Annual India Excellence in Healthcare Awards to Celebrate Best in IndustryThe Indian Healthcare Industry is witnessing rapid growth with eminent companies demonstrating best practices in a variety of regional and global healthcare markets. To recognize the superior planning and execution of product launches, strategic alliances, distribution strategies, technological innovations, customer service, and mergers and acquisitions, Frost & Sullivan presents 2009 India excellence in Healthcare Awards on 4 September 2009 at Intercontinental, The Lalit, Mumbai.

Companies that are commended as Excellence Award recipients are those with the diligence, perseverance, and dedication required to develop a successful business plan and excel in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. A host of other crucial marketing factors such as leadership, strategy, service, innovation, integration, and development are also part of the Award Methodology.

A 10-person jury comprising prominent Healthcare Industry experts have come together to examine the dynamics/performance of an extensive range of organizations. Our expert team would be following a meticulous measurement-based methodology to select companies in South Asia for each Award category. Post this, the short-listed companies would be evaluated based on actual market performance indicators like Revenue growth, Market share in specific category and growth in market share, Breadth of services and solutions, Demonstrated leadership in new services and innovation, Major customer acquisitions, Geographical expansion and partnership, Business and marketing strategies.

Anand Rangachary, Managing Director, South Asia and Middle East, Frost & Sullivan, says, “The healthcare industry is gaining phenomenal importance globally in the economy of a country. With this, private healthcare services are expected to gain prominence in order to get more value and service. As India consolidates its position in the global economy by adopting the best of the technologies in Healthcare, and trying to meet international standards, we endeavor to recognize contributions and honor industry participants in the Healthcare environment through these Awards.”

"We are happy to support the Excellence in Healthcare Award organised by Frost and Sullivan, one of India’s distinguished Growth Partnership Company," said Ashvani Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer, HealthHiway. "As a company that understand the unique business and technology needs of healthcare industry and is committed to providing innovations and solutions embedded with global best practices,  associating with award has gives us an opportunity of recognizing the best for their patient care, quality of service and business objectives."
 
HealthHiway and IBM are the platinum partner for this year’s Excellence in Healthcare Awards. HealthHiway™ is the services infrastructure for Hospitals, Clinics, Insurance companies, Pharmacies and Diagnostic centers to facilitate better collaboration and seamless information sharing to deliver quality care.

Biospectrum, Pharma BioWorld, eHealth, DrugOne, Pharma Review, New Media and Chronicle Pharma Biz are the honorable Media Partners for the Awards. To know more about this event please log on to www.frost.com/hcawards.