Author Archives: Anil Kumar

About Anil Kumar

I am the CEO of SmartRx. I am very excited about our mission to enable Patient Centric Care. I plan to share with you company happenings, our ideas and progress from our mission. I am also founder of Pragna Technologies (into HR services) and prior to that AskMe (in KM space; acquired by Realcom). I have worked at Microsoft, Siemens prior to those (ad)ventures.

SmartRx selected to Startup Health and TiE 50 awards

Lot of exciting things since the beginning of the year – Presented and showcased our solution at HIMSS conference in Orlando. We also got recent recognition for our product innovation and progress as a company. Excited to share that SmartRx is the 1st … Continue reading

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Frost Sullivan Note on SmartRx

Frost Sullivan has put out a note on CRM for Healthcare solutions. SmartRx enables hospitals to provide continuous care to improve patient outcomes. And the CRM approach ensures hospitals can track ROI and revenue impact while doing so.

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Empower Patients with PHR

As patients begin to take on the role of health consumers, adoption of personal health records (PHR) by both providers and patients is gaining momentum. In the world of consumer-oriented and participatory healthcare, understanding personal health records (PHRs), the different systems … Continue reading

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Post-Operative Care

Let’s imagine the typical scenario in your hospital ward – You have a senior surgeon who has completed the surgery and doing the rounds in the wards. The most common question that gets asked by a patient is – “Doc! … Continue reading

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Leveraging Social media for hospitals

I have now met with quite a few hospitals/polyclinics and many have asked me the question about how should one leverage social media? Here are some pointers. The Case for Social Media Social media is real and its here to … Continue reading

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Today’s e-Patient

I decided to blog about e-Patient and being one such typical person, I googled term “e-patient” and was surprised to find an entry for e-patient on wikipedia. As that write-up says, it stands for patients who feel they are enabled … Continue reading

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Reinventing health management solutions

In the past few weeks, I learnt about several projects, experiments, and successful implementation of tools and techniques to engage with patients to provide useful information and assist them to improve their health. We at SmartRx use the term “proactive … Continue reading

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Patient Engagement in Health 2.0 Conf

Last week has been pretty crazy with soaking up tonnes of information related to healthcare companies and healthcare innovations at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Lots of companies out there – some that have been around for a … Continue reading

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Patient Care – What Patients Like?

Reading volumes of research on understanding patient mindset and hospital services, its no-brainier that  “Patient Care” is cited as the #1 focus to improve hospital / healthcare practice. For example, see excerpt below survey data from McKinsey Report titled Better Hospital … Continue reading

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How it all started?

Welcome folks! This being the first post, I have to describe how it all started? I have read and heard about so many interesting stories of how it all began for them? Some I have learned over time are made-up, … Continue reading

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