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Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals organizes 6th Annual Nursing Conclave and leadership meet to discuss the significant role of nurses in healthcare

Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals organizes 6th Annual Nursing Conclave and leadership meet to discuss the significant role of nurses in healthcare

India Blooms News Service | | 02 Dec 2015, 03:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IBNS): The Apollo Group of Hospitals, the Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare organizations, organized their group’s annual nursing conclave and leadership meet on Wednesday.

The three day conference themed  ‘What got us here won’t get us there’ will witness key thought leaders from the government and healthcare fraternity deliberate, debate and discuss how India can address the healthcare skill gap and empower nursing fraternity to take higher clinical responsibilities & also work as empowered team to improve patient outcome and reduce cost. 

Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, India,  Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, Capt. Usha Banerjee, Group Nursing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, renowned actor Prosenjit Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta, Tanushee Shankar, dancer and other dignitaries inaugurated the program by lighting the lamp and unveiling the theme book.


The conclave is aimed to recognize and appreciate the crucial role played by nurses in healthcare sector and to defining a strategy for improvement of techniques and patient safety.

Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, said, “Apollo Hospitals has always strived hard to provide the highest level of training to nurses. Nurses are a vital part of the healthcare system.  I believe that the deliberations to take place in this forum will pave way in bringing enhancement in overall functioning of the fraternity, not only at Apollo Hospitals’ facilities, but in the entire healthcare sector.”

Speaking on the occasion, Usha Banerjee, Group Nursing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, added, “This is a time of enormous challenge for health care, one in which we are trying to extend high-quality care to more people, improve health outcomes across the board, and—perhaps most challenging—do it while driving down costs and increasing value. I believe the vision, values, knowledge and our ethics provide a sound basis on which to meet the challenges and shape our future.Whatever we achieve as a health care provider, it will be a means to fulfill the Apollo mission. Our mission will be accomplished only when our patients receive the gold standard in nursing care at each and every branch of our group.”

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