Mumbai: CNBC-TV18, India’s leading English business news channel along with ICICI Lombard hosted the 8th edition of the ‘Indian Healthcare and Wellness Awards 2018’ at The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.The event honored the best of medical and wellness service providers in the industry and served as a platform that brings together leaders from private and government organizations as well as policy makers, dignitaries from sector affiliates along with prominent names from the healthcare fraternity. Dr. Daniel Kraft, MD, Faculty Chair of Medicine & Neuroscience, Singularity University & Founder and Chair Exponential Medicine, San Francisco, USA graced the event as the chief guest of the evening.
The eminent list of jury panel that shortlisted the winners and acknowledged their efforts were Mr. Kewal Handa, Chairman, Medybiz Pharma; Mr. DG Shah, Secretary General, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance; Mr. A Vaidheesh, MD & VP, South Asia, GSK Pharmaceutical; and Dr. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman & Medical Director, Manipal Health Enterprise. The jury panel for new category segment under wellness comprised Mr. Ryan Fernando, Chief Nutritionist, QUA Nutrition; Ms Pooja Makhija, Nutritionist; Dr. Shikha Sharma, Nutritionist; and Ms. Leena Mogre, Nutritionist.
The remarkable event applauded the contribution of the innovators, change-makers and pioneers in the healthcare and medical community. Nominations from over 3000 hospitals and an overwhelming response to the event, spoke volumes about the popularity and the credibility of the awards.
Speaking at the awards, Mr. Joy Chakraborthy from CNBC-TV18 stated, “Our objective behind this initiative is to acknowledge the best in the health and wellness industry. We truly wanted to felicitate those personalities who have made significant contributions in bringing about positive transformations to enhance the quality of general healthcare and medical facilities in India. We received massive number of entries this year and it is so good to see some amazing efforts being recognized by our experienced set of jury panels. The outstandingresponse by the industry is what encourages us to come with a new edition that is bigger and better, year after year.”
With IMRB, India’s leading market research agency associated with the property as their knowledge partner, extensive fieldwork was carried-out with the help of scientific methodology that captured consumers’ ratings and doctors’ ratings to finalize the best of the best from the industry.
Below is the list of the winners of ‘Indian Healthcare and Wellness Awards 2018’:
|Centre of Excellence||Cardiology||Apollo Hospital, Chennai|
|Centre of Excellence||Neurology||Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital|
|Centre of Excellence||Nephrology & Urology||CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad|
|Centre of Excellence||Orthopedics||Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru|
|Centre of Excellence||Gynaecology||AIIMS, Delhi|
|Centre of Excellence||Oncology||Christian Medical College, Vellore|
|Centre of Excellence||Ophthalmology||Dr. Agarwal’S Eye Hospital, Chennai|
|Centre of Excellence||Pediatrics||Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad|
|Centre of Excellence||Gastroenterology and General Surgery||Asian Institute Of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad|
|Centre of Excellence||Endocrinology||Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai|
|Best Multi Speciality Hospital- Tertiary Care||Metro||BL Kapur Super Speciality Hospital, Delhi|
|Best Multi Speciality Hospital – Tertiary Care||Non-Metro||Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana|
|Best Secondary Care Hospital||Government||Sir Takhtasinhji General Hospital, Bhavnagar|
|Best Secondary Care Hospital||Private||Amandeep Hospital & Clinics|
|Best Wellness Provider||Fitness Centre||Talwalkars|
|Best Wellness Provider||Nutritionist||Seema Singh|
|Best Wellness Provider||Aesthetic||Kaya ltd.|
|Best Wellness Provider||Diagnostics||SRL Diagnostics|
|Excellence in Wellness Care||Ananda in the Himalayas|
|Wellness icon of the year||GulPanag|