Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) and Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, launched their Executive Diploma in Healthcare Management Programme on 15TH June 2019. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Edwin Joe, Director of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu in the presence of Fr. Victor Roch, Dean Administration, LIBA, Dr. M.J.Xavier, Chairperson of Management Development Centre, LIBA and Dr. Samuel N J David, Head of Department, Hospital Management Studies & Staff Training & Development, CMC Vellore amongst faculty members and students of LIBA.
Dr. Edwin Joe mentioned that “Improved patient care can be achieved through successful management of hospital operations and services. This course aims to provide management skills that can be applied on a day to day basis in their organizations which will in turn enable them to be successful healthcare administrators.” Dr. M.J Xavier mentioned “The one year course caters to healthcare professionals with work experience of 3 to 4 years. Topics such as public health, patient safety, medical ethics etc. will be taught by CMC Vellore faculty while business management topics will be covered by LIBA faculty.” Dr. David Samuel further addressed the students saying “In this day and age, core competency and team work aids one in succeeding in their profession. This course is aimed and designed to bridge the gap between clinical and business world and create leaders in the healthcare industry”.