Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Chair, Dynamic Coalition on ‘Internet & Jobs’ Internet Governance Forum, United Nations

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta is a leading public policy expert who has been involved in major global initiatives on digital health. He is amongst the top global experts in digital health and a member of the guidelines development group (Digital Health) at the World Health Organization (WHO); 

 

Member – global roster of experts in Digital Health at the WHO; board member of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH);Member of the World Economic Forum Expert Network. He has played a key role in drafting the national health policy and giving a push for digital health, globally. He is on the steering committee of the Global Digital Health Index.  He is a co-author of the global eHealth Diffusion report by the World Health Organization. For his global contribution to digital health, Prof. Rajendra was nominated by the World Economic Forum on the global agenda council for digital health for 2012-2014. In 2018, he was recognized amongst the top leaders by PCHA (HIMSS) and conferred the Global Impact Award in Boston at the Connected Health Summit. He is the founder of HIMSS Asia Pacific India Chapter, Continua India and the Personal Connected Health Alliance in India. 

His contributions and career have been chronicled as a case study in global health by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Health for its Grow Global Initiative.

Currently, he is chairing the committee to draft the National Digital Health Standards; Chair of the Dynamic Coalition on ‘Internet & Jobs’ at the Internet Governance Forum, United Nations, and the Chairman of the Frontiers of Development Symposium hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering on behalf of the Royal Society, The Academy of Medical Sciences, and the British Academy. 

Rajendra has served as an advisor to the Union Health Minister, Government of India and has authored five books and has been invited by the United Nations, UNESCO, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Health Organization, World Trade Organization, World Economic Forum, ITU,  United States of America, Govt. of Japan, Finland , Algeria & Bangladesh, and also by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Human Resource Development , Ministry of Labour and Employment & The Planning Commission – Government of India, for his expertise / views on diverse range of topics. Author of five books, widely travelled, he has delivered lectures across the globe.

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Dr. Praveen Gedam

Additional Chief Executive Officer, NHA

Dr. Praveen Gedam is the Additional Chief Executive Officer (Addl. CEO) of the National Health Authority (NHA), mandated with the implementation ofAyushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) and recently, the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM). 

   

As second-in-command at the NHA, he supervises the work of various verticals and coordinates with ministries, organizations, State Governments, and other stakeholders. He has been in charge of policy formulation, design, and implementation of flagship health care schemes of the Government of India. Ayushman Bharat: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, which is the world’s largest government-sponsored health assurance scheme, and the National Digital Health Mission of India, which aims to revolutionize digital healthcare access for all.

A career bureaucrat, Dr. Gedam was also a qualified doctor before he joined the government service (IAS: 2002 Maharashtra). He has held several important positions in his career and was the Private Secretary to Union Cabinet Minister of Railways in the Government of India.He had earlier served the Government of Maharashtra in various capacities. He was Transport Commissioner of Maharashtra, where he spearheaded a massive computerization exercise. Dr. Gedam has also served as Municipal Commissioner and District Collector of numerous cities and districts.

At the cutting-edge field level, Dr. Gedam was responsible for critical government interventions concerning socio-economic development, including those in public health. He is known for the turnaround in Maternal and Child Health indicators in Latur, one of the most backward districts of the state, due to targeted interventions, systematic medical check-ups, and massive community mobilization exercises. In 2015, he was entrusted with organizing and managing the mega-event of Kumbhmela in Nashik which is one of the largest human congregations on earth.

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Harold (Hal) Wolf

President and CEO of HIMSS

Harold (Hal) Wolf is the president and CEO of HIMSS, a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology.

Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics leader, with areas of expertise in mHealth, product development, integrated care models, marketing, distribution, information and technology, and large-scale innovation implementation.

 

Before joining HIMSS, Wolf served at The Chartis Group as director, practice leader, information and digital health strategy. Prior to The Chartis Group, he served as senior vice president and COO of Kaiser Permanente’s The Permanente Federation, representing more than 16,000 physicians. Wolf also held executive positions at MTV Networks and Time Warner, and served as senior advisor to McKinsey & Co.

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Dr. Charles Alessi

Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS

Charles Alessi, MD is Chief Clinical Officer for HIMSS, a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology. In this role, Alessi travels the world assisting governments, large corporations, hospital chains and HIMSS members in the utilization of data and information to improve the health and wellbeing of citizens.

   

A globally recognized and trusted leader in health information and technology, Alessi brings a wealth of experience around health systems and the interface between healthcare, social care and the personalization of wellness. He is a physician in London with more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of clinical practice in the UK National Health Service.  

Alessi is also senior advisor to Public Health England, leading thought leadership around productive, healthy aging—including dementia and targeting risk reduction. He has extensive experience in military medicine, being a past medical director and director of clinical governance for the British forces in Germany. He was a past chairman of the National Association of Primary Care.

Alessi holds a variety of international academic positions both in Europe and the Americas and has published widely in the media and journals. He is an adjunct research professor in clinical neurosciences at the Schulich School of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, Canada and Visiting Scholar at the Odette School of Business in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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Dr. Manish Kohli

MD, MPH, MBA, FHIMSS, FAAFP

Dr. Manish Kohli is an experienced and a visionary executive leader with demonstrated
history of delivering complex healthcare “firsts,” both, in the US and overseas. A leading
voice in his field, he has lent his expertise to pioneering health care organizations and endeavors throughout the world to help transform care and reduce disparities in access to quality healthcare.

