CAHOTECH -2017, an international conference on health technology was organised by CAHO (Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations) on September 23, at National Institute of Advanced Studies, IISc campus, Bangalore. The event was organised with the vision to introduce newer and better technology solutions for hospitals.
CAHOTECH 2017 was a reflection of the aspiration to join together, and in sharing, find that we are stronger and more greatly enriched than if we were working as individuals in isolation. This was the original intention for the formation of CAHO and was supported by all partners for the event. CAHOTECH 2017 was attended by around 260 delegates and had speakers from Sweden, US and India. Dr Nagendra Swamy S C, Sr. President, Group Medical Director- Manipal Health Enterprises & Chairman- Quality Council and Dr Narendranath V, Chief Administrator, Ramaiah Medical College Hospital were the Organizing Chairman and Secretary respectively.
The event was inaugurated by Dr. Nanda Kumar Jairam, CEO, Chairman and Group Medical Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals, India and Chairman of the NABH in the presence of Dr Vijay Agarwal, President CAHO, Dr Alexander Thomas, Immediate Past President, CAHO, Dr CM Bhagat, Secretary General, CAHO, Dr Girdhar Gyani, Director General, AHPI, Dr Nagendra Swamy S C (Sr. President, Group Medical Director- Manipal Health Enterprises) and other dignitaries.
As the steward of Quality in healthcare delivery, CAHO was well represented in various panels and discussions. State Representative Dr.Anuradha Pichumani (Sree Renga Hospital) set the tone by outlining the breadth of CAHO's activities and stressed on the need to be mindful of the quality of the various care processes involved while structuring affordable solutions.