Abbott launches digital health service platform - (Business Line via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Abbott on Tuesday launched its new digital health service in India as part of its global a:care programme, Business Line reported.

  • According to the news source, the a:care service, which is for free and not tied to any product, treatment or disease, has been designed to meet a range of healthcare needs — from prevention to awareness, adherence to treatment and motivation.

  • Jawed Zia, head of Abbott Pharmaceutical India, said the programme has been designed to facilitate communication between doctors and consumers.

  • "New technologies that monitor health, analyse data and offer personalised recommendations can help and educate people in prevention, thanks to emerging digital technologies that use data and AI to monitor patients," Zia added.

  • The digital platform currently includes diabetes, thyroid disease and osteoarthritis.

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