“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 [...]

How do private providers manage hypertension? The Case of Karimnagar

By | July 22nd, 2020|Operations Management|

By Aman Kabra, Analyst, MIHM Hypertension is the number one health-related risk factor in India, with the largest contribution to the burden of disease and mortality.[i] It has been the single most significant cause of death in India for the last 15 years[ii], accounting for 0.8 million deaths out of the 9.6 million recorded deaths [...]

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 [...]

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