Abbott launches digital services in India as part of its global healthcare strategy

March 22, 2019
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by Nardev Ramanathan
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India is the first country where Abbott has launched this program, called a:care. The platform supports a broad range of healthcare needs for everyone. Doctors can use the platform to obtain patient support services, while patients can participate in gamified activities that aim to enhance medical adherence. The platform also aims to bridge communications between patients and doctors through private and secure channels. India's healthcare ecosystem is rapidly evolving to be more digitally transformed and adaptive to new medical treatments, and companies like Abbott are moving in quickly to capture this huge market. Clients should act quickly as India welcomes new and innovative solutions to address its healthcare challenges. 

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