Gurugram, India, May 06, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, recently held its 8th Global Private Healthcare Conference in the field of private healthcare where it invited leaders in the private healthcare space from emerging and developed markets to join the biennial conference. This was in view of the improvements and innovations in the field of digital healthcare, at a breakneck pace, and advances such as new drug approvals and data intelligence that are changing the face of private healthcare globally. With more and more governments and change makers pledging to deliver universal healthcare to their fellow citizens and many developing countries are experiencing a dramatic overhaul in the functioning of their healthcare systems, this conference presented an interesting opportunity for the private sector to overhaul disruptive innovations that challenge historical norms.
The one-of-its-kind global event attracted over 450 senior executives, world-class CEOs, investors, policy makers and experts from the healthcare industry for candid and open discussion to tackle controversial issues head-on and to turn healthcare’s challenges into new business opportunities. The prime focus of the 2019 Healthcare Conference was on healthcare innovation, exploring new technologies and new thinking to benefit patients, practioners, suppliers and insurers, the surge in social and private health insurance and a renewed emphasis on access, affordability, and quality in health service delivery.
The unique combination of objective insights and senior delegate participation from across the industry made the conference, now in its 8th year, one of the most talked about event in the healthcare sector globally.
Mr. Prashant Tandon (CEO and Co-founder, 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd., www.1mg.com) among other dignitaries were invited to participate in this global event and he was also one of the speakers for panel “Innovation in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain” in the field of global healthcare. He discussed extensively on the efficient use of digital technology for supply chain to ensure drug availability at all times and the innovative delivery model of 1mg in creating value for customers in India. He along with other panelists of experts, focused on how and where the value shift is primarily happening and what are the emerging innovative trends and success stories for improving customers.
Prashant is widely recognized as a visionary healthcare entrepreneur who strongly believes in Healthcare being a fundamental right and in putting patients at the center of their healthcare universe. He is a key influencer in Niti Aayog’s Champions of Change programme, a Government of India Initiative. Under his leadership, 1mg has disrupted the standard model of healthcare delivery and grown to operate India’s largest digital health and diagnostic platforms (18 million app downloads and 160 million monthly page views) and one of the largest online consultation platforms, thus making healthcare accessible, affordable and understandable for millions of Indians, across 1000+ cities.