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Manipal Health partners with Nasscom to enable IoT and AI based patient care

Bengaluru,26thJune,2019: Manipal Hospitals, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today  announced  its  collaboration  with NASSCOM  Center  of  Excellence to  capitalize  on  the multiple benefits of advanced technologies for improved healthcare delivery.The partnership will leverage the benefits that IoT and AI can bring to the healthcare sector. They aim to deploy emerging technologies,to ensure better delivery of healthcare.The two companies have identified the following major areas of collaboration:

1.Manipal Health will closely with NASSCOM CoE in evangelizing the digital healthcare solutions adoption by the healthcare delivery organization, through NASSCOM CoEs, flagship initiative LHIF  (Lifesciences  &  Healthcare  Innovation  Forum).    LHIF  is  a  collaborative  innovation platform consisting of Start-ups, Medical Device Companies, Pharma Companies, Insurance Companies,  Academia  and  government  representatives.  This  forum  helps  in  peer  group collaboration,  deliberate  on  contemporary  topics  around  technology  adoption,  policy  level challenges, disruptive delivery models etc.

2.Under  the  co-creation  program,  Manipal  Health  works  closely  with  NASSCOM  CoE  in identifying latest health tech products and solutions available in the eco-system consisting of Startups and Technology companies, to meet their internal business needs and address their operational challenges. This co-creation program helps Manipal Health in sourcing innovative solutions at affordable cost and with quick implementation time frames.

3.NASSCOM CoE, provides access to latest innovations emerging in the Indian eco-system that can be leveraged by Manipal Health for adoption. In turn Manipal Health provides mentorship to  the  healthcare  startups  in  designing  their  solutions  and  scaling  up  their  business, by providing access to their experts and giving them the opportunity to work with them through co-creation program.

4.Work  together  on  social  impact  projects  that  benefit  the  corporate  social  responsibility objectives of Manipal Health.Speaking on the occasion, Sanjeev Malhotra, CEO, NASSCOM Center of Excellence, said, “This partnership   with   Manipal   Hospitals   is   reflective   of   the   synergy   between   healthcare   and technology  today.  The  Center  of  Excellence  is  fostering  innovation  across  leading  industry verticals, and healthcare is one such industry at the forefront of digital transformation. Through this partnership, I am hopeful that we can accelerate Manipal Hospitals’ endeavour to be a leader in adopting digital technologies for enhanced patient care.”As  per Dr.  Anoop  Amarnath,  Chief  of  Clinical  Services,  Manipal  Hospitals, “Technology  is  the only  means  through  which  healthcare  can  be  delivered  to  a  wider  audience.  As  India  moves towards universal health coverage, this partnership between Manipal Health and NASSCOM CoE, will enable technology-enabled healthcare models to reach out to the truly deserving.”

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