Authors on Healthcare IT Experts Blog

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Authors on Healthcare IT Experts Blog – 2020

Dr. Senthilnathan Padmanaban
Dr. Senthilnathan Padmanaban

Dr Senthil is healthcare management professional with experience of working in multiple thematic of healthcare including health information technology, health systems development, business modelling, public private partnerships, market research, product/service designing, facility planning, medical asset planning, project documentation, project management, training, operational efficiency,  turnaround and strategic roadmap for hospitals and health systems. He has offered consultancy to over 50 hospitals (7800+beds) in India and abroad. He has also provided consultancy to the World Health Organisation (SEARO) and government projects in India. Earlier, he worked with Accenture and Xerox in implementing and maintaining health information systems for large hospitals/health systems in the USA. He is a certified Professional, Academy for Healthcare  Management, USA (PAHM).


Jai Ganesh Udayasankaran
Jai Ganesh Udayasankaran

Jai, MSc, MBA works as Senior Manager for Healthcare Information Technology and Telehealth initiatives at Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India. 


Dr. Sunita Maheshwari
Dr. Sunita Maheshwari

Chief Dreamer and Loop Closer
RXDX, T2, Teleradiology Solutions


Madhavi Kanumoory
Madhavi Kanumoory

Madhavi Kanumoory is the Chief Information Officer at Healthcare Global Enterprises. She is responsible for leading business transformation through technology and digital innovation, IT strategy and execution across the enterprise in order to deliver the best care and patient outcomes through medical excellence and value based medicine.

Madhavi is passionate about driving differentiating outcomes through technology. She has over 24 years of experience and has held several global leadership positions in the US and in India across various industry segments. Throughout her career, she has traversed through the breadth of IT and business functions. She actively coaches and mentors individuals through their careers and is known for building high performance teams.

Madhavi holds an Engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, India; has completed several leadership courses and is a certified Six Sigma green belt.

On the personal front, she enjoys traveling to new places, trying different cuisines, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures.


Dr Sai Praveen Haranath
Dr Sai Praveen Haranath

Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a pulmonary and critical care physician working at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India and is also a founding member and current medical director of the Apollo eAccess program which provides teleICU services around India.

He graduated from Madras Medical College and then went to the US. Over 15 years in America he specialized in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and is American Board Certified in these fields. He also obtained a Masters in Public Health degree from UConn.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and active on several of their committees and is Chair of the Executive Committee of the Council of Global Governors of the ACCP . He is a member of their Board of Regents and Chest Foundation Board of Trustees.

He returned to India in 2011 to pursue his lifelong desire to raise the standard of Indian and global healthcare through the ethical practice of excellent medicine. He has been interested in managing tobacco and smoking addiction for several years and was also selected to attend the Johns Hopkins Global Tobacco Leadership Program in 2016. Innovation and creation of value in healthcare technology is a daily mission and he currently mentors several healthcare startups. Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a committed and passionate champion for the practical delivery of ethical healthcare.

Blog Link: https://indiachest.wordpress.com/
Medium Blog: https://link.medium.com/IlB1uKq8F6


Dr. Pankaj Gupta
Dr. Pankaj Gupta

#DigitalHealth Transformation Leader

Geek Doctor, Visionary Leader, Technocrat with Masters in Computer Science, Bioinformatics [GGB] and Management [IIMB]. For over 2 decades been working in Healthcare/Pharma Technology business and Healthcare/Pharma process standardization. HealthTech Leadership roles – US/Canada/Asia. Now Consultant at Board level of Healthcare funds and large Healthcare Organizations


Kumar Satyam
Kumar Satyam

Lead Architect – Interoperability, EIS at Philips | HL7 India – Technical Committee Chair

Technology leader with a proven track record of leading the design and development of software products and solutions in digital health space. Having strong technical acumen, keen business sense and desire to improve Healthcare outcomes through technology. Driven by challenges and opportunities to experiment. Effective communicator and strategist.

Areas of expertise : Healthcare Interoperability & Integration. 


Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari
Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari

Expert Member, Roster for Digital Health, WHO. Physician and Health Informatics Educationist

Prof. Supten is a Health Informatics Educationist and Independent Consultant for Digital Health Standards, with basic training as a medical doctor and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from IIT, BHU. Formerly Dean (Academics and Student Affairs) and Professor (Health Informatics) in IIHMR, Delhi. Formerly: Project Director, CHI of National Health Portal. He has been the Founder and Director of Supten Institute and the Founding Director of CAL2CAL Institute. Prof. Supten’s areas of expertise are in Requirements analysis and management in Healthcare information technology, e-learning; medical journalism and clinical decision support systems.

