Digitalizing healthcare

Digitalization improves healthcare outcomes in Asia

Technology is helping Asian countries take quality healthcare to the remotest of areas.

5 min
Swati Prasad
Published on August 21, 2020

Technology is helping Asian countries take quality healthcare to the remotest of areas. In India, where the government is rolling out a program to offer universal healthcare coverage, providers are leveraging digitalization to offer affordable medical care to the poorest members of society. Digitalization is also helping countries address the COVID-19 pandemic, while overcoming the shortfall of skilled resources in rural communities.


Elisabeth Staudinger, President, Asia Pacific, Siemens Healthineers


Vivek Kanade, Executive Director at Siemens Healthineers, India


By Swati Prasad
Swati Prasad is a freelance journalist based in Delhi, writing on business, economy, technology and healthcare. She reports from India for several publications overseas and has worked as a correspondent and editor for The Economic Times, Business Standard, The Indian Express, and Business Today.