At ISB, you will find all your answers: Dr Ganesh Veerasekar

By | July 7th, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Ganesh was in the final year of MBBS when he started exploring the non-clinical aspect of hospitals such as its administration and operations. An epidemiologist-turned entrepreneur, he now works at the intersection of healthcare, technology and consulting. “My father was a plastic surgeon. Most of my relatives are also doctors and thus becoming a doctor [...]

ISB professors helped me realise my vision: Dr Amaresh Rao

By | July 7th, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Dr. Amaresh Rao, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon and Unit Head & Head of Department at Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, a government hospital in Hyderabad, joined the Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare at a point in his career when he was evaluating transitioning from public healthcare to private healthcare. In his career as government doctor and administrator, he had reached a point where he felt his efforts in making changes to the system he was [...]

ISB is a perfect blend of the East and the West: Dr Neelam Mohan

By | July 4th, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Vivacious and passionate is how one would describe Dr. Neelam Mohan, India’s leading paediatric liver transplant specialist and recipient of the prestigious Dr B C Roy Award. She can go to any lengths to ensure the children in her care are provided the best of clinical care, and also goes the extra mile to try [...]

ISB prepared me for life: Dr Sameera Ali

By | July 2nd, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

“I always knew that I wanted to be a doctor,” says Dr Sameera Ali. A dental surgeon by training, she is now a programme manager at MFine working towards building a hospital-on-cloud. Even after 13 years of clinical practice, she constantly felt the need to do something more. She felt this was possible only if she transitions from being a clinician to someone who understands the business of health. “When I saw ISB’s Post Graduate Programme in Management curriculum, I [...]

Rooting for management concepts in MBBS: Dr (Maj) Pankaj Surange

By | July 2nd, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

  Pankaj started his career as a Medical Officer in the Indian Army. During his stint with the Army, he was part of two major Operations - Vijay and Parakram. Post his tenure, he moved to New Delhi with the dream of setting up his own hospital. A specialist in anesthesiology and a super-specialist in intervention pain management and spine interventions, he started practising in Delhi. ). While interacting with various stakeholders, [...]

India has the best clinician pool world over: Dr Ritu Garg

By | July 1st, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Ever since childhood, Ritu had wanted to become a doctor. In her pursuit, she joined Lady Hardinge Medical College. Post MBBS, she did post-graduation in ENT and was practicing before coming to ISB in 2008. “I was on a maternity break when I decided to apply to the Post Graduate Programme in Management [...]

Creativity vs. Corona: How Innovative Minds Enlist to Save Humanity

By | June 1st, 2020|Healthcare Technology|

The entire world is facing a social, medical, economic and political crisis of proportions greater than that of the Great Depression, 1930-39. What are the skills and qualities that can help each of us tide over the prevailing crises?   In a webinar organised as part of the Covid-19 preparedness series by Max Institute of Healthcare Management at the Indian [...]

An aggregated sample collection model for COVID-19?

By | May 12th, 2020|Operations Management|

Indian Council of Medical Research has, over the past few days, increased the Covid-19 testing capacity in India massively. Starting with 3,700 tests in March to scaling them up to over 18,000 tests (as on April 11), the testing capacity is all set to increase further. Much of this is attributed to increased procurement of kits, 24*7 labs, [...]

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