The Voice that Leads Indian Healthcare

NATHEALTH has been created with the vision to “Be the credible and unified voice of the healthcare ecosystem in improving access and quality of healthcare”.


This is the time to collaborate,
innovate and reimagine healthcare

NATHEALTH is the pivot for the healthcare ecosystem. It aligns itself with the aspirations of the different forums - medical technology, innovation, providers, diagnostics, insurance, home care, senior care, education and private equity/value chain, to build a unified industry voice and power the next wave of progress in Indian healthcare.


  • Evangelize a “fit for purpose” unique healthcare model that is made in India for India

  • Worked together with every stakeholder to remove constraints of access, cost, equity and quality

  • Demonstrate capabilities towards building sustainable integrated healthcare models

  • Gather and incubate ideas those advance the goals of a universal health coverage


  • Partnered with global organisations with like-minded vision and priorities

  • Reliable value partners for global health institutions, academia, and NGOs

  • Engaged with trade bodies to develop unified agenda(s)

  • Espoused and promoted India as a medical tourism destination

  • Built a knowledge repository for the healthcare sector and people to use for COVID prevention, treatment and vaccination


  • Galvanize our member base with a re-energized vision and aligning ourselves across key cross- sectoral issues

  • Expanding our base to cover unorganized healthcare sectors across the country

  • Communicating effectively with our stakeholders on behalf of our members

  • Governing ourselves with transparency and honesty of purpose

Policy Makers

  • Bringing the best possible expertise and showcasing capabilities to help drive policy developments

  • Ideating the vision and be the innovation partner

  • Co-creating solutions to deliver universal health coverage

  • Inspiring confidence as a best- in-class delivery system

  • Reinstate belief in the private healthcare eco-system

Vision and Mission
challenges, together

Established in 2012, with an objective to bring together healthcare stakeholders in India and work along with policy makers to create an environment that will power the next wave of healthcare for all. NATHEALTH is the genesis of this movement. It is the forum that will facilitate the shift in mindset, delivery and decision making. Our goal is to build a better and a healthier future.
  • Be the voice of the healthcare ecosystem
  • Recommend action points to Enable the environment to fund long term growth
  • Enable the environment to fund long term growth
  • Support best practices and promote accreditation
  • Encourage innovation
  • Help develop and optimize healthcare infrastructure
  • Help shape policy and regulations
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Key Themes

Creating the Winning Agenda


5 thematic areas for key interventions to deliver the maximum impact

Health sector capacity expansion and infrastructure build up

Decongesting, debottlenecking institutions, Affordable care expansion in Tier II-IV (new business models, tech enabled, partnership Govt/Private, private-private, etc.), New models of care (out of hospital, step down, urgent, ambulatory care, specialty care expansion, home care etc.)

Digital Health

Tech infra, solutions: IT backbone / Interoperability / tech stack; HIS/EMR; Health ID, Disease repository, analytics , Skilling and education expansion (asynchronous training, CME, upskilling, etc.), Access expansion (virtual care, discovery platform), Integrated care enablement, coordination

Scaling healthcare delivery with innovation across value chain

Start up ecosystem enablement, Partnership models (Corp VC, financial investors, strategic partnership, etc.), Setting up Healthcare accelerators, incubators, Atmanirbar for healthcare products and devices in India (value focused); design and make in India

Globalizing India’s healthcare

Medical Value Travel full potential, Global Supply Chain Integration, India for global healthcare delivery (remote monitoring, virtual care delivery, etc.), India as data/analytics hub (payers, providers, etc.), Alternative medicine expansion

Aarogya Bharat (health system evolution)

New financing models (capitation, performance based, strategic purchasing, etc.), Preventive, public and population health
Delivery innovations, New models: value-based care, Universal health expansion, Disease mgmt. (NCD, MCH, etc.), Standardized, Guidelines, accreditation

Expanding our ApertureRegional Chapters

Our Regional Chapters engage with State Governments and regional stakeholders to mobilize a movement
that champions core issues - quality care, wellness, restoring trust in
our healthcare institutions and the private healthcare sector

North Chapter

Chair:  Mr. Ashwajit Singh, Founder & Managing Director, IPE Global

Co Chair: Mr. Anand K, Chief Executive Officer, SRL Diagnostics Mr. Abhishek Kapoor, SVP – Strategy, Regency Healthcare Mr. Narendra Varde, MD Roche Diagnostics Mr. Parveen Jain, Head Regulatory & Govt affairs, Fresenius Medical
Dr. Anil Vinayak, Group COO, Fortis Healthcare

East Chapter

Chair: Dr. Alok Roy, Chairman & Managing Director, Medica Synergie Pvt. Ltd.

