7 October 2023
Bridging Policy, Technology, and Practice
India has experienced significant benefits through the extensive implementation of digital transformation, thanks to the utilization of digital public platforms such as Aadhaar, Jan Dhan, UPI, and various others, which have had a considerable impact. The healthcare sector has also witnessed improvements in outcomes through the application of technology, including robotics and advanced diagnostics. Throughout the pandemic, technology-driven telehealth services and the CoWIN platform for mass vaccinations played a crucial role in addressing the crisis within a short span of time. However, there is still much work to be done in order to ensure that healthcare is accessible, effective, and affordable for all. Achieving this goal necessitates collaboration among policymakers, technology facilitators, healthcare providers, and the patient community. In this session, the panellists will delve into the expectations, concerns, and required actions of each stakeholder, as well as explore methods to bring them together and foster coordinated efforts
As technology continues to reshape healthcare, the need for adoption of innovative solutions becomes more urgent. This transformation has unlocked opportunities to overcome structural challenges in the realm of healthcare delivery in the country.This session aims to analyze the obstacles that impede the acceptance of technology, exploring strategies to propel its implementation across diverse healthcare settings. Discussions will involve key stakeholders, training initiatives, and incentivizing adoption to ensure seamless integration.
Building trust is pivotal to technology’s success in healthcare. The panelists will delve into strategies for fostering patient and provider trust in digital health tools, addressing concerns related to data security, privacy, and ethical considerations. Insights from successful cases will illuminate pathways to garner and sustain trust amidst the ever-evolving healthcare landscape.
By uniting healthcare practitioners, technologists, policymakers, and patients, this session strives to unravel the complexities of technology adoption and trust-building, steering healthcare delivery towards an innovative, patient-centered, and technology-empowered future.