Singapore based Business Excellence & Research Group (BERG) hosted the inaugural edition of the ICONS OF HEALTHCARE, Summit & Awards at the Raffles Town Club, Singapore recently.
Icons of Healthcare (www.iconsofhealthcare.com) is a unique international thought leadership platform that brings together the various stakeholders in the medical & healthcare ecosystem for an exchange of ideas and best practices across the countries of South & South East Asia. The goal is not just to recognize the great work, but also enable a sharing of knowledge and networking opportunity and provide a global benchmark and recognition.
The summit with the theme “Innovation in Patient Care” provided an ideal platform for Doctors, Medical Service providers & Hospitals to come together and share some innovative strategies to manage healthcare services as well as patient care with the use of technology and use media outreach strategies to create more impact.
Leading professionals including Tirupathi Karthick, CEO Napier Healthcare; Francis Puno- Chairman SE Asia, Continua, Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei – VP Communications, Medtronic; Shefali Srinivas – Healthcare Practice lead, WE Communications, Praful Akali Founder & MD – Medulla Healthcare and Cherinjit Shori – Group COO at AAMG shared some valuable insights & experiences during the panel discussions – Achieving Competitive Advantage in Healthcare and Reimagining the role of Technology in Healthcare.
Fortis Group of Hospitals, New Delhi was awarded the Best Multi-speciality Chain, followed by Farrer Park Hospital Singapore - Best Integrated Healthcare & Wellness complex, Nandana Healthcare Bangalore – Best Multi-speciality Hospital, Dr. Malagaonkar’s Progenesis Fertility Centre Nasik – Best hospital for reproductive medicine and IHN Nepal – Emerging healthcare company of Nepal. Ananya Gastroenterology Hyderabad bagged the award for Best Centre for Gastroenterology; Mayflower Women’s Hospital Ahmedabad was awarded Best Hospital for Gynaecology and Strength India Movement, Chennai was awarded the Excellence in General Wellness at the Summit & Awards nite.
Some of the leading professionals including Ms. Noemi Azura, President & CEO- PhilCare Philippines bagged the award for Female Healthcare Professional of the year, Dr. Ritesh Gupta, New Delhi was awarded Excellence in Endocrinology, Dr. P.R. Ashwin Vijay, Chennai was awarded Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. S Dhorepatil, Pune was awarded Excellence in Obesity Surgery, Dr. Anil Mehta, Bangalore was awarded Excellence in Surgery and Dr. Chandan Sandhu was awarded Excellence in Preventive & Non-invasive Cardiology.
Frost & Sullivan & Interlink were the Knowledge Partners for the Summit and supporting partners included Napier Healthcare Pte Ltd, AIMED and AsiaBizToday amongst others.
About BERG Singapore
BERG is committed to nurturing and promoting business excellence across diverse sectors. In this quest, BERG has gone on to establish thought leadership platforms over the past few years since its inception that includes Real Estate, Skills Development, Entrepreneurship and Startup Ecosystems. (www.bizexcellence.com.sg).
The manifestation of the various initiatives have been in the form of summits, conferences, business networking and though leadership forums. Combined with a sustained communication process in the international media and through in-house knowledge initiatives like the AsiaBizToday, the effort is to have an ongoing dialogue in these areas and be a catalyst to find practical solutions.
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