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The Indian School of Business (ISB) will soon launch a unique Healthcare Management Programme (HMP), to groom doctors and healthcare professionals to help them deliver excellence in healthcare management. The one year part-time programme, which will commence in January next year, has been designed and developed by the Max Institute of Healthcare Management and the Centre for Executive Education at the ISB and will enable doctors and healthcare professionals to move into leadership positions and drive the growth of the sector.
There is a serious paucity of well-trained quality healthcare management professionals. This one year programme is a step to remove this glaring inadequacy in India's healthcare set up, said Analjit Singh, founder, Max India Group and founder supporter, Mohali campus of ISB. Announcing the programme, Ajit Rangnekar, dean, ISB, said, it, consistent with ISB's vision of grooming future leaders for India and the world, will create future leaders and visionaries in the healthcare sector. (Read: New health initiative launched across Indian states)
The programme has been designed in close collaboration with the healthcare sector, practicing professionals and academia. An academic advisory council, comprising eminent faculty from across the world, provides academic oversight and an industry advisory council that includes senior leaders from organisations like Max Healthcare Global Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare Ltd, Care Hospitals, and Narayana Netralaya brings in the industry perspective. (Read: Despite progress, India to miss MDG targets: Report)
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