FITTO, a patient management company in association with PES University Bangalore organised an International Conference on Clinical Innovations at PESU Campus. The Inauguration of the Conference was held on December 02, 2022. The conference aims to address the growing need for technological transformations in healthcare and bring together a group of like-minded peers to discuss the advancements in the various specialties.  

The inaugural ceremony was held on Friday, December 02, 2022 and was presided by esteemed guests and dignitaries. The chief guest Dr. Suresh Krishnamurty, Medical Director, PES Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Kuppam, and Medical Director & Consultant Cardiologist at Excel Care Hospital addressed the gathering regarding current clinical research and the need for technological advancements. Some of the highlights of his address were regarding National digital health mission of India, role of technology in drug rehabilitation, the significance of Artificial Intelligence in management of diabetes, and the need to conform to the three Es – ethical practices, environmental sustainability, and equitability. He said that Health Care must be aptly named as Disease Care.

Mr. Bharat Kumar, Founder and President, AmberTAG Analytics, and Advisor, FITTO Patient Management Pvt. Ltd., and Mr. Amar Ray, CEO, FITTO Patient Management Pvt. Ltd. Provided a bird eye’s view of the conference.

Dr. K. Lakshman, General Surgeon at Shanti Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, and The Chairman of the conference highlighted the need for social responsibility and the need for social innovations.

The Vice-chancellor of PES University, Dr. J. Suryaprasad, delivered the presidential address and emphasized on the need for social profiling of patient data. He drew a parallel between the Right to Education act which ensures that no child is left behind and inspired the delegates to work towards a society where no human is left behind in terms of primary medical facilities.

Present on the occasion were Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Registrar, of the PES University, Doctors and Faculty of the university.

Dr. Shylaja.S.S, Chairperson, Computer science and Engineering, delivered the vote of thanks.

The conference observed 100+ participants from the Medical and Engineering domain. Here are the highlights of the conference:

First day of the conference featured twelve events of type Lectures, Abstract presentations and Workshops.

Dr. Sujata Rane from Siemens India Ltd presented with occupational Health -Past, Present and its Future in medical services.

Dr. Nagaraju G, Professor and Head, Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, BMCRI presented Artificial Intelligence in ophthalmology and emerging trends.

Role of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging - An insight into the future was delivered by Dr. Arjun Prakash.

The other lectures on the day one was to highlight the recent advances in IVF industry, Revolutionizing Healthcare with technology at CMC, Vellore, abstract presentations by students of MBBS, BMCRI on “Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to analyse the cutaneous bacterial and fungal microbiome diversity in preterm neonates” and “Multi-Parametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Clinical Diagnosis of de novo Glioblastoma; Innovation in Neuroradiological Evaluation”. With all these lectures and Presentations, the day ended with an ECG workshop.

Second day of the conference featured ten events of type Lectures, Abstract Presentations, Panel Discussion, David’s son Challenge and Workshops.

Dr. K. Lakshman, General Surgeon & Physician, delivered a speech on his journey in Laproscopy, technology advancement on the second day.

Dr. Deepthi N Shanbhag presented her experience during Covid -19 and technology support during access of children with disabilities to services using Tele- rehabilitation <Experience of a Tertiary Care Hospital>.

A Panel of three eminent doctors Dr. B. L Prakash, Dr. P. C Jagadeesh and Dr. Raghu Venkatesh discussed the traditional surgical methods, advancements with AI based evolutionary surgical methods and its compensations in rehabilitation.

Dr. Gowri Srinivasa, Professor at PES University delivered a lecture on Machine learning approach to understand the sepsis.

The conference was concluded with valedictory session felicitating winner of the Abstract presentation and David’s son challenge.