   

He works with health systems, policymakers and stakeholders in areas of
digital maturity, strategy, governance and workforce development with the goal of redesigning care ecosystems to improve safety and quality while optimizing resource
utilization and cost.
Presently, he serves a Senior Advisor with Albright Stonebridge Group, where he advises clients on health care delivery initiatives and strategies with a special focus on innovation, technology and digital health. Additionally, Dr. Kohli advises domestic and global startups that aim to transform health and care through emerging and innovative technologies in the areas of telehealth, remote patient monitoring and cognitive artificial intelligence. He is regularly invited to lend his expertise globally as a speaker, lecturing domestically and throughout the world.
Additionally, a member of the Board of Directors of Wings of Hope, global, humanitarian nonprofit organization that helps the world’s most vulnerable communities, Dr. Kohli chairs the Board’s Global Health Programs Committee. He also serves on the Standards Advisory Panel, Joint Commission International (JCI). Notably, Dr. Kohli is the immediate-past Chairman, Board of Directors of Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global, 80,0000+ member, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology.
In previous roles, Dr. Kohli served as Director of Global Programs, Harvard Medical
International and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at leading health systems including, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD), Advocate Aurora Health and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians. During his professional tenure in the UAE he helped build a pioneering Health Information Exchange for Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) and subsequently, he was a key member of CCAD leadership team that delivered the first fully digital, HIMSS Stage 7 hospital in the MENA region. At Johns Hopkins, he led the clinical  transformation initiative for that included implementation of integrated EMR solution as well as data migration from two different vendors- amongst a first in the country.
Dr. Kohli graduated from SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. USA, and completed residency training in Family Medicine at Rush University, Chicago, IL USA where he also
served as Chief Resident and received the Vijay K. Maker Excellence in Family Medicine award. Subsequently, he completed residency training in Preventive Medicine at the
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University as well as the Patient Safety fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Kohli has also completed Faculty Development fellowship at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL. USA, and he holds Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in International Health and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Medical Services Management both from the Johns Hopkins University.
He is a Fellow of both, Health Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). He is also a Diplomate of both, the American Board of Preventive Medicine- Clinical Informatics and the American Board of Family Medicine. In addition to his passion for reducing disparities through digital health tools and technologies, Dr. Kohli maintains a special interest in preventive care, personal wellbeing and lifestyle medicine

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Jeyaseelan Jeyaraj

President, HIMSS India Chapter. Senior Director, Health Sciences, Asia Pacific Oracle Corporation

Jey is a leading Healthcare Informatics Leader on addressing the challenges facing the global healthcare industry and prospects for improving patient outcomes through better use of healthcare data and information.

   

Jey brings his 20 plus years of broad consulting experience with Healthcare Providers, Public Health & Pharmaceutical R&D that spans venture-funded biotech, large pharma, CRO. He has published several papers on e-health technologies. Jey has been closely involved in several large national Electronic Health Record (EHR) initiatives, national registries and addressing healthcare interoperability challenges. 

Jey is a Senior Director in the Health Sciences Global Business Unit at Oracle Corporation. His current responsibilities include thought leadership, product strategy and solutions consulting across Oracle’s Health Sciences product portfolio.

Jey has completed Post Graduate Program in Management from University of California (ULCA) Anderson School of Management. Jey is a frequent speaker about healthcare, biopharmaceutical trends and strategy in industry conferences.

Jey is the President of HIMSS India Chapter. He is an advisory panel member of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) for the Sectoral Privacy Initiative.  He is the Member of Drafting committee for Digital Health Standards, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) in India.

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Abrarali Dalal

Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sahyadri Hospitals

Abrarali Dalal is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of  Sahyadri Hospitals, Maharashtra’s largest chain of multi-specialty hospitals. Abrar is a healthcare and telecom industry veteran with an established track record of successfully driving revenue growth initiatives in communications, FMCG, hospitality and healthcare. He was pivotal in building North India’s first private children’s hospital in his previous role as Group COO, Rainbow Children’s Hospitals, the largest paediatric hospital chain in India.  He was Facility Director at Fortis Flt Lt RajanDhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, a 150 bedded multi specialty hospital located in the heart of South Delhi. This hospital besides possessing the expertise to handle most super specialty procedures is a centre of excellence for Kidney Transplant, and more than 900 transplants. 

Previously Abrar was the Regional Head of Sales and Marketing for the Fortis Hospitals in Mumbai and Kolkata and was based at Mumbai. He was instrumental in setting up a robust Sales and Marketing structure in the region delivering a two fold rise in the revenue for the region. He has been a telecom professional most of his life prior to joining Fortis which was his first foray into healthcare.

An expert in commissioning green field hospitals and leading strategic restructuring of “sick” projects, he represents the new generation of professional healthcare executives who aspire to take medical care to the next level with focus on patient care and well being. 

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Mukesh Jain

Vice President, HIMSS India Chapter Chair, Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Mukesh Jain has around 22 years of experience in Information Technology field of which 19 years of experience in Healthcare IT Domain. He has worked for both International and National hospitals on various positions, successfully implementing Electronic Medical Record Solution and enabling Digital Transformation.

   

He is Vice-President of HIMSS Asia Pacific India Chapter and he was Chief Information Officer at Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre (RFH), Mumbai. 

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Kiran Anandampillai

Advisor -Technology at the National Health Authority (NHA)

Kiran Anandampillai is currently the Advisor -Technology at the National Health Authority (NHA) which is implementing 2 the National Digital Health Mission and also India’s ambitious Ayushman Bharath program that provides free health cover of Rs 5 lakhs to 500 million people below the poverty line. He is a telecom engineer by training andwas a founding member of OnMobile, where he helped build it to become a public company.

  

He has worked as Volunteer – Technology at UIDAI which manages the world’s largest biometric based unique id program. He now dedicates his time to driving impact in healthcare. He is the founder of Drishti, a social impact eye care provider that delivers high quality eyecare across a district upto the village level. Drishti currently manages 12eye care centres across rural Karnataka, India. He is also a Core Volunteer at iSPIRT foundation where he works towards building public digital goods in healthcare for India.

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Ishaq Quadri

Secretary, HIMSS India Chapter Chair, Education & Professional Development Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Senior Healthcare IT professional known for successful digital transformations and extensive adoption of clinical systems in Hospitals. As an independent consultant he advises Hospitals on their IT Strategy and Solutions Implementation Roadmaps.

   

He is currently engaged with Medeor Hospitals, Delhi and VPS Healthcare UAE as an IT Consultant and have worked earlier with Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) and Shalby Group, Ahmedabad as their Group CIO.Ishaq has been the Board Member and Secretary of HIMSS India Chapter since 2018 playing a key and active role in the transformation and functioning of the professional body. Expertise include IT and DigitalTransformation Strategies, Due Diligence, Technology Roadmaps, Solution Rollouts, Change/Program Management, Operational Excellence, Quality and Process Management.Ishaq is currently the Secretary of HIMSS at its India Chapter, serves as a Visiting Faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai, and Founder Member of Hospital Tech Association.

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/pub/ishaq-quadri/8/753/661

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Prof. Yogesan Kanagasingam

Medical Scientist (Ophthalmology, Digital Health and Telemedicine) and a professor at the School of Medicine University of Notre Dame.

