#MachineLearning, #BigData analytics, #ArtificialIntelligence have made the space of #digital #health even more interesting. Emerging markets like India are taking on these learning and bringing exciting business models. This blog is about Dr Dass's involvement in such projects and case studies. more on www.healthcursor.com
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10 Influential Women in Health IT -By Dan Bowman
From government officials to hospitals administrators to patient advocates, women are making an impact in health IT by leading innovation and change in all facets of healthcare. We asked our readers to nominate the most influential women in health IT for our second annual list.
And boy, did they respond--it was tough to keep the list to 10. We received nominations for women who are changing the face of personal health data and patient engagement, advancing nurse informatics, promoting mHealth and tele-medicine, using technology to improve global healthcare, developing healthcare apps and more.
Popular Health Technology Author and Founder, HealthCursor Consulting Group Dr. Ruchi V Dass elected Royal Society of Medicine Honorary Fellow in the United Kingdom. (Photo courtesy of Ruchi Dass)
Joining some of the elite names among scientists and physicians, Health Technology Author and Business Icon Ruchi Dass has been elected as a fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom.
Dass is a renowned Physician and has worked with development organisation across the world driving technology driven public health initiatives. She is the Founder of the consulting group HealthCursor, and Author of several journals, including her upcoming book on “Big Data in Healthcare” with Springer.
Dr Dass wrote a book on “Innovations in Healthcare” that was unveiled by the Honourable President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee in 2013. Dr. Ruchi Dass was listed amongst Most Powerful and Influential leaders in IT by Information week in 2013 and also received INTEROP’s “Women leader” recogni…
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 chats and several such means to access
healthcare but one thing that all of this does not necessarily correlate with
high quality of care or better outcomes. We need to understand that “Not even a
Ferrari will get us to our destination without a driver.”Formula of Driver: Driver = (Need + Incentive) where; Incentive = (Value + Reward) Need = (Gap + Demand) To define the best drivers, we need to
first address the need. Need might not make economic or business sense but it
is the best opportunity to leave an impact. No one remembers how much business
a “Mughal-e-Azam” or “Usual suspects” did but everyone remembers that these