International Health-Tech Conference CAHOTECH 2019 to be held at IIT Chennai


International Health-Tech Conference CAHOTECH 2019 to be held at IIT Chennai -Free registration for start-ups is available online till September 15.


Int’l Health-Tech Conference CAHOTECH 2019 to be held at IIT Chennai from Sept 27-28, 2019

  • More than 700 healthcare professionals and delegates from across the country will be attending the annual two-day event. More than 25 distinguished speakers will address the audience
  • India’s biggest healthcare technology conference will also provide a platform for startups for funding, incubation and beta-testing of new health-tech products

Chennai /12 September 2019: CAHOTECH 2019, the fourth international healthcare technology conference of Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHO), will be held at IIT Madras Research Park in Chen nai from September 27-28, 2019. The two-day annual gathering is considered as the biggest healthcare techn ology event in India. (The event will be conducted for two days; However, the conference is held on 28th Septe mber 2019).


More than 700 healthcare professionals and delegates from across the country will be attending CAHOTECH 20 19 this year to keep themselves updated with latest technology and products related to the healthcare sector. These include med-tech vendors, process innovators and solutionproviders; start-ups looking for funding and beta-testing space; hospital decision makers; and investors scouting for innovative and disruptive technologies. Start-ups in healthcare looking for funding or beta testing can register for free for the pitch fest.


Mr. Sameer Mehta, Organizing Chairman, CAHOTECH 2019, Said “The event this year will be on even a grander sc ale than before. An important aspect will be the sharing of experiences and key learnings regarding technological inno vations already functional at some of our member hospitals. There will also be assessment of newer technologies and showcasing of promising start-ups. CAHOTECH 2019 will also facilitate business discussions through a separate arm of vendors showcasing their latest technology and products. This international healthcare technology conference organi zed by CAHO connects healthcare with technology. It is the definitive event for health and technology innovation, inve stment and best practices. It showcases the latest technology-based solutions to enable maximum efficiency at hospi tals.”


More than 25 distinguished speakers will address the audience at CAHOTECH 2019 at about 25 sessions and talks spread across two days. These include names like Som Mittal (Former President & Chairman, NASSCOM), Dr. Gagandeep Kang (Christian Medical College), Lakshmi Narayanan (Cognizant Technology Solutions), Josh Foulger (Foxconn International Holding), Arun Jain (Founder – Polaris), Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi (Director – IIT Madras); Dr. Yoon Kyoung Cho (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), Dr. Hooshmand Palany (AS EAN – Business Advisory Council), Ravindran B (IIT Madras), and Anil Relia (Quality Council of India). The event also has 28 technical partners and 3 knowledge partners.


Mr. J Adel, Organizing Secretary, CAHOTECH 2019 while addressing the conference said “Technology plays a criti cal role in increasing operational efficiency and profitability of healthcare providers. It is a driving force behind quality healthcare, helping increase provider capabilities and enabling them to offer better patient care. The focus of CAHOT ECH 2019 is on technological innovations in the areas of process efficiency and optimum utilization, enhancing clinical and patient care and empowering patients. This year, we are also bringing health-tech start-ups and investors on the sa me platform. The aim is to capture good technology at early stages and empower the innovators to scale up and grow.”

Mrs. Bharathi Reddy, Tamil Nadu representative of CAHO, added that “CAHOTECH is the only platform of its kind that brings together healthcare organizations and technology companies under one roof to share and utilize their expe rience and adopt more efficient practices by healthcare organizations. The objective is to help introduce newer and bet ter technology solutions to hospitals.”


A major highlight of the event will be the presence of equity investors and venture capitalists who will be assess ing participating start-ups for funding opportunities in healthcare technology space. Start-ups will get to explore opportunities for incubation and engaging with hospitals for the beta testing of new products. A pitch-fest for st artups will be held, with a total purse of Rs 20 lakh available for funding.

Free registration for start-ups is available online till September 15, 2019 at or by calling 98703 18781 /  98996 97587.

About CAHO – With a growing number of healthcare organizations achieving NABH, NABL and JCI accreditation, there has be en a need for a common platform that will facilitate communication amongst the accredited healthcare organi zations, share best practices, and provide benchmarking, while promoting and improving the quality and safe ty of healthcare services provided by HCOs across India. The Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizatio ns (CAHO) is a not-for-profit society that was formed to fulfil this need. CAHO provides a platform to support all t he NABH and NABL accredited organizations in the country. It also mentors’ hospitals in their journey towards accreditation and creates awareness to implement safe practices in healthcare delivery.



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