Apollo Hospitals Joint Managing Director Dr Sangita Reddy has received the prestigious IMA Mediko Award 2019 –Best Female Healthcare leader, recently.
Dr Sangita Reddy was presented the award by Telangana Medical and Health Minister Etela Rajender at the IMA Mediko Healthcare Excellence Awards 2019 ceremony, hosted by IMA – Telangana branch.
She is in charge of the IT and human resources functions in Apollo. The hospital group received three consecutive HiMSS-Elsevier ICT achievement awards for eHealth initiatives under Sangita’s leadership.
She played a pivotal role in the creation of SACHi (Save a Child’s Heart Initiative), which supports diagnostics and treatment of underprivileged children ailing with congenital heart diseases.
More recently, Sangita also led the formation of the Total Health Foundation, which is anchoring a population health project in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.
She is the senior vice president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FICCI). She is also on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Digital Health which aims to advance the use, adoption and measurement of technology in health and healthcare, focusing on digital health.
Apollo Hospitals is one of the largest healthcare groups with 10,000 beds across 70 hospitals, 2,556 pharmacies, over 172 primary care and diagnostic clinics, 148 telemedicine units across 13 countries, and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branches.