Radically reconsidering healthcare

India’s healthcare system has seen significant progress in recent years. A strong economy, expanding medical options and longer lifespans are contributing to greater demand for high-quality healthcare services. But to fulfill this demand, the major stakeholders in India’s healthcare system must address shortcomings in areas such as infrastructure, insurance coverage and availability of skilled medical professionals. In this report, we propose a three-pronged approach that combines technology, innovation and ecosystems to help meet the rising costs and growing demand for healthcare in India.

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Study highlights

92% of India's healthcare executives expect costs to significantly increase in the next five years - IBM

85% of India's healthcare executives say existing infrastructure is inadequate to meet growing demand - IBM

74% of India's healthcare executives report increased disposable income is contributing to greater demand for services - IBM

About the authors

Partha Dey

Partha Dey
Healthcare Leader – IBM India/South Asia
IBM Global Markets, Enterprise

Madhuri Banda

Madhuri Banda
Senior Managing Consultant, India
IBM Institute for Business Value

Dr. Sumeet Kad

Dr. Sumeet Kad
Global Portfolio Marketing Manager – Healthcare & Life Sciences
IBM Global Markets, Marketing

Heather Fraser

Heather Fraser
Global Life Sciences and Healthcare Lead
IBM Institute for Business Value

Anthony Marshall

Anthony Marshall
Research Director
IBM Institute for Business Value

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