The euro 21-billion Facilities Management MNC Sodexo is a major player in India providing cost-effective solutions in healthcare including food, hard and soft facilities management, laundry services and, clinical technology management. Simon Scrivens, Global Marketing Head, Healthcare, Sodexo and Sambit Sahu, Country Director, Healthcare, Sodexo spoke to BW Healthcareworld’s Bhakt Vatsal Sharma about their business in India as well as learnings from the Indian healthcare industry. Excerpts:
The medical devices industry in India is still largely dependent on imports. BW Healthcareworld’s Bhakt Vatsal Sharma caught up Dr GSK Velu, Founder and Chairman of the Rs 700-crore Trivitron Healthcare Group, one of the largest domestic players in the space to discuss the industry, its potential as well as challenges, including competition from multinationals. Excerpts:
Blockchain has already created an impact in the banking sector. David Roberts, Global Health Advisor, EY believes blockchain has the potential to offer better services to consumers in the healthcare sector by making the system transparent. He talks to BW Healthcareworld’s Bhakt Vatsal Sharma about the various benefits of blockchain in the healthcare sector. Excerpts:
With several barriers and taboos affecting the health conditions of several women in the regional parts of India, Tata Trusts launched phase 1 of their program educating women with regards to sanitation and menstrual health issues.