#SDGtalks featured Prof Rishi Sethi & Amit Khare: How artificial intelligence & machine learning based solutions can address the challenges in healthcare

On Friday, 1st May (8pm India time/ 10:30am NY), the Sustainable Development e-Talks (#SDGtalks) series, co-hosted by CNS and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, featured Prof (Dr) Rishi Sethi and Amit Khare, who shared their insights on "How AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) based solutions can address the challenges in healthcare including those in India."
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  • Prof (Dr) Rishi Sethi is a noted cardiologist, and heart disease and biomedical innovation researcher and advocate. He is a Professor in Department of Cardiology, King George's Medical University (KGMU), and chaired a national team of heart disease scientists to develop India's first-ever national guidelines for management of heart attacks. He is also Dean of Innovations at KGMU and a respected voice in cardiology and biomedical innovations. Past Chairman of STEMI Sub-Speciality Council of Cardiological Society of India, he is also represented on scientific committee of Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology, and was conferred upon the Fellowships of American College of Cardiology and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
  • Amit Khare is a co-founder and CEO, Evolko Systems Inc, a California-based medical technology company that provides Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based solutions to prescreen patients ahead of consultation and post-consultation monitoring during the treatment. Evolko has served over 8 million patients. The Evolko solution is deployed in India in large public hospitals like KGMU Lucknow as well as prestigious private hospitals like Hiranandani Mumbai. Prior to co-founding Evolko Systems Inc, Amit was heading the Software Engineering Division of Oracle at Redwood Shores California. He served for more than 20 years in Oracle, managing global software teams in the USA, Ireland, Romania, and India.
Sustainable Development e-Talks (#SDGtalks), is a special series of online talks featuring insights from thought leaders on range of issues around sustainable development.
CNS and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore (India) are co-hosting these online #SDGtalks and conversations with senior thought leaders (from India and around the world) on a range of issues around United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs enshrine promises made by India along with 193 countries globally to achieve by 2030. With 128 months left to deliver on these SDGs, these #SDGtalks are aimed to promote eLearning, online knowledge sharing, information exchange, dialogue and debate and discussion, with respect for dissent, around sustainable development, where “no one is left behind”.

This #SDGtalks series was launched on World Health Day (7 April 2020) and will continue till World Environment Day (5 June 2020).