New Delhi, March 26th , 2018: Aster DM Healthcare, with a presence in India, the Middle East and Far East, offered visitors to the Kerala Digital Summit 2018 held at Kochi , Kerala , India on the 22nd and 23rd of March 2018 , a vision of the future of healthcare. Visitors to Aster DM Healthcare’s booth at the summit have taken on a journey through a ‘Time Tunnel’ into a future of healthcare that is augmented and enriched by technology. The booth showcased the digital evolution that is set to transform the healthcare industry with telemedicine and remote monitoring that is beginning to make its presence felt today to the future with wearable technology, nanotechnology and more!

Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare said, “At Aster DM Healthcare, it has always been our endeavor to build a future-ready healthcare system that is agile and prepared to embrace the change that technology brings to medicine. Our hospitals have always lead in adopting path breaking technological innovations for the benefit of the patients. From Hospital Information Systems reshaping the way healthcare is delivered to the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System allowing minimally invasive surgery with 3D vision, Aster has been at the forefront when it comes to bringing advances in healthcare to the clinic. We are glad for this opportunity to showcase our vision for the future of healthcare at the Kerala Digital Summit.”

The healthcare industry drives rapid innovation in advancement in patient care which will transform the way medical care will be provided in the near future. This is also reflected in development of business solutions which can encourage investment in and ensure the long-term growth of the healthcare industry.

Dr. Harish Pillai, CEO – Aster Hospitals and Clinics, India. said, “Science and engineering will play a vital role in changing the face of healthcare. As society transits to a digital age, this will impact and change the way patients interact with healthcare institutions, and how they access the best of healthcare by the click of a button through connected healthcare and social care solutions. Our booth at the Kerala Digital Summit, ‘Time Tunnel’ showcases the cutting-edge initiatives that herald the Digital Evolution in Healthcare industry and gives visitors, including medical professionals, entrepreneurs, academicians and other stakeholders from across the globe, a chance to ‘live’ the future of healthcare!”

Aster DM Healthcare booth was built in the form of Time Tunnel that uses futuristic design taking visitors through the future of healthcare. They first experience Telemedicine and Virtual Clinic in the year 2020 with a live display of a Patient Cart and a Virtual Reality Experience Zone that showcases Telemedicine. They then experience a Virtual Clinic with Aster Infinite, an app that integrates appointments, prescription, remote monitoring using telemetry devices and promotes wellness. They then move on to 2025, a VR (virtual reality) experience zone that showcases how wearable technology will change the healthcare experience. The zone also highlights technologies like Scan Devices and Mirrors, 3D printing and organ tissue development where exciting developments are taking place today.

Zone 2030 showcases technology that has the potential to disrupt and redefine the healthcare industry in the next decade. This includes Nanotechnology, Cognitive Computing and Robotic Surgery using Hololens. Visitors can experience Nanotechnology through an exciting VR engagement where they can experience the use of nanotechnology in cancer by using a laser gun to shoot cancer cells in the blood stream.

About Aster DM Healthcare

Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest private healthcare service providers which operate in multiple GCC states based on numbers of hospitals and clinics, according to a Frost & Sullivan Report. The company has a diversified portfolio of healthcare facilities, consisting of 7 hospitals, 89 clinics and 202 retail pharmacies in the GCC states, 11 multi-specialty hospitals and 6 clinics in India, and 1 clinic in the Philippines as of March 31, 2017. In addition, Medcare Hospital in Sharjah, UAE and Aster Hospital in Doha, Qatar became operational in April 2017 and June 2017 respectively. According to a Frost & Sullivan Report, the company operates the largest chain of retail pharmacies in the UAE based on number of centres as of March 31, 2017. For more info, please visit,