Recent Submissions

  • Challenges in running a Tertiary/Quaternary Care Hospital 

    Narain, Ram K (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-01-24)
    Provision of healthcare falls under the purview of the service sector and the consumer expectation is service excellence. Hospitals are being constantly compared to similar providers in the hospitality domain, financial services ...
  • Quality Management and Institutionalized Hospital Care 

    Desai, Mahesh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-12-19)
    Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital was conceived to develop as a super speciality hospital in Kidney diseases in 1978. At that time there was no institutionalized hospital for catering to the kidney diseases. It was started ...
  • Health Care Management: Think Outside Disease Care, for NCD Prevention across the Lifespan 

    Joshipura, Kaumudi (IIM Ahmedabad, 2016-12-20)
    Health professionals often limit their goal to treating disease. Healthcare and other organization leaders can expand their mission to improving public health, lead changes and reduce healthcare costs. Non-communicable ...
  • Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship in India: Opportunity and Challenges 

    Jaisingh, Pradeep (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-08-24)
    Healthcare industry in India is one of the fastest growing one and presents tremendous opportunity for entrepreneurship across the entire spectrum. The industry is projected to grow to $ 280 billion by 2020 from the current ...
  • Quality and Patient Safety 

    Kalra, K K (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-07-15)
    Patient safety has been conceptualized as the avoidance, prevention and amelioration of adverse outcomes or injuries stemming from structure & processes. Safety issues in medication, infection control surgery & ...
  • Models for scaling up high quality affordable healthcare delivery: The case for Kidney care in India 

    Sankar, Suresh (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-03-30)
    Kidney disease is the laggard entrant into the Non communicable disease epidemic unfolding in India. Chronic kidney disease in its advanced stage has complex treatment options: Kidney Transplantation or Dialysis. Since the ...
  • Medical Technology in Indian Context 

    Kakkar, Ashok (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-02-23)
    Increasingly medical technology is becoming a key enabler of healthcare right from prevention to treatment. While the rapid advances in technology have enhanced the precision & efficacy of healthcare interventions, it ...
  • The Indian Pharmaceutical Sector 

    Zia, Jawed (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-10-16)
    Currently valued at USD 14.7 bn the domestic Pharmaceutical Market is growing at 14%. It is a highly fragmented market with over 3,000 companies (of which 550 are covered by IMS) and over 30,000 brands. Indian companies ...
  • Quality in Healthcare 

    Jairam, Nanda Kumar (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-09-08)
    The health care scenario in India is changing rapidly. There is a change in the disease profile, an ever increasing difference between rural and urban India and an increased interest in investments into health care from ...
  • BabySteps: Empowering parents to monitor the growth, development, and immunization of their children 

    Kumar, Neha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-07-10)
    In India, approximately 22 million children are affected by developmental delays that frequently go undetected or are detected late, at extensive cost to parents and irreversible damage to the child. In addition, 30% do ...
  • ​Ecosystem for fostering cutting-edge life​ ​science/​​healthcare innovation 

    Saiyad, Taslimarif (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-04-16)
    In this seminar, the speaker will talk about emerging life science/healthcare innovation ecosystem and different pillars of this ecosystem at BioCluster in Bangalore. The seminar will have a broader overview of this ...
  • Patient Safety in Hospitals - An Overview​ 

    Satpathy, Sidhartha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-02-13)
    Primum non nocere is generally understood to be the cornerstone of the practice of medicine, but at times it is lost sight of, especially in hospitals that do not encourage a culture of patient safety. This term was first ...
  • Management Challenges faced by the Private Sector Healthcare Delivery Organisations 

    Bakshi, Dr. Ajay (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-09-10)
    Healthcare deliuery organigations face management challenges of three dilferent kinds. First, they haue to deal with incredible complexity. This originates in the complexity of the human body — which is the subject for ...
  • Analytics in Pharmaceutical Development 

    Biswas, Dr. Debjit (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-08-27)
    The data science paradigm is assuming increasing importance in the development of pharmaceutical products. This is motivated by the need for new methods and technologies to address the challenges of diminishing returns in ...
  • Analytics for Business Decision Making 

    Sonathi, Mr. Venkateshwarlu (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-11-28)
    Data analytics has been gaining importance in all businesses. It is an essential component of business decision making in the 21st century. Every business is moving from “experience” based decision making to data based ...
  • The Biopolitics of Race and the Post-Genomic Turn to Caste 

    Bertholf, Garry J. (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-12-29)
    At the turn of the twenty-first century, the Human Genome Project seemed to have dispelled finally the biological notion of race. This situation has changed over the last decade or so with the emergence of race-based ...
  • Is Statistics Everywhere? Some far-reaching case studies in Health and Medical Science 

    Mardia, Prof. Kanti (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-01-19)
    The aim of this talk is to provide various case studies in health and medical science which have come through my international, industrial and interdisciplinary collaborations. The first case study is concerned with saving ...
  • Improving R&D productivity and health care through Quantitative Tools 

    Menon, Dr. Sandeep (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-01-05)
    Pharmaceutical industry is entering an exciting new era in drug development with recent scientific and technological advancement. Research methods are evolving and we have many promising prospects on the horizon. The ...