New Delhi: India is hosting the Global Digital Health Summit for the first time. The two-day conference was inaugurated on Friday at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh attended the conference. During this, he said that the recent launch of 5G will bring a new revolution in the digital health care system in India.
Two day event in Delhi
Delivered the keynote address on ‘How digitization can bring good governance practices in health care’, at the 2-day ‘Global Digital Health Summit’ held from 28-29 October in New Delhi.
Use of digital technology in India is an example for the world
To ensure rapid and massive transparency on the use of new generation technology with the focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The use of digital technology by India in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has set an example for the whole world.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh addressing the program
Union Minister Jitendra Singh made a tweet. He wrote, “Addressed the Global Digital Health Summit. “PM Shaw @Narendra Modi We were among the first countries in the world to launch a digital health mission and today other countries are trying to take cues from India’s experience of dealing with a vast and heterogeneous population.
Addressed the Global Digital Health Summit. “PM Shu @Narendra Modi We were among the first countries in the world to launch a digital health mission and today other countries are trying to take cues from India’s experience of dealing with a vast and heterogeneous population. pic.twitter.com/RnRJHKWy7n
— Dr. Jitendra Singh (@DrJitendraSingh) 28 October 2022
Ensuring access, quality and affordable healthcare
Stressed the need for continued focus on creation of accurate databases, widespread use of analytics, AI-based digital tools and machine learning to ensure access, quality and affordable healthcare. This is one way to move forward in providing affordable and quality healthcare to all in a country of 140 crore people. And, that is why India is known as an IT superpower.
Is the democratization of technology important?
A letter has been posted on the official website of the event. The letter is addressed to the general public and we must democratize technology, and require individual doctors, clinics and small hospitals, which constitute 80% of healthcare providers, to use technology.
They are still far from it as there are many doubts about the application and return on investment for the technology. But the longer they wait, the bigger the damage. This global summit will bring doctors and industry through all the important aspects of technology adoption and how digital health will transform medical practice.
Technology to replace traditional healthcare infrastructure
This is not a conference, we are building a community of practice for digital health through this summit. Learn how digital therapeutics is used in chronic disease management, how the metaverse, 5G, and emerging technologies will transform your practice and your organization, the return on investment for digital health, and many other related topics.