Indian Ehealth Services: A Study

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 259)

Abstract

Advancement in Information and communication technology has made the healthcare information and services globally accessible. The paper throws light on the impact of e-health services in a developing nation like India, where densely populated communities spread over vast distances. The healthcare delivery systems are being overloaded in the developing and densely populated countries, so it is imperative to have an efficient and cost effective systems. The paper highlights the various social and technical issues in the successful deployment of e-health services in India. Further the inclusion of “Aadhaar” (A unique Identification number provided by UIDAI, an agency of Government of India) has been suggested to make the services more streamlined and secured.

Keywords

Ehealth services UIDAI Aadhaar 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shilpa Srivastava
    • 1
  • Milli Pant
    • 2
  • Namrata Agarwal
    • 3
  1. 1.RKGITGhaziabadIndia
  2. 2.IIT RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  3. 3.NIFMFaridabadIndia

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