Specialties: Research and teaching in biomedical and health informatics, especially Standards for Digital Health 


Dhruv Joshi
Dhruv Joshi

Director – Cloudphysician Healthcare Pvt Ltd


Dileep Raman
Dileep Raman

Director – Cloudphysician Healthcare Pvt Ltd


Dr. Devashish Saini
Dr. Devashish Saini

Founder and Family Physician, Ross Clinics

Dr Devashish Saini pursued his MBBS from AIIMS, New Delhi followed by Master of Science in Health Informatics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While in the US he also completed a year-long surgical internship at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He returned to India in 2008, studied entrepreneurship at the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai and joined Swasth India Services wherein he helped design and build low-cost low-overhead health systems for the Indian poor. He has been building and managing clinics for the last 10 years.


Jeyaseelan Jeyaraj
Jeyaseelan Jeyaraj

Senior Director, Health Sciences, Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation | President HIMSS India


Ambarish Giliyar
Ambarish Giliyar

a Marketer-Analyst. Is passionate about bridging User-Product gaps for consumer-ized solutions. He does this by generating Insights, evangelizing eXperience, personalizing Content and improving Engagement. Ambarish works with Healthtech / DigitalHealth start-up and/or companies that must innovate to transform+grow. He specializes in building Creative fore-sights, Market+Competitive analysis & Inbound Marketing from a Patient, Payer and/or Provider perspectives for increased access, reduced costs and/or improved outcomes.


Dr. Rohit Sharma
Dr. Rohit Sharma

is Working on ZINI.ai. Interested in Healthcare, defence & Space Industry. I want to create and invent things that will help the human race for thousands of years even after i am gone. Solving
Problems for People, 1 Solution at a time Making Dreams come true. Inspiring people to have meaning and a greater purpose behind their actions and words.

I’m a Writer, Entrepreneur, Doctor,
Astrologer, Factual Speaker, Researcher, Explorer & an Ordinary Human being with an Extraordinary Life Just like you.


Tejas Deshmukh
Tejas Deshmukh

Tejas works at a capacity of Vice President, DOXIVA and is third in command. The role demands awareness on external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customer acquisition, markets and new industry development and standards.


<strong>Johnson Thomas, MD, FACE</strong>
Johnson Thomas, MD, FACE

include thyroid nodule, thyroid cancer and diabetes. Dr. Thomas has published in the fields of molecular markers, tumor induced hypoglycemia, machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is also an avid coder, his GitHub repo. Dr. Thomas received researcher of the year award, 2019 from Mercy ministry and Kenneth Simcic Award for Academic Excellence in Endocrinology in 2012.


<strong>Bharat Gera</strong>
Bharat Gera

Pioneer in Digital Transformation, Design Thinker, Enterprise Architect, Start up Coach, Innovator in Healthcare

Pioneer in digital transformation of healthcare by leveraging innovative technology aligned with strategic goals since 1999.

Currently, in the process of setting up a platform for digital healthcare ecosystem to collaborate and advocate human centricity in delivery of healthcare solutions.

Until recently, CIO of a leading teaching hospital in Bangalore led the digital transformation of the entire academy consisting of hospital, medical and nursing college and research institute.

Previously, as CEO of an IT company with several clients in USA and India delivered strategic and innovative solutions to healthcare industry.

Engagements include CBS Inc, Trizetto (Myhealthbank), Fortis/Wockhardt Hospitals, Ramesh Hospitals, St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences and a number of innovative young start ups in healthcare ecosystem.

Member of CHIME and CIO Klub, wide network of CxOs, investors and academics in India and USA.

Passionate about new ideas and creative approaches to solutions by collaborating with industry partners, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the ecosystem.

Core competencies are in strategy and innovation, practiced over 30 years as a management consultant, entrepreneur and CIO.


Aparna Kumaraswamy
Aparna Kumaraswamy

Project Manager, HealthTech,
Swissnex India, Consultate General of Switzerland


Medha Verma
Medha Verma

A PhD Scholar from National Consortium for PhD in Nursing by Indian Nursing Council working on knowledge assessment of nursing professionals and students on Nursing Informatics. Master (Critical Care) Nursing and B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing from AIIMS, Delhi. Worked in various capacities in clinical education, supervision, educator and coordinator for Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing, Indian Nursing Council. With more than 10 years of experience in nursing education, practice and administration, currently working with e-learning medical education company as content strategist and trainer for nursing professionals and allied health professionals. Peer editor for Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (HIMSS) and committee member of HIMMS APAC India Chapter.


<strong>Sandeep Reddy</strong>
Sandeep Reddy

Associate Professor Sandeep Reddy is a certified health informatician and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare researcher based at the Deakin School of Medicine, Geelong. He has a medical and healthcare management background in addition to having completed AI and machine learning training through several sources. He is currently engaged in research about application of AI in healthcare delivery in addition to developing AI models to treat and manage type 2 diabetes. Also, he has authored several publications about the use of artificial intelligence in Medicine. Further, he is advising several start-ups that are focused on providing AI solutions for healthcare issues.


