Voice of Healthcare formed a National Healthcare Council to reform healthcare facility & delivery in India.
New Delhi : VOH formed National Healthcare Council aimed to act as key strategic and advisory body for the organisation.The council members have been chosen with the view to ensure representation from diverse sectors within the healthcare industry including providers,medical education institutes,diagnostic firms, healthcare VC firms, healthcare IT and allied health institutions with the objective of bringing them together to exchange ideas, business concepts and solutions for improving healthcare. The meet also saw representation from government organizations including NSDC and various consulting/ talent management firms.
The session was opened by Dr. Naveen Nishchal, Chairman, VoH, by discussing the short and long term goals of VoH along with the need to form sector wise committees at the state and district level.
The council members then discussed the broad areas of work for VoH over the next six months and deliberated on opportunities for promoting the organization amongst the larger healthcare community.
The NHC meet was graced by Dr. Wali, Physician to the President of India, as Chief Guest and Chief Advisor, VoH. Dr. Dinesh Batra, appointed as President, NHC, threw light on the genesis of VoH,which is to shorten the learning curve of healthcare organizations through dissemination and exchange of knowledge. The Council members unanimously appointed Dr. Vinod Shah(Dean, NIMS Jaipur) as Sr. Vice President and Mr. Mohd. Afzal Kamal (Founder, Medgate Today magazine) as the General Secretary, NHC.
Mr. Himanshu Laiker, Director, Strategy, at Medtronic, cited the need for taking medical diagnostics to non-metro cities and the role that VoH can play in this area through advocacy and collaboration with providers. This was supported by Mr. Prakash Sharma, Chief Financial Officer, NSDC, who emphasized on skilling and capacity building initiatives in these regions
Dr. Sachin Gupta, stressed on the need to include upcoming organizations such as home health care and patient advocacy groups in the VoH community. Mr. Sanjay Jain, Director, Akhil systems, and Dr. Ravi Gupta, Saral Diagnostics, spoke about the importance of platforms such as VoH in bringing together diverse organizations for voicing the pressing healthcare issues in the country.
Mr.Vikram Anand of Capbuild joined as a knowledge partner.
The meeting concluded with potential themes and discussion areas for the upcoming conference on payer and provider collaboration being organized by VoH in January, 2017.Meeting was concluded by vote of thanks given by Mr.Manish Rastogi -of Hosconnn Consultancy (Bengaluru).