Dr.Sumanth Raman is a Medical Doctor with an M.D. in General Medicine and a Diploma in Child Health (M.D.DCH). He has been acitive in the field of Healthcare Information Technology for over 2 decades.
A healthcare domain consultant with a globally renowned IT firm where he has served for over 17 years, he has extensive expertise in the area of Hospital Information Systems,Electronic Medical Records, Clinical Decision Support sSstems, Telemedicine systems, E-health platforms and Healthcare portals.
In 2000 Dr.Raman co-founded the healthcare portal webhealthcentre.com a website that provides online consultation services, online storage of medical records and decision support tools besides healthcare content.
Over the last 2 decades he has been associated with some of the largest implementations of healthcare IT systems in various parts of the world.
Dr.Raman has been an invited speaker at many International and National healthcare IT events including the Bellagio Summit of the Rockefeller Foundation in Italy, the DAWN (Diabetes) summit in the UK, ITU World Telecom at Geneva, Middle East Health Information Congress, Abu Dhabi among others.
He was a member of the Working group on Governance of the Tamil Nadu State Planning Commission and is a former co-chairman of the healthcare sub-committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry(Southern Region).
He is a regular contributor to articles on healthcare and healthcare IT to various publications including "The Hindu", "Economic Times" etc., besides authoring White Papers on the subject. He has contributed to the publications of the Commonwealth Business Council.
Dr.Raman is passionate about and is doing pioneering work in the area of Clinical Decision Support Systems which he believes will soon transform healthcare delivery globally. These are artificial intelligence powered automated diagnosis and treatment systems.
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