Harish Rijhwani
Harish Rijhwani

Harish Rijhwani has 17+ years of experience in Healthcare Information Technology. He has worked in Atos Syntel (15 years), Hinduja Global Solutions (1.5 years) and currently in CitiusTech. Provided Solutions across various Healthcare areas Clinical, Revenue Cycle Management, Telemedicine, Analytics, Non-Clinical: HR Payroll, Finance & Supply Chain. Multi-faceted with experience across Solutioning, Pre-sales and Delivery. He has been a Visiting Faculty/Speaker/IT Judge at various events/institutes viz. Welingkar, Somaiya, VIT, Symbiosis, and NASSCOM. He has a passion for teaching Healthcare IT and has done BE Electronics & MBA Systems. He is also author of the book Healthcare Decoded – Begin your Health IT Journey


Aniruddha Nene
Aniruddha Nene

An entrepreneur at the core.IITan with a strong background in Electrical, Biomedical Engineering / Informatics. 20+ years of exposure to industry including engineering, ITES, Healthcare Informatics, consulting around a product, management and entrepreneurship


Reenita Das I am a partner and Senior Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting and research firm. With over 25 years of healthcare consulting experience spanning numerous countries in Asia Pacific, Latin America and Eastern Europe, I have developed a passion for bringing best practices and shared learnings to other parts of the world. I also focus on looking at reverse innovation, issues of convergence and new business models. Today, much of my work is identifying the disruptions, transformation and collapses in the healthcare ecosystem in wide ranging countries and the implications of this for stakeholders. I spend my free time practicing yoga, travelling and learning from other cultures. A passion of mine includes mentoring and inspiring young women to take on leadership roles and focus of STEM based careers. LinkedIn@ReenitaDasWebsite

Devmalya Sarkar Devmalya Sarkar is a Health Innovation Strategist and BioDesigner  and currently leads HITLAB’s (@HITLABnyc) digital health innovation and impact across India and South Asia. LinkedIn@DevmalyaSWebsite

Dr. Joyoti Goswami Healthcare expertise of over 20 + years. Clinician having worked in specialty hospitals as medical officer and currently in the Healthcare Information Technology domain since the last 10 + years. Have a good combination of clinical and technology skills in multiple areas. Worked with multiple EMRs such as Allscripts, GE Centricity, Athena health and Nextgen LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Sreejith Madhavan Sreejith Madhavan is the Chief Operating Officer of Zerone Consulting Pvt. Ltd., a custom software development company with an exceptional track record of successfully completing over 500 challenging projects for 140 plus satisfied customers globally. Sreejith’s experience includes a demonstrated history of working in the outsourcing/offshoring industry, managing and mentoring multiple teams in the web and mobile development arena LinkedIn@Zerone_IndiaWebsite

Vijayananda J Chief Architect and Fellow, at Philips Healthcare. Lead Architect and responsible for driving the strategy, architecture and technology roadmap for the Big Data, Analytics and Machine Learning platform within Philips HealthTech LinkedIn@vijayanandajWebsite

Divya Raj The author, Mr. Divya Raj, is Head of Programs at E-Health Research Center (EHRC) of International Institute of Information Technology – Bangalore where he is also an adjunct faculty. EHRC has mental health, malnutrition and disabilities as the strong focus areas. Mr. Divya Raj comes with around 2 decades of IT industry experience with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Enterprise Integration technologies and is passionate about IT based public and social initiatives. LinkedIn@divyaraj1Website

Dr. Chandrika Kambam PRESENT DESIGNATION: VICE PRESIDENT – CLINICAL SERVICES

PRESENT AFFILIATIONS: COLUMBIA ASIA HOSPITALS- INDIA

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: ESTABLISHING CLINICAL GOVERNANCE AND QUALITY MONITORING SYSTEM FOR COLUMBIA ASIA GROUP. MANAGING DOCTOR RECRUITMENT AND DOCTOR COST. STARTED HOSPITALIST PROGRAM. WORKED WITH THE TEAM ON VARIOUS DISEASE SPECIFIC PROGRAMS E.G. COLUMBIA DIABETES CARE. INVOLVED IN CONTINUOUS REVIEW AND UPGRADE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE GROUP. ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN OPENING NEW HOSPITALS.

PURSUED ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, BY COMPLETING MBA, ABMQ, PGDMLE .

I HOLD VOLUNTEER POSITIONS IN KRUPANIDHI GROUP OF INSTITUTES AS MEMBER OF BOARD OF STUDIES.

I WORK WITH NASSCOM ON CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR IOT IN HEALTH CARE SPACE.

I am founder and chairman for Yeshshomaheswari trust through which I help economically weaker section for education and health care needs.

