VP/Group Head | Information Technology, Narayana Hrudayalaya
Kumar is the Vice President and Group Head of Information Technology for Narayana Hrudayalaya Limited and is based out of Bangalore. He has over 15 years of information technology experience spanning across various domains and industry verticals. In his current role he is responsible for providing strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, coordination and implementation of healthcare technology. Currently he is driving healthcare technology initiatives like Tele-medicine, Tele-radiology, Tele-ECG, Patient-Physician portal solution, Electronic Medical Records, Clinical Decision Support System, Appointment Management System, Identity Management System, Cloud Computing, Communication & Collaboration, Mobile Apps, and Analytics. In addition to this he also leads cyber security initiatives across the enterprise. He possess strong knowledge on Business Service Management, Architecture frameworks, Governance, Risk and Security areas.
Kumar is currently pursuing his advanced post-graduate research degree (M.Phil) on Hospital and Health Systems Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani. This programme is conducted by BITS in collaboration with Christian Medical College, Vellore and Bombay Hospital, Mumbai.