Practo insights reveal a 58% increase in cardiac consultations

Recent Indian research shows a sharp rise (+93.7%) in ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality among women from 2000 to 2017. Data from Practo reveals a 58% increase in women’s cardiac consultations since 2019, with preventive diagnostics being the focus. Women aged 25-34 are leading in heart health awareness, notably in Bangalore. This trend extends to prioritizing gut health, evidenced by a 59% surge in gastroenterological consultations. Overall, women’s healthcare consultations have grown by 29%.

Beyond Paper Trails: Charting the way for India’s healthcare revolution

India’s healthcare is being transformed by Digital Health Records (DHR), akin to the revolution online banking brought to financial management. Launched under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission in 2021, over 330 million health records have been digitized. While countries like Estonia demonstrate the benefits of DHR, challenges like internet access and awareness impede India’s progress. Practo Ray offers a paperless solution to manage patient records.