LIBA organised an online panel discussion on NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT- COVID -19 & BEYOND on 12th September 2020 with a total of 95 attendees.
Dr. S.Prakash, MD, Star Health & Allied Insurance spoke on the expanding market for health insurance. Mr.U.K.Ananthapadmanabhan, a LIBA alumnus and healthcare IT entrepreneur spoke on the various IT applications in healthcare and urged young and practicing healthcare professionals to upskill themselves through courses offered by institutes like LIBA. Mr.Harish Manian, CEO of MGM Healthcare stressed on the need for financial management, supply chain restructuring and focusing on nursing professionals. Dr.M.J.Xavier, Chairperson of Centre for Technology & Innovation LIBA delivered the address of Rev. Fr.Joe Arun, Director, LIBA. The Director’s address stressed that we cannot ignore the ten-x growth in health industry and the need to bridge the access gaps in healthcare between the poor and rich as we build on these health systems.
The session was moderated by Dr.Rajalakshmi RamPrakash of LIBA, who conducted periodic polls supported by Dr.Theophilus Dhyankumar.