Free time, I enjoy gardening and I work out to keep fit. I write blogs on topics close to my heart. drchandrikakambam.comLinkedIn@CkambamWebsite

Bipinkumar Rathod Asst Professor of Health Informatics and Tele Medicine. Skill health | Analytics | learning health system | Research | health startups | Smart University. LinkedIn@bipin4ukWebsite

Girish Koppar Experience of managing IT for Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre for over a decade, and an overall experience of 25 years
Committee Member of HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Asia Pacific Chapter and International Member of CHIME (College of Health Information Management Executives). Secretary & Principal founder of Hospital Information Technology Association
(http://www.hospitaltech.in/) connecting IT personnel across various hospitals pan India. HIT Association is a non-profit association registered under the Bombay Port Trust Act which aims to “Provide Transformational and Visionary Leadership for successful adoption of Digital Technologies in Hospitals. Board Member and Co-Founder of Medical and Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) http://www.mahima.org.in/MaHIMA is accredited by Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for conducting Continues Medical Education. On the advisory board of the following companies as a Healthcare Subject Matter Expert (Honorary)
https://www.lemarksolutions.com/mentors
http://findyourfit.in/?page_id=1235LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Vidya S.M Data Scientist at Philips. Data Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in AI, image processing, & algorithms. Strong engineering professional with a Master’s degree focused in Machine Learning & AI from National University of Singapore. LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Sivareena S.L Co-Founder PregBuddy (Google Launchpad) LinkedIn@SarikaSivareenaWebsite

Karan Sharma Healthcare Strategy and Customer Experience Manager, Technology Enthusiast, Innovator and Healthcare Business Leader.

Highly experienced and focused senior Executive with strong background in Healthcare strategies and business problem solving. Have managed multiple projects in different disciplines and geographies with strong track record of building great teams with exceptional results. Provide and Execute vision, strategies or idea.

He is a clinician and healthcare management professional, worked in India, Middle East and Maldives.LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Dr. (Maj) Anuradha Monga A versatile military veteran with expertise in healthcare management, Anuradha has acquired real world experience in areas of Hospital operations, Health insurance claims management and mass insurance, Healthcare IT, NABH implementation and digital marketing. LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Vishnu Saxena Vishnu is an Industry connected transformational healthcare Leader with an impressive reputation for building high growth, high value healthcare business practices, turning around digital health startups and advising accelerators, innovators. Proven track record in partnering with healthcare stakeholders (Providers, payers, pharmaceuticals), ISV’s, med devices companies and helping them succeed across digital medicine innovation, patient/member engagement strategy, redefining patient experience thru design thinking, value based care transformation, technology consulting, Digital integration and Data-Analytics goals LinkedIn@vishnu_saxenaWebsite

Dr Sandeep Reddy, MBBS DPH MSc MMgmt MBAcert PhD CHIA I am a Certified Medical Informatician, Health Program Evaluator and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Researcher with education, training and experience from leading institutions and various parts of the world. I am currently focused on the research and application of artificial intelligence techniques and program evaluation methodologies in the healthcare sector. In addition to peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed articles, I have authored two books and in the process of completing another one. More about me can be found here: http://www.drsandeepreddy.com LinkedIn@docsunny50Website

Tirupathi Karthik A leader in the Healthcare IT space, Tirupathi Karthik has extensive business leadership experience across Asia, the Middle East and USA, particularly in the enterprise software space. He is a passionate advocate for the innovative use of technology that turns IT investments into competitive differentiators for their stakeholders rather than using IT as a pure cost containment initiative.

In various hospital implementations, he has been championing the use of Mobility as a pervasive information delivery channel. His vision led to the use of themFirst approach with the infusion of HTML5 and Apple’s mobility products across the Napier platform. Napier’s leadership in the global marketplace continues to gather momentum on the back of one of the most modern implementations of such a technology stack.

As an Eldercare thought leader, he has been driving productivity agendas for aged care models globally and seen to the expansion of Napier’s product vision to include elderly care services delivery. Applying technology-enabled solutions for senior care providers offering nursing home, home care and activity-centre services, Napier today enables productivity and improved quality of care.LinkedIn@TirupathiKarthikWebsite

Prasad Kompalli Entrepreneur. Business leader. Health-tech evangelist.

These are just a few words to describe Prasad. Best known for his leadership role at Myntra, India’s largest e-commerce store for fashion and lifestyle products, Prasad has built and lead large teams from ground-up, in a career spanning more than 20 years.

As the Chief Business Officer of Myntra, Prasad led its growth from being a small ecommerce company to become the largest fashion destination in India, with a revenue nearing 1B. He was responsible for driving Myntra’s business across Category Management, Marketing, Fashion and Revenue. At Myntra, Prasad is credited for bringing several international brands to India, and creating a lasting impact in the industry by driving strategic partnerships and M&As. Prasad is also known to have lead Myntra through several technical innovations such as being mobile first, and creating opportunities at the intersection of data science and fashion. He has been instrumental in driving value creation through deep tech integration with partners in the fashion industry.

