Integrated care is a worldwide trend in health care reforms and new organizational arrangements focusing on more coordinated and integrated forms of care provision. Integrated care may be seen as a response to the fragmented delivery of health and social services being experienced. WHO gives the following definition: "Integrated care is a concept bringing together inputs, delivery, management and organization of services related to diagnosis, treatment, care, rehabilitation and health promotion. Integration is a means to improve services in relation to access, quality, user satisfaction and efficiency. Achieving integrated care requires that those involved with planning, financing & providing services have a shared vision, employ a combination of  
processes & mechanisms to ensure that the patient's perspective remains central organizing principle throughout.

AHPI believes that 'Health for All' can only be realized through collaborative approach involving all Stake holders. The conclave will take holistic view of composite issues and would aim to present practical solutions to meet with the emerging challenges. Attempt will be made to present a model by which Universal Health Coverage and Integrated Care would be made possible within the existing resources.

It is in this perspective that Association of Healthcare Providers (India) has chosen the theme for its 4th Global Conclave i.e Future Model of Healthcare: INTEGRATED CARE. Conclave will be organized at Hotel ITC Grand Chola Chennai during 10-11 February 2017. The sessions have been uniquely designed to bring hospitals and allied healthcare industry including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and IT industry among others under one umbrella to deliver seamless, safe and affordable care across regions. The Conclave has been conceived to offer road map for delivery of universal health care for developing nations. Special interest sessions and activities will be on anvil for delegates from SAARC and ASEAN countries.

AHPI as representative body of Healthcare Organizations in India is happy to introduced 3rd edition of AHPI healthcare awards to recognize and celebrate the Excellence achieved by the organizations in the healthcare industry in various fields. These award categories as mentioned below are unique
  • Patient-friendly Hospital
  • Green Hospital
  • Quality beyond Accreditation
  • Outstanding Teaching Hospital
  • Nursing Excellence in Hospital
  • Best Hospital to Work For Excellence in Community Engagement
  • Maternal and Child Health Services
  • Who should attend?
  • Policy Makers/ Government Officials
  • CEOs/ Business Heads from Hospitals and allied healthcare industry
  • Medical Consultants/ Diagnostics
  • Hospital administrators/Facility Managers, Marketing, Finance, Quality and Nursing Staff
  • NGOs engaged in healthcare
  • Students from Medicine, Management & Allied Health
  • Delegate Profile
  • Decision Makers
  • Policy Makers
  • Government Officials
  • Chairman/CEO & Business Heads
  • Functional HODs/ Consultants/ Clinicians
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Hospital Staff from Quality/ Facility/ Marketing
  • There will be separate delegate focus on students from Medical Colleges as well as from Management Institutions, who would get rare opportunities to listen and interact with experts.