Asia-Pacific Personalized Health Index

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The ‘Asia-Pacific Personalized Health Index’ has been recently released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) . It՚s a measure of the performance against 27 different indicators of personalized health. The four categories called ‘Vital Signs’ include Policy Context, Health Information, Personalized Technologies, and Health Services.

Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index

Index Overview

  • India ranked 10th out of 11 Asia Pacific countries.
  • To measure the progress towards personalized healthcare.
  • Ensuring right care to the right person at the right time.
  • This index measures the readiness of 11 health systems across:
    • Australia, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, New Zealand
  • Indonesia ranked 11th in the index.
  • The second, third and fourth spot was acquired by Taiwan, Japan, and Australia respectively.

Health Information Indicator

  • India ranked 10th with a score of 41 in the health information indicator.
  • It further takes into account:
    • Data
    • Infrastructure and technical expertise

Health Services

  • India ranked 11th with a score of 24 in health services.
  • The indicator takes into account:
    • Planning
    • Organisation and delivery of services
    • With respect to personalized healthcare

Personalized Technologies Indicator

  • India ranked 9th with a score of 30.
  • Personalizing healthcare based on the stakeholders՚ need.
  • Indicator takes into account:
    • Devices
    • Applications
    • Platforms and reimbursement structures

Policy Context Indicator

  • India ranked 5th with a score of 48.
  • Takes into account:
    • Polities
    • Frameworks
    • Partnerships
    • People and drivers
      • Facilitating personalized healthcare

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

  • It is the research and analysis division of Economist Group.
  • Provides forecasting and advisory services.
  • Research and analysis of:
    • Monthly country reports
    • Five-year country economic forecasts
    • Country risk service reports
    • Industry reports

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