Chennai, June 2019: Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), one of India’s premier management institutions and Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore today launched their Executive Diploma in Healthcare ManagementProgramme. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Edwin Joe, Director of Medical Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu in the presence of Fr. Victor Roch, Dean Administration, LIBA, Dr. M.J Xavier, Chairperson of LIBA Management Development Centre and Dr. Samuel N J David, Head of Department, Hospital Management Studies & Staff Training & Development, CMC Vellore amongst faculty members and students of LIBA.
Commenting on this occasion, Dr. Edwin Joe said “Previously, the healthcare system was predominantly doctor oriented. But now the scenario has changed with management playing a significant role in healthcare. Improved patient care can be achieved through successful management of hospital operations and services. This course aims to provide management skills that can be applied on a day to day basis in their organizations which will in turn enable them to be successful healthcare administrators.”
Dr. M.J Xavier mentioned “This joint certification programme is designed to equip professionals in the healthcare industry to take successful management decisions. The 1 year course caters to healthcare professionals with work experience of 3 to 4 years. Topics such as public health, patient safety, medical ethics etc. will be taught by CMC Vellore faculty while business management topics will be covered by LIBA faculty.”
Dr. David Samuel further addressed the students saying“In this day and age, core competency and team work aids one in succeeding in their profession. This course launched today is aimed and designed to bridge the gap between clinical and business world and create leaders in the healthcare industry”.