Prior to Myntra, Prasad had a long stint at SAP where he was leading an international team of 600 engineers developing key technology products in the areas of mobility, business process management and EAI. He was one of the top 200 global leaders at SAP where he held strategy and general management roles. During his time at SAP, he created several product innovations and has got eight patents under data and mobile technology.

mfine is Prasad’s second entrepreneurial venture, prior to which, he was the cofounder of Indus Bionics – an ambitious attempt to build indigenous low-cost cochlear implants.

Prasad is a big believer in tech-lead transformation of societies and strives to create positive impact for consumers, especially in India, with technology. He sees an unprecedented opportunity with mobile tech and AI to create a high quality healthcare experience that is personal and accessible on-demand. With mfine, Prasad wants to shape the new-age healthcare delivery in India.

Prasad also holds 7 patents in data and mobile technology.LinkedIn@pkompalliWebsite

Nishita Mehta Ph.D. Scholar at SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Inder Davalur Inderjith Davalur is a healthcare technology specialist, speaker, writer and utopian dreamer.
Inder works with hospitals committed to transforming the healthcare paradigm with the aid of new innovative technologies. His primary area of interest lies in using data analytics and technologies such as Deep Learning to shift the current physician-driven healthcare model to a patient-driven market dynamic.
Inder focuses on the manifold ways in which data crunching and machine learning can lead to better diagnoses that can not only be made at the time of illness, but predicted way before any symptoms surface. The path ahead in the sector, he believes, lies in the deployment of evolving technologies that immensely influence both diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of healthcare, delivering real patient-driven, data-enabled, informed healthcare.
Inder currently works as the Group CIO at KIMS Hospitals Private Limited, Hyderabad and has previously assumed leadership roles at leading hospitals and companies, in India and the United States of America. LinkedIn@inderdavalurWebsite

Dr Pramod D. Jacob (MBBS, MS- Medical Informatics)
After completing his medical degree from CMC Vellore and doing his Master of Science in Medical Informatics from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) in the US, Dr Pramod worked in the EMR division of Epic Systems, USA and was the Clinical Systems Project Manager in Multnomah County, Portland, Oregon. He has been a Healthcare Information Technology consultant to Benton County, Oregon and Santa Cruz County, California. In 2007 he relocated to India and did consultancy work for the state governments of Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh. He was a member of the HIMSS Global EHR Task Force and the lead for India in the task force.

At present he is the Chief Medical Officer of dWise Healthcare IT solutions, involved in the designing and implementation of Clinical Information Systems and the EHR for the company. He is also a consultant for WHO India in the IDSP project and for PHFI for a Non Communicable Diseases Decision Support Application.LinkedIn@LifetrenzWebsite

Arpit Agarwal Arpit has been involved with promotion of startups and ecosystem since 2006 when he co-founded Headstart Network, today India’s largest early stage entrepreneurs’ network with over 20 city chapters.

Arpit has been with Blume for last four years as a Principal, responsible for scouting science-led and hardware businesses, apart from managing a portfolio of about 15 companies, which include companies in a variety of sectors ranging from used goods market to IOT to Healthcare to Enterprise services.

He’s based in Delhi, in an MBA from IIT Bombay and holds a BTech from NIT TrichyLinkedIn@arpiitWebsite

Subhadeep Mondal Co-founder & CEO of PregBuddy | Looking for Android FullStack Engineer | Speaker | Ex-Product at SignEasy, Gaana.com LinkedIn@smondal1008Website

Dr. Vicky Parikh Healthcare Executive who combines clinical, public heath, and data management knowledge and success, transforming healthcare systems and improving delivery and quality. Leads continuous improvement processes, creating fundamental change in healthcare industry with new value-based care delivery systems, innovative collaborations, and partnerships for a sustainable healthcare model. Strives to improve quality of healthcare while lowering costs. Specializes in advancing efforts in population health and care delivery models, addressing increased healthcare costs and improving quality of patient care. LinkedIn@ParikhVickyWebsite

Ishaq Quadri Senior IT Executive with 20+ years of experience on Software Development and Implementation. LinkedIn@Ishaq_QuadriWebsite

Dr. Milind Antani Represents clients in matters including corporate mergers and acquisitions, investments, regulatory and transactional matters, intellectual property prosecution and litigation, joint ventures and formation of new companies. Focuses on Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Social Sector, Intellectual Property and Medical Devices LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Jyoti Sahai Jyoti Sahai has over 42 years of experience in banking and IT industry, and is currently the CMD of Kavaii Business Analytics India. Kavaii provides analytic solutions in Healthcare and IT Services domains. LinkedIn@JyotiSahai@kavaiianalyticsBlog

Dr. Oommen John is a Consultant Physician, Public Health Research and Policy Expert. He is the current President of the Indian Association for Medical Informatics and a Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health LinkedIn@oommen_johnWebsiteResearch Profile

