India has a 70% higher patient-to-doctor ratio than the WHO recommendation. this load on the medical system is further exacerbated by operational inefficiencies in a hospital. trained medical staff spend much of their time in administrative and redundant tasks. Sushrat Foundation, a healthcare nonprofit works to make hospital administration more efficient in government hospitals by using lean, six sigma and kaizen methodologies. going beyond creating a blueprint for efficiency, the organisation has piloted implementation of the changes on the ground, with the help of Fellows trained on business process transformation.
Shitij is a Stanford India BioDesign alumnus, a medical device innovator, and entrepreneur. in the past, he has created 2 successful global education startups and commercialized a patented medical device. his expertise is in innovation and taking products from the drawing board to the market.