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Technology Innovation, the Key for Healthcare Delivery Excellence

Business Wire India
The 2nd Icons of Healthcare Summit – a pan Asia forum deliberating the challenges in healthcare delivery & celebrating excellence by BERG Singapore was hosted in Singapore on July 21, amidst the presence of medical professionals, healthcare providers and medtech experts from India, Singapore, Mauritius, Nepal & Oman. Organised by Singapore-headquartered Business Excellence & Research Group Pte Ltd (BERG), the summit witnessed deliberations over some of the key aspects and opportunities for healthcare delivery across Asia.
Focussed on “Connected Health & Disruptive Technology” the Icons of Healthcare 2017 exchanged strategies around remote patient monitoring solutions, data management, personalised solutions, insurance & market entry barriers impacting Innovation.
Leading professionals including Mark Mynhier, Partner PwC, Tirupathi Karthik, CEO Napier Healthcare, Francis Puno, Chairman SE Asia, PCHA, Daryl Arnold, CEO & Founder, Connected Life, Dr. Snehal Patel, CEO & Founder, MyDoc, Dr. Ronald Ling, Co-Founder, Galen Growth Asia, Dr. Zubin Durawalla, Director & Healthcare Lead, PwC SE Asia Consulting, Fredrik Nyberg, CEO, APACMed, Dr. Chong Yoke Sin, Chief, Enterprise Business Group at Starhub and Prof. Joanne Yoong, NUS, shared valuable insights & experiences during their presentations and at the two panel discussions – Managing Population Health – risk & role of innovation & Transforming Care through a consumer driven model.
Commenting on the initiative this year, Vishwesh Iyer, Managing Partner, BERG Singapore said, “The 2nd edition of Icons of Healthcare ( focussed on bringing together Healthcare Providers, platform providers & understanding linkages to Digital Health, vis-a-vis the challenges of Data, Insurance, role of Telcos & rising Healthcare Costs. Our uniqueness lies in the thought leadership that we provide by collaborating with stakeholders in the medical & healthcare ecosystem for an exchange of ideas and best practices across the countries of South & South-East Asia.”
Following the conference, the 2017 Icons of Healthcare Awards were also presented to bring the professionals & institutions to world stage and celebrate their successes. Divakars Specility Hospital, Bangalore was awarded the Leading Hospital for Women’s Health, followed by Farrer Park Hospital Singapore – Leading Hospital for Cardiovascular Care, Shanti Memorial Hospital, Cuttack – Leading Hospital for Bariatrics, Murli Krishna Pharma, Pune – Leading Healthcare Solutions Provider, Indus Healthcare, Punjab – Leading Tertiary Care Hospital Group.
The Award for Excellence in Medical Tourism was presented to Syed Ahmed, Wide Vision Group Oman; Dr. Dhaval Naik – CIMS Ahmedabad – Excellence in Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Ashok Arbat – KRIMS Nagpur – Excellence in Pulmonology and Dr. Manish Khaitan – Nobesity Ahmedabad -Excellence in Bariatric Surgery.
Dr. Birendra Kumar Bista from Biratnagar Nepal was felicitated with the Award- Excellence in Neurology, Dr. Chandandeep Sandhu, Mohali– Excellence in Non-Invasive Cardiology, Dr. Sharad Sharma, Mumbai –Excellence in Metabolic Surgery; Dr. Hiren Parikh, Baroda – Excellence in Pulmonology; Ms. Norina Sookmoulla (Mauritius) – Healthcare Woman Icon; Dr. R. Padmakumar, Renai Medicity Kochi- Excellence in Laparoscopy and Dr. H. M. Prasanna, Pristine Hospital, Bangalore – Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Icons of Healthcare 2017 was backed by PwC Consulting as Knowledge Partner, PCHA & TiE as Industry Partner, Napier Healthcare as the Supporting Partner & Jet Airways as the Travel Partner.