NATHEALTH announces new leadership team- Preetha Reddy is President, Dr Harsh Mahajan is Sr VP
Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, CEO, Fortis Healthcare, is Secretary NATHEALTH
Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals, has taken over as the new President of NATHEALTH – an apex body representing the entire ecosystem of the Indian healthcare industry. She succeeds erstwhile President, Dr Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman, Manipal Hospitals.
The new elected NATHEALTH leadership team also includes other industry luminaries:
• Dr Harsh Mahajan, Founder and Chief Radiologist, Mahajan Imaging takes over as Senior Vice President of NATHEALTH
• Badhri Iyenger, Cluster Managing Director - South Asia (SAARC) & South East Asia (ASEAN) at Smith & Nephew as Vice President NATHEALTH
• Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, CEO, Fortis Healthcare is Secretary NATHEALTH
• Dr Shravan Subramayam, Managing Director, India and Neighbouring Markets at Roche Diagnostics India Pvt. Ltd as the Treasurer NATHEALTH
Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Secretary General, NATHEALTH will continue to head NATHEALTH secretariat while lending support to the leadership team, working towards the goal of making NATHEALTH, a robust platform for long term growth and sustainability of India’s private healthcare sector.
While taking charge of NATHEALTH, Preetha Reddy, said, “Today, we stand at the crossroads of a time which is ready for change. At one end, we have taken giant strides to establish ourselves as a highly skilled and efficient medical ecosystem with excellent clinical outcomes driving a powerful value proposition. But this is counterbalanced by a massive disease burden, large dichotomies in healthcare delivery and a paucity of health infrastructure.”
She added that the path to achieve a holistic goal of universal healthcare hinges on collaboration where all the key industry stakeholders can come together deliberate, cooperate and work in tandem to bridge the vital gaps in service delivery. “Equally important is to establish a collaborative platform to coordinate national resilience against COVID pandemic through value based public private partnerships," she said.
Dr Harsh Mahajan, Senior Vice President, NATHEALTH, commented, "As we scale many of the structural challenges- one thing is clear. NATHEALTH will need to connect to the best of the minds in the healthcare sector to have a unified voice that shapes the future dialogue and healthcare narrative. We will sharpen our focus on thought leadership, creating new market and tech access, robust communication, transparency in governance and forging partnerships with smaller organizations and nursing associations.”