Karunakar Rayker Designer, User Experience Consultant, Technophile, Artist, Photographer. Karunakar, has more than 17 years of experience in designing and building solutions. He shares his knowledge and experience via his very active, resourceful and insightful twitter feed @krayker@krayker

Manishree Bhattacharya

Priyanka Singh Branding Enthusiast | Entrepreneur in Making | Freelance Blogger & Writer. I have been working with healthcare in brand management for more than 7 years.Soon launching my food & nutrition brand in India with a vision to make people healthy and beautiful naturally LinkedIn@1_priyankasinghWebsite

Danielle Siarri Speaker | Moderator | HealthIT Advisor | Social Media Practitioner | Clinical Marketer | SM Ambassador. Danielle has a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is a registered nurse with experience ranging from hospital setting of transplants and trauma to case manager in the corporate environment. Danielle is a contributor to the Philips Innovation Matters Blog, Microsoft Intel in Health Nurse Blog, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the European Union of HIMSS and LinkedIn published author. Danielle is very active on social media and is #44 of the Top Health Information Technology 100 (#HIT100) LinkedIn@innonurseWebsite

Guneet Bhatia A Medical Content Writer and Manager, Editor and Blogger. Guneet Bindra is currently working as as a medical content writer and manager with different national and international clients, including medical practitioners and drug companies. She has worked as a team leader, science & health with International Business Times.  LinkedIn@Guneet_B

Tejas Deshmukh Highly skilled and motivated professional with rich experience of 13+ years in software product development for Healthcare and Life Sciences vertical, proven track record of building innovative solutions, providing strategic consulting, pre-sales and operational management. LinkedIn@tejasvdeshmukhWebsite

Devesh Rajadhyax Founder and CEO, Cere Labs, AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning LinkedIn@deveshrajadhyaxWebsite

Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is currently Director, Clinical Innovations and Partnerships at Innaccel Acceleration Services Private Limited and ENT practitioner. He has authored the book’Inventing medical devices – A perspective from India’. His core expertise lies in the process of identifying and analyzing unmet clinical needs for quick development of low-cost and high quality medical devices. Since 2010, he has co-invented, developed and commercialized multiple affordable medical devices. LinkedIn@DrJagdishChatur @TheRealMagaa Website

Rajendra Pratap Gupta Rajendra Pratap Gupta (Rajendra) is an original thinker and an innovator and one of the most influential and sought after public policy expert in the country. He has worked with some of the largest organizations across the world and was nominated to the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum for 2012-2014 in recognition of his work.

He was conferred; ‘Global Healthcare Leader of the Year’ award in 2012 by the sheriff of Los Angeles; named the ‘Thought Leader of the Year’ three years in a row by ICT Post; Featured amongst the ’25 living Legends of Healthcare in India’ and is listed amongst the “100 Most Impactful Healthcare Leaders”. Connect with me LinkedIn@rajendraguptaWebsite

Dr. Ujjwal Rao Dr. Ujjwal Rao is Senior Clinical Specialist in Integrated Decision Support Solutions, and is based in New Delhi, India. He provides strategic counsel to health providers on designing world-class clinical decision support systems with Elsevier’s comprehensive suite of current and evidence-based information solutions that can improve the quality and efficient delivery of healthcare.

An experienced emergency physician, executive, clinical informaticist and technology evangelist, Dr. Rao has a decade of experience serving in trust and corporate hospitals in various roles ranging from clinical administration, hospital operations to quality & accreditation. In his former positions, Dr. Rao led EHR implementations for large hospital groups and designed bespoke healthcare analytic solutions to raise profitability.

His passion to see transformation through technology led him to volunteer as a quality consultant with the United Nations. He also currently serves as an Assessor on the Panel of the Quality Council of India for the National Healthcare Accreditation Standards body, NABH.

Dr. Rao obtained his degree in Medicine and then specialized in Hospital and Health Systems Management, Medical Law and Ethics before completing his PhD in Quality and Medical Informatics.LinkedIn@DrUjjwalRaoWebsite

Piyush Gupta Several years experience in product management worked at Abbott Diabetes Care, Kaiser Permanente, Capital One Bank and a couple of healthcare startups as senior product management executive. Helped companies in building next generation platform, iOS and android mobile products LinkedIn@Ambrosia_SysWebsite

Swetha Jegannathan Swetha is a lifescience/ healthcare IT consultant with focus on business flow, pre and postsale lifecycle of a software. She has been fortunate to be part of different sub-sectors within the health and life science vertical, be it e-health and m-health at Eli-Lilly Co-Innovation lab for HCL, Singapore or Clinical Data Management & Computation and Laboratory Information Management Software (LIMS) suite at Phase Forward – Waban Software group (now acquired by Oracle) and Ocimum Bioslutions. She has catered to clients across major pharmaceutical majors in US, Europe and South East Asia. Swetha is also passionate about promoting green businesses and innovations that are socially relevant, economically viable and environmentally sustainable. An advocate and practitioner of natural living, she has also done social work assignments with focus on sustainable agriculture, food security and environment. (nominated for the UN Online Volunteering Award in 2010 and her volunteering work was published in UN Online Volunteering newsletter March 2011) and covered in The Strait Times, Singapore national daily.