Prof Yogesan is a world-renowned Medical Scientist (Ophthalmology, Digital Health and Telemedicine) and a professor at the School of Medicine University of Notre Dame. He is a visiting scholar at the Harvard University School of Medicine. Prof Yogesan is also a Board of Director of the Indo-Asia Digital Health Centre for Innovation and Commercialisation and Chief Technology Advisor to TeleMedC (Singapore, Australia and USA), Lifeguard Health Networks (USA) and MediVitals (Australia).  He has been the Director of Australian Telehealth Research and Development Centre and National Research Director of the CSIRO Australian e-Health Research Centre.

  

Prof Yogesan was the Past Founding President of the Australasian Telehealth Society and was a Director of the Board of International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health. He is sitting many academic and not-for-profit boards including Asia Pacific Ocular Imaging Society.

Prof Yogesan was Australian of the Year Finalist in 2015 and West Australian of the Year (Finalists) for his contribution to medical science and eye care around the world. Professor Yogesan pioneered research on the development of an eye test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Prof Yogesan was recently awarded Achiever of the Year for his contribution to Innovation and ICT industry. He won inventor of the year awards for developing a low cost easy-to-operate ophthalmic imaging device and computer-aided vision testing systems. He was also Western Australian finalist for Australian of the Year in 2015. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to Stanford University School of Medicine.

Two of his innovations, the EyeScan device and the Remote-I smart health system have been used aroundworld. NASA is using his invention, EyeScan, at the International Space Station. Prof Yogesan has a patent portfolio of over 35 patent applications and written 4 books in tele-ophthalmology and digital home care that were published by Springer Vedlag. The Remote-I telemedicine system is used in Guangdong Province in China connecting 10 hospitals to main specialist hospital in Guangzhou. He has also pioneered in developing artificial intelligence-based disease grading and diagnostic systems which are now used in Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh and Middle Easter Countries with CE marking, TGA approvals from Australia and HSA approvals from Singapore. FDA application for the AI system pending approvals.   He works with Sankara Nethralaya Eye Clinic from Chennai, and Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital from Mumbai on various world leading eye research projects including early detection of heart disease from the eye.

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Rohit Sharma

Treasurer, HIMSS India Chapter Vice President, Mango Sciences Chair, Innovation & Start Ups Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Rohit is an experienced and self-motivated sales leader with excellent track record of spearheading new markets and designing growth strategies based on market analysis and needs, Skilled in capturing key account, managing relationships and achieving targets on consistent basis. He has got multiple awards for individual as well as his teams outperforming their targets.

   

Rohit has extensive experience and relationships in India, Middle East and APAC. He comes with a very rich experience of Working with big 5 consulting firms like BDO as well as few successful startups. He has been a part of 2 Acquisitions and one merger in leadership positions in healthcare technology and services sector, Last successful exit being Englightics acquired by Practo where he was heading sales and investor relations.Rohit currently works as a vice president for Mango Sciences a US based big data Analytics Company where he heads all the commercial activities for the emerging markets.Rohit in his free times loves to binge on Sci-fi shows ad documentaries, he is an avid traveler and loves to explore new places as and when he gets time off from work.

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Dr. Meinal Chaudhry

Director Radiodiagnosis Chief-Strategy Digital Marketing and Corporate Communications

Dr Meinal Chaudhry is Senior consultant and Head of Department of Radiodiagnosis at Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital, Dwarka, New Delhi. She is experienced in Multimodality imaging and has special interest in women and foetal imaging. She believes in Patient centric approach, keeping quality as the top most priority while dealing with the Patients

  

She has undertaken JCI practicum at Singapore to ensure quality in the minutest of things, which take place in the department. Her motto is to provide fast and accurate diagnosis for the patients, which is imperative in providing suitable management of the patient. She has worked in prestigious institutes like Maulana Azad Medical College, GB pant hospital and Safdarjung Hospital.

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Dr. Nitiraj Gandhi

Joint Secretary, HIMSS India Chapter Vice President, EY Chair, Public Policy Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Dr Nitiraj is a Joint Secretary and Board Member at HIMSS India. He has also served as a reviewer for HIMSS Global for the past three years. He has more than 10 years of experience as a clinician as well as a healthcare management professional across groups like Reliance and Columbia Asia.  

   

Dr. Nitiraj has done his MHA (Masters in Hospital Administration) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai), and is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and CQPA from ASQ. He also holds a fellowship from Anglia Ruskin University for Health Technology Assessment. He is also an HL7 certified professional. He has spearheaded international collaborations with MD Anderson and Johns Hopkins during his tenure with Reliance and commissioned 3 hospitals.  He currently works with EY as Vice President and heads the digital health initiatives viz. AI in healthcare, use of NLP and bots to automate processes in hospitals. 

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Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari

Expert member in the Roster for Digital Health, WHO; the Founder Director of Supten Institute and an Independent Consultant for Digital Health.

Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari is a pioneer in creating awareness for health informatics in India, with training as a medical doctor (University of Calcutta) and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from IIT, BHU, Varanasi. He is an Expert member in the Roster for Digital Health, WHO; the Founder Director of Supten Institute and an Independent Consultant for Digital Health. Formerly, he was Dean (Academics and Student Affairs) and Professor (Health Informatics) at IIHMR, Delhi. Earlier, he was the first Project Director, Centre for Health Informatics.

  

National Health Portal (NHP) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. He is a Founder Member of HL7 FHIR Foundation and was an Expert Adviser for the ELAG (e-Learning Advisory Group) of SNOMED-CT. He is a member of the Board of Governors, Commonwealth University College of Medicine, Saint Lucia. He is IMA Honorary Professor; Distinguished Fellow, HITLAB; Faculty and Fellow of PSG FAIMER Regional Institute.

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Dr. Vivek Mahadevan

Joint Treasurer, HIMSS India Chapter Head, Healthcare Sales, NTT Data India Chair, HIS/EMR Adoption Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Dr. Vivek Mahadevan is a clinician with more than 2 decades of experience in Healthcare Informatics and Consulting. An MBBS and MBA, has held senior roles at premier healthcare technology companies such as IBM, Misys Healthcare, Religare Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services, Weathervane Pte Ltd , IMS Health and SRIT.

