3000 guests, 80 international delegates, and 10 countries participate
- Symposiums on various topics across specialties were scheduled for presentations and interactive discussions in this 29th year of academics
Ahmedabad, Jan 6: Marengo CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad commenced the 20th Joint International Conference, an annual international event which is hosted by the service provider every year. This year witnessed the first in the history of JIC, an incredible turnout of more than 3000 doctors from across 10 countries worldwide. Marengo CIMS Hospital enjoys a Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation and certification and is recognized as a global leader in healthcare quality of care and patient safety. There are only 36 JCI-accredited hospitals in India.
The event’s major attraction was Marengo CIMS Hospital unveiling two ground-breaking additions in the hospital – Gujarat’s first dedicated “Valve Clinic” and the pioneering “SSI Robot”, a first-of-its-kind technology for Robotic Surgeries. The Valve Clinic at Marengo CIMS Hospital stands at the forefront, serving as a comprehensive facility to diagnose and address various valve-related diseases. Spearheading Gujarat’s most successful, distinctive, and advanced Valve program, the Valve Clinic Team at Marengo CIMS leads the way for enhanced healthcare. Marengo CIMS Hospital is dedicated to offering cutting-edge solutions for patient well-being, and the incorporation of the SSI robot aligned with this commitment. Also first time in Western India Live Heart Transplant was done at Marengo CIMS Hospital and live telecast was shown in JIC2024.
Dr Raajiv Singhal, Managing Director & Group CEO, Marengo Asia Hospitals says, “This year marks the 20th edition of JIC, our annual healthcare conference. This marks a significant milestone in our collective journey towards enhancing healthcare outcomes and shaping the future of medicine. Our growth and evolution reflect the remarkable strides we have made in the field of healthcare. The past two decades have also witnessed ground-breaking developments at Marengo CIMS Hospital, introducing newer technologies in Marengo Asia Hospitals, new procedures such as blood transfusion-free organ transplants for the first time in Asia, and innovation driving us to explore newer frontiers and redefine standards of patient care. JIC is a platform where healthcare professionals, researchers, and industry leaders converge to exchange ideas, discuss the latest advancements, and collaborate on solutions that will shape the future of healthcare. The event is intended to pave the way for transformative advancements in healthcare where we contribute to accessible healthcare and innovative solutions and focus on improving the well-being of individuals around the globe.
Dr Keyur Parikh, Chairman – Marengo CIMS Hospital says, “This conference serves as a testament to our dedication to continuous learning and improvement. We have fostered collaborations over the years and shared knowledge in advancing the frontiers of medical science. JIC remains an opportunity for us to collectively envision a healthcare landscape that is not only technologically advanced but also deeply compassionate and patient centric.”
Dr Anish Chandarana, Chairman – JIC says, “We are witnessing an overwhelming turnout at the JIC and the resounding success of this event is truly humbling. As many as 10 countries, 80 international delegates, 7 faculties from USA, Canada, and Singapore and approximately 3000 healthcare professionals from all over India are contributing to the success of the conference. The vibrant energy in the conference reflects the collective enthusiasm and dedication of all the participants. The presence of the participants has transformed the conference into a beacon of knowledge, collaborations, and inspiration. Our heartfelt thanks to every participant who is present here to take the event to an elevated level.”
Dr Dhiren Shah, Director – Cardiac Surgery Department & Heart Transplant Program, Marengo CIMS Hospital says, “The JIC has been offering opportunities for healthcare professionals for collaborations, partnerships, introduction of newer technologies, and much more. The Department of Cardiac Sciences is launching the Valve Clinic, the first of its kind in the state of Gujarat. With the introduction of various modalities such as Valve Repair, Replacement, BMV, TAVI, and Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, patients must receive the most suitable form of therapy. The primary goal of our Heart Valve Clinic is to conduct a comprehensive and integrated assessment of each patient, providing personalized therapy. With the SSI ROBOT we will be starting Robotic Cardiac Surgery Program at Marengo CIMS Hospital. Through integrated decision-making and patient education, we ensure that individuals receive the optimal treatment. At Marengo CIMS, we employ a collaborative heart team approach, where Cardiac Surgeons, Cardiologists, and Radiologists assess patients collectively to determine and administer the most effective treatment.”
Gaurav Rakhi, Regional Director – West Region, Marengo CIMS Hospital says, “We are thankful to the contributions of the participants to enhance knowledge and experience, and for being an integral part of the JIC 2024. We pledge to continue this journey of shaping a healthier and better future for all.”