Innovative medical technologies in India
Healthcare related goals form a sizable component of the Millenium Development Goals to which India is a signatory. Medical Technology plays a vital role in delivery of healthcare services in India.
The Indian Medical technology industry is expected to grow from USD 2.75 Billion in 2008 to USD 14 Billion in 2020. A look at the medical technologies in India and the companies providing them.
ToucHb is a hand-held needle-free battery operated device that enables screening for anaemia and simplifies monitoring of treatment on a regular basis.
Screening for anemia and monitoring treatment are vital for the health of both the mother and the child, and with ToucHb, it is now possible to do this effectively, even in low resource settings.
3nethra is a single, portable, intelligent, non-invasive, non-mydriatic eye pre-screening device that can detect diabetic retinopathy, cataract, glaucoma, cornea problems and refractive errors constitute 90% of blindness, which cause 90 percent of blindness. Device is low-cost and hence greatly reduces direct and indirect cost of screening, making it available to rural populations.
iBeat 6 combines multiple levels of performance in a multi-channel ECG recording with all features of reliability, modularity, versatility and upgradability that characterizes the latest generation of electrocardiographs. Features include safe and easy wireless connection, user friendly interface, automatic, manual and pre-programmed recording mode, LCD Display, and stores upto 40 ECG.
The Vivid* E9 is GE Healthcare’s first cardiovascular ultrasound system built specifically for 4D imaging—from ergonomics and image acquisition to data management and archiving. Vivid E9 provides the tools to help streamline your workflow, increase productivity, and provide the data you need for more confident diagnoses. Our Vivid E9 also provides exceptional 2D imaging with equal power, precision, and agility.