   

Well versed in business process consulting and provider systems. Lead the onsite consulting team at IBM for Business process re-engineering and clinical transformation projects for hospitals. Currently heads the Healthcare Sales at NTT Data India.

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Dr. Shashi Bhushan Gogia

President SATHI Co-chair, Telehealth Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

M.S. (General Surgery) passed Dec 1981 from A.I.I.M.S. New Delhi

M.B.B.S. cleared in 1977 [internship 1978] from A.I.I.M.S. New Delhi

EXPERIENCE:

Practising surgeon – earn through surgical practise and devote spare time for societal development work – largely through Medical informatics and research in Lymphoedema, Telemedicine Consultant 

   

Positions:

Editor of Book ‘Fundamentals of Telemedicine and Telehealth’ publisher Elsevier © 2020– (lead a team of 52 authors from across the globe)

President SATHI ( Society for Administration of Telemedicine and Healthcare Informatics)

Founding fellow IAHSI (International Academy of Health Science Informatics) an initiative by IMIA (see www.imia.org)

Chairperson of Working Group (WG) of Telehealth – IMIA (see www.imia.org)

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Vamsi Chandra Kasivajjala

Board Member, HIMSS India Chapter Cofounder & CTO, Mango Sciences

Mr. Kasivajjala brings more than 20 years of internationally recognized experience in blending entrepreneurship with pioneering data analytics and healthcare informatics technologies in Asia, Africa & United States.

   

Prior to co-founding Mango Sciences, Mr. Kasivajjala was the founder of Enlightiks and previously the head of the healthcare division at SRIT building 15 products including EMR, RIs, and PACs before the company was sold to Religare Technologies, Inc.

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Rajiv Sikka

Senior Vice President & Group IT Head Organization: Medanta, TheMedicity

Proven track record of 3 decades at senior management level,currently Rajiv is Group CIO for Medanta multi-super specialties group of hospitals span across multiple locations in India.  In the current role he is responsible for group IT Function covering initiatives for digital transformation and IT Operations.

   

He writes in various forums on HealthTech subjects and a regular panelist on digital initiatives in healthcare.

Prior to joining Medanta, Rajiv had worked at Polaris as Senior Vice President for ~13 years. In early days of his career, he has worked extensively in multiple regions covering US, Europe, Japan & Asia.

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Annie Mathew

Head, Developer Relations, Microsoft APAC Board Member, HIMSS India Chapter Chair, Women in Health IT Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Annie Mathew is the head of Developer Relations at Microsoft APAC. As part of her current role she grows a vibrant ecosystem of developers across the region to enable innovative solutions on the latest cloud technologies.

   

 Annie is a board member of HIMSS India and leads the Women in Health IT committee with the mission of enabling Healthcare with technology. She was a founding board member of Startup Village, India’s first telecom incubator and executive council member of Andhra Pradesh Innovation council. She was honored by the Chief Minister of Kerala for her work with the Startup ecosystem. She has received many accolades including nomination to Sthree Shakthi award and representing India startups at the Cannes Lions festival. Annie holds a post graduate program in Management from Indian School of Business and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from University of Kerala. She has varied experience across Software, Wireless, IT and Manufacturing industries. She enjoys reading, travel and is a lifelong learner. She is passionate about the role of women and technology in improving lives.

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Dr. Abhitabh Gupta

CEO, Good Health Insurance TPA Ltd Board Member, HIMSS India Chapter

Dr. Abhitabh Gupta is a pioneer of the TPA Industry in India. He is currently the Director and CEO of Good Health Insurance TPA Ltd., a leading insurance TPA. He is a business development professional with strong relationships across various sectors. A Radiologist by academic qualification and an author of 11 medical books. He has helped several insurance companies to design innovative insurance products in India.

   

He has been on board of several companies including startups. He was in the leadership team of healthcare ventures of both Reliance Industries and ADAG group. He is also a certified Independent Director. He has been part of several committees constituted by Ministry of Ayush, FICCI, CII, IRDA and other entities. He is also on Board of HIMSS India

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Kumar Krishnamurthy Venkateswaran

DSCI Certified Data Privacy Lead Assessor and a TOGAF certified practitioner.

Kumar is a Senior Technology and Security leader with 20+ years of proven expertise in Digital Strategy, Digital Innovation, Systems Design and Development, Planning, Budgeting, Enterprise Architecture, Information Security and Privacy. He brings in a perfect blend of technology and security vision, resulting in consistent development of innovative digital strategies. He has realised these strategies by implementing high performance, scalable and secure digital solutions resulting in improved efficiency, improved compliance and reduction in cost.

 

He has completed his Executive Education in General Management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Post-Graduation (M.Phil.) in Hospital and Health Systems Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS). In addition to this, he is a Certified Healthcare CIO, ISO 27001:2013 Lead Information Security auditor, DSCI Certified Data Privacy Lead Assessor and a TOGAF certified practitioner.   

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Dr. Vivek Sahi

Board Member, HIMSS India Chapter Chair, Telehealth Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Dr. Vivek Sahi is a seasoned healthcare professional with 24+ years of experience in the healthcare provider and payer industry. Of which 16+ years has been spent in healthcare IT. He has worked with various MNC`s such as – Wipro, Dell Services, & Genpact, working on various different products such as, EMR/EHR, Data Warehousing & Business intelligence, mHealth & telemedicine, and revenue cycle management, having various different responsibilities ranging from product strategy, development & management, to project implementation and management. 

   

Dr. Vivek Sahi has worked with both providers and payers in different geographies, and currently, apart from serving on the board of HIMSS India, and leading its Telehealth committee, is working with a Teleradiology start up for developing an AI based platform for radiologists.

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Dr. Geetha Manjunath

CEO and Founder, Niramai Health Analytix

Dr. Geetha Manjunath is the Founder, CEO and CTO of NIRAMAI Health Analytix, and has led the company to develop a breakthrough AI solution for detecting early stage breast cancer in a non-invasive radiation-free manner.  Geetha holds a PhD from IISC and management education from Kellogg’s Chicago. She comes with over 25 years of experience in IT innovation.

