India is bridging healthcare professional shortages through collaboration and innovative plans. Strategic steps include a clear framework for digital health tools including privacy and security, investment in secure health systems, a national digital health platform for data exchange, and enhanced cybersecurity initiatives. A robust national health workforce policy is being developed to address shortages, especially in remote areas. Additionally, a strategy to offer affordable, accessible healthcare is being worked on, including a universal insurance scheme. The critical role of data analytics and evidence-based decision-making in healthcare improvements is also being acknowledged.
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