Bait Singh Bedi
President of Telemedicine Society of India
We’ve come to admire Mr. Baljit Singh Bedi because he’s more than talk, he doesn’t chase the spotlight and he leads the way to get things done. A perfect example for the 2.0 generation.
Mr. Baljit Singh Bedi is the President of the Telemedicine Society of India. Mr. Bedi is widely recognized for being instrumental in giving shape to an integrated programme in promoting the area of Electronics in Healthcare in India. As result of these initiatives, an impressive range of advanced medical instruments and systems have been made available indigenously. Mr. Bedi is also actively involved in policy, development of standards and deployment programmes of IT. Mr. Bedi has been involved in the formulation of a nucleus set of recommended standards for telemedicine activity in India. Mr. Bedi is an expert member in the recently constituted National Committee for ‘Standardization of Electronic Medical Records’ set up by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Chairing Task Group on Interoperability. He is Member of Executive Committees of key National Associations in the field of e-Health including Indian Association of Medical Informatics (IAMI) and Telemedicine Society of India (TSI). He is also a key Member of National Knowledge Commission’s (an Apex National policy recommendatory body) Working Group on India-Health Information Network Development (I-HIND). At present, he is Adviser to Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), under Ministry of Communication & IT, for Health Informatics, Telehealth, Medical Electronics and Assistive Devices.