Health 2.0 Mumbai Chapter organizes its first meet at MIG Cricket Club, Bandra
Health2.0 is a platform that converges technology, emerging medias with healthcare & pharmaceuticals.
- (1888PressRelease) August 04, 2012 - A completely informal and an unconventional setting had marked the commencement of the first meet of Health 2.0 Mumbai chapter. Being true to the Health 2.0 Global culture, the meet up had captured in its essence novel health ideas, technology, media and health innovations. People from diverse backgrounds- from pharmaceutical to digital agencies- had attended the meet to augur what is being called as a Health 2.0 revolution.
Mr. Dinesh Chindarkar, the Health 2.0 Mumbai chapter leader, had welcomed the audience by presenting the concept and introducing the philosophy of Health 2.0. Highlighting the fact that marketing in the healthcare industry was evolving from being doctor centric to patient centric. This was followed by an AV clip of the cofounder of Health 2.0, Indu Subhaiya, who specially crafted a message for the Mumbaikars from Los Angeles.
Soon after, Dr. Shalini Ratan of Nirvan Lif Sciences, had backed the points Mr. Chindarkar had raised with a presentation of her own. She had focused more on the evolution of doctor and patient communities and how technology had played a pivotal role in this evolution. She also shared some information about an IIT project of telemedicines for rural market, where she was involved in as a medical advisor.
The pharma industry was represented by quite a few individuals like Dr. Amit Bharghava, Vice President(Medical) of Alkem Laboratories, who spoke on the relevance of information being shared with doctors and patients. He basically provided ideas on uniting pharma and technology to generate data that was relevant both to patients and doctors.
Mr. Pankaj Dikholkar, Chief Manager- Strategic Marketing Services for Abbot Laboratories, had shed some light on the opportunities that exist in the forms of online forums where pharma can cash in.
Finally, the meet was concluded by Shreekant Pawar, co-founder of Farasbee - a start up and sponsor of the meet, who demonstrated their product 'Diabeto' - a device which helps connect glucometers to mobile phones in a unique way.
Mr. Chindarkar thanked the audience with a promise of more meet ups for Health 2.0 Mumbai chapter in the near future.
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