AUG 16 2018

Driving Down Healthcare Costs with AR and VR Technology

Health Care

Augmented Reality (AR) delivers digital components atop an existing reality in order to make it more meaningful and interactive, while Virtual Reality (VR) enables immersive simulation of real-life setting or environment. AR and VR have wide-reaching applications in healthcare, from treatment and therapy to training and education. Though AR and VR have promising applications in…

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JUL 18 2018

Commentary: The Suzuki-Toyota Partnership – Are Such Partnerships Here to Stay?

Automotive

In February 2017, Suzuki and Toyota signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for business partnership. The two Japanese carmakers drafted framework for collaboration on future technology development, joint manufacturing, and market development projects. Both companies agreed to share their R&D, product portfolio, infrastructure, and dealer networks in India. The collaboration includes mutual supply of passenger…

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JUN 28 2018

Modicare: Which States Matter the Most?

Medical Devices, Universal Health Care

Dubbed as ‘Modicare’ (named after the Indian prime minister), India’s National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is being considered as the world’s largest government funded healthcare scheme. The scheme is expected to benefit 500 million people by providing them with cover for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. While the recent press around the scheme focuses largely…

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