What ails healthcare in India? Can technology provide the healing touch? Professor Sarang Deo, our Guest Editor for this issue, brings together a range of perspectives from economics to health informatics and entrepreneurship to answer these questions. Our cover story also opens up a range of themes around digital disruptions that find resonance throughout this issue. Indian School of Business Dean Professor Rajendra Srivastava, one of the world’s leading experts on Marketing Strategy, argues that innovation must go beyond mere invention to become embedded in the marketplace. Meenakshee Sinha and Professor S Arunachalam examine another innovative healthcare venture, spearheaded by the Swiss major Novartis. And in our new opinion feature, Slant, Professor Tejpavan Gandhok questions the hype around digital entrepreneurship in the domains of e-commerce and taxi-cab hailing.
Professor Sarang Deo and Hanu Tyagi ask: Can technology be a game-changer in addressing the problems that affect the Indian healthcare ecosystem?
Unequal access to information for decision-making parties occurs frequently in healthcare markets. Technology may solve part of the problem, say Professor Sisir Debnath and Dibya Mishra.
Digital health start-ups are bringing novel technologies such as wearable-tech, telemedicine, genomics and artificial intelligence to the Indian healthcare system, reports Hanu Tyagi.
Data is critical for policymaking. How is the NITI Aayog harnessing emerging analytics tools? Avik Sarkar spoke to the Late Professor Bhimasankaram Pochiraju.
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Guest Editor for this Issue:
Associate Professor of Operations Management
and Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management
at the Indian School of Business.