Healthcare Innovations in Indian Healthcare (HiiiH) has been launched with an aim to nurture the Indian MedTech ecosystem to improve the quality of startups and products in the healthcare domain. In addition to improving the involvement of Physicians in MedTech and providing services that catalyze better product development, HiiiH also focuses on providing training and awareness in the process of MedTech innovations.
We, therefore, present an online course that could provide a basic and advanced certification on Medical Device and Healthcare Innovations that has the branding and credibility to improve employment in healthcare companies or help create better founders of healthcare startup companies.
What do you stand-to-gain from Healthcare Innovations Certificate Programme?
Needs identification and validation process
Understanding of the entire “Innovation (idea) to Success (commercialization)"Cycle
Employment & Funding Opportunities
Be-A-Mentor for HiiiH Innovations certificate programme in future
Have an idea that can solve a large Healthcare Problem?
Introduction to MedTech innovation and Biodesign
- Module 1 – Identifying unmet Clinical needs
- 1. Importance of identifying a strong clinical need
- 2. Getting access to hospitals for clinical immersion
- 3. Preparation before clinical immersion (Vaccinations, understanding basic medical terms, and workflows)
- 4. Team composition for clinical immersion
- 5. Strategy for clinical immersion – Defining the outcomes
- 6. How to perform clinical observations?
- 7. What not to do during clinical observations?
- 8. Recording clinical observations
- 9. Negative outcomes – understanding how to document them
- 10. Drafting a good need statement
- 11. Difference between an observation, negative outcome, problem, need and solution
- 12. Problems faced during immersion and how to mitigate them
- 13. What questions to ask during clinical observations?
- Module 2 – Needs filtering and Validation
- Importance of needs filtering (Free)
- What filters can be applied and their rationale?
- Scoring system for each filter
- How to apply filters to reach the top need?
- What not to do during needs filtering
- Creating a need specification document for top needs
- Developing strong needs criteria and it’s rationale
- How to validate the market need for the top clinical need?
- How to conduct a focussed group discussion with doctors?
- Strategies to collect data for needs validation
- Challenges faced during needs validation and mitigation strategies
- Module 3 – Brainstorming, Concept generation and Developing a proof of concept
- Importance of effective concept generation and selection (Free)
- Key principles for brainstorming
- What not to do during a brainstorming session
- How to generate concepts?
- How to select concepts and validate them with the need?
- Creating a proof of concept
- Validating the proof of concept – Strategies
- When to kill a concept or idea
- Module 4 – Moving ahead after an idea and proof of concept: Decision-making indicators
- How to decide what entity needs to be created for an idea? The for-profit company, University collaboration, not-for-profit entity or individual proprietorship
- Filing intellectual property – rationale and insights
- How to register a private limited company
- Terms and conditions for university collaborations – Do’s & Don’t
- Raising seed capital
- Building your team – Whom to work with
- Personality assessment tricks for hiring team members
- Realistic expectations for inventors
- To proceed or not to proceed – Decision indicators
- Module 5 – Prototyping, Regulatory affairs and Clinical studies
- Types of prototyping
- Preparing for benchtop studies
- Conducting simple benchtop studies
- How to carry out animal studies
- Documentation for regulatory approvals
- How to ensure regulatory conformities
- Indian regulatory framework
- CE marking
- US FDA
- Chinese FDA
- The rationale for clinical studies
- The rationale for IERB approvals
- Getting IERB approvals
- Conducting clinical trials
- Role of PCT filing
- Design for manufacturing
- Human factor analysis
- Module 6 – Manufacturing and Commercialization
- Business models
- Go to market strategies
- Finding manufacturing partners
- Legal permissions for imports, exports, and sales
- Manufacturing, labeling, and assembly
- Key principles of packaging
- Manual creation
- Planning for training and deployment
- Strategies for early adoption
- Government procurement
- Selling to private hospitals and nursing homes
- Selling to Doctors
- Selling to consumers/OTC
- Marketing strategies
- Creating a sales team
- Training the sales team
- Distribution of medical technologies
- Module 7 – Funding and exit strategies
- Basics of fundraising
- Preparing an elevator pitch
- Different options for investments
- What do investors look for?
- Grant funding
- Raising angel investment or VC funding
- Bank loans or Overdrafts
- Private equity
- Exit strategies – Decision indicators
- Licensing terms
- Royalty deals
- Going public
- What to do if the product doesn’t sell
Our Flexible Plan
Our long-standing professional experience in the Healthcare Community will be a guiding
force to provide you with thorough training in the Healthcare Innovation process at a reasonable cost.
The sessions will be divided into 7 modules followed by hands-on activities.
The sessions will be scheduled based on your convenience and spread over 8 week.
Learn from Industry Experts
ENT Surgeon, MedTech Innovator, Author
‘Recognizing, Analyzing, Innovating & Commercializing of Unmet Clinical Needs’
This course will be most beneficial for Doctors, Medical Students, Biomedical Engineers, Medical electronics graduates and Product Designers who would like to work on a new Healthcare solution. Those from other backgrounds can take this course as well if it is of interest.
There is a huge need for indigenous innovations to solve the need for Indian Healthcare. With pandemics such as COVID19, it will be increasingly difficult to import medical devices and we will need to create our own innovations to solve for our healthcare problems
If you take the advanced course then both Basic and Advanced certifications are included
Availability for 20 sessions of 30 minutes duration of each session over 8 weeks. A laptop or phone with an internet connection that allows webinar-based sessions
We have a database of healthcare needs that can be used as case studies for the course.
No. It will be valid for lifetime.
Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi will personally take 12 sessions. The other 8 will be from MedTech and Healthcare Guru’s who run large companies like GE healthcare, Transasia, Stryker, Philps, Boston Scientific, Johnson and Johnson, Stanford Biodesign, School of international Biodesign, VC firms and leading Indian start-up co-founders who have developed and commercialized their solutions.