avatar

About Healthcare at ISB

Max Institute of Healthcare Management is an interdisciplinary research centre that provides deep insights on policymakers, public institutions and corporates to create better health systems through the integrated elements of Research, Education and Outreach.

From radiology to driving digital transformation

By | July 8th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

  In the early 1990s, radiology was still an emerging branch in India. I was very clear in my head that by the age of  27, I needed to start earning and thus went for a specialisation in radiology which takes only three years,” says Dr. Avinash Nanivadekar, Head Radiologist & Chief Digital Officer, Grant Medical Foundation, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. Avinash is an alumnus [...]

From authoritarian to an empathetic, inclusive leader

By | July 7th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

“I lived my father’s dream of becoming a doctor and, in the process, it became my dream as well,” says Dr. Meinal Chaudhry, Director – Radiodiagnosis & Chief - Strategy, Branding, Digital Marketing & Corporate Communications, Aakash Healthcare. Meinal is an alumna of the AMPH Co 2019 at ISB. Growing up, Meinal saw many doctors in the family and naturally became inclined towards this profession. As she treaded the path of medicine, she became passionate about radiodiagnosis and [...]

From the Indian Army to delivering tech-driven quality care to rural India

By | July 7th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

“There is a dearth of good healthcare managers in the corporate sector,” says Dr (Major) Sayed Moulana, Director of Quality, MFine & an alumnus of AMPH Founding Class at ISB.  A clinician-turned management professional, Sayed served five years in the Indian Army, treating patients, before moving to the corporate sector. “I was always passionate about serving the armed forces [...]

“Doctors should continue patient care using new and innovative methods”

By | July 5th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

"Covid has provided a great opportunity to enhance and strengthen the country’s healthcare infrastructure. We must ensure quality and timely healthcare, and prepare ourselves for similar challenges in the future,” says Dr. Sujata Das, Medical Director, Drushti Daan Eye Bank, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Bhubaneswar and alumna of the AMPH Founding Class. Becoming a doctor was a natural choice for Sujata whose parents also cheered for this profession. After completing her [...]

“ISB a humbling experience, enabled cross-learning”

By | July 5th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

"Home healthcare is a gamechanger in the healthcare sector. In the coming decade, we will be discussing how the home healthcare industry has grown in India,” says Dr. Mahesh Joshi, CEO, Apollo Home Healthcare and alumnus of the PGPMAX Class of 2011 at ISB. Mahesh hails from a business family from a small town in Maharashtra. His becoming a doctor was an [...]

Solved real-world problems of the healthcare ecosystem at AMPH

By | October 26th, 2020|AMPH alumni|

Karan Dave, a healthcare consultant, shares his journey of transformation from being a science graduate to becoming the facility director at Health City Cayman Islands and his work as a healthcare consultant now. Karan is an alumnus of AMPH Co 2017. On his current work and profession  I am a healthcare consultant based in the Caribbean region who is constantly exploring avenues to improve the patient experience while maximizing the shareholders’ value in the company. [...]

‘Learnt to bridge the gaps and ensure equitable access to quality healthcare at ISB’

By | October 14th, 2020|AMPH alumni|

Vikram Thaploo, CEO, Telehealth & Government Businesses at Apollo Hospitals, shares his journey and experiences from leading one of India's largest telehealth services at Apollo.  Vikram is an alumnus of AMPH Co 2018.    On his current work and profession  I overlook primary healthcare and population health delivery into rural markets, government businesses, and delivery of remote healthcare, thereby driving a 360-degree adoption of technology and ensuring a continuum of healthcare for the patients at Apollo. This comprises formulating [...]

Designing an effective loyalty program to incentivize consumption of fruits and vegetables: The case of peri-urban Hyderabad

By | August 11th, 2020|Operations Management|

By Arindam Debbarma, Analyst, MIHM Fruits and vegetables (FV) are an integral part of what constitutes a healthy diet, which in turn helps in preventing malnutrition as well as a range of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) [1]. Nevertheless, socioeconomically disadvantaged people consume fewer fruits and vegetables, and thus, they are at higher risk for diseases [2]. According to [...]

Last-Mile Distribution Models for Health Commodities: The case of ORS/Zinc

By | July 22nd, 2020|Operations Management|

By Aman Kabra, Analyst, MIHM Availability of essential health products at retails outlets (pharmacies and chemists) in rural areas across India is poor (Maiti, Bhatia, Padhy, & Hota, 2015) and is a major barrier for improving healthcare access (Batliboi & Tambe, 2014). The two major drivers of low availability are – (a) smaller assortments at [...]

Load More Posts