In an endeavour to deliberate upon various aspects of the healthcare delivery system, especially accessibility, affordability and cost-efficiency, the Healthcare Innovation Summit was organised in Chennai.
Organised by Elets Technomedia, the healthcare conclave witnessed congregation of healthcare luminaries including key policymakers, international experts and industry veterans, who shed light on the challenges of the healthcare sector and possible way out leveraging technology coupled with human touch.
Inaugurated by Dr VS Raghunathan, Deputy Director General, NIC Chennai, in the presence of Anton Chernov, Deputy Consul General, Consulate of the Russian Federation in Chennai, Republic of India; Jayant Nadiger, Trade & Investment Commissioner, Flanders Investment & Trade, Government of Flanders, Belgium; and Vijay Annand, Regional Sales Manager, Advanced Sterlization Product (ASP) – Johnson & Johnson the conference witnessed one of the finest congregations of experts of the healthcare world.
The healthcare experts shed light on various technological advancements and trending innovative practices across the globe and how that could be integrated into the Indian healthcare delivery system to improve the outcomes. Raghunathan spoke about NIC’s role to bolster patient care in terms of technology. He spoke at length on various applications which have been proving instrumental in providing enriched healthcare experience. Other experts touched upon various determining factors of healthcare delivery system.
Various enlightening discussion sessions touched upon issues, such as ‘Role of Emerging Technology for Building Smart Hospital’, ‘Ensuring Affordable Quality Treatment and Meeting Up with Patient Expectations’, and ‘Integrated Healthcare Delivery – M Health, Telemedicine, AI & VR’, were organised. Eminent dignitaries, on this occasion, unveiled a special issue of eHEALTH Magazine, which has been promoting innovations in healthcare ecosystem for over a decade. Also, industry leaders, diagnostic equipment manufacturers, and healthcare service providers were felicitated with the Healthcare Excellence Awards for their extraordinary contributions in the healthcare world.