15th edition of Medicall to be held in Chennai

Medicall will serve as a paltform to share expertise with the fellow medical fraternity

Medicall will serve as a paltform to share expertise with the fellow medical fraternity

The 15th edition of MEDICALL, reportedly India’s largest B2B medical exposition, will be held at Chennai Trade Centre in Chennai from July 22-24, 2016. Express Healthcare is the media partner for the event. It will be organised by Medexpert Business Consultants, promoted by Dr Manivannan, Joint Managing Director, Kauvery Hospital, a-1000 bedded hospital in South India. This hospital was started 11 years back with 30 beds by young professionals with limited knowledge about hospital industry. They faced many hurdles in the course of their growth. Medicall was born with the idea to share their expertise with the fellow medical fraternity.

Sundararajan – Project Director is assisted by a dedicated team of professionals who have vast experience in the industry. Since MEDICALL is being organised by people who have been in this field for many years, the content and the quality of the visitors are expected to be better than any other previously held event.

The exposition will be attended by doctors – physicians and surgeons. hospitals owners and decision makers, dealers distributors and manufacturers of medical equipment, owners of diagnostic and other healthcare centres, medical directors, academicians, biomedical engineers, key policy makers from the governmental sectors, purchase managers, healthcare professionals and paramedical staff and healthcare consultants.

Exhibitors profile include building automation and facility management, consumables, electrical and lighting solutions, endoscopy equipment, healthcare consultants, healthcare IT solutions, hospital beds, furniture and floorings, housekeeping solutions, HVAC and Medical Gas, implants, laboratory equipment, laundry equipment, life support systems, mannequins and teaching equipment, medical disposables, OT & ICU equipment, patient monitoring systems, physiotherapy and orthopaedics, radiology equipment, recycling and hospital waste management, refurbished equipment, rehabilitation products, sterilisers, surgical instruments, telemedicine, wound care products.

A series of seminars will be held during the exposition. They are ‘Hospitals – Build it Faster, Cheaper & Better’, ‘How to Reduce Cost and Increase Profitability’, ‘Innovations in Medical Industry-Learn from Innovators’, ‘Digital Hospital – Business Analytics in Hospital | Cost Effective IT Infrastructure | Mobile Apps |Software Licensing & IT Audit’ and ‘Patient Satisfaction’, ‘Easy Capital – Funding a Hospital’, ‘Failure of Hospitals – Reasons, Lessons & Mitigation of Risks, ‘Future of Indian Clinical Diagnostics & Imaging Industry’, ‘Workshop for OT Nurses.’

Rise over the years

2006: The first Medicall exhibition was introduced as a small medical equipment expo and was hosted at Chennai. It was very well received by the industry and there were more than 100 exhibitors and 3000 visitors.

2007: Medicall 2007 was bigger and better than its first edition. There were more exhibitors and visitors at the event.

2008: The third edition of Medicall attracted 5,400 visitors from across the country. Apart from hospital owners, hospital administrators, and people from other segments like dealers, architects, hospital consultancy, nurses, and biomedical engineers, exhibitors dealing with hospital flooring, lighting, energy saving equipment, storage solutions, ambulance fabricators, etc., also participated for the first time in this show.

2009: With more than 5700 visitors attending Medicall 2009, the expo bridged the gap between the buyers and users and managed to bring them together on one single platform. In this three-day expo, more than 250 exhibitors from all over India and China displayed their latest equipment. Medicall became a pan-India event than just a regional expo in Chennai.

2010: Availability of unique products, choice of products, international exhibitors were the USPs of Medicall 2010. It was bigger and more incisive in terms of content and participation. International participation increased and over 400 exhibitors from China, Germany, Taiwan, England and India displayed their latest medical equipment. It grew to become India’s largest and Asia’s third largest medical equipment expo.

2011: Around 7500 visitors from India and other countries like Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Nepal, and Taiwan visited the three day show. The Healthcare Innovation Awards, instituted for first time in this edition of Medicall, attracted several applications from across the country. More than 430 exhibitors from India, Germany, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and Iran participated in the show and displayed A-Z requirement of hospitals.

2012: Medicall 2012 was again a year to remember with huge participation from healthcare industry experts and professionals as well as several new and innovative segments like fashion show on hospital garments and “Hospital Property Mela”. Over 500 companies exhibited at Medicall. It also saw an increase in exhibit space. Representatives from Germany, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Pakistan, Malaysia and more participated in Medicall events that year.

2013: With 530 exhibitors and more than 10500 visitors, Medicall 2013 grew in terms of quality and quantity. BrainStormMedicall conferences attracted more than 850 delegates with eight parallel thematic healthcare conferences.

2014: Medicall 2014 involved approximately 630 companies from across the globe who participated in the exhibition. Most of the exhibitors substantially increased the size of their stall and showcased more products during the three-day exhibition. It was a true bazaar for hospital equipment and supplies, ranging from surgical gloves to the most sophisticated medical equipment used worldwide.

2015: Over 600 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and professional visitors exceeding 11,000. The international pavilions included Bavaria, Germany, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, Portugal, Italy, UK, US, Indonesia, and Nigeria

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