25 September 2020 | News
Over 130 leaders from 30 countries convene to shape and redefine healthcare industry transformation
The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) in Singapore brought to fruition the first-ever hybrid virtual forum – Redefining Healthcare Agility, which welcomed more than 130 world class leaders from over 30 countries to share insights on how they are transforming the healthcare industry. The forum involved a plethora of interactive engagements, including live discussions, interviews and demonstrations.
The APACMed Annual MedTech Forum brings more than 1,000 delegates together every year, making it one of the largest yearly forums in Asia Pacific. Owing to the pandemic, the 6th edition of the conference included on-site attendance of up to 50 people, along with virtual attendance of over 1000 delegates, thus becoming the first ever hybrid conference with a global reach to be hosted in the medical technology arena. The conference witnessed the participation of global and regional leaders, serving as the perfect setting for discussing collaboration and innovation opportunities in Asia.
The Regional Insights Session kicked off with the release of the much awaited APACMed- McKinsey Business Sentiment Survey, which gives insights from senior MedTech leaders surveyed from a range of different product sectors, business scales and geographies on the current market trends and overall business sentiment.
Few of the key trends which emerged from the survey included
Within the regional insights track as part of focus country this year, India have been featured through an exclusive Healthcare Leaders session under the title “Leapfrogging Towards Healthcare 4.0” , where the panel comprised of leaders from entire healthcare value chain including Hospitals, MedTech & Diagnostics, and discussions revolved around how digital transformation is driving access and affordability in healthcare, especially from a post COVID scenario.
The panelists included –