Becoming One Of India's Largest Sectors Both In Terms Of Revenue And Employment, The Healthcare Market During 2008-22, Is Expected To Record A CAGR Of 16.28% In India.
With the total industry size expected to touch US$ 372 billion by 2022, Indian companies are entering into merger and acquisitions with domestic and foreign companies to drive growth and gain new markets.
The hospital industry in India is expected to increase at a CAGR of 16-17% to reach Rs 8.6 trillion (US$ 132.84 billion) by 2023.
With the healthcare industry doubling its economy every year, Zarafshan Shiraz earmarks certain women entrepreneurs in the field whose contributions in the business are behind these scaling numbers.
Dr. Prerna Taneja
Preventive dental health is an important aspect of dental care as it can be the root of many of the dental problems like cavities, gum diseases, enamel wear etc. Aiming to maintain the dental care of her patients and help them get rid of the problems, Dr. Prerna Taneja, Medical Director Clinic Eximus, says, “We have expertise in Dental Implant treatment, full mouth rehabilitation and cosmetic dental treatment, LASER dental treatments. At Clinic Eximus, we are fully equipped with the latest technology, testing and surgical procedures handled by the oral cancer specialists who are highly trained in the subject matter.” She revealed about conducting a biopsy to the actual bone grafting treatment to help manage the pain and for detection of cancer. “We also have provision for rehabilitation and reconstruction procedures post cancer surgery” she informed.
TM joint problem is one of the most complex problems faced by people that can be mistaken for neurological problems, cervical problems etc. The staff at Clinic Eximus has the expertise and experience to not only diagnose various TM Joint problems through their specialized equipment but also treat these problems which lead to an improvement in the quality of life.
At Clinic Eximus we treat oral Ulcers through our LASER therapy which is considered to be one of the most effective ways to treat it” she added.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
A pioneer of the biotechnology industry in India and the founder of the country’s leading biotechnology enterprise, Biocon, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director, Biocon Limited, has her rich contributions in research, innovation and affordable healthcare been recognized by several national and international awards. Her commitment to affordable healthcare can be seen through her philanthropic initiatives that are directed at making a difference in the lives of the marginalized communities. Through Biocon Foundation’s primary healthcare centers, telemedicine initiatives, health awareness programs, public health and sanitation initiatives and preventive screenings for oral and cervical cancer, she is making an enduring impact on society.
A 1,400-bed Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center, has been established in Bangalore to deliver affordable world-class cancer care services to patients irrespective of socio-economic status apart from setting up the Mazumdar Shaw Center for Translational Research, a non-profit research institute dedicated to developing scientific breakthroughs for treating a wide range of human diseases.
Constantly meeting leaders from other companies as well as other stakeholders to get a better sense of where the industry is headed, Vinita Gupta, CEO, Lupin Pharmaceuticals has been instrumental in its foray into the advanced markets. Heading the Advanced Market business of the company in the markets of USA and Europe, her leadership has resulted in Lupin’s emergence as a global generic player, especially in the US market in addition to becoming a strong player in the pediatric branded market.
Her efforts have helped Lupin establish partnerships with marquee global names like Merck KGaA, the oldest pharma company in the world. Her business strategy is supporting organic growth strongly by strategic acquisitions to establish a footprint across geographies and therapies.
Dr. Prathima Reddy
The recent suicides of celebs like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain had people taking mental health seriously. Educating people to ditch the stigma attached to depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses, Dr. Prathima Reddy, Director and Senior Consultant-Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fortis La Femme explains, “Mental fitness is equally valuable for everybody, especially for those in high-pressurised jobs such as doctors, corporate CEOs, and executives. The toughness is important to be able to not just make a decision but the right decision.”
Treating her patients according to the present evidence-based guidelines, Reddy has authored a Labour Ward Manual which aids doctors and nurses to deliver uniform care to all their patients. This also helps to enhance the knowledge of her colleagues and promote evidence-based care. Strict adherence to these guidelines has also led to the reduction in hysterectomy rates and promoted 'uterus saving' medical management of menstrual problems.
Frequent organizing of health camps for women and children from deprived backgrounds is the need of the hour and medical institutes like Fortis La Femme, are taking it up to ensure good health among civilians.