Innovations in healthcare reaching the unreached feb 23, 2013

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Innovations in healthcare reaching the unreached feb 23, 2013

  1. 1. A WORKFLOW SOLUTION FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS IN RURAL INDIA HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS ARE KEY TO A PROSPEROUS INDIA OF THE FUTURE Innovations in Healthcare – Reaching the Unreached Feb 23, 2013
  2. 2. World of Disparities… Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  3. 3. India – A diverse country rich in culture, people, knowledge… India – A Perspective Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached Median Age of Indians at 25.1 Birth Rate at 22.69/1000 (2007 Est) Death Rate at 6.58 / 1000 (2006 Est) Projected Population growth in 2020 to 1.331 Billion Second Most Populated Country in the World 1.15 Billion people Approx 72.2% Rural and 27.8% Urba Population as per 2001 Census Life Expectancy – 69.25 Ye
  4. 4. Diseases & Mortality  Non-communicable and chronic diseases are the leading causes of death in most parts of the rural India  Based on current trends, it is expected that non communicable diseases (NCD) will account for 73% of deaths and 60% of the global disease burden by 2020  They will also account for a major proportion of disease and deaths in India  These deaths are mostly due to heart disease, strokes, diabetes mellitus, cancers and lung diseases. Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  5. 5. Healthcare Costs & it’s Impact  India is a 100% self-pay market  98% of our patients are spending from their own pocket/savings  no medical insurance, no other source of financial support  Many patients also take loans to pay  40%–70% of Healthcare expenditures are financed by borrowing  The devastating impact of TB, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart diseases, etc. on individual household is similar, with children having to discontinue schooling and/or take up employment to provide an additional source of income.  People are forced to sell away their properties and farms Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  6. 6. India - Current Challenges  Lack of Hospitals and Doctors  Inadequate Infrastructure and Communication Networks  Patient data is not collected, stored and shared  Lack of Doctors willing to work in Rural Areas  Lack of Mass Disease Surveillance Methods Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  7. 7. USA - Health Care Reform and Primary Care — The Growing Importance of the Community Health Center Eli Y. Adashi, M.D., H. Jack Geiger, M.D., and Michael D. Fine, M.D CHCs are running well, but many challenges •Cost of sustenance •Increasing number of Uninsured •Scarcity of Care Providers •Difficulty in getting specialists Similar problems faced by Emerging Countries as well US – Healthcare Reforms & CHCs Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  8. 8. Innovations in Healthcare Delivery Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached  Healthcare Processes / Delivery  Application of Information Technology?  Specific Interventions?  Healthcare Financing  Insurance Schemes – BPL, Neo Middle Class?  Healthcare Awareness  Proper Data Collection & Analysis?  Reduce Healthcare Costs  Generic Medicines?  Increase Access to Healthcare
  9. 9. Application of IT for Improving Healthcare Poor or no Records of Patients History Unorganized Patient Referral High Turnaround Times for Disease Identification and non-availability of point-of- care diagnostics Non-availability of Doctors / Experts at point-of-care Infrastructure – Power & Connectivity Electronic solutions to improve Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  10. 10. Kshema – Rural Healthcare Solution  Paramedic can assist the patient  Automation of Vital Signs Measurement including ECG  Features for Disease Identification  Works in Harsh rural / remote environments Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  11. 11. Kshema – BBMP Network  18 PHCs connected to 6 Maternity & Family Welfare Hospitals  Medical Tests done at affordable prices  Consultation by Doctors-on-line  Provided Services to over 6000 patients in last 6 months Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  12. 12. Malaria is still a big problem. Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Data Collection are Vital requirements Malaria – Detection &Treatment • High Turnaround times for Detection • High Cost of Tests Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  13. 13. • Automates Malaria Parasite Detection in a Blood Smear • Identifies parasites at different stages – Ring or Club Stages • Reduces Turnaround Time for Disease Identification from days to minutes • Interoperable with other systems Malaria Parasite Detection System Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  14. 14. • Automates Tuberculosis Bacilli Detection in a Sputum Smear • Uses Color Image Microscopy for Bacilli Detection • Reduces Turnaround Time for Disease Identification • Interoperable with other systems Tuberculosis Bacilli Detection System Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  15. 15. K-Prathamik : Solution for ANMs in Villages Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  16. 16. Kuick-Detect : Mass Screening of Diseases  Malaria, TB, Dengue, Chikungunya, Kala Azar Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached • Mobile phone captures the images from Microscope • Transfers images to a server though Wi-Fi • Server Application analyses the images and detects the disease condition • Sends the results back to Mobile • Turnaround Time less than 30 Minutes
  17. 17. K-PHMS : Solution for Geriatric Patients • Measurement of vital parameters – BP, ECG etc • Transfers measured vital signs to paired Mobile Phone • Stores measured vital parameters locally • Vital Signs are made available to cloud-based server running e-Refereral software suite. Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached
  18. 18. Every 50km, telemedicine kiosks will be set up to call doctors for free treatment, with medicines available at attached counters. Innovations in India : Public /Private Partnership Innovations in Healthcare - Reaching the Unreached State Health Society, Bihar has embarked on a state-wide Telemedicine Network - first of its kind in India covering 212 PHCs, 38 DHs and a State Command Center
  19. 19. A WORKFLOW SOLUTION FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS IN RURAL INDIA HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS ARE KEY TO A PROSPEROUS INDIA OF THE FUTURE Thank You

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