Apollo Hospitals Group to organize two international conferences in Hyderabad

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(L-R) Mr Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, CIO; Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director & Dr Hari Prasad, President, Hospitals Division, Apollo Hospitals Group; at a press conference to announce the hosting of the prestigious 8th International Patient Safety Conference & 9th Transforming Healthcare with IT Conference, to be hosted by Apollo Hospitals, at Hyderabad on September 13 & 14; at a press conference on Friday at Park Hyatt.

The twin conferences focused on Patient Safety and Transforming Healthcare with IT to bring together over 2,500 delegates from across the globe

Hyderabad, September 6th, 2019 : Apollo Hospitals Group is organizing the 8th edition of the International Patient Safety Conference and the 9th edition of the International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with Information Technology (THIT)on the 13th and 14th September 2019 in Hyderabad under the aegis of International Health Dialogue.

IPSC, now in its eighth year, is the largest patient safety-focused conference in Asia. The conference will address critical issues in patient safety with global experts on the subject discussing the role of proactive practices and streamlined systems in improving patient safety. With sessions around this year’s theme of ‘Imagine, Innovate, Inspire’, the IPSC will provide healthcare professionals an opportunity to learn from patient safety and quality experts from across the world.

Stalwarts and international thought leaders from leading organizations like Joint Commission International (JCI), World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), NABH, PWC, AsQuA, IMA, FSSAI, ISA, CAHO and HIMA will discuss and share their experiences.

The discussions at the conference will range from debates on technology versus touch; the healthcare manpower of the future; overall patient safety aspects including infection control, medication management, radiation safety to facility safety and accreditations.

Precursor to the conference, there will be eight pre-Conference workshops on 12th September 2019 being held along with JCI, NABH, CAHO and Apollo Hospitals that will be focussed on Food Safety and Basic Life Support on the conference days.

The conference will help patient safety professionals benchmark their patient safety programs against the present best practice and to develop a customized patient safety strategy based on an organization’s individual needs.

Speaking about the International Patient Safety Conference, Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group said, Patient safety is a vital aspect of healthcare delivery and should be the top priority as India advances towards universal health coverage through Ayushman Bharat. We must keep a check on our health systems as well as work towards a skilled talent pool to address the healthcare workforce crisis, which has an impact on patient safety.

The ninth Conference on Transforming Healthcare with Information Technology (THIT), inpartnership with College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), will beIndia’s largest Healthcare and IT conference and trade show. The conference will showcase AI in Healthcare, Machine Learning in Medical Imaging, Enterprise Digital Health Solutions, Digital Health in Health Delivery OrganizationsStandards and Policies for Digital Health in India from national and international healthcare technological luminaries.