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The Best in Indian Healthcare Industry Felicitated at Frost & Sullivan’s 6th Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014


September 24, 2014 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Frost & Sullivan successfully hosted its 6th Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards at Taj Lands End, Mumbai recognizing distinguished achievers in the Indian healthcare industry. The banquet witnessed the presence of the who’s who in the healthcare sector, and deserving companies and individuals were felicitated for their innovative growth strategies and solutions.
 
This year, 26 awards were presented to companies and individuals who demonstrated best practices in the Indian healthcare and life sciences industry. The awards program followed a rigorous methodology to recognize superior planning and execution of product launches, strategic alliances, distribution strategies, technological innovations, customer services, healthcare delivery services, and mergers and acquisitions. Other crucial factors used to evaluate the nominees included leadership qualities, strategy, growth, service, innovation, integration, marketing, and financial performance.
 
On the occasion, Jayant Singh, Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice, Frost & Sullivan said, “This year, we have sought to recognize companies who have demonstrated excellence in business process innovation, service delivery innovation, and product innovation. Although currently some of them are niche, they have shown promising impact on the healthcare industry and are expected to grow at a steady pace to become well established in the near future. The award categories spanned across the breadth of the healthcare industry including Medical Technologies, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, and Healthcare Delivery Services. While these award categories are identified by our team and ratified by an eminent panel of external jury members, special awards were conferred by Frost & Sullivan to leaders who have dedicated themselves toward addressing India’s pertinent healthcare challenges, making an indelible impact on this industry.”
 
Frost & Sullivan followed a rigorous 10-step process to conduct a detailed evaluation of the shortlisted companies for the financial year 2013-14 and identify the award recipients. This process saw external jury members, eminent personalities, and key opinion leaders in the healthcare industry rate each company across 8-10 parameters based on research data provided by Frost & Sullivan and the jury members’ own understanding of the market as a subject matter expert.
 
The Esteemed Jury for the Awards this year included the following eminent personalities:
 
  • Dr Ajit S. Golwilkar, Managing Director, Golwilkar Metropolis Health Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr. Amit Varma, Founding Managing Partner, Quadria Capital Investment Advisors Private Limited
  • Ms. Anju Arora, Founder & Managing Director, ADI Media Private Limited
  • Mr. Annaswamy Vaidheesh, Vice President - Corporate Government Affairs & Policies, Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson
  • Dr. Bharati Kondwilkar, Professor & Head Anesthesia and Critical Care, Grant Medical College & J.J. Group
  • Dr. Bhavin Jankharia, President, Indian Radiology & Imaging Association and President, SRL Diagnostics, Jankharia Imaging
  • Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, Trustee & CEO, Wockhardt Foundation
  • Dr. Jairam Nandakumar, Chairman and Group Medical Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals, India
  • Dr. Jamshed J Dalal, Director, Center for Cardiac Sciences, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute
  • Mr. Narayanan Suresh, Group Editor, Biospectrum
  • Dr. Nilesh Shah, Chairman and Managing Director, NM Medical
  • Dr. P.V. Appaji, Director General, Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India
  • Dr. Prashant Chhajed, Director, Lung Care and Sleep Centre and Institute of Pulmonology, Chief Pulmonologist, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital
  • Dr. Preeti Devnani, Clinical Director, Comprehensive Sleep Disorder Clinic,  Jaslok Hospital
  • Mr. R Basil, Executive Director & CEO, STS Holdings Limited Dhaka
  • Mr. Sudhir Mishra, Chairman and Managing Partner, Trust Legal Advocates and Consultants
  • Dr. Sujit Chatterjee, CEO, Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital
  • Dr. Tester F Ashavaid, Director — Lab Research, Consultant Biochemist HOD, Lab Medicine, Hinduja Hospital
  • Dr. Tilak Suvarna, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Head Department of Cardiology, Asian Heart Institute
  • Dr. Venkatesh Krishnamoorthy, Chairman and Medical Director, NU Hospitals

The Media Partners supporting this edition of the Awards were HealthBiz India, Healthcare Executive, Hospital & Healthcare Management, Medical Buyer, Pharma Bio World, and The Pharma Times.
 
The Frost & Sullivan’s 6th Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014 recipients are:
 
Award Category and Title Award Recipient
Medical Technologies
Imaging Company of the Year Siemens Healthcare, India
In-vitro Diagnostics Company of the Year Roche Diagnostics India Private Limited
Cardiac Implant Company of the Year Abbott Vascular
Home Healthcare Respiratory Solutions Company of the Year Philips India Limited
Operating Room Solutions Company of the Year Maquet Medical India Private Limited
Biopsy Solutions Company of the Year Bard India Healthcare Private Limited
Most Successful Product Launch of the Year Abbott Vascular
Vascular Access Solutions Company of the Year B. Braun Medical India Private Limited
Innovation in Medical Technologies Nihon Kohden India Private Limited
Healthcare Delivery Services
IVF Service Provider Company of the Year (Specialty Chain Category) Bourn Hall International India Private Limited
Diagnostic Service Provider Company of the Year (Specialty Chain Category) SRL Limited
Eye Care Service Provider Company of the Year (Specialty Chain Category) Centre for Sight
Comprehensive Orthopedic Service Provider Company of the Year (Stand-alone Hospital Category) Shalby Limited
Comprehensive Cardiac Service Provider Company of the Year (Stand-alone Hospital Category) Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi
Mother and Child Care Service Provider Company of the Year (Specialty Chain Category) Cloudnine
Hair Restoration Service Provider Company of the Year (Specialty Chain Category) Richfeel Trichology Center
Dialysis Service Provider Company of the Year (Specialty Chain Category) DaVita Care India Private Limited
Innovative Healthcare Service Delivery Model of the Year Bright Lifecare Private Limited
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
Cardiovascular Pharmaceutical Company of the Year Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Diabetes Pharmaceutical Company of the Year USV Limited
Multinational Pharmaceutical Company of the Year Abbott India
Oncology Pharmaceutical Company of the Year Roche Products (India) Private Limited
Patient Access Program of the Year Novartis Oncology
Pharmaceutical Brand of the Year - New Launch Jakavi — Novartis Oncology
Special Awards
Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. P. Namperumalsamy
Chairman Emeritus - Aravind Eye Care System
Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year Mr. Vishwaprasad Alva
Managing Director - Skanray Technologies Private Limited, India


If you wish to know more about the Awards program, contact Ravinder Kaur / Priya George at ravinder.kaur@frost.com / priyag@frost.com or E-mail at indiahcawards@frost.com. For more details, visit
www.frost.com/hcawards2014
 
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Source: Business Wire India

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