ET Health World

Thieme India signs pact with EIDO Healthcare for informed decision-making

Medical publishing company Thieme India recently signed a partnership agreement with UK's EIDO Healthcare to enable a comprehensive medico-legal compliant content and digital consent solutions that support informed shared decision-making.

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FE Healthcare

Transforming India’s healthcare: Health systems digitisation

The gap between healthcare delivery and digitization is narrowing daily. Global health systems have continued to evolve, especially in the area of information technology (IT) penetration. In a country like India where 1.6 million people died in 2016 due to poor quality health care, more stakeholders in the health sector are increasingly searching for solutions to address quality and cost issues. Hence the need to adopt digital technologies in health systems to drive enhanced clinical outcomes and improve multi-faceted access and delivery for patients.

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How digital consent can help reduce the legal risk for effective hospital management

Obtaining consent is one of the most vital types of documentation for the dispensation of healthcare services. Before carrying out an invasive test or treatment, doctors must obtain permission from a patient in a way that is informed and voluntary. It is extremely important because people have the right to know about the risks, benefits and alternative options. This is informed consent which forms the base of an effective and smart treatment regime.

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Pharma Biz

Indian healthcare seen seismic shift in efficient medical service delivery with data mining electronic medical records

Indian healthcare has seen a seismic shift in efficient medical service delivery with data mining electronic medical records and digital infrastructure. Covid-19 has acted as a catalyst to accelerate the change.

When the pandemic struck India in early 2020, healthcare professionals and establishments were overwhelmed by the influx of Covid-19 patients and had to make a multitude of adjustments to cope with the unprecedented situation. The way out was the digital route and adoption of automation processes.

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India Business Journal

“Focus On What You Know Best”: Ajit Kohli, MD & CEO, Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers India

Ajit Kohli comes across as a man with clear and staunch principles. It is perhaps this clarity that has aided him to switch seamlessly and rather comfortably from the world of advertising to medical and scientific publishing. Mr Kohli, the managing director and chief executive officer of Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers India, is a chartered accountant by training.

India TV

National Doctors' Day 2022: Doctors are living 'gods'

Doctors play a significant role in our lives. The absolute first and the last event of our lives start with the doctors during our birth and end during the time of death. Their dedication and passion for saving lives are what make them ‘real heroes’ in our society. The contribution of doctors to human health history is beyond comparison.

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India TV

Covid-19 and accelerated digitization in healthcare

Covid-19 has brought irrevocable changes across all industry sectors, most notably healthcare. When the pandemic struck India in early 2020, healthcare professionals and establishments were overwhelmed by the influx of Covid-19 patients and had to make a multitude of adjustments to cope with the unprecedented situation. The way out was the digital route and adoption of automation processes.

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Pharma Biz

Informed consent and its significance

Informed consent is a necessary part of most medical procedures and yet people are largely unclear about its meaning and significance. It is the process whereby the details of a medical treatment is explained to a patient by a physician, nurse, or healthcare professional before the patient provides his/her approval to undergo it; it allows the patient the opportunity to ask questions related to the treatment and accept or deny it. Thus, informed consent allows patients in a healthcare setting to participate in their own medical care.

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FE Healthcare

Digitizing Hospitals: Broadening Healthcare Access

What has worked in India’s favour in turning a possible disaster into an opportunity is the country’s broad and ever-growing Internet user base. The country is estimated to have over 80 crore Internet users and 70 crore smartphone users by next year.

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ET Health World

Thieme India signs pact with EIDO Healthcare for informed decision-making

Medical publishing company Thieme India recently signed a partnership agreement with UK's EIDO Healthcare to enable a comprehensive medico-legal compliant content and digital consent solutions that support informed shared decision-making.

Read More...
FE Healthcare

Transforming India’s healthcare: Health systems digitisation

The gap between healthcare delivery and digitization is narrowing daily. Global health systems have continued to evolve, especially in the area of information technology (IT) penetration. In a country like India where 1.6 million people died in 2016 due to poor quality health care, more stakeholders in the health sector are increasingly searching for solutions to address quality and cost issues. Hence the need to adopt digital technologies in health systems to drive enhanced clinical outcomes and improve multi-faceted access and delivery for patients.

Read More...

How digital consent can help reduce the legal risk for effective hospital management

Obtaining consent is one of the most vital types of documentation for the dispensation of healthcare services. Before carrying out an invasive test or treatment, doctors must obtain permission from a patient in a way that is informed and voluntary. It is extremely important because people have the right to know about the risks, benefits and alternative options. This is informed consent which forms the base of an effective and smart treatment regime.

Read More...
Pharma Biz

Indian healthcare seen seismic shift in efficient medical service delivery with data mining electronic medical records

Indian healthcare has seen a seismic shift in efficient medical service delivery with data mining electronic medical records and digital infrastructure. Covid-19 has acted as a catalyst to accelerate the change.

When the pandemic struck India in early 2020, healthcare professionals and establishments were overwhelmed by the influx of Covid-19 patients and had to make a multitude of adjustments to cope with the unprecedented situation. The way out was the digital route and adoption of automation processes.

