International Conference on Hospital and Healthcare Administration was held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre on May 26, 2018.
The conference was inaugurated by Shri. Vinod Mathew, Chief Editor, The New Indian Express. In his inaugural address, he highlighted the rising cost of healthcare and the need to subsidise cost of treatment at the same time ensuring quality of care by partnering with centres of excellence under a PPP model.
Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, spoke about the challenges of cost of care, affordability and the need to optimize hospital utilisation with a commercial centre.
Dr. Sanjeev K. Singh, Medical Superintendent, welcomed the gathering. Dr. Dinesh Nair gave the vote of thanks. The conference was attended by eminent speakers viz. Dr.Arun Keepanasseril (Research and Data Operations, McMaster University), Dr.Abha Mehndiratta (Director, IHI), Dr. Narayan Pendse (Associate Vice-President, Fortis Healthcare), Dr. Clive Fernandez (Group Clinical Director, Wockhardt Hospital), Shri.Ratan Jalan (Founder, Medium Healthcare Consulting), Dr.Vivek Desai ( Managing Director, HOSMAC), Ms. Shefali Tomar (GM,HR, Max Hospital), Dr. Parag Rindani ( Centre Head, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai), Dr. Prem Jagyasi (President, Global Consultancy), Dr. Gaurav Thukral ( EVP AND COO, HealthCare atHome) and Dr. M.N.Menon ( Vice President IMA).