Digitisation a boon for healthcare but data privacy must: Experts

Mumbai, Jan 20 (Bureau) While digitisation is a boon for health care, data privacy and cyber security are important issues that need to be addressed, experts said here on Friday..Addressing the eighth edition of the India Health & Wellness Summit & Awards Ramdas Athawale, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, emphasised on the significance of sanitation and a healthy environment as well as a healthy lifestyle.

In keeping with the theme of India’s G-20 Presidency, “One Earth, One Family, One Future” the Summit witnessed efforts towards initiating the clarion call of “Health for All”. Shrikant Bhartiya, Member of Maharashtra Legislative Council, in his opening remarks said: “I am hopeful that initiatives like the IHW Summit will pave a new way for furthering the health discourse in the country and bring the focus on preventive healthcare which is the cornerstone of a healthy society.”, a release issued here stated today.