Ashok Thiakarajan comes to Med-E-Talks wearing several hats!. One he has been an administrator of some of biggest hospital chains in the country. Two, he is an acclaimed healthcare marketing professional. Three, he is the high-priest of healthcare technology, so to say!2020 he says will be a remarkable year for the industry. Many innovations, hitherto unknown, would be making an appearance, touching and transforming several critical aspects of hospital work. The excitement is more so because some of these innovations are home-grown.On his watch-out list, currently, are contributions from the IIT research centres, apart from various other organisations around the world. Those innovations include flexible metals, electronic stents, remote monitoring systems among many others.Would they leapfrog the healthcare industry into a radically new time zone? Well, he has a prediction to make. To hear it in all its detail, please book your seats at Med-E-Talks 2020.For those of you who are new to Med-E-Talks, here are a few essential things you should know about him. He is a student of the redoubtable Philip Kotler. Ashok is himself a first rate speaker - one borne out of some rare insights and well-founded convictions.He has been a speaker, and a special invitee to all Med-E-Talks - almost always making the appearance on popular demand. From those stages, he has held the audience with some of the most incisive talks in the history of Med-E-Talks.