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 on “Rising beyond Barriers.”

Realising the need to build a strong, resilient healthcare system that can withstand an unprecedented crisis in future, the summit will bring together leaders from top healthcare services to discuss, ideate and put forth suggestions, so as to make India’s healthcare system amongst the strongest in the world. This summit stems from two previous standalone events by ETHealthworld.com — Health Tech Summit and India Diagnostics Summit.

Economic Times Healthcare Leaders’ Summit will emphasise on each segment of healthcare including the key advancements, investments, and how to overcome the roadblocks for the sector’s progress.

Panel Discussions:

The summit will house panel discussions with top healthcare leaders in the country who will give insights on leading in a pandemic and building a stronger healthcare system. The topics chosen for deliberation by experts include Leading in Global Pandemic, How is the Healthcare Infrastructure Shaping up post Pandemic, Redefining and Revamping the Diagnostics in India, Impact of COVID-19 on SDGs : Progress and Setbacks and Fireside chats on some of the most pertinent issues in the healthcare sector.

The center point of discussion for panel one will be “How is the Healthcare Infrastructure Shaping up post Pandemic” which will deliberate upon the infrastructure development that has taken place in the healthcare sector and future plans upon improving health services.

The panel will see the participation of Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, Managing Director & CEO, Fortis Healthcare Ltd; Dr. Tarang Gianchandani, CEO, Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital; Gautam Khanna, CEO, PD Hinduja Hospital; Dr. Atul Mohan Kochhar, CEO, NABH and will be moderated by Dr. Anish Desai, Director, Intellimed Healthcare Solutions.

The panel discussion will be followed by partner Presentation on Growth And Emerging Markets Business Unit at Takeda by Simon Gallagher, General Manager India, Takeda who will be providing his valuable insights during the session.

The second panel discussion will focus on “Innovative Access Model- New Era for Sustainable Healthcare Post Pandemic” to deliberate on making the healthcare services more accessible and sustainable for a better future.

The panel will host top health leaders including Dr. Rakesh Mishra, Director, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society & Distinguished Emeritus Professor, CCMB; Dr. Rupa Banerjee, Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist & Director, IBD Centre AIG Hospitals; Dr. Varinder Garg, OSD to PGIMER – Union Health Minister & Principal Investigator, ICMR-Centre and Gopal Agrawal, Head- Market Access & Pricing, Takeda under the moderation of Archisman Mohapatra, Executive Director, GRID Council.

For the next panel, “Redefining and Revamping the Diagnostics in India” will be the agenda. The top diagnostic leaders will share their experiences on ramping up testing during Covid and further on how can the diagnostic sector in India be reenergized to meet the rising demand.

The panel will have experts like Dr. Avinash Padhke, Founder, Avinash Phadke Labs & President – SRL Diagnostics; Dinesh Chauhan, CEO, Core Diagnostics; Dr. Ravi Gaur, Principal Advisor, Spice Health & CII Co-Chair – Healthcare Committee, Delhi; Rashi Garg, General Manager, Cepheid; Dr. Sanjay Arora, Founder & Managing Director, Suburban Diagnostics; Dr. Sujata Dhanuka, General Manager – Diagnostics, Lupin Limited with Dr. Vidur Mahajan, Associate Director – Mahajan Imaging Head (R&D), CARING ensuring a smooth flow for the conversation.

Discussion on the “Impact of COVID-19 on SDGs: Progress and Setbacks” will witness healthcare leaders Dr. K. Madan Gopal, Senior Consultant (Health), Niti Aayog; Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya, Physician, Epidemiologist & Public Policy and Health Systems Specialist; Neeraj Jain, Country Director, PATH India; Prathmesh Raichura, Partner India, KPMG with the moderation of Prathiba Raju, Assistant Editor – Digital Content, ETHealthworld.com underlining the implications of COVID19 on the progress made in achieving SDGs and what can possibly be done to successfully implement SDGs in the healthcare sector.

Fireside Chats:

Along with the panel discussions, the summit will also host fireside chats with healthcare experts including Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare; Dr. Arjun Dang – CEO, Dr. Dangs Lab; Dr. Sanjeev Vashisht, Managing Director & CEO, Pathkind Diagnostics; Dr. Camilla Rodrigues, Senior consultant Microbiologist & Chair of the Infection Control Committee, P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre and Dr. Debkishore Gupta – Director, Medical Affairs, Cepheid.

Eminent healthcare experts will share their views on topics like how Young Entrepreneurs Approach can be used to revolutionize Healthcare and how Labs and Clinicians Collaborate for Fight against Drug Resistant Tuberculosis.

Leaders Speak

Session 1 of Leaders Speak will be hosting Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare; Dr. Naresh Trehan,Chairman & Managing Director, Medanta The Medicity
with moderation from Anshu Gupta, Founder, Goonj who will share insights from their own experience about leading hospitals in a global pandemic.

Leaders Speak session 2 will bring in views of Diagnostic experts Dr. Harsh Mahajan, Founder, Mahajan Imaging; (Honorary Brig.) Dr. Arvind Lal, Executive Chairman, Dr. Lal Pathlabs under the moderation of Dr. Sunita Maheshwari, Senior Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist & Board Member, GSK who were at centre of taking decisions for the testing facilities which had an immense in country’s fight against the pandemic.

Talking about Healthcare Investment will be experts in the sector- Vishal Bali, Executive Chairman, Asia Healthcare Holdings & Senior Advisor, TPG Growth; Sunil Thakur, Partner, Quadria Capital with the Moderation of Parijat Ghosh, Leader, Healthcare Practice & Senior Partner, Bain & Company India who will be addressing the Leaders speak session 3.

With the participation of these distinguished personalities of exceptional caliber and sector acumen, we hope to lay down the groundwork for the formation of an effective and equitable healthcare system that is robust and accessible for all.

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