Press Release: September 16, 2015
The BMJ Healthcare Awards 2015, already going larger than before at South Asia level has now PlexusMD on board as the Digital Partner to take the awards to a wider audience base in the whole of South Asia and beyond.
PlexusMD is an exclusive professional networking platform for doctors and healthcare organisations. Dr. Rohan Desai the founder of PlexusMD along with Prashant Mishra, Managing Director, BMJ India made the announcement of the two heavyweights from the healthcare industry coming together to make the awards a bigger success.
Talking about the association Dr. Desai said, “BMJ Awards, one of the most prestigious events in the world of Medicine, is a celebration of the toil and brilliance of physician teams across South Asia. At PlexusMD, our vision is to bring doctors and healthcare providers across the world on to a single platform for easier information exchange and collaboration. We are privileged to be the digital partners to BMJ South Asia Awards 2015 and hope that we can provide the Awards a wider reach and help spread the great work being done by the BMJ India team.”
Dr. Rohan Desai holds an MBA degree from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad along with his graduation in Medicine. He has been a management consultant for leading healthcare groups and private equity funds on strategy, performance improvement and due-diligence engagements. He founded PlexusMD with the objective of connecting doctors worldwide and helping them advance their career and practice.
Prashant Mishra, Managing Director, BMJ India, said “The BMJ Awards reflect our desire to recognize and highlight excellence in the practice of medicine in South Asia. We are confident that this year with the support of PlexusMD we will be able to reach a wider target audience of doctors who are doing admirable work in South Asia. BMJ Awards South Asia will showcase the most spectacular achievements of doctors in South Asia and help them receive the acknowledgment they truly deserve.”
The Award entries for this year’s awards have come from across the South Asia region, from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar and Maldives. The categories in this year’s award include Healthcare Quality, Medical Education, Technological Innovation And Research, And Clinical Excellence. The winners and finalists of these categories will demonstrate true potential to influence change and improve health outcomes in South Asia.
Last year’s winners included teams from eminent institutions like All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) Pondicherry, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai, and, and Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, among others.
BMJ started their journey over 170 years ago as a medical journal, publishing their first research paper. They published their first copy in 1840. BMJ advances healthcare worldwide by sharing knowledge and expertise to improve experiences, outcomes and value.
They support all healthcare providers, from individual clinicians to major organizations and health systems, serving over 300,000 customers and 4 million professional users. Their expertise extends to medical education, clinical decision support, data analytics and quality improvement to enhance day to day decision-making and healthcare delivery.
PlexusMD is an exclusive professional network for healthcare. It brings together doctors and healthcare companies across the country on a single platform where doctors can showcase their profiles, connect with alumni and colleagues, share and discuss cases, stay updated with the latest developments and find and apply to interesting opportunities across leading institutions.
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