and others. I however feel equally concerned about the future of IT in India. While I represented as the only lady to represent the healthcare industry, it is indeed a truth and a realization that we need […]

No Big data in Healthcare?

The big data revolution is here, on an aggressive growth path, and the patient might truly be the biggest beneficiary of next wave. But hey! Where is that data? 1. More than 65% of data across the globe stay non-digitized.2. 68% of digitized data isn't integrated with channels or inter-operable systems.3. 99% problem in delivering […]

Healthcare On Mobiles: Featured post- mHealth fighting malnutrition

Healthcare On Mobiles: Featured post- mHealth fighting malnutrition:  Malnutrition is a byword in the forested hills of the Melghat region inhabited mostly by Korku Adivasis. Every year 400-500 children between the ages of 0 and 6 die in the region, comprising Chikhaldhara and Dharni taluks, according to official figures from 2005. The Problem: Thousands of […]