NEW DELHI: Apex healthcare industry body NATHEALTH has said it has signed a pact with National Health Authority (NHA) to support Ayushman Bharat–Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY).
The collaboration provides an industry interface for testing innovations, providing mentorship and creating channels for facilitating support required for scaling these innovations.
Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, National Health Authority, said, “We have been witnessing a plethora of healthcare innovations happening across the country and it is crucial to empower them by providing the right support. I am confident that this partnership will help us in linking PM-JAY, the industry and the innovators, thus enabling increased adoption of numerous inventions, leading to an increase in access to quality care delivered under PM-JAY.”
Dr. H Sudarshan Ballal, President, NATHEALTH, stated, “This initiative aims to enable healthcare innovations to access private industry support, funding from private capital and other funders, and mentorship from clinical, technology and business experts.”