In the course of powering the Distributed Cancer Care Network, Karkinos Platform gathers data that will be incrementally refreshed as patients continue their healthcare journey and as more data is added to their longitudinal medical record.
Initial results demonstrate the ability of the technology Distributed Cancer Care Network (DCCN) system to successfully screen and detect cancer and to converge the actions of various private health facilities towards providing a continuum of cancer care. The lessons learnt from this study will be useful for replicating the process in other States.
Molecular profiling has a strong influence on every aspect of cancer care including detection, diagnosis, staging and therapy response assessment. Recent advances in the understanding of cancer biology have prompted the introduction of new targeted therapy approaches.
Karkinos Healthcare was among the additional 12 health service applications that recently completed their integration in the ABDM Sandbox Environment. After a successful demonstration, Karkinos’ Application Suite was approved to be added to the ABDM Partners Ecosystem.
Early cancer detection saves lives. And to early detect cancer, these days digital technology has been extensively used. Right from Point of Care (PoC) devices to designing data-backed personalized treatment protocols to telemedicine, technology is helping bridge several gaps in delivering quality care.
As the World Health Day offers a global opportunity to capture attention to the critical public health issues, Karkinos Healthcare is creating awareness on lung cancer primarily caused by environmental factors and explain how nonsmokers develop lung cancer owing to air pollution.
Unlike most cancers, Colorectal Cancer is mostly preventable on screening and is highly treatable, but only when detected early. Hence, it is necessary for the general public to be aware of the early warning signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer and contact the concerned specialist for early detection of cancerous or pre-cancerous conditions for timely surgical interventions and for better prognosis.
While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to stress hospital systems, Karkinos Healthcare’s proprietary distributed cancer care network envisages the use of digital technology and resource distribution to provide highest quality care closest to the patient’s home.
How does digital technology play a crucial role in oncology services? Listen in to this podcast as R. Venkataramanan, Founder, Karkinos Healthcare and Girish Raghavan, VP, GE Healthcare, talk about the role of digital technologies and AI in Cancer Care.
In this exclusively compiled article for ETHealthWorld, Dr. Moni Abraham K., Co-Founder, Medical Director, Karkinos Kerala, and R Venkataramanan, Founder and CEO, Karkinos Healthcare, elaborate on how technology offers several advantages to address disparities in cancer care.
Karkinos Healthcare, being a technology-driven comprehensive cancer care company, will bring about a generational shift in the minds of Indian citizens towards cancer as a disease. The importance of early detection will be seeded in the minds of a common man and the value of screening and prevention will be prioritized.
The Hindu Business Line I Kochi I Updated on October 28, 2021: A slew of marquee backers including the Tata group are supporting Karkinos Healthcare’s push to provide affordable cancer care. The comprehensive oncology platform set up with an investment of ₹110 crore has started off from Kerala.
Getting a second opinion helps to recognize available choices and make an educated decision on what is right for the patient. Given this veracity, variety and ever evolving treatment options, patients have the right to ask for a second opinion from experts.
By Dr. R. Sankaranarayanan – Director, Preventive Oncology, Karkinos Healthcare
Cancer ― the Emperor of all Maladies ― is one of the greatest health challenges to mankind and is one of the leading causes of death across the globe. I have personally seen the disease to devastate families and to drag people to extreme poverty.