George Institute of Global Health, India recently organised ‘Consensus Conference on ‘Technology Enabled Healthcare' to deliberate on the importance of mHealth to tackle the rising disease burden.
They launched a report entitled, "Landscape of Technology enabled Health care in India". This report is based on the data evaluated by researchers on large number of initiatives and several health care apps in the area of m-health that have been launched in the market.
The institute is using an evidence-based approach to implement a m-health driven community engaged project called SMARThealth that has important learnings for technology-enabled health care delivery.
Speaking about the importance and relevance of mHealth in India, Dr. Vivekananda Jha, Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health India said "Technology-enabled health care delivery holds out a lot of promise to tackle the disease burden in India where there is huge shortage of doctors".