Co Chair: Ms. Ruma Banerjee, Vice President, Neotia Healthcare Initiative Ltd. Mr. Rupak Barua, Group CEO & Director, AMRI Group of Hospitals, Dr. Simmardeep Gill, Chief Executive Officer, CK Birla Hospitals Mr. Suyash Borar, Director, Xceptional Health & Wellness Pvt. Ltd

West Chapter

Chair: Mr. Sanjiv Navangul MD, Bharat Serum

Co – Chair: Ms. Visalakshi Chandramouli, Founding Partner Tata Capital, Dr. Vivek Desai, HOSMAC India Private Limited, Dr. Ankit Thakker, Executive Director and CEO at Jupiter Hospital, Mr. Dharmil Sheth, Co-Founder, Pharmeasy/API Holdings

South Chapter

Chair: Dr. K. Hari Prasad, President, Hospitals Division, Apollo Hospitals

Co – Chair: Mr. Gangadi Madhukar Reddy, Managing Director & CEO, MedPlus Mr. Srikanth Srinivasan, Head of Services, GE Healthcare Ms. Mansi Wadhwa, Head-Growth Programs, India Medtronic Pvt. Ltd.

The Leadership Team

Our leadership team represents the different facets of the healthcare ecosystem.

Dr. Shravan Subramanyam

President NATHEALTH (Healthcare Federation of India)
President & CEO, GE Healthcare India & South Asia and Managing Director, Wipro GE Healthcare at GE Healthcare

Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi

Senior Vice President, NATHEALTH
Managing Director & CEO, Fortis Healthcare

Ms. Ameera Shah

Vice President, NATHEALTH
Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare

Mr. Sunil Thakur

Treasurer, NATHEALTH
Partner, Quadria Capital

Ms Vrinda Mathur

Secretary, NATHEALTH
Head - Services, Management Consulting, PI/RWI, IQVIA South Asia

President's Message
At the precipice of marking a new era in healthcare, the pandemic taught us the value of a unified front. Building the future of the healthcare industry, NATHEALTH brings together diverse voices...
Dr. Shravan Subramanyam
President & CEO, GE Healthcare, India & South Asia and Managing Director, Wipro GE Healthcare


Impact Across
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Increase in NATHEALTH Membership base over last 2 years


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    In The News

    NATHEALTH's media coverages as the unified voice of the healthcare industry. The communication channels are a way of deliberating on key industry talk points.
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    December 6, 2022
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    November 29, 2022
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    November 1, 2022
    Private hospitals concerned over removal of payment clause in revised CGHS empanelment pact
    Large private hospitals have expressed serious reservations over the removal of payment terms in a proposed agreement for empanelment with the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), saying this and other clauses will have a major impact on their ability to deliver seamless services.
    September 27, 2022
    NMC proposes relaxing norm for universities to start medical colleges
    In a move that should make setting up medical colleges easier, the apex medical regulator has proposed doing away with the requirement of such institutions having a full-fledged hospital that has been functional for a minimum of two years.
    September 22, 2022
    Full accreditation of hospitals sluggish but demand high for entry-level certification
    Only an estimated 2 percent of India’s hospitals with over 50 beds each have been fully accredited in the 17 years since the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers was set up.
    September 22, 2022
    India@2047 – From Heal in India to Heal by India
    As India celebrates 75 years of independence and the beginnings of Amrutkaal, its healthcare system, enriched by a 5000-year legacy has much to offer to the world.
    September 21, 2022
    Top industry leaders to adopt 10 pc of TB patients enrolled under Ni -Kashay 2.0
    The aim is to ensure quality care, nutrition, medical services, technology and diagnostic support and mitigate the high burden of costs borne by patients and their families, NATHEALTH President Dr Shravan Subramanyam said.
    September 16, 2022
    How better business models can bring affordable healthcare to Bharat
    The year 2018 ushered in a new era for universal healthcare in India with the announcement of the world’s largest health insurance scheme, The Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana—giving financial assistance for hospital care for the most vulnerable population.
    September 9, 2022
    Genome sequencing: The future of preventive healthcare is now
    We were often told that “Prevention is better than cure”. Yet, in matters of health, it is a human tendency to seek medical help only after detecting clinical symptoms. The trend is now changing as many more people have realised the benefits of prevention on quality of life and longevity.
    September 7, 2022
    As Centre readies ‘Heal in India’ portal, hospital chains suggest a slew of measures on medical tourism
    As the government readies a ‘Heal in India’ portal to monitor the end-to-end journey of foreign patients arriving in the country for treatment, large private hospital chains looking to increase their medical tourism business have shared a number of suggestions with the Centre.
    September 5, 2022
    NATHEALTH and CKD launches “Win with Vaccines” campaign
    The objective of the campaign is to engage with key stakeholders, join hands with district authorities, and run a comprehensive public education program that addresses awareness gaps in understanding the benefits of vaccination
    August 5, 2022
    Technology Adoption is the key to solving India’s challenge of access to a more equitable healthcare System
    Technological advances, digitally enabled care and public-private partnerships can transform healthcare in India
    June 27, 2022
    Understanding the role of private healthcare providers in India’s march toward Universal Health Coverage
    There continues to be a perception that private hospitals are against public interest and operate only for profit. Therefore, it is important to examine a few aspects of overall hospital operational issues and challenges to decode these misconceptions
    May 5, 2022
    Breaching the digital frontier for Indian healthcare
    Digital is the future in all sectors of the economy and society and healthcare is no exception. Digital delivery will become integral to healthcare provision, and something that people have embraced after being driven indoors by the pandemic.
    March 26, 2022
    Potential of MedTech to bridge the rural-urban gap
    Rural communities have long struggled to maintain access to quality healthcare services. Rural healthcare in India is characterised by a huge gap between supply and demand.
    April 7, 2021

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