Technology & Healthcare – Access & Affordability

NEW DELHI, INDIA & MALE, MALDIVES: The American Center in New Delhi, India and in Male, Maldives, along with the Indian School of Business, have jointly hosted a webinar by Adam C. Powell, Ph.D. on the role of technology in driving healthcare access and affordability. Dr. Powell began his presentation by providing a history of the changes that have occurred in the United States as a result of the HITECH Act and the Affordable Care Act, before venturing into recent developments in India, including Ayushman Bharat, Aadhaar, and the proposed DISHA legislation. The lecture concluded with a period for questions and answers. A recording of the lecture is available online:

The American Center is the U.S. Embassy’s cultural center, and offers a combination of art exhibits, book launches, musical programs, and other educational activities. The American Center is administered by the United States Department of State.

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