The Indian healthcare sector is expected to reach US$280 billion by 2020. Healthcare has emerged as one of the most progressive and largest service sectors in India with an expected GDP spend of 8% by 2012 from 5.5% in 2009.
Leaders from the healthcare industry met on March 29-30, 2012 in Delhi for the India Hospital Expansion Summit (IHES) 2012. This was the first of its kind conference which brought together over 150 key decision makers of hospitals across India. The delegates included hospital owners; CEOs, COOs and Managing Directors of hospitals; representatives from government bodies and industry executives. This summit proved to be a great opportunity for industry partners to showcase their offerings and interact with delegates and speakers.The purpose of the conference was to discuss the future outlook of the healthcare sector, upcoming opportunities in the healthcare Industry and ways to maximize the same, and challenges associated with hospital expansion and ways to overcome the same.