Experts to deliberate on strengthening healthcare system post-pandemic at ET Healthcare Leaders’ Summit, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi : A year and a half into the pandemic, India’s healthcare system which is still combating the COVID 19 pandemic has seen tough times. Weathering this scenario were the greatest minds of the country who took astute decisions in a very short duration of time, to cater to the growing healthcare needs of the citizens. At this juncture, The Economic Times Healthcare Leaders’ Summit, October 1, an initiative by ET Healthworld has brought together top leaders, all on one platform, to share their experiences of leading healthcare services during the once in a century pandemic and put forth their views on the most ravaging topic in the healthcare sector.

The Guest of Honour, Hon’ble T S Singh Deo, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Chhattisgarh will bring in the government’s perspective on dealing with the COVID crisis and challenges that arose from it. Special Leadership Dialogue Session with Saurabh Gaur, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India on ‘Building a Future Ready Digital Health Ecosystem: Scope and Challenges’. The keynote address for the session will be delivered by Suneeta Reddy – Managing Director, The Apollo Hospitals Group which will focus

View More Experts to deliberate on strengthening healthcare system post-pandemic at ET Healthcare Leaders’ Summit, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Making evidence-led decisions to offer value-based care for patients, Health News, ET HealthWorld

by Sanjay Murdeshwar

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unpleasant reminder of how a strong healthcare system matters for the well-being of a nation’s people and the economy. It would not be an overstatement to say that systems which are structured on value-based approaches are capable of providing affordable and equitable access to health services for all. Today, as countries re-envision healthcare and rebuild economies, there is a unique opportunity for the industry and governments to strengthen healthcare systems by adopting evidence-led interventions.

The Indian landscape
We, as a country, have made significant progress towards improving health indicators. The average life expectancy has increased from 58 to 69 years. In parallel, the loss of Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY) has also decreased significantly by over 40%. Having served the healthcare ecosystem across developed and developing markets for nearly three decades, I have witnessed the massive impact that improved healthcare has on the productivity of a nation. In fact, this development in India took place in the same period when the Indian GDP growth had been at peak.

In addition, every health parameter has improved in the last decade – reduction in maternal mortality ratio by 60%, infant mortality ratio by 60%,

View More Making evidence-led decisions to offer value-based care for patients, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Glamyo Health Raises USD 3 Million in Series A, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Glamyo Health, an Asset Light healthcare start-up operating in the field of elective surgeries has raised USD 3 Mn in Series A. The startup has raised the round from an array of esteemed investors and led by Ananta Capital and participation from Agility ventures, Udtara Ventures, We Founder Circle, Dexter Angels, Tej Kapoor of Fosun, Vivek Gupta and Abhay Hanjura of Licious, Dhruv Kapoor of Sistema, Aditya Singh of Stride VC, Ayush Jain of AWS and others.

Started in the end 2019 the brand has raised USD 3.5 Mn in total including the current round.

The company is currently operational in 10 cities which includes Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and also in Tier 2 cities like Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh & Patna, and is working with 250 + hospitals and 150 + surgeons. The Glamyo team outlines a plan to lengthen in 20+ cities in the next 6 months.

Source link

View More Glamyo Health Raises USD 3 Million in Series A, Health News, ET HealthWorld