A knowledge sharing session on
The Future of Healthcare
InfoTech and BioTech Gamechangers
held on 24th January 2023, 05:30 PM
An Initiative of
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A fireside chat with two industry veterans Dr. Purav Gandhi & Sudhir Bahl, designed to facilitate a holistic view of the changes the industry will face over the coming years!

Our Speakers

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Dr. Purav Gandhi

Dr. Purav is a physician entrepreneur currently leading a Global Management Consulting firm Healthark Insights which is focused on strategy, analytics and digital transformation.

He works with many large MNC pharma companies in the US, to help scan the digital landscape and identify partners for their portfolio.

He has a strong understanding of the medical devices manufacturing landscape in India, including the key drivers, challenges, manufacturing clusters, success stories, processes, etc.

He is also a founder, investor and strategic advisor for some healthcare innovators including Vox Analytics (acoustic biomarkers venture), Advino Healthcare (focused on home healthcare) & Insights10 (an AI driven market research firm).

He has several international publications and patents to his name, and currently teaches about Health Informatics & AI in Healthcare at IIMK.

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Sudhir Bahl

Sudhir is a senior healthcare executive with three decades of management and entrepreneurial experience across a wide spectrum of healthcare verticals globally. Having lived in Asia and Middle East, he has an extensive network and comes with an understanding of the healthcare ecosystem in these markets which adds a unique perspective to the business. 

Sudhir has expertise in scale-ups, startups, and business turnaround situations in companies in India and international markets. He has successfully built and scaled up new businesses, entered new markets, and takes an active role on mentoring next-gen leaders. 

His career includes cross-cultural CXO roles in managing P&L, business growth & strategy and PE invested hospitals portfolio management. He has served in the senior management teams of GE Healthcare (Wipro GE & GEMIST), Apollo Hospitals and ICICI Venture PE Fund. He was part management teams of startups - Nova Day Surgery & IVF Centers, Irene Healthcare, Milan IVF network & 5C Network Teleradiology in India. In international markets he worked with TVM Capital & Bourn Hall IVF Clinics in Dubai and LifeForce Capital in Singapore.

He has also been an active Member of Board of Directors for several growth stage healthcare companies in the last decade in India and internationally.

Key Discussion Themes

  • Post Pandemic change
  • Digital Health, Impact of AI
  • Biotech and the Future
  • Relevance to India/ basic healthcare
  • As a Consumer / Practitioner

Key Insights from our Speakers

  • Doctors will still be relevant in the age of AI ; Digitisation of healthcare, will however require future health-care practitioners to build distinct skill-sets
  • The Investment and Valuation cycle expectations influence what Tech succeeds, and which fail
  • Regenerative medicine - or life-longevity therapies - is a segment to watch out for
  • Advancement in biotech - in genetic medicine is having an impact here and now​