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.
In general, due to the improvements in healthcare, people are living longer. This leads to a higher burden as people get older. The need for healthcare is growing much faster in Asia than in any other part of the world.Elisabeth Staudinger, President, Asia Pacific, Siemens Healthineers
COVID-19 has acted as a catalyst to drive up adoption of digitalization in the Indian healthcare industry. Telemedicine has suddenly become almost a mainstay.Vivek Kanade, Executive Director at Siemens Healthineers, India
- The statements by Siemens Healthineers customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer’s unique setting. Since there is no “typical” hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.