Strengthening the Digital Backbone of Healthcare for High-on-Tech Health for All

Necessity is not only the mother of invention but can be crucial to further existent facilities. When the contagious COVID-19 virus required physical distancing, technology came to save potential healthcare delivery disruptions. As India aims to utilize the growing acceptance of digital healthcare to bring in better integration of health services and availability of information through the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), the session looks into the role of healthcare innovations around Internet of Things (IoT), block chain, and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve access to quality and affordable healthcare. At the same time, technology can play a pivotal role in controlling and managing NCD’s and other chronic diseases in various parts of India.