Apollo Gears up to Host 11th Edition of its Flagship International Health Dialogue (IHD)

Apollo Gears upNew Delhi, Jan 27th, 2024: Apollo Hospitals is set to host the 11th edition of its International Health Dialogue (IHD), an amalgamation of the International Patient Safety Conference (IPSC) & Transforming Healthcare with Information Technology (THIT). This year, the prestigious conference is scheduled to take place on the 23rd -24th of February in Bengaluru at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield. With overarching themes – “Future of Patient Safety” and “A to I, Achievement through Innovation,” for IPSC and THIT respectively, the twin conference will see a collective participation of over 3000+ attendees.

This International conference will see prominent industry leaders like Hon. Dr. Jitendra Singh (Minister of State), Dr. Carsten Engel (CEO ISQua), Dr. Atul Mohan Kochar (CEO, NABH), Dr. Joel Roos (VP JCI), Dr Dana Safran (President & CEO, National Quality Forum, USA), Dr. Neelam Dhingra (WHO), Shri S. Somnath (Chairman, ISRO) and Dr. Russell Andrews (Neurosurgeon & Former Medical Advisor at NASA Ames Research Centre) etc. alongside many healthcare and medical professionals, government officials and policymakers delve into diverse and deep discussions on matters crucial to advance patient safety standards & the role of innovation in healthcare with IT.

For the International Patient Safety Conference (IPSC), we would emphasize a few insightful sessions from the agenda, dialogues covering ‘The Voice of Patients,’ amplifying patient perspectives in healthcare practices, the integration of artificial intelligence in ensuring patient safety, delve into safety levels particularly in ambulatory care and stand-alone models, while also addressing the impact of social media on patient safety will stand out. Engaging conversations around the future of nursing will also take center stage, focusing on its evolving role in patient care. Moreover, cross-industry insights from eco-friendly practices adopted in automobiles, hotels, and aviation will be drawn upon to elevate patient safety standards across healthcare sectors. Indispensable facets like inclusivity, equality, and diversity will see great significance in the conference, pivotal to shaping the future healthcare landscape.

IPSC is recognized as Asia’s largest patient safety-focused conference, aiming to address critical issues in patient safety, fostering dialogue, sharing knowledge, and establishing collaborations in research, networking, and actionable best practices. The conference aims to foster conversation on better practices and organized systems to make patient experiences and journeys safer.

Highlighting the necessity for collaborative efforts in addressing healthcare challenges Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise says, “Over the years, IPSC has been elevating standards of patient safety, by driving institutional learning, framing policies, and enhancing global participation in the pursuit of safer healthcare services worldwide and furthering India’s position as a global healthcare destination with outstanding quality of care. Complimenting this, the THIT conference focuses on the cutting-edge advancements in healthcare technology, creating

a transformative impact on the industry. This synergy of AI and technology clubbed with patient safety amplifies the reach, quality, and care capacity, truly pushing boundaries in healthcare delivery.”

Anticipated to host over 200 speakers and 2000+ delegates from 30 countries, the conference will witness experts from worldwide focus on important future patient safety concerns. This vibrant forum will comprise keynote presentations, panel discussions, debates, workshops, and paper and poster presentations. IPSC 2024 promises to be an unparalleled confluence of ideas and innovation, shaping the future of global healthcare.

Simultaneously, THIT is recognized as the largest HealthTech conference in Asia and will feature renowned national and international speakers, delivering insights into cutting-edge advancements in healthcare technology. Leaders from prominent IT companies and healthcare institutions will convene to discuss and delve into the unfolding landscape of Healthcare IT. The conference featuring over 50 speakers and 1000+ delegates, since its inception in 2010, has garnered support from diverse national and government organizations, emphasizing its pivotal role in shaping the realms of healthcare and IT.

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