Specialties: Digital health, Green business, Start-up facilitator, Business Analysis, Consulting, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Social Media, Project Management, Presentation Skills, Networking. Connect with me LinkedIn@csweths Website

Shailesh Gogate Shailesh Gogate is an entrepreneurial business development leader with deep expertise across Product Engineering services. Shailesh holds more than 20 years of IT industry experience working with companies across the world. He has a strong interest in product management and adds value to healthcare product companies to make them successful. Connect with me LinkedIn@sgogateWebsite

Rajesh Batra VP-IT at Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital. Responsible for HIS, ERP implementation along with IT infrastructure initiatives and IT Operations and new IT initiatives. Connect with me LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Dave Brown Co-Founder at QiiQ Healthcare, designer/engineer – perceptive, meticulous, smart and sensible
leader/entrepreneur – social, tenacious, visionary and realistic

With age, I’ve become a “big picture” guy, but I can and will roll up the sleeves….

I’ve led small and medium-sized user-facing technology projects: starting with strategy, and flowing right down to the detailed tactical level. I get the P&L picture, and am very comfortable driving execution. Connect with me LinkedIn@DaveBrutusBrownWebsite

Dr. Ruchi Dass Digital Health Influencer & Health Innovator (HIT, Big Data, IoT, Analytics and Cloud)| TED speaker | Investor and Mentor Connect with me LinkedIn@drruchibhattWebsite

Joao Bocas Digital Health Influencer & Wearables / IoT Speaker Connect with me LinkedIn@DigitalSalutemWebsite

JP Pattanaik Healthcare Management and IT Consulting Connect with me LinkedIn@JPpattanaikWebsite

Akanksha Rajeev Healthcare Management and IT Consulting Connect with me LinkedIn@HCITExpertWebsite

Amanda Flowers a graduate in Psychology, with minor in English Literature and Public Health. She draws on her knowledge of these subjects to create online content that addresses human needs in a simple way. Flowers is currently a freelance health blogger and working for Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Connect with me LinkedIn@AmandaShaffer14Website

Dr. Supten Sarbadhikari Digital Health Influencer & Project Director at Centre for Health Informatics of the National Health Portal; President IAMI (2016) Connect with me LinkedIn@suptenWebsiteGoogle Scholar Citations

Atul Bengeri Digital Health Influencer & Evangelizing Digital Transformation across verticals, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Program Management, Partnerships / Alliance Management Connect with me LinkedIn@AtulVBWebsite

Dr. Ashwin Naik Founder – Vaatsalya, Ashoka Fellow & Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum Connect with me LinkedIn@ashwinnaikWebsite

Mats Uddenfeldt Big Data Thought Leadership ♦ Enabling As-It-Happens Business Connect with me LinkedIn@uddenfeldtWebsite

Nicola Whiting Communication Strategist, Technology Speaker, Chief Operations Officer, Diving & Kayaking Enthusiast Connect with me LinkedIn@CyberGoGiverWebsite

Roshini Beenukumar Dr. Beenukumar is a molecular biologist turned science writer. During her PhD, she studied how cancer cells behave the way they do by exploring the humble yeast. Currently, she works as a freelance science/technical writer in the Life Sciences industry . She enjoys communicating science to the public and discussing new ideas in the interface of medicine and technology. She spends her spare time getting lost in a book or in nature. Connect with me LinkedIn@RoshiniBRWebsite

Cyrus Maaghul Cyrus Maaghul is a thought leader in healthcare, technology, and finance with experience in markets around the globe. He is keenly interested in the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and healthcare particularly the intersection of physical and behavioral health and provider empowerment Connect with me LinkedIn@PointnurseWebsite

Dr. Hesham Dabah Healthcare & Hospital expertise – Entrepreneur. Dynamic, confident and professional healthcare leader with strong ability to engage people positively and motivate them to embrace and work toward the vision for the organization Connect with me LinkedInWebsite

Ritesh Dogra Ritesh has been a member of the Founding Team at Medium Healthcare Consulting. He has led a number of engagements in areas as diverse as market expansion strategy for a Fortune 500 medical equipment manufacturer to planning and commissioning of novel healthcare concepts to performance transformation of a leading hospital chains in South and East India. He has received numerous accolades from clients for his rare insights and extraordinary commitment. Connect with me LinkedIn@Ritesh_MediumWebsite

