| |April 20185VOL 1 · ISSUE 5 · APRIL- 2018T echnological advancements are always at the forefront of the healthcare industry, consistently pushing the boundaries of practice in new and exciting directions. Both in and outside of healthcare, tech is developing rapidly, with many seemingly futuristic innovations very much around the corner. The benefits of this are numerous ­ not only will medical devices be able to remind patients to take medicine, but large amounts of data can be passed back to healthcare professionals, creating in-depth and fully up-to-date records for each patient. The very basic advancement is USB handheld pulse oximeter that monitors blood oxygen levels, and a wireless inhaler that alerts the patient to take a dose. Similarly, within the next couple of years, 3D printing is expected to take on a much bigger role in medicine, being used to create prosthetics and implant devices, and is projected to be used in 35 percent of medical procedures by 2019.AI and big data are disrupting how healthcare works not only in the world but in India too. AI not only helps organise electronic medical records, but advanced genetic sequencing is shifting the focus to preventive healthcare. Today, AI can help prevent heart attacks and diagnose diseases and is opening up a whole new landscape that was unthinkable a few years ago. This edition's cover feature GalaxE Solutions has been making some groundbreaking IT transformations for the pharma and healthcare sector. Tapping into the latest technologies, this organization is bringing stuffs of the future into healthcare like Blockchain for EMR, machine learning for PBMs and Voice technologies for patients. We are throwing light on few more game changers in the Indian healthcare arena. To know what exactly are these entrants transforming in the healthcare sector, take a look.Do let us know what you think. Emmanuel Christi DasEditoremmanuel@cioinsiderindia.comTechnological advancements in Healthcare is way forwardOffice Editorial queries editor@cioinsiderindia.comAdvertising queriessales@cioinsiderindia.comBangaloreTel 080 46441103 To subscribeVisit www.cioinsiderindia.com/magazine-in or send email to: subscription@cioinsiderindia.comCover price is Rs 150 per issueAshok KumarSales & MarketingRavi KalgiGroup Art DirectorMagendran PerumalCirculation ManagerEditorial TeamChitra MishraArchee Roy Vinisha PaivaAnitha TLakshmi GCIOInsiderNo. 124, 2nd Floor, Surya Chambers, Old Airport Road, Murugheshpalya, Bangalore-560017S Sivasankar SuanyaVisualizer PublisherEditorAlok ChaturvediEmmanuel Christi DasPrinted and published by Alok Chaturvedi on Behalf of SiliconMedia Technologies Pvt Ltd and Printed at Precision Fototype Services at Sri Sabari Shopping Com-plex, 24 Residency Road Bangalore-560025 and Published at No. 124, 2nd Floor, Surya Chambers, Old Airport Road, Murugeshpalya, Bangalore-560017.Copyright © 2018 SiliconMedia Technologies Pvt Ltd, All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part of any text, photography or illustrations without written permission from the publisher is prohibited. The publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or illustrations. Views and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the magazine and accordingly, no liability is assumed by the publisher.Editorial
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