[World Health Day] What the healthcare sector needs to focus on post COVID-19 pandemic
Digitisation in the healthcare sector was underway in India, but medical experts and consumers did not realise its full potential. The market currently stands at $1.9 billion, which is only 1 per cent of the total Indian healthcare market. Last year, after the lockdown was declared, the Indian healthcare sector was struggling to meet the demand for PPE kits, masks, sanitisers, and test kits. One, not take a shortcut in terms of quality of healthcare delivery, and aim for global standards and world-class quality. AI and ML cannot replace a doctor, but it has the potential to transform healthcare delivery.