JMD, Apollo Hospitals
Inspired by her father, Dr. Prathap C Reddy’s mission to bring healthcare within the reach of every individual, Sangita Reddy formally joined Apollo Hospitals in 1983. Widely acknowledged as the pioneer of private healthcare in India and a proponent of integrated healthcare, Apollo Hospitals has touched the lives of over 150 million individuals from 140 countries.
Sangita Reddy is the Joint Managing Director of the Apollo Hospitals Group. She guides the IT and Human Resources functions and is greatly responsible for evolving the patient-centric culture, a signature of the organization. Passionately committed to transforming healthcare using effective and efficient technology, she steered Apollo Hospitals to harness technological advancements in accelerating positive transformation. Four hospitals in the group have even achieved the HiMSS Level-6 certification.
A driving force for the eHealth initiatives, it was under her leadership that Apollo received three consecutive HiMSS-Elsevier ICT achievement awards. A firm believer in the potential of mHealth and iOT enabled health delivery, Sangita championed manifold initiatives and spearheaded the creation of a Mobile Health System that increases agility, productivity, and response time of the doctors and allied health professionals. Over the years, Sangita greatly influenced the development of Health IT in India through annual Health IT conferences and also by her participation in State and Central Government endeavours. Instrumental in the group’s retail and primary healthcare expansion, Sangita promoted and currently helms Apollo Health and Lifestyle Ltd., which includes innovative healthcare retail service formats such as family health clinics, diagnostic centres, birthing boutiques & maternal health centres, ambulatory surgery centres, dental spas and diabetes management facilities. In addition to strengthen the care continuum, Sangita introduced Apollo Home Care for the provision of trusted medical care in the comfort of the patient’s home and Apollo Elder Care to provide customized geriatric care.
A passionate entrepreneur, Sangita founded Apollo Health Street in 1999, which soon grew to emerge as India’s largest health business process outsourcing organization. Focused on developing customized world-class IT based solutions, its services extended the user team’s business capabilities and financial strength.