   

Dr. Geetha Manjunath has proposed and led multiple AI projects at Xerox Research and Hewlett Packard India.  Before starting NIRAMAI, Geetha was a Lab Director for Data Analytics Research at Xerox India. Geetha has received many international and national recognition for her innovations and entrepreneurial work, including CSI Gold Medal, BIRAC WinER Award 2018 and is also on the Forbes List of Top 20 Self-Made Women this year.  Geetha is also an inventor of 16 US patents and more pending grant.

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Dr. Naresh Yallapragada

Board Member, HIMSS India Chapter, Chair, Interoperability Committee, HIMSS India Chapter Group CIO, KIMS, Hyderabad

Dr. Naresh Yallapragada is a Healthcare IT leader with over 18 years of experience in delivering IT projects to Healthcare institutions under different categories. He has been into Product development, Consulting and IT implementation in India and the US.

   

He is widely travelled with good knowledge on the Healthcare industries around the world.Dr.Naresh had been trained in Health Informatics in the UK through a full time master’s programme. He has acquired the basics of management through an executive management programme from IIM Calcutta. He is the current treasurer for the Hyderabad chapter of the CIO Klub. He is proficient in change management and devising ways to get the buy in of the end users comprising of Doctors and administrative staff. His major areas of work includes IT Strategy, planning and execution, budgetary compliance and project management.

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Dr. Ruchir Mehra

Founder & CEO, Remedo

Medical doctor & healthcare professional with 12+ years of experience. Co-founded Remedo, Digital Health Startup, with a focus on end-to-end care to patients with chronic diseases. Remedo is helping over 3500 doctors provide better care to their patients across conditions. 

  

Ran India’s largest MCH hospital, that was declining and turned it around. Setup & ran national pricing function, Ran strategy and special projects functions in the 5 years spent at Fortis. Management consultant in India Business – Executed multiple projects across Pharma, Lifesciences, Consumer goods, Diagnostics across Strategy, operational excellence in the 4 years at Accenture consulting.

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Kumar Satyam

Senior Software Architect, Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore, Interoperability Committee, HIMSS India Chapter

Kumar Satyam has over 15 years of experience of solving problems for healthcare enterprises through use of technology and standards. Kumar is passionate about building right & affordable healthcare solutions for India. Kumar is HL7 India Technical committee Chair & HIMSS India Interoperability committee member Kumar Satyam works as Sr. Software Architect – Interoperability at Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore.

   

At Philips, his primary job is about solving interoperability challenges for his enterprise customers spread across the globe.

Prior to Philips, Kumar led FHIR & API transformation of Centricity EMR & practice solutions and built engineering infrastructure of centricity third party APP store at GE Healthcare. He worked with IHE Europe to build central IHE test infrastructure for GE.  Prior to joining GE, Kumar worked with multiple healthcare start-ups on products across the vast Healthcare IT spectrum ranging from PACS,RIS,VNAs , HIEs, Interface engines , EMRs, EHRs, patient portals, revenue cycle etc.

Kumar Satyam is a recognized member of the FHIR community and he is leading several initiatives in building a vibrant FHIR community in India. He has also assisted NHA with FHIR document profiles for NDHM.

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Col. Binu Sharma RETD

Senior Vice President Nursing Services at Columbia Asia Hospitals India

Dynamic, professionally sound, rich and varied experience gained over four decades in Nursing Service in the Armed Forces and Private Sector in clinical and administrative capacity.

 

Special Achievements

  • President – Infusion Nursing Society India – US Affiliate. Elected president since 2012. Initiative for Infusion Safety of Patients in India. Represented India at US in 2010
  • Received Nightingale Award for Nursing Leadership
  • Received Award as Torch Bearer for Nursing Leadership at Smart Nursing Conclave 
  • Recipient of Commendation Medal Eastern Command for Exemplary Nursing Services
  • All Round Best Nursing Officers Trophy Officers Training School Lucknow
  • Founder Member Association of Nurse Executives India
  • Certified NABH Assessor
  • Assessor for Nursing Excellence Certification
  • Advisory Panel member at FICCI for National Nursing Reforms

 

Qualifications & Professional Courses       

  • Nursing Armed Forces Medical Services Board-1980. All India 3rd position
  • Initial Nursing Officers Course OTS Lucknow 1982- Topper of the Batch. All Round Best Officer’s Trophy
  • Critical Care Nursing Course- 1985- Topper of the Batch
  • Senior Nursing Officer’s Administrative Course- 1998
  • AHA Course Director at ITC Columbia Asia India
  • Cardio Thoracic Nursing at Singapore General Hospital 2004
  • JCI International Annual Practicum USA 2005
  • ISO Certificate Course as Internal Auditor 2005
  • NABH Assessor Course-2006
  • Financial Management- 6 Months Certificate Course Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Bangalore 2009
  • Bullet Proof Manager- One- year leadership course from Crestcom USA

1980- 2002Armed forces hospitals in India – Critical Care nurse and Nursing administration  

2002- 2007- Max Healthcare Group of Hospitals as Chief Nursing Officer for various hospitals in Delhi & NCR

2007- Till Date- Columbia Asia Group India -Columbia Asia Group of Hospitals as Senior Vice President Nursing Services. Responsible for planning of clinical areas, setting up new hospitals, manpower planning. Responsible for Team hiring, training and hospital opening. Leading and managing Nursing for the group. Leading Patient Safety and Infection Control  

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Anu Acharya

CEO, Mapmygenome

Anu Acharya is a serial entrepreneur, columnist, poet, and a charismatic speaker. As the Founder & CEO of Mapmygenome, she introduced the concept of personal genomics in India with the launch of Genomepatri in 2013. She co-founded and pioneered her first venture Ocimum Biosolutions from 2000 to 2013 through innovative bioinformatics and LIMS solutions, global acquisitions, awards, and fund raises.

Awards and Honours include: Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Zee Business) (Oct 2019 ), Special Recognition (Leaders Category) by Indian Express (Feb 2019); Pride of Telangana Award (2018) ; IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus Award (2017); Jio Economic Times Startup Awards – Women Ahead (2015); Young Leaders Forum of British High Commission (2 013); Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum Class of 2011; Biospectrum Entrepreneur of the Year and Astia Life Science Innovators Award for 2008; Red Herring 25 Tech Titans under 35 in 2006; etc. She serves on governing boards of NIBMG & IIIT Hyderabad; advisory Board at Action for India & KIIT; board of mentors for Ivy Cap Ventures; member of CII National Committee on Biotechnology; Committee Member of HIMSS Asia Pacific India Chapter.

