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ISB’s new programme will help doctors and healthcare professionals deliver Excellence in Healthcare Management

The ISB has launched a one-of-its-kind Healthcare Management Programme (HMP), to groom doctors and healthcare professionals to deliver excellence in healthcare management and to enable them to move into leadership positions in the near future and drive the growth of the sector. The one year part-time programme, will commence in January 2016, has been designed and developed by the Max Institute of Healthcare Management and the Centre for Executive Education at the ISB.
Announcing the programme, Ajit Rangnekar, Dean, ISB, said that ISB’s Healthcare Management Programme will address the demand for management professionals and create future leaders and visionaries  who will drive the growth of the healthcare sector.

The programme has generated interest and support from industry stalwarts who came together to support the HMP at a high powered session on ‘Challenges facing Healthcare Sector in India’ to mark its launch.

Analjit Singh, Founder, Max India Group and Founding Supporter, Mohali campus of ISB moderated the discussion, which had  participation from Ajit Rangnekar, Dean, ISB, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Founder Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman & MD, Medanta - The Medicity, Professor M C Mishra, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Malvinder Mohan Singh, Executive Chairman, Fortis Healthcare Ltd,  and Rahul Khosla, MD, Max India and Chairman, Max Healthcare. They agreed to join hands and invest their time and experience in training healthcare industry professionals, to bridge the management skill gap for healthcare in the country.

Pradeep Singh, CEO Mohali campus and Deputy Dean, ISB, said  due to the specialised nature of the sector and the fast pace of its growth, it is expected that future leaders will come from within the industry and allied sectors and the HMP will  help this objective structured learning format.” Against this background HMP at ISB has been created  for Doctors who are looking to pursue a career in hospital management, professionals from Healthcare delivery and allied sector organisations such as Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Clinical Research and Medical Insurance, Entrepreneurs and Management Consultants who wish to expand  their operations  and also get an in depth understanding of the sector.

The HMP has been designed in close collaboration with the healthcare sector,  practicing professionals and academia. An Academic Advisory Council, comprising eminent faculty from across the world, provides academic oversight and an Industry Advisory Council that includes senior leaders from organisations like Max Healthcare, Global Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare Ltd, Care Hospitals, and Narayana Netralaya brings in the industry perspective