Indian view: Medical robots ready to transform healthcare

The 150.000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellbeing Centers (AB-HWCs) will be deployed by Ayushman Bharat Yojana by December 2022. These will provide the poor throughout the nation with extensive main care (CPHC), including preventive health care.
It is reported that in the Delhi NCR ((national capital region), thousands of drivers of the taxi aggregator Ola shall receive advantages for health under the Ayushman Bharat health system. The advantages are economic, food and skills services and the system will eventually spread to other areas of the nation.
The 2018 CRISIL Report “Ayushman Bharat” states that pricing will play an important part in altering today’s functioning of the private sector hospitals. The focus will be on accessible care driven by volumes.
GoI’s idea of providing the poor and needy with universal healthcare under Ayushman Bharat Yojana has urged suppliers of medical technology to come forward. Siemens Healthineers is one example. “We will generate company models based on the most appropriate company models for the customer. Our goal is to provide health cover to disadvantaged individuals with Ayushman Bharat Yojana, “said Vivek Kanade, executive director at Siemens Healthineers.
Naturally, when a big segment of the company is to be covered by the National Programme, the range for suppliers will increase. Payments and reimbursements will be challenged. The company plans to develop different strategies like leasing and risk-sharing models. Fintech models could be included in the offer. The company has already cooperated with Uttar Pradesh State. Siemens provided 22 units to district hospitals, of which 19 were installed, through a private-public partnership.
India is a key market for the enterprise and offers diagnostic imaging solutions to advanced therapy solutions. The new production facility builds on the 25 billion INR invested in the R&D center to date by an investment of INR 200 million. Bangalore R&D offers strong imaging for trauma, backbone pain management, gastrointestinal and urological procedures.
Apart from software, the entrepreneurial community is another highlight. Siemens has opened up possibilities for Indian co-creators to contribute to worldwide accessible alternatives and goods. A unique unit for health-care startup job is to be established within the business–a timely move, as the 2019-2020 Union Budget (announced in July 2019) stressed the need to increase a start-up ecosystem and therefore announced it would not be taxed for start-ups that raise funds.