There are many successful leaders which one can think of while startinga business as their role models. However, women entrepreneurs, well one mightnot learn about a lot of them. One cannot highlight the importance of the roleof technology as a platform to boost women entrepreneurs.

Various women entrepreneur across the country have overcome the problemsof starting a business and established a successful business in the digitalhealthcare sector. The digital healthcare sector is the fast-growing industryas numerous start-ups have been launched in the past few years to ensure fastdelivery of medical care, treatment plans, diagnosis, and delivery of qualityservices.

National Healthcare Standards Organisation

The Indian government has introduced the "National Healthcare StandardsOrganisation" (NHSO) to monitor the quality of medical services delivered andadministered to patients. Moreover, this technology has paved the invention ofhealth systems that provide high-quality care and improve the patient'sexperience.

IT and Women 

The information technology has been empowering women across India asthey have been using smartphones to send voice and text messages to other womenliving in rural areas in India informing them about maternal health. Variouswomen have enrolled themselves in the Information technology courses across thecountry to ensure that they know the dynamics of the technical programs inimproving healthcare for women and children in the country.

Successful Women Shaping DigitalHealth In India

 The women role models who have been shaping the industry andcreating platforms that help healthcare to reach to different people across thecountry with the help of digital technology are mentioned below:

  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: The renowned leader has been known across the industry for her healthcare company called Biocon. The biotech enterprise leverages the biotechnology to create and produce pharmaceutical drugs and medication. The chairperson and managing director of Bangalore based company, Kiran has been listed in various lists including Financial Times' top 50 women in business list. In 2019, she is listed as the 65th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes and on the list of the most powerful women in the world – in 2016 and 2017.
  • Meena Ganesh: One of India's foremost business leaders and most successful entrepreneurs, Meena Ganesh has nearly three decades of experience in industries including healthcare, consulting, technology, outsourcing, education and e-commerce. Her company has been offering postoperative medical attention, in-home services to patients and chronic treatment. The Indian company is today catering healthcare services in over 50 cities across the world.
  • Dr Sunita Meheshwari: Sunita is the co-founder of Teleradiology Solutions; a healthcare outsourcing company. The industry leader has been contributing to the industry for decades providing patients with advanced diagnostic imaging services and the company relies on artificial intelligence to improve patient experience and 3D imaging services. The entrepreneur, Dr Sunita has been offering medical services throughout the world and is based in Bengaluru, India with branches in the US. She was ranked among the top 20 women achievers in the healthcare sector.
  • Asha Satapathy: The leader has 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry producing 10 products and maintaining 50 products in healthcare, corporate IT and financial industries. Asha is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of DocEngage, a platform that is designed to standardise healthcare procedures in clinics and medical centres. The company aims to improve the patient experience utilising the comprehensive healthcare software suite. The brand has been mainly serving the Indian people and its headquarters are based in Bangalore, India.
  • Madhu Kandelwal Gupta: She is the founder of Mera Medicare, a digital platform which was launched to bridge the gap without compromising the quality. The startup geek has always been ambitious and interested in high tech and internet industry and her startup is a representation of the same. Mera Medicare depends on online technology to educate people on the need to conduct primary research before being admitted to any hospital.

These remarkable women entrepreneurs are just a few of the millions of industry leaders who are utilising technology to build their successful businesses. The purpose of listing them is to inspire more women who are interested in leveraging technology as well as starting their own business. With decades of experience in their respective field, these women started their careers when digital technology was not even known by many people, but today, they are leaders in their field.

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