Matthew Fisher I am the Chair of the Health Law Group and an associate with Mirick O’Connell. I am also a member of the firm’s Business Group. I focus my practice on health law and all areas of corporate transactions. My health law practice includes advising clients with regulatory, fraud, abuse, and compliance issues. With regard to regulatory matters, I advise clients to ensure that contracts, agreements and other business arrangements meet both federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements. Connect with me LinkedIn@Matt_R_FisherWebsite

Baljit Singh, CEO, mTatva Baljit Singh having more than a decade experience in variety of roles in Technology, business, strategy and management. He worked with multiple companies including one of top semiconductor companies as well as startups. Baljit is passionate to work in healthcare IT industry to solve some of key issues in primary healthcare. He also started SPOG Connect with me LinkedIn@mTatvaWebsite

Aiden Spencer Aiden Spencer is a health IT researcher and writer at CureMD who focuses on various engaging and informative topics related to the health IT industry. He loves to research and write about topics such as Affordable Care Act, electronic health records, Medical Practice management and patient health data. Connect with me LinkedIn@AidenSpencer15Website

Deepa Tatkare Deepa Tatkare, has an experience of more than 3.5 years in market assessments and forecasts in healthcare & medical device industry. She is actively involved in providing critical insights on business research to clients with her subject matter expertize. Her profile includes planning, commissioning, and executing syndicate as well as customized research projects. She has successfully analyzed and presented data for studies related to medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical domains Connect with me LinkedIn@marketresearchtWebsite

Swapna Supekar Swapna Supekar, is a keynote senior consultant on digital marketing at Allied Market Research. She has been recognized for developing a robust social network strategy for the company. Swapna has written several whitepapers, case studies, and articles. She is a visiting faculty member at various educational institutions and has expertise in life sciences and medical devices. Connect with me LinkedIn@marketresearchtWebsite

Srinath Venkat Srinath Venkat is a Healthcare Management Professional with qualifications in Public Health, Healthcare Technology Assessment and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Market Economies. He has been in to research and consulting roles with leading healthcare research firms in activities like Market study, Go To Market strategy, Technology Mapping and Business Model evaluation. He is passionate about innovative business models, startup ecosystem and the evolving landscape. LinkedIn@ConnectSrinathWebsite

Dr. S. B. Bhattacharya, Digital Health Influencer, Medical Doctor with experience in the healthcare industry in the fields of clinical practice, hospital administration, and medical informatics with particular focus on clinical data analytics

Dr. Vikram Venkateswaran, Dr Vikram Venkateswaran is a healthcare thought leader who writes and speaks about the emerging healthcare models in India and the role technology plays in them

Prashantha Sawhney, is a Results-driven engineering professional with ~17 years of experience in leading high performance product teams

Arnab Paul, Globally-minded systems thinker, action-oriented and inspired toward optimizing health outcomes through innovation, creativity, cooperation. Passionate about facilitating the alignment among technology, people and processes to ultimately improve patient experience and the functioning of healthcare

Prashant Joglekar, An engineering postgraduate from IIT Mumbai. His career spans over 21 + years and core skills include Systematic Innovation- TRIZ Training / Facilitation, Business Transformation, Total Quality Management, Business Process Design & Management, Lean and Six Sigma training / facilitation. Prashant’s mission is to prepare, nurture innovative minds & broker ideas by cross-pollinating them across an enterprise

Dr. Thanga Prabhu, Dr. Thanga Prabhu has 20+ years of healthcare experience working in India, Abu Dhabi and United Kingdom. He authored a paper for the UK Parliament Health Select Committee in 2005 titled ‘The utilizations of telemedicine (telecare) and its future potential for improving services’. He heads the HIN (Health Information Network) of iHIND and is a member of the ‘EMR Interoperability. Dr. Prabhu is currently the VP of the Indian Association of Medical Informatics

Dr. Charles Webster, HIMSS14, HIMSS15, and HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador! If you’ve got a healthcare workflow story, I want to tell it, blog it, tweet it, interview you, etc. Dr. Webster is a ceaseless evangelist for process-aware technologies in healthcare, including Workflow Management Systems, Business Process Management, and dynamic and adaptive case management

Senthil K. Nachimuthu, MD, PhD, a Medical Informaticist with 3M Health Information Systems’ Healthcare Data Dictionary (HDD) team at 3M Health Information Systems, Inc. He is a medical informaticist and a physician by training, and he leads the research and design of HDD Access and other clinical terminology products of 3M HIS. He is also an avid user and contributor to various open source projects, and has served as the Chair of the AMIA Open Source Working Group in the past. He also contributes to the development of various standards such as HL7 Common Terminology Services version 2 (CTS2) and SNOMED CT. In addition to clinical terminologies and ontologies, his research interests include in clinical decision support, epidemiology, data mining, machine learning and patient safety. Connect with me LinkedIn@nacsenWebsite

Manish Sharma, Editor, The HCITExpert Blog, Digital Health Technology Entrepreneur and Consultant

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