Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune organised a round table with the theme “Innovations in Healthcare” on 11th January 2020 at Lavale Pune. Technological advancements for customized services, use of big data analytics, focus on prevention and wellness are shaping the healthcare industry of today and tomorrow. The breadth of the Healthcare service providers is also increasing from clinics, hospitals, Pharmaceutical Companies, equipment manufacturers, insurers to data-driven software firms and e-service providers.
Affordable care, care for all, personalized solutions, focus on wellness are some growing trends. This round table on innovations in healthcare discussed the various aspects of innovations across the globe and the future of the industry. Dr Ramakrishnan Raman, Director SIBM Pune shared that roundtable is being organized to add value to the students pursuing MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) at SIBM Pune.
The round table panel constituted stalwarts from the industry and academia including Dr. Brett Trusko, President and CEO International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP), Dr. Vijay Natarajan, CEO of Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Center (SUHRC), Dr. Madhav Sathe, Consultant Anesthologist at Bombay Hospital, Dr. Sanjiv Narangul, Advisor of Advent and Dr. Aravind Chinchure, Founder and CEO at QLEAP Academy. Mr. Parag Khare, CEO Paragon Health Consultants moderated the roundtable. Prof Sandeep Bhattacharya — Head Corporate Relation SIBM Pune welcomed the guests and introduced the panel members to the audience.
Students and faculty members of SIBM Pune and students from Gedhu College of Business studies, Bhutan attended the event along with founders of Startups like MumSmile, Innovation Igniter, Cognify etc. Innovation managers from corporates like Emerson India and John Deere India were among the audience present for the roundtable.
During the discussion Dr Brett Trusko stated that, healthcare industry stakeholders should focus on effective usage of medical database. Dr Natarajan, CEO of Symbiosis Hospital illustrated on how SUHRC is using innovative practices to provide quality healthcare services at affordable cost at the multispecialty hospital located at Lavale Pune. Dr Madhav Sathe gave insights on the opportunities for innovation in health that is given by the rural India. Dr Chinchure CEO of QLeap Academy gave examples of innovation in health care from India. He also spoke on healthcare value chain.
Mr Sanjeev Navangul, invited students to study the trends in drug industry and need-based innovations. He also gave insights on the opportunities that exists in the Indian scenario for innovation in health care. The roundtable provided the audience an overview of the current trends in healthcare industry and also discussed the opportunities and challenges of healthcare startups, data analytics, medical device innovations, drug innovations for preventive healthcare to usage of Artificial Intelligence and big data. Prof. Yogesh Brahmankar, Programme Evangelist- (MBA-Innovation & Entrepreneurship) gave the concluding remarks and thanked the panel members.