The second edition of Express Healthcare’s Radiology and Imaging Conclave was successfully held in the national capital in the second week of July. Around 100 top radiologists, academic professionals and technology experts from across the country attended the two-day conference. Similar to last year, this year’s conference also focussed on opportunities, challenges, social issues and concepts which will be relevant in he next five years. Hence, the theme was aptly set as Rad 2024.
The event started on an auspicious note with a lamp lightening ceremony followed by a welcome address delivered by Prathiba Raju, Special Correspondent- Express Healthcare and Express Diagnostics. “The conference is our endeavour to nurture a long-lasting dialogue within the radiology community and aims to delve into the understanding of future challenges and opportunities in the radiology sector”, she stated. She spoke about how the annual conference further focusses on disseminating information and knowledge that could help radiologists overcome challenges and tap opportunities.
Further welcoming the guests, Dr Bhavin Jankharia, Chief Radiologist – Picture This by Jankharia, talked about how Express Healthcare’s Radiology and Imaging Conclave can help the radiology community discuss relevant issues and bring about positive changes. He said, “I can not stress enough on just how relevant such meetings are-there is somebody out there who can pick up on the information provided on these platforms, can be empowered from the discussions that are held here. We can influence the industry and I strongly believe, we can make a difference.” He then spoke about the concept behind every session and how the topics for panel discussions were carefully chosen so that they can address the issues that impact the radiology sector in current times. Explaining the theme of the conclave, Rad 2024, Dr Jankharia spoke on the need for the radiology community to be future-ready, “We need to understand where we are going five years from now so that we can prepare to stay current and relevant”, he maintained.