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IDE Announces Its Final Event of 2018 – 4th Annual Healthscape Summit India

The 4th Annual Healthscape Summit India is headed for Visakhapatnam and there is a lot of good news in store for those involved in the country’s healthcare industry. Following the signing of an MoU between IDE

The 4th Annual Healthscape Summit India is headed for Visakhapatnam and there is a lot of good news in store for those involved in the country’s healthcare industry.

Following the signing of an MoU between IDE Consulting Services and the Andhra Pradesh Med Tech Zone (AMTZ), the 4thAnnual Healthscape Summit Indiais set to be held at the esteemedAMTZ  campus in Visakhapatnam on the 10th and 11thof December 2018. The summit will be hosted at the upcoming Kalam Convention Centre onthe campus.

The AMTZ, an enterprise under the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, is a sprawling 270-acre hub for medical technology development that aims to reduce the country’s import dependency, lead innovation in medicine by providing world-class facilities for medical device manufacturers and help in volume-generated cost reduction of medical devices for patients.

Following the Healthscape Summit on the 10th and 11th of December, the AMTZ campus will be the venue for the 4thWHO Global Medical Device Forum from the 13th to the 15th of December—the first time this conference is being hosted in India.

IDE, started in 2012, is a forerunner in organizing world-class B2B procurement events in the real estate, hospitality and healthcare sectors. IDE has been organizing healthcare summits for the past four years and the upcoming edition will be its seventh healthcare summit in all.The Middle East, Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent have been hosts to previous summits. This north edition of the initiative was successfully wrapped up on August 28th in the nation’s capital.

IDE’s Healthscapesummits have been an industry game changer with its expert procurement matchmaking between interested and invested suppliers and buyers of the Indian healthcare industry. On the face of it, this B2B format pioneered by IDE for these summits is simple and efficient, but the complex requirements from both buyers and suppliers and the matchmaking process is efficiently handled by IDE’s expert team.

The summit, being held at a strategic venue like the AMTZ, comes with its own perks for its participants, such as:

  • Site tour of Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone – a first of its kind in Asia
  • Access to India’s first medical equipment Experience Centre
  • World-class conferencing that leads to new strategic intelligence and clarity on current and future states of the industry

The strategic partnership between IDE and AMTZ will ensure the participation of Health Ministry delegates and key stake holders of healthcare facilities across the country at the summit.

The summit already has some of the biggest names in the medical technology industry backing it. AiMeD is collaborating as a strategic partner of the summit, with Medgate Today joining in as the media partner, while the Quality & Accreditation Institute and Taurus Glocal are affiliated as quality partner and knowledge partner respectively. NATHEALTH, the Association of Health Care Providers (AHPI), the Association of National Board Accredited Institutions (ANBAI), and the Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organization (CAHO) are onboard as association partners.

The keynote speaker at the event is going to be Dr. Jitendar Sharma, Advisor (Health), Government of Andhra Pradesh, Managing Director & CEO, AMTZ.“I saw the agenda of the summit, it was perhaps more innovative than most events,” said Dr. Jitendar Sharma about theinitiative’s north edition. He continued,“The Healthscape Summit atthe AMTZ in Decemberwill bring together close to 100 manufacturers, traders, and distributors; close to 200 buyers, and about 200 users and patients. We are also hoping to have a special session on patients’ voice in health, and their choices in technology, drugs and hospitals as well.”

Ganesh Babu, Director, IDE Consulting Services and Dr. Jitendar Sharma, Managing Director & CEO, AMTZ with the signed MoU for the 2018 Healthscape Summit

Dr. Jitendar Sharma will be joined by a host of healthcare leaders, experts and innovators. Past speakers at the event have included:Dr. Shubnum Singh – Director-Medical Education, Medical Research Advisor – Healthcare Framework, Max Healthcare Institute; Dr. Nandakumar Jairam – CEO, Chairman & GMD Columbia Asia Hospitals; Dr. Naveen Nishchal – Founder Director, Cygnus Hospitals; Mr. Rohit M A – CO-Founder, Managing Director, Cloudnine Group Of Hospitals; Mr. Suresh Ramu – Co-Founder, CEO, Cytecare Hospitals; Mr. Jagannath M.S – CFO & Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals; Dr. Pankaj Gupta – Partner, Taurus Glocal Consulting; Dr. Vivek Desai – Founder Director, Hosmac India; Dr. Upali Nanda – Director of Research, HKS INC.; and Mr. Gaurav Chopra, Principal & Senior VP, Managing Director, HKS Indiato name a few.

The Healthscape summits are strategically modeled networking activities that result in creating meaningful business relationships and facilitating information exchange amongst the most elite assemblage of hospital owners, healthcare architects, design consultants, industry experts and service providers—making it the most sought-after business summit by the healthcare fraternity of India.

Mr. Ganesh Babu, Director of IDE Consulting, and a passionate believer in global prosperity through good business had this to say about the summit, “Events such as the Healthscape Summit bring together the key decision makers, as well as the movers and shakers of the healthcare fraternity under one roof. Not only is everyone on the same page, they also have advance information of who they are meeting and what exactly their requirements are. They are then able to immediately talk about business that will drive the industry forward.”

Many major players of the healthcare industry from both global and local regions like Johnson and Johnson, Hillrom, Skanray, Saint Gobain, and Legrand have already confirmed their participation for the Healthscape Summit in Visakhapatnam.

If you would like to participate in the event or know more about the event’s unique format, feel free to reach out to the IDE team, or contact Shishir Prabhakar – the summit’s Event Producer at shishir@ide-global.com.


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