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Strathmore Business School, PharmAccess and HMS team up!

PharmAccess hosted a Succession Planning Symposium in collaboration with Healthcare Management Solutions and Strathmore Business School.

  • Apr 18, 2018
PharmAccess hosted a Succession Planning Symposium in collaboration with Healthcare Management Solutions and Strathmore Business School.

The aim of this symposium was to offer a high level training for Founders, CEO’s and Successors of Healthcare Businesses. A wide variety of speakers discussed their area of expertise and guided the participants through their issues. For the ambitious management teams among you, another Symposium will be held later this year. So keep an eye on our website and social media channels to stay in the know. For more information on our Management programs, click here. For an impression of the day see the images and quotes below.

“Quality drives success in the long run for any healthcare business.”

– Dr. Amit Thakker,

Founder Avenue Healthcare, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Director of Kenya Healthcare Federation,

Health Sector Board for KEPSA

“What we measure, gets done. Adequately educate your board about the progress of the business.” 

– Salim Hasham,

 Former Vice President of health services at Aga Khan University Hospital

“My healthcare business achieved the highest clinical quality, SafeCare level 5. Then I learned to let the business go so it can continue to grow without me.”

 – Faith Muigai

Regional Director of SafeCare and Former Chief Medical Officer of Jacaranda Hospital


“Succession planning efforts are undermined by a lack of early planning. New generations emerge and the value of the property/investment rises, making the situation more complex.”

 – Anne Mugwere-Agimba,

Managing Partner at Agimba & Associates Advocates

“I learned that recruiting highly trained staff is key to my business. All my mangers have attended health business trainings.”

– CEO Salome Chiira of Radiant Group of Hospitals

“Family businesses can become very large corporate entities. Healthcare Businesses have the opportunity to embrace change, put the right structures in place and open themselves up for growth.”

– CEO Nairobi Hospital Gordon Odundo

“Pricing the risk is key to us as a bank. However, we are keen to support healthcare providers to reach their aspirations where possible. In fact, Credit Bank started as a small family business.”

– CEO of Credit Bank Betty Korir 

“This is the right time for healthcare investments because the government wants to achieve Universal Health Coverage. Healthcare providers can provide the means to make this happen.”

EA Director for Medical Credit Fund Evelyn Gitonga

“Proper systems and structures in a family business are critical to safeguarding the business from social family dynamics.”   

 – Elizabeth Ndungu,

Economist and Financial Analyst of ICEA LION Asset Management

“Many renowned corporate companies in the world started out as family businesses. Therefore, healthcare businesses in Kenya have the potential to grow.”

– Paul Ouma, Family Business Consultant

“Over the years my business has done very well, and I attribute this to the composition of my staff. Half of my staff are women.'”

– CEO of F&S Scientific Jitesh Shah

 

For more information on our Management programs, click here.