E-Governence in Health Sector – Challenges
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Associate Professor, Faculty of Management Studies, Dr.MGR Educational and Research Institute
Publication date: 2019-03-16
Eurasian J Anal Chem 2018;13(Engineering and Science SP):emEJAC181221
E-governance is the power provided to the government and citizens through information and communication technological solutions enabling interactivity via the internet and electronic mediums. E-Governance is the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for delivering government services, exchange of information communication transactions, integration various stand-one systems and services. Healthcare industry is seeing a lot of transformation and innovation. It has grown leaps and bounds and seen a lot of changes. It is growing at a steady pace and is expected to be US $ 280 billion by 2020. Growing incomes and rise in elderly population are some of the factors for this rapid growth. It is moving ahead and is a recognized sector just like software and pharmaceutical industry. Indian hospitals are gaining reputation globally as “quality” service providers and many Indian hospitals have secured accreditation in this regard. India has become a preferred medical destination by people from other countries. Private players play a major role in this regard as this sector is financially stronger and well managed. In this article I would like to share my views on the role of e-governance in Health sector and benefits.