Saturday, 26th September 2020: 6 PM IST

The Future Of Healthcare

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan ( Chief Scientist, World Health Organization):

Soumya Swaminathan is an Indian Paediatrician and Clinical Scientist known for her work in Tuberculosis. She currently serves as the Chief Scientist at the World Health Organization. She is also positioned as Secretary, Department of Health Research – Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, and Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of Biomedical research.

She holds M.B.B.S. from Armed Forces Medical College (India) and M. D. from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, along with a Diplomate of National Board from National Board of Examinations. She subsequently held Post Doctoral Medical Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.


The Future of Healthcare 2020 will be one of the largest virtual gatherings in the subcontinent, bringing together 10,000+ Healthcare professionals in addition to prominent personalities from the fields of
medicine, public policy, technology and ethics.

The field of healthcare is experiencing unprecedented challenges, which are being tackled through rapid advancements in innovative technologies such as Telemedicine, Remote Monitoring, Pandemic preparedness, VR/AR & AI, 3D Printing, Robotics & Nanotechnology.

While these new tools and techniques are empowering us to tackle the current crisis – It is becoming equally important to envision and direct the landscape of healthcare and its impact on our society in the
near future.



As hospital systems reach capacity due to COVID-19, more patients and providers are turning to telemedicine. Hear from companies offering online doctor visits, remote patient monitoring, virtual ICUs, and symptom checkers to help deliver care remotely.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is playing an important role in the current crisis and has wide-ranging applications across healthcare. Learn how companies are using AI for surveillance of infectious diseases, drug discovery, medical imaging, and more.

Healthcare IT

Today’s outbreak has illuminated improvement areas for healthcare IT, specifically better interoperability. Hear from experts across the healthcare system working to make patient data shareable yet secure.

Social Determinants of Health & Population Health

Early COVID-19 data is highlighting how some communities are disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Learn how data and technology can enhance population health and SDOH strategies.

New Primary Care Models

There is a new wave of companies offering unique approaches to primary care. Learn more about novel primary care models that are improving health outcomes.

Pandemic Preparedness

Experts share learnings from the current outbreak and the technologies and strategies that can better contain infectious diseases in the future.

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