Dr. Ruchi Dass
Founder and CEO of HealthCursor Consulting India
Dr. Ruchi Dass is having an impact on health around the globe not just because she’s incredibly intelligent and thoughtful, but because she’s also honest, fearless and determined. Qualities that we know will enable change to happen.
Dr. Ruchi Dass is an award winning Physician from India with a Post Graduate in Preventive and Promotional Healthcare and with medical technology applied expertise. Dr Dass has represented India’s efforts towards bridging the economic and digital divide in Healthcare internationally to help adopt low cost healthcare solutions and systems across 53 Commonwealth countries. Today, Dr Dass serves on selected Advisory Boards of leading mHealth companies and takes care of the consortium called “Healthcursor” — an organization oriented towards facilitating innovation around technology-driven healthcare for the underprivileged across the World. Dr. Dass has been involved in Healthcare IT, e-learning and ICT projects for the public/private sector in India. During this period, she has managed several projects that seek to use mobile phones and wireless technologies to accelerate the achievement of the United Nation’s health related Millennium Development Goals across the world. Prior to becoming a “Thought leader” for m-Health, Dr Dass led the Business development and Operations of Lifetime Wellness Rx (An Apollo Group Initiative). Apollo Group is the largest private Healthcare chain in Asia and third largest in the world. Lifetime Wellness Rx deals with Wellness, Prevention and Disease management and thereby serving consumers, business and social causes in India. Dr Dass is a part of the ICT4D team India and recently judged the most coveted “GSMA’s Best mHealth Innovation Awards 2011” in Barcelona, Spain identifying the excellence and innovation in mobile communications that can be of significance to Healthcare. She is on the International Editorial Review board of International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare, IGI Global, Pennsylvania, USA and is also a Council Member with the renowned Gerson Lehrman Group.