Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore holds its 6th convocation
New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI-NewsVoir): The Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) – Bangalore held its 6th Convocation of the AICTE – Approved Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (Batch 2015-17) at the institute's campus. Dr. Sanjiv Kumar, Director-IIHMR Delhi, was the chief guest for the occasion and Takashi Maki, Director, Sakra World Hospital, Bengaluru was the Guest of Honor. The Chief Guest and Guest of Honor awarded the convocation certificates and gold medals to Dr. Lavya N, Tripti Vaidya and Dr. Medari S Mukunda, for their exemplary performance.
Like every year, students were placed in reputed hospitals, state government institutions and healthcare IT companies with the highest package of Rs. 7,50,000 per annum. The students were recruited by Dell, Deloitte, Allscripts, Asian Heart, Prime Era, Napier Health, NH, RxDx,108 MEMS, Sapphire Systems, ICT Health, Infiniti Research, Columbia Asia Hospitals among others.
In his convocation address, Dr. Sanjiv Kumar, Director-IIHMR Delhi, said, "Quality, accountability, trust, transparency and networking are some of the values that are inculcated in every student of IIHMR. The students have been given the best training and are well-equipped to assist the growing needs of the healthcare industry."
Dr. S D Gupta, Trustee Secretary, IIHMR Society, Jaipur, said, "There is a need for research fellows in the Indian healthcare industry and for them to explore the IT sectors in Bengaluru. IIHMR encourages its students to think big which enables the growth of IIHMR and its role in various national and global health scenes."
Speaking about achievements of the students and their placement organizations, Dr. Usha Manjunath, Director-officiating, said, "The healthcare industry is in need of trained management professionals and IIHMR's placement records indicate that. A number of prestigious organizations have recruited students from IIHMR and it gives us immense pleasure on being able to contribute to the healthcare sector."
IIHMR (Bangalore) is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The annual intake at IIHMR is 60 students a year. During the two-year tenure, the students go for training and placement to various hospitals and healthcare organizations in India and abroad. (ANI-NewsVoir)