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NASSCOM, Apollo Hospitals to upskill digital healthcare workforce

31 March 2021 | News

Upskilling through the technical education platform will lead to an ‘alternate’ way of thinking thereby adding a high level of effectiveness to overall healthcare delivery

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NASSCOM FutureSkills® PRIME has collaborated with Apollo Hospitals to launch a Joint Technical Educational Platform. This unique collaboration will help in promoting multi-skilling and re-skilling along with enabling unlearning and re-learning to stay relevant, efficient, and productive.

Upskilling through the technical education platform will lead to an ‘alternate’ way of thinking thereby adding a high level of effectiveness to overall healthcare delivery.

Promoting a single comprehensive destination for skilling the collaboration will provide an innovative and flexible training approach by mapping the training to workers levels and career paths. Furthermore, it will help foster careers and motivate them to perform better.

Speaking on the occasion, Amit Aggarwal, Chief Executive Officer · IT-ITES Sector Skill Council of India, NASSCOM, said, “This platform in collaboration with NASSCOM FutureSkills and Apollo Hospitals is a step towards moving away from the traditional healthcare practices and advancing towards reskilling/upskilling and building cross-skills between core healthcare and digital.”

Speaking about the collaboration, Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “We see this partnership with NASSCOM FutureSkills Prime as an integral part of the digital transformation, which Apollo has championed over the last few years. The healthcare workforce needs to be ready and skilled in not just the conventional medical practices, but also in the digital revolution, which is rapidly taking place.

To create the necessary talent pipeline even in the healthcare ecosystem, this Joint Technical Educational Platform will further NASSCOM and Apollo’s vision to create an ecosystem that drives learning, digital skilling, and preparedness for the digital healthcare of the future, while helping to unleash the innovative thinking that is integral to digital technologies.

 

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