13 June 2022 | News
The conclave was held in Bengaluru as a hybrid event with the participation of over 400 stakeholders
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The National Health Authority (NHA) and NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies) recently organised the NHA-NASSCOM Conclave 2022 on Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission – Revolutionizing Digital Health. The conclave was held in Bengaluru as a hybrid event with the participation of over 400 stakeholders and industry veterans from the healthcare and technology sector as well as the investor community in India in physical/ virtual mode. The chief guest for the event was Minister of Health & Family Welfare, and Medical Education, Government of Karnataka - Dr K Sudhakar.
Speaking on the vision behind the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM), Dr RS Sharma, CEO, NHA said, “The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission aims to replicate this success in healthcare delivery by building an equitable, accessible and inclusive ecosystem that rides on collaborative efforts of the government and private sector."
The conclave also saw a special address by Jawaid Akhtar, Additional Chief Secretary to Govt of Karnataka, Health & Family Welfare Services on the importance of improving healthcare through digital innovations. Dr Praveen Gedam, Additional CEO, NHA and Mission Director for ABDM elaborated on the opportunities this programme presents for the entire ecosystem.
NASSCOM played a key role in gathering thought leaders from the health and technology sector for panel discussions on how to drive usage of digital health and the role of innovators in the digital health stack. The panellists included heads of health tech organisations in India like Arthur D Little India, Manipal Hospitals, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Royal Philips, Indegene, Quadria Capital, Medi Assist, Tata Elxsi, Narayana Health, DRiefcase, CrelioHealth, Plus91 and EkaCare.