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New Delhi, September 8, 2010
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will host an international conference on "Recent Advances and Future Trends in Healthcare Infrastructure and Medical Technology" (HIMT) 2011 from February 2 to 5, 2011.
The event is being organised by the Department of Hospital Administration at AIIMS in collaboratin with the Academy of Hospital Administration (AHA) and the Indian Institute of Architects.
A press release issued by the organisers said the aim of the conference was to provide an enabling platform of synergy to promoters, healthcare providers, administrators, architects, engineers, project manager and consultants, equipment manufacturers, the pharmaceutical industry and other stake holders for knowledge enhancement, skill acquisition, and networking in the multiple dimensions and facets of healthcare infrastructure and medical technology.
Among other things, the conference will deliberate on recent advances and future trends in healthcare infrastructure and its impact on healthcare delivery. They will also discuss the advancements and future applications of medical technology in healthcare.
The participants will consider the impact of advancing technology on patient care provisioning, the release said.
The conference is expected to be attended by about 1200 healthcare and hospital administrators, medical directors/CEOs of public and corporate hospitals, clinicians, policy makers, hospital architects and engineers, project consultants, healthcare insurance providers, experts from healthcare infrastructure and construction industry, pharmaceutical and medical equipment industry, financers associated with healthcare industry, disaster management experts, and researchers and academicians.
Other participants will include nursing administrator, equipment and pharma industry executives , representative from health care industry and commerce , financial and banking institutions, IT industry, and medical architecture, health and hospital management students and trainees, the release added.