ET HealthWorld to host 3rd edition of India Diagnostics Summit, ET HealthWorld

ET HealthWorld to host 3rd edition of India Diagnostics Summit, ET HealthWorld


New Delhi: At a time when human society is grappling with unpredictable medical threats and environmental challenges like global warming and climate change, making their management even more difficult, accurate and timely diagnosis of such diseases appears to be the best weapon for medical professionals.

To underscore the gravity of this overlooked aspect of healthcare management and explore its future, the third edition of ETHealthworld India Diagnostic Summit 2024, along with associate partners, Reviti Healthcare City X-Ray & Scan Clinic; Molbio Diagnostics and Diasys Diagnostics; key partner Carestream; other partners 5C Network and CRL Diagnostics; and exhibitor partner Genesis Biocon, will bring together industry leaders and experts across the healthcare spectrum to unite and explore the transformational power of innovation in diagnostics.

The summit will begin with a welcome address by Pratibha Raju, Assistant Editor, ET HealthWorld, followed by an inaugural session on the topic 'Advances in the Indian Diagnostics Sector: Opportunities and Challenges'. The panelists for the session will be Dr Harsh Mahajan, Founder and Chief Radiologist, Mahajan Imaging; Om Manchanda, Managing Director, Dr Lal PathLabs Ltd; Dr Avinash Phadke, President, Technical and Advisory, Agilus Diagnostics; and Surendran Chemenkottil, CEO, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd. The session will be moderated by Aravindan Vasudevan, Co-founder and COO, OneCell Diagnostics Pvt Ltd (ODX). The inaugural session will be followed by a keynote address by Dr Raj Shankar Ghosh, Senior Advisor, Environmental Health, PHFI on the topic 'Importance and Impact of Diagnostics Research and Development on Public Health'.

The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion on 'Unravelling the deeper understanding of companion diagnostics in the Indian market'. The panelists for the discussion will be Dr Aakar Kapoor, CEO and Lead Medical Advisor, City X-Ray and Scan Clinic; Dr Shivani Sharma, VP, Pathology and Lab Director, Core Diagnostics; Dr Chandrasekhar Nair, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Molbio Diagnostics; and Dr Rajesh Bhandari, Chief Pathologist and National Technical Head, Global Reference Laboratory, Apollo Diagnostics Pvt Ltd. The panel will be moderated by Dr Ajay Avinash Phadke, Director, Strategy and Business Development, Agilus Diagnostics.

Following the discussion on the topic 'Unleashing Deeper Understanding in Companion Diagnostics in the Indian Market', a partner presentation will be given by Sandeep Dixit, Deputy General Manager – Product, India & South Asian Region, Reviti Healthcare (India) Pvt. Ltd. on the topic Optimizing Newborn Screening: From Biomarkers to Better Health.

Partner presentations will be followed by a fireside chat on 'Ensuring Quality in Diagnostics: Strategies, Challenges and Innovations'. The chat will feature Dr. Lav Verma, former Health Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Dr. Sarjna Dutt, Head Operations and Director, National Ref Lab at Pathkind; Dr. Ravi Gaur, Founder and Director, UNI DRG Path Lab and Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Unipath Specialty Laboratory will moderate the chat.

The fireside chat will be followed by a panel discussion on 'The Revolution of DR Solutions in Medical Imaging: Impact on Patient Care'. The panelists for this session will be Dr. Sanjay Dhawan, Group Director and Head of Diagnostics, Radiology and Imaging, Paras Health, Gurgaon; Dr. Meenal Chaudhary, Director, Radiodiagnosis and Interventional Radiology, Aakash Healthcare; Dr. Glossy Sabharwal, Director and Head of Radiology, Jeevanmala Hospital; and Nikhil Goyal, General Manager – South Asia, Carestream Health. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Kanika Sood Sharma, Clinical Lead and Director, Radiation Oncology, Dharamshila Narayana Hospital.

The panel discussion on 'Revolution of DR Solutions in Medical Imaging: Impact on Patient Care' will be followed by a partner presentation on 'Power of Multimodal AI in Diagnostics' by Kalyan Sivasailam, Co-founder and CEO, 5C Network Pvt. Ltd.

Sivasailam's presentation will be followed by a fireside chat on 'Current scenario of next-gen sequencing in diagnostics'. Participants in this chat will be Dr. Binukumar BK, Principal Scientist, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) and Neeraj Gupta, Founder and CEO, Genes2Me. The chat will be moderated by Dr. Shelly Mahajan, Lab Director, Mahajan Imaging and Labs.

The Summit will conclude with the closing address by Urvashi Prasad, Director, NITI Aayog, Government of India, on 'Understanding the Critical Role of PPPs: Building a Healthy India'.

  • Published on June 27, 2024 at 06:54 PM IST

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