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On the international nurses day, a special healthcare summit was conducted by Dr VN Bedekar Institute Of Management Studies

The healthcare sector in India is growing at a phenomenal pace, in terms of revenue and employment. As the Government has opened the gates for FDI in healthcare, we see Indian companies entering into mergers with foreign and other domestic players.
Corporate have ventured into hospital chains, wellness centers, health insurance, lifestyle centers, healthcare equipment rental, organ transplant centers and the whole gamut of primary, secondary & tertiary healthcare services. These companies require expert and specialised talent to manage various roles in operations, marketing, finance, HR, technology and administration.
On the international nurses day, a special healthcare summit was conducted by Dr VN Bedekar Institute Of Management Studies, to educate healthcare and non-healthcare professionals about the future scope in the industry.
The summit witnessed over 170 attendees that included eminent doctors, nurses, senior members of the healthcare associations, academicians in the medical field, pharma industry professionals, professionals from the bio-medical and bio-informatics fields etc.
The speakers for the Summit were, Dr Manjeet Singh – Senior Consultant, Fortis Hospitals, Shubhanand Shinde – Founder, Professional Nurses Bureau and Dr Yogesh Pathak – Administrator, Vedant Hospital.
Dr Manjeet Singh said, “The growth in medical tourism has propelled a phenomenal development in the healthcare segment. The young generation and also the non-clinicians currently in healthcare have ample avenues to make successful and sustainable career in this segment. A course in healthcare management can help them lead this career path.”
Dr Nitin Joshi, Director – BRIMS, said, “The healthcare Industry is witnessing approx 22-25% growth per year and this industry will require management professional from various backgrounds like HR, operations, IT and overall administration.” .Anjula Lazarus, Principal of Trained Nurses Association Of India (Mumbai City Branch) & Retired Principal of MGM College or Nursing, said, “Dedication, duty and diligence is our motto. So while the doctor is the brain of the hospital, nurses function as the heart of the hospital.”

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