Educational Stories – I ( The Story of Dashavatar)

From a very young age, I have loved hearing and reading stories. I have been lucky to be around some very good storytellers in my family and friends circle. As time passed and I went through formal education, there were many times when I felt that concepts being discussed have been covered by some of […]

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The Future of Obamacare!!

Since Donald Trump has been elected President of The United States, the question that is on the minds of every healthcare organization is “What will be the fate of Obamacare?” During HIMSS 2017, I had the pleasure of listening to two political heavyweights on either side of the political landscape of America on this subject. […]

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Is the patient really at the center of Healthcare?

William J. Mayo once famously quoted that “The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered“. Nearly a century later, is this quote still valid or have we deviated from this high ideal? The first clue to the answer comes from the fact that in today’s world doctors have only about […]

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The beginning of the Cognitive Era – Ginni Rometty, HIMSS 2017

In the opening keynote of the HIMSS 2017, Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM, laid out her vision of the future of Healthcare IT and Healthcare itself. Ginni’s talk mainly focused on Watson which was launched about 5 years ago and more specifically about Watson Health which was launched 2 years ago. She […]

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Transitioning from Health Care to Wellness Care – Insights from HIMSS 2017!!

All the developed economies and more recently in developing economies are debating Affordable Healthcare. Spiraling costs, ageing demographics, more diagnostics and complicated treatments all add to these costs. While big ticket reforms like Obamacare hog most of the limelight in this space, these are also equally controversial as is evident from today’s situation with Obamacare. On […]

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Can a traditional strength turn to a weakness? – The Japan Story

One of the biggest nightmares for any individual or organization is when something that is touted as a traditional strength becomes a weakness. Though the initial response to this is how a traditional strength can become a weakness, the fact is that this happens more often that people realize. For most of the decade of 2000s, Sachin Tendulkar was at […]

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Tourism To India – North East Destinations – Guwahati

Guwahati or Gauhati is the biggest city of North East and is usually the gateway to North East for most tourists. Most of the tourists fly into Guwahati while visiting the North East Destinations. Kamakhya Temple Kamakhya temple is one of the 51 Shakti Pithas and is dedicated to mother goddess Kamakhya. It is the […]

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