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Ramesh Desai

Ramesh Desai

Manager IT
Sagar Hospitals
Insight of My Company and its IT Strategies
About our company :
The Sagar Hospitals is a landmark healthcare services institution that enjoys a unique reputation of being a popular destination for both Indian and international patients seeking treatment at an affordable cost. The Sagar Hospitals has lent its unique dimension of human touch to the complex science of healthcare. The Sagar Hospitals  mission is to maintain a high degree of quality and care to any patient seeking medical aid is sacrosanct to its highly acclaimed and equipped team.

IT strategies:

We use an HIS for our Hospital & patients information, we have a data centre where this HIS & other necessary Softwares are hosted.
Views on new technologies
We have deployed our website on cloud, also evaluating cloud to deploy our HIS application and virtualization we are already using it to run our non critical Application.

Keeping up with Latest Technology
Seminars, Conferences, Presentations,Information week, Internet.
Team Size
10 members.
Biggest Pain Point
Reducing the clients side down time within current setup & spend.
Challenges Faced
As of now since its within the premises we need to secure only from the in-house users only.

Estimation of annual IT budget
No fixed, it depends on the need as some is OPEX, Some is CAPEX.
IT Leader – Manager First or Technologist First
Manager cum technologist, so that he can manage the show with available technology within the organization.
ROI on the Technology
Minimum 25% to 50%.
Latest Technology
Cloud, data on hand held device, reduce paper usage.
Relationship Between CIOs and CEOs
Each one should involve the other person in the decision & take a combined decision & have a Road Map for IT to improvement.
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