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Dr. Aloke Mullick

Group CEO OMNI Hospitals

Dr Aloke Mullick is an ex-military surgeon with large corporate hospital leadership experience in India and overseas. He has a track record of creating leadership excellence, operational and business transformation, and strategic growth.

 

His is passionate about healthcare information technology. He is an invited speaker in international fora, an adviser to many Healthcare IT companies and was the recipient of the “Top-50 Smart Healthcare Leaders of the World” award in 2018.
Dr Mullick is practicing Heartfulness Meditation for more than 25 years and is a certified Meditation Trainer. Meditation has helped him find a deeper purpose in life, find balance between professional and personal aspects of life, relate with all human beings with love, and live life with joy and gratitude.

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Dr. Neena Pahuja

Former Director General at Education & Research Network (ERNET)

Dr. Neena Pahuja is Former Director General at Education & Research Network (ERNET), an autonomous society under Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. Dr. Pahuja brings in experience from business verticals of Education, Healthcare, Telecom, Manufacturing and Service industry with horizontal of Consulting, Digitization, Information Security and Business Transformation. She has been involved in work on Internet of Things with special focus on its applicability in Health, Industries and Agriculture. She also worked on opening of three Centers of Excellence (COE) for Start-ups in IoT with NASSCOM. She has also been supporting initiatives on Industry4.0/5.0 and Digital Healthcare.

 

As part of her role in Healthcare, she was responsible for getting the first HIMSS Stage6 certification for India hospital in 2012, Max Healthcare, for implementation of Integrated EHR. She has also contributed to work on Standardization in Smart Cities framework. She also has been working on newer ways of connectivity using Light, Power lines and the TV White Spaces and supporting Smarter Remote Education at School levels and Medical Education. She is an alumnus of IITD.

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Dr. Saumitra Bharadwaj

Group President at Medica Group of Hospitals & West Bengal State President for AHPI and ANBAI.

Dr Bharadwaj has had experience of 20 years working with premier institutions like Dabur, Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare and Max Healthcare. He is with Medica since 2007.

He is head of Revenue for Medica Super speciality Kolkata the flagship hospital. His expertise is in Hospital Operations, IT implementation and interface, and process control.

 

He is one of the first in the country to be involved in Cashless Mediclaim business and continues to handle that portfolio for the Medica.

Dr Bharadwaj has experience of setting of one-of-its-kind implant TeleICU in Bhagalpur. This ICU has saved over 1500 lives over the last 12 months. Dr Bharadwaj has headed telemedicine unit in Fortis Noida and Max Saket.

He is in the process of setting up new Tele ICUs at Deoghar, Munger, and Chapra in the coming months.

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Mark Grosser

CEO, 23Strands

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the health technology industry working across Engineering, Management and R&D at firms such as Cochlear, Micromedical and the Henry Schein group.

 

As CEO Mark brings his passion for developing the business with an understanding of the issues of managing big data to develop 23Strands genomics services delivery at early start-up through to commercial scale.

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Jo Aggarwal

Co-founder and CEO of Wysa

Jo is a Co-founder and CEO of Wysa, an AI-enabled platform for behavioral health. Wysa has had 100 million conversations with 2.4 million users from 30 countries, and helps plans, providers and employers offer a ‘front door’ into their behavioral health stack, with quick assessment, escalation into custom care pathways and AI-guided self-management.

Previously, Jo was the Managing Director of Pearson Learning Solutions in the UK, where she was recognized by the eLearning Center in the UK as one of the top three thought-leaders in education technology globally.

 

In 2009, Jo left her corporate career to join the founding team of Silatech, a UN-backed organization that uses technology to address root causes of terrorism by bringing jobs to youth in post-conflict Arab countries such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria, and Egypt.

Her work on mobile employability has helped connect over one million young people to skills and jobs, and won a Silver at the Stevie Awards, as well as the Global Telecom Business Innovation award in 2013.

Jo is a Trustee of the Rural Edge Trust, and an advisor to employability startups Edureka and Aspiring Minds. Starting her career in the Tata group’s leadership cadre (TAS), Jo has served as an expert advisor to National Skills Development Council in India. 

Jo holds a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.

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Vikram Kumar

Multiplier AI Solutions for Healthcare Marketing

Vikram is CEO of Multiplier AI that is recognized as global top healthcare CRM startup from 168 CRM startups and 3500 health tech companies reviewed by Top Healthcare Startups Summit in US.

With clients in US and India including Medtronic, Dr Reddys, Cipla, Glenmark, Apollo and Manipal, his focus has been on helping large healthcare firms use AI in healthcare marketing to have a large direct impact on revenue.  His focus has been on helping healthcare firms rebuild revenue through digital channels and in having the industry move from being “software as a service” to “revenue as a service”. 

 

He is an MBA (IIM Calcutta), B Tech (IIT-BHU) and in prior roles has helped build a company that as for 8 years in in fastest growing data analytics companies in US per Inc magazine and also helped deliver 50+ extensive big data marketing projects for companies such as Microsoft Corporation USA. He looks forward to connecting at https://www.linkedin.com/in/healthcaremarketingai

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Dr. Mohit Misra

Co-Founder and CEO, Mango Sciences

Dr. Mohit Misra brings 20 years of broad healthcare experience to Mango Sciences with a background as a surgeon, trained health economist, top tier strategy consultant, and investor with experience building teams in early stage companies.
Until recently, Mohit was Head of Digital Health at TPG’s Evercare Health Fund. Prior to this, he was Chief Medical Officer and VP of Health Systems of the Harvard big data spin out Aetion, leading a commercial team in working across Europe and the US.

 

He has also worked extensively in life sciences strategy consulting in Europe and the US at London-based Booz&Co.  Mohit has policy experience at the UK Dept. of Health and the World Health Organization, and sat on the prestigious UK NICE Health Technology Assessment Committee who assess all new drugs for the NHS for 6 years.

He obtained his Bachelors in Immunology and MD from King’s College London and his Masters in Health Economics from the London School of Economics.”