Read More...
India Business Journal

“Focus On What You Know Best”: Ajit Kohli, MD & CEO, Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers India

Ajit Kohli comes across as a man with clear and staunch principles. It is perhaps this clarity that has aided him to switch seamlessly and rather comfortably from the world of advertising to medical and scientific publishing. Mr Kohli, the managing director and chief executive officer of Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers India, is a chartered accountant by training.

India TV

National Doctors' Day 2022: Doctors are living 'gods'

Doctors play a significant role in our lives. The absolute first and the last event of our lives start with the doctors during our birth and end during the time of death. Their dedication and passion for saving lives are what make them ‘real heroes’ in our society. The contribution of doctors to human health history is beyond comparison.

Read More...
India TV

Covid-19 and accelerated digitization in healthcare

Covid-19 has brought irrevocable changes across all industry sectors, most notably healthcare. When the pandemic struck India in early 2020, healthcare professionals and establishments were overwhelmed by the influx of Covid-19 patients and had to make a multitude of adjustments to cope with the unprecedented situation. The way out was the digital route and adoption of automation processes.

Read More...
Pharma Biz

Informed consent and its significance

Informed consent is a necessary part of most medical procedures and yet people are largely unclear about its meaning and significance. It is the process whereby the details of a medical treatment is explained to a patient by a physician, nurse, or healthcare professional before the patient provides his/her approval to undergo it; it allows the patient the opportunity to ask questions related to the treatment and accept or deny it. Thus, informed consent allows patients in a healthcare setting to participate in their own medical care.

Read More...
FE Healthcare

Digitizing Hospitals: Broadening Healthcare Access

What has worked in India’s favour in turning a possible disaster into an opportunity is the country’s broad and ever-growing Internet user base. The country is estimated to have over 80 crore Internet users and 70 crore smartphone users by next year.

Read More...

'Informed patient consent' is the need of the hour

Consent without necessary information and knowledge is no consent. What is also important is that a patient must be fully capable of broadly understanding the risks and benefits of a procedure being explained to him.

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EIDO Healthcare collaborates with Thieme to enter the Indian marketn

Thieme EIDO INFORM, a product that aims to revolutionize the patient education and informed consent landscape in the country, is being introduced in the Indian market by Thieme Group, a Germany-based medical and science publisher with over a decade-long presence in India, in collaboration with EIDO Healthcare, the UK-based company providing digital consent solutions. The development aims to transform the doctor-patient and hospital-patient relationship, ushering in a more informed patient consent environment in the country.

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India’s colossal need for informed consent solutions: Nearly 2 crore surgeries annually

Submitting to surgical procedures is an inescapable part of treatment regimen for many conditions. Whether it is severe disorders of the abdominal parts such as stomach, pancreas and gall bladder,etc., requiring general surgery, or gynaecological conditions requiring specialized surgery, or endocrine disorders, or orthopaedic, ophthalmologic, or neurological conditions, each of these besides many others requires a specialized surgical intervention. In other words, a surgical procedure becomes an inevitability in the course of treatment for many diseases. Given the innate sensitivity of any surgical procedure, obtaining informed consent constitutes an integral part of the whole process. With India bearing a high disease burden and the accompanying need for high number of surgeries, the country has a mammoth requirement of modern informed consent solutions.

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Digital Informed Consent: A Futuristic Solution for an Indispensable Healthcare Need

In the present world, consent is a significant element in all aspects of healthcare dispensation. Its legal and ethical necessity stems from the basic right of self-determination. In surgical practice, before performing a procedure, it is imperative for a surgeon to obtain a patient’s consent for surgery in writing, failing which he/she will be liable under both criminal and tort law.

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How Informed Consent Makes Life Easy for Patients, Doctors and Hospitals

Informed consent is an important part of most medical procedures. But people get confused about what it is, what it means, and why it’s important.

Informed consent allows patients in a healthcare setting to participate in their own medical care. It provides the patients with the choice to decide which treatments they want or which they don’t want to receive. It allows patients to make collaborative decisions with the healthcare provider. This decision-making process is a legal and ethical obligation of healthcare providers.

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What Is Informed Consent? Know When Patients Are Required To Sign It

What is informed consent? It is an important part of many medical procedures. However, there are still a lot of people who are unaware about its meaning and importance in the healthcare sector. In this process, all the details about a medical procedure are explained to a patient by the doctor or nurse, or healthcare provider before the patient gives his/her approval to undergo the treatment. It can help the patient in taking this opportunity to ask related questions and whether he/she wants to accept it or decline it.

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What Is The Primary Objective Of Making A Patient Sign An Informed Consent?

Informed consent is a necessary part of most medical procedures and yet people are largely unclear about its meaning and significance. It is the process whereby the detail of a medical treatment is explained to a patient by a physician, nurse, or healthcare professional before the patient provides his/her approval to undergo it; it allows the patient the opportunity to ask questions related to the treatment and accept or deny it. Thus, informed consent allows patients in a healthcare setting to participate in their own medical care.

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AI trends to watch out for in digital healthcare

The advent of new age technologies has influenced and affected several sectors and healthcare has also received its share of transformation. Today, the healthcare sector looks much different than it did just a decade ago. While this sector was already going through a digital transformation, the Covid-19 pandemic worked as a catalyst in this process. Healthcare providers across the world had to adopt new technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to serve the growing number of patients amid a global health staffing crisis and widespread shortage of resources.

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