27May2018

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Mr Ashok Bajpai, MD Apollo Hospitals Group
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Ashok Bajpai: Propelling the Patient-Centric Ethos at Apollo

Mr Ashok Bajpai is the Managing Director of Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Group and is successfully steering it to greater heights. He has earlier been leading MNC's in India and Asia for the last 12 years. Being a seasoned leader, Mr Bajpai holds vast experience of 28 years that spans diverse sectors in both government and private segments like operations, finance, consumer etc. With a degree in Economics from the George Washington University and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, Mr Bajpai brings with him a wealth of knowledge. He has expertise in organizational leadership specializing in driving process excellence. In an exclusive interview, with B S Rawat, Mr Bajpai talks about the plans and the challenges that lie ahead. Excerpts:

We should focus on preventive healthcare
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We should focus on preventive healthcare: Dr Ajay Swaroop

Dr. Ajay Swaroop is the Honorary Secretary-cum-Treasurer, Board of Management, at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital since 2016.

Focus on primary healthcare
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Focus on primary healthcare is need of the hour

The mess in India's healthcare system in the government sector has its genesis in the lack of an imaginative approach to steer this vast system. The sheer size of our governmental healthcare infrastructure across the country gives it a place of prominence, and what happens in this sector drives the fate of the entire healthcare industry.

Founder Chairman, Mr Lalit Mishra
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Needless targeting of doctors in London

 The entire medical fraternity in India is agitated over the remarks made by Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi at the Westminster Hall in London recently which were seen to be very critical of Indian doctors and the Indian pharma companies.

Professor Pity Koul, IGNOU, New Delhi
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Healthcare challenges mean expanded role for nurses

 Advancement in healthcare technology has greatly influenced nursing care. The nurses are striving hard to keep pace with new technology.

Ayushman Bharat
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Ayushman Bharat: Barking up the wrong tree

The Ayushman Bharat Scheme, announced in the union budget for the upcoming year by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is being described in the media, and even in political circles, as "Modicare", on the lines of 'Obamacare' in the United States.  This means that the image of Indian Prime MInister Narendra Modi has been irreversibly linked with the success or other wise of this health carescheme in meeting its stated objectives.

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