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Karan Verma

P&L Leader, Growth UnLeasher, Life-long Learner

For Business Executives – Facilitate 1 day-2 days programs on “Lean Management” / “FastWorks” – How to use the principles and tools for everyday success at work and life. For Management Students – Facilitate Half-Credit / Full-Credit program on “New Product Development & Commercialization” – how to successfully design new products from scratch and bring them to market for business success, using the principles of Lean Product Development / FastWorks.

 

Certifications Learning Cloud Computing: Core Concepts Online Marketing Foundations Ecommerce Fundamentals NirEyal on Creating Habit-Forming Products GE FastWorks (Lean StartUp) Coach Patents Report Generation in Medical Imaging.

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Shriniwas Pujari

Senior Director , Delivery, NTT DATA Services

A Professional with unparalleled Industry insight, functional & Business expertise. Worked within End user and Consulting teams to lead & manage IT engagements.12+ Years domain experience in Chemicals / Petrochemicals vertical and 18 Years’ experience in IT Delivery.

 

Strong leadership abilities and a stronger Customer experience orientation. Demonstrated abilities as a leader that includes:

  • Communicating, Facilitating & presenting cogently to and for all levels of Industry audience.
  • Coaching  Digital Transformation use cases
  • In addition to Healthcare & Lifesciences, expertise in the below verticals

 

Agri Products

Instrumentation

Automotive

ITES

Chemicals

Logistics

Consumer Packaged Goods

Petrochemicals & Refining

Distribution

Steel

Engineering

Telecom

Food

Waste & Recycle

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Shayanika Hazarika

Healthcare Solutions Lead, South Asia, Oracle Corporation

An experienced business leader with over 17 years of experience in public and Private Healthcare and Clinical Research sectors in Asia Pacific, Emerging Markets and USA.

Shayanika has “Health Informatics Specialization” from John Hopkins University and PGP in business strategy and management from “University of California, Los Angeles” and “Masters in Computer Application” from Bangalore University.

 

She has extensive Healthcare & Life sciences domain knowledge with experience in business process and technology consulting. She has managed and led highly complex clinical information systems programs that underpins large business transformation projects at national level.

Before joining Oracle she has worked in leadership roles at Cisco and PwC. She has extensive consulting experience of over 40 engagements with multinational Healthcare Providers, Pharmaceutical formulations companies and Government Health Systems.

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Daniel Damiano

Oracle Australia & New Zealand Healthcare Manager

Daniel Damiano has two medical degrees in Nursing and Physical Therapy, a post graduate degree in Rehabilitation and Trauma coupled with and Executive MBA from the Business School at the University of Technology Sydney where he is  a visiting lecturer in  the Development of Healthcare Strategies and Business Development.

Daniel has more than 20 years experience in medical devices and IT healthcare. He has lead the establishment of new technological developments in diagnostics & imaging, clinical records, screening services in breast and skin cancer, surgical devices and 3 D manufacturing for the healthcare market in the APAC region.

 

He speaks four languages and throughout his career have managed multicultural teams in several countries (Argentina, Chile, South Africa,  Australia and New Zealand).

His the Oracle ANZ Healthcare Manager leading Interoperability, Healthcare Analytics, Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Transnational Research  and Precision Medicine initiatives.”

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Dr Mohammed Idris Shariff

Family Medicine Physician at Dhaman Health Assurance Hospital Company, Kuwait

“A passionate Family Medicine specialist, with special interests in Healthcare leadership, Policy Making, Global Health, Healthcare IT & ethical practice of Healthcare Businesses. He is a life member of the Academy of Family Physicians of India and serves as its Chief Technology Officer for all their IT projects. He had been the past National Chair of the Young doctor’s movement from India (The Spice Route Movement – WONCA South Asian Region).He has actively been mentoring Healthcare IT startups in India, Bangalore and contributed immensely to their R&D, Innovation and Strategy sectors. His mission statement is “Health Care is primary and essential, every human has a moral right to obtain the best Healthcare Services across the Globe, irrespective of caste, creed, finances, region, color or language.” He has served as a part-time course faculty for CMC Vellore’s Masters in Family medicine program. He brings a wide range of experience in Professional Networking, Health IT, Business Development, Advocacy and Quality in Primary Care apart from his excellent Clinical Practice.”

 

He is currently working as Family Medicine Physician at Dhaman Health Assurance Hospital Company, Kuwait a visionary project under the KUWAIT 2030 program. Which is working on a unique hybrid model of Family Medicine services, to bring in an Integrated healthcare Model which involves nestling a core of Family Medicine services and building secondary care around it augmenting the reach and efficacy of both of these to the patient population.

  • MBBS, Masters Family Medicine (CMC, Vellore),Pain & Palliative Medicine Certification (St John’s Medical College & Hospital)
  • Certificate in Medicine & Law (Institute of Medicine & Law, Mumbai)
  • Chief Technology Advisor & Executive Life Member –  Academy of Family Physicians of India
  • Past Chair – The Spice Route Movement, India; Joint Secretary – AFPI Karnataka State Chapter
  • Affiliate Member – Royal College of General Practitioners, London-UK

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Nalinikanth Gollangunta

President & CEO - GE Healthcare - South Asia; Managing Director - Wipro GE

Currently heading GE Healthcare-South Asia & Wipro-GE JV as the CEO, President & Managing Director of an $800M P&L with a 4500+ member workforce spanning 6 countries.
In this role, Nal is responsible for GE Healthcare’s Commercial Operations in India & South Asia and acts as the site leader for GEHC’s India Engineering Design and R&D Center, 3 Manufacturing sites and supply chain operations as the MD of GE’s joint ventures with Wipro and Bharat Electronics.
Prior to GE Healthcare, Nal was with Cisco as the Country Head and Managing Director, Enterprise Sales – India and SAARC region responsible for $300M+ revenues. Before Cisco, he was an Associate Principal at McKinsey where spent almost 7 years across Silicon Valley, Singapore & India, serving major clients in Telecom, Technology & IT Services.

