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ISB e-welcomes the 5th class of Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare

ISB e-welcomes the 5th class of Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare

Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat and NHA delivers the inaugural address and talks about the future plans of NHA
ISB's- Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare is designed to create a cadre of leaders in the fast-changing healthcare industry.
June 12, 2020: Mohali: Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM) at Indian School of Business (ISB) welcomed the 5th class of Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare (AMPH) via online mode today. Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO of Ayushman Bharat and National Health Authority (NHA), delivered the inaugural address to the incoming class.

Speaking on ‘Ayushman Bharat 2.0 – The next frontier’, Dr. Bhushan shared the vision behind Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), challenges being faced due to COVID-19 and the future course for the initiative. He said, “Through PM-JAY, we are trying to decrease the disease burden in India. The programme is aimed at decreasing the out-of-pocket expense by people through increased public expenditure on healthcare services and delivery. We are leveraging the power of IT to connect the payers, the beneficiaries and the hospitals, along with enhancing capacity-building, monitoring and evaluation, portability, awareness generation grievance redressal and fraud prevention.”

Dr. Bhushan exhorted the AMPH participants to look at healthcare with the prime objective of welfare maximisation. He added that NHA has been tasked with implementing the National Digital Health Mission aimed at significantly ramping up IT infrastructure in the health sector. Under this mission, they are looking at providing unique health ID and enabling Electronic Health Records in India.

Professor Sarang Deo, Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM) and Professor of Operations Management at ISB, while welcoming the class said, “At AMPH, you have the opportunity to reimagine and define the new normal in healthcare as you learn, discuss and debate in classes taught by world class faculty amid a peer group of accomplished professionals.”

The class of 41 participants has 50% women and 73% doctors. They have an average work experience of 12 years and come from diverse work environments such as hospitals, consultancy firms, health tech and pharma companies. ISB's- Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare is designed to create a cadre of leaders in the fast changing healthcare industry.
About MIHM
Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM) at ISB is a specialist institute which works towards developing and providing deep insights to policymakers, public institutions, foundations and corporate for creation of better health systems through the integrated elements of research, education and outreach. MIHM works through an interdisciplinary team of ISB faculty, researchers and analysts in the areas of Health System Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Financing and Public Policy, and Patient-centricity and consumer behavior across healthcare delivery, pharma and insurance sectors.
About ISB
Indian School of Business (ISB) is a global business school offering world-class management education across its two campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. The School has grown at a rapid pace over the past eighteen years since its inception and already has several notable accomplishments to its credit – it is the youngest school ever to consistently rank among the top Global MBA programmes, one among the select 100 global b-schools to have AACSB and EQUIS re-accreditation, one of the largest providers of Executive Education in Asia, and the most research-productive Indian management institution. A vibrant pool of research-oriented resident faculty, strong academic associations with leading global b-schools and the backing of an influential Board, have helped the ISB fast emerge as a premier global business school in the emerging markets. For details, please visit: Click or tap if you trust this link.">