Ramachandran comes with a rich experience of more than 20 years in healthcare and has held various leadership positions over the past 10 years
Wolters Kluwer has appointed Harish Ramachandran as Country Head – India and SAARC, for the Clinical Effectiveness division. Before his appointment at Wolters Kluwer, Ramachandran was heading Connected Care at Philips, Africa, in the capacity of Business, Marketing and Sales Lead. He has extensively worked in the medical equipment space and has held various senior leadership roles at Philips India and also has experience of working with GE Healthcare in the past.
With more than two decades of experience in leadership roles in the healthcare industry including medical equipment, medical devices, and the pharma sector, Ramachandran’s appointment will be instrumental in understanding the interdisciplinary dynamics and strategies going forward for Wolters Kluwer.
In his current role, Harish will be responsible for building upon the businesses that cater to the critical aspects of quality care through clinical effectiveness. He will also be navigating through the healthcare delivery centres across India and its neighbouring countries to sensitize and support business for evidence-based medicine, with the application of the best and latest knowledge pool for clinicians across public and private hospitals.
Speaking on his appointment, Ramachandran, Country Head, Wolters Kluwer, India said, “I am thrilled to be a part of a team that is working relentlessly to bring a paradigm shift in healthcare delivery through advanced technologies and services. Wolters Kluwer is committed to providing an evidence-based learning process that acts as a crucial tool in decision-making for clinicians to empower medical services for better patient outcomes. I look forward to continuing to drive that vision with a holistic approach to help align decision making across care teams and patients, enabling more consistent and cost-effective care.”
With his in-depth understanding of quality care and clinical effectiveness, Ramachandran will play an integral role in positioning Wolters Kluwer’s solutions and services for ongoing success within a rapidly- evolving clinical research environment as well as driving adoption of Clinical Decision Support System to improve the quality of care and provide personalized treatment.
Ramachandran holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration program from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning and has pursued his graduation in Microbiology from Bangalore University.