 

Senior Industry Leader in Digital, Telecom, Healthcare, IoT and IT Services with more than 19 years of deep operational, strategy and top management experience across emerging and mature markets – India, Malaysia, China; US, Switzerland, Singapore and Japan

Expertise:
Technology & Digital – Emerging Markets Sales Execution, Product Development, Strategy & Planning, Sales Productivity, Cloud Computing Business Building

Telecom – Digital Consumer, Marketing, Customer Segmentation, Attacker Strategy, Emerging market growth, Data-driven growth, Enterprise mobility, Cloud Services

IT Services – Inorganic Growth – M&A and Joint Ventures, Service Line Innovation, Operations Transformation, Business Building, Target Due-Diligence, Digital Transformation

Big Data – Analytics, Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), AI Applications, Business Applications of Big Data and Machine Learning for Sales Operations, Customer Service 

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Vivek Saxena

National Manager - Healthcare IT at Fujifilm India Pvt. Ltd

Vivek Saxena National Manager – Healthcare IT at Fujifilm India Pvt. Ltd Gurgaon Summary Healthcare IT professional with 17 years of extensive healthcare business experience with strong market instinct and good execution skills set.

 

Good understanding of healthcare industry customer. Complete hands on in healthcare industry from Service to Sales to Product Development and presently as a National Manager – Medical Informatics responsible for Fujifilm MI Business of India.

Certifications Advanced Program for Marketing Professionals – IIM Calcutta

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Dr. Haleema Yezdani

General Physician and Diabetologist

I am a general physician with 19 years of experience,5-6 years of which has been in telemedicine. I have received multiple awards for telemedicine. Presently working as a general physician and Diabetologist in many telemedicine forums along with volunteering for triaging and treating covid 19 patients with government of India through project stepone. 

 

Was a judge recently at an online event for block chain and telemedicine hosted in the USA.I strongly believe telemedicine is the present and future of medicine.

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Dr Chirantan Bose MD

Director Patient Care Services, Datar Cancer Genetics

Dr. Chirantan Bose is MD in Pathology and has trained in Hematopathology at Karolinska Institute, Sweden and for Oncopathology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center USA. He also has a masters in Clinical Genetics from Univ of South Wales, UK. He is pursuing MBA from IIT Bombay

He is an International fellow of the College of American Pathologists and is also a senior auditor for Hematopathology with the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals)

Dr. Bose is a strategist for medical diagnostic business initiatives and has played lead roles in the establishment and successful operational take-off of several large scale Pathology labs.

He has published in several internationally acclaimed medical journals

Currently Dr Chirantan Bose leads business operations at Datar Cancer Genetics (MENA, Asia Pac, India Region) and works in the area of Precision Oncology for providing evidence based treatment recommendation in cases of advanced cancers.

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Philip Cherian

Regional Manager MEA & India @ medavis GmbH Germany

A senior leader with significant focus and experience in providing scalable software solutions across the Healthcare sector. Specializing in Business Operations, he is currently spearheading as Regional Manager, Middle East, Africa & India with medavis GmbH.

 

He works consulting closely with them on all pre-sales technical, workflow requirements, commercial negotiation, and project delivery fulfillment.

Philip hold a Masters in Intelligent Systems and AI from University of Sussex, UK, and an MBA from SP Jain.

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Jeremy Cuif

Key account manager for VISUS Heath IT

Jeremy is a key account manager for VISUS Heath IT since 2016. He is a specialist for VNA solutions and interoperability in the healthcare. He has also a technical background since he also worked for EMR and RIS systems as a consultant.

 

He is working internationally and is aiming at developing VISUS activity in the French speaking countries. Jeremy holds a Master Degree (Engineer Diploma in France) in IT and Information Systems for Healthcare.

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Surjeet Thakur

Co-Founder & CEO of TrioTree Technologies

Surjeet Thakur Co-Founder & CEO of TrioTree Technologies Delhi Summary • Healthcare IT Consultancy and Strategy • HIS-EHR Implementation and planning • Manage Implementation Project Scope and Timelines • Manage Project Risks & Issues, Communicate Project Status

 

HIS-EHR support and issue resolution • Management of hospital transformation into a digitized world, Oversee Infrastructure upgrade project (WIFI implementation), Security for Remote Access • Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Block Chain, Cognitive Computing Specialties: Healthcare IT, Healthcare Consulting, Hospital Information System, Project Management and Implementation

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Dr. Amrut Kadam

Professor & Head at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology with a demonstrated history of working in the medical education and Radiation Oncology, special interests in Analytical Skills, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Brachytherapy.

 

Strong healthcare services professional with a Postgraduate diploma in healthcare & hospital management focused in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services from Indira Gandhi National Open University working for the betterment of services in government hospitals. Support technology-based solutions in medical education and healthcare delivery. 

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Arnab Paul

Founder CEO at Patient Planet

Having worked in the Diagnostic Industry for a decade, made a transition from Biochemistry / Lab Medicine to Health IT for good.
I am a trained Biochemist with a MBA in International Healthcare Management, moved into Health IT space. I am also a Founder CEO at Patient Planet, our core competency lies in Healthcare at Home, trying to scale it up it to make it fully tech enabled.
A Reviewer / Mentor at HIMSS, USA for three years since 2017, and also part of Blockchain Task Force, HIMSS, USA.
In 2019, was elected to be part of Roster of Expert Member – Digital Health at WHO, Geneva, to provide high-level global strategic advice and support to the WHO Secretariat on the Organization’s digital health vision and strategy.

Currently serving as the President at Government Blockchain Association Kolkata Chapter. India.
Also, Strategic Advisor at Farmatrust, UK working on their greenfield project in pharma supply chain enterprise solution.
I am also serving as the Board Member at prestigious Telehealth & Medicine Today, USA.
As Regional Chair, India at Fibree, was instrumental in getting the Country ( India ) report published in 2019 & 2020.
I am also working to establish the first *Academy of Digital Health* India ( for empowering healthcare workers by getting them trained in digital health.
Trying to engage with all the World’s smartest individuals & entities from the world of AR/ VR/ AI/ Blockchain in healthcare.
Firm believer of the fact that tech is only a enabler, unless it solves the critical issues of clinical outcome & equity it is still noise no real value proposition.
Always looking out for some like minded people to explore synergies & collaborate

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Mr. Anand Velumani

Director in Nueclear Healthcare Ltd

Mr. Anand Velumani is a Director in Nueclear Healthcare Ltd., a subsidiary of Thyrocare Technologies Ltd. In his current role he heads the growth for the chain of PET-CT imaging centers present in 12 cities across India.

 

He has completed the post-graduation in Biotechnology. In his career of over a decade he has led dozens of large-scale digital transformation, LIMS and RIS projects. He believes technology is biggest leverage to make quality healthcare affordable.

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