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, [...]

Building With Imperfect Tools: Notes from the Field on Data Quality and Uncertainty

By | April 13th, 2020|Notes from the field|

By Alekhya Chaparala, Research Assistant, MIHM On a cool day last December, I visited the Kopaganj Community Center in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau district. Implementation of an MIHM costing study on family planning was about to begin, and I was in the field to finalize operations and brief local officials before data collection commenced the following week. My [...]

Revolutionizing Healthcare through Patient Engagement

By | March 15th, 2020|Notes from the field|

By Naireet Ghosh, Analyst, MIHM Historically, the healthcare industry has been relatively reluctant in adopting technology for non-clinical processes. Only recently, care providers seem to have realized the value of enhancing patient experience by the use of technology in order to improve healthcare outcomes. This is evident from the recent boom of the patient engagement solutions [...]

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