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SYMTECH 2019-National Conference on Allied Healthcare in a Technology Driven Ecosystem

Technology in the last two decades has revolutionized the way healthcare is delivered worldwide. Differing standards of education, lack of uniformity in designation & work profile of Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs) are some of the definite concerns globally. Skill creation and skill enhancement is a felt need in the field of Healthcare, of which AHPs are an integral part.

AHPs play a range of roles from health promotion, health improvement and early intervention to disability and palliative care. Currently there is transition from single point of care to a multidisciplinary health team approach for obtaining betterment of patient outcomes whereby AHPs are emerging as an important work force supporting diagnosis, recovery and quality of life (QOL).

Therapeutic and diagnostic departments in hospitals like intensive & critical care units, blood banks, clinical laboratories, dialysis department, cardiac catheterization laboratory, nuclear medicine, radiology, radiotherapy, operation theatre and anesthesia departments employ AHPs. Presently there is increasing demand of AHPs in medical equipment companies, homecare industry, medical imaging industry, standalone dialysis centers, diagnostic centers &services, academic institutes, simulation centers, IT industry and research.

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) under the aegis of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is one of the leading institutions in India that is imparting knowledge and practical skills in major domains of allied healthcare sector such as Respiratory Therapy, Cardiac Care Technology, Imaging Science, Dialysis Technology, Operation Theatre &Anesthesia Technology, Clinical Laboratory Technology, Radiotherapy and Biomedical Instrumentation.

With disruptive technologies and desired better patient outcome, the multidisciplinary AHPs need to be developed and nurtured towards skill development, quality enhancement and patient safety for achieving a well-orchestrated and efficient healthcare delivery.

In consonance with these transformative paradigms Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), has organized a National Conference on SYMTECH 2019 - “Allied Healthcare in a Technology Driven Ecosystem” on Friday 4th January 2019 & Saturday 5th January 2019.

The objective of the conference is to empower allied healthcare professionals, promote development, inculcate advanced technology to clinical practices, and understand emerging diagnostic & therapeutic modalities, innovation, quality assurance, accreditation and regulation in allied healthcare, developing entrepreneurial mindsets and skill enhancement. The conference will provide a platform for researchers in the field of Allied Healthcare to exchange their ideas and forge new collaborative partnership and interaction with India’s leading technocrats in the field of Medical technology. The conference will bring industry experts, academicians, medical professionals, technologists & the hospital sector together to deliberate the concerns, challenges and advancements in the field of Medical Technology. The conference intends to grow over time and attract more societies in the field of Allied health professionals in the future.

Proposed Schedule

Day I (Friday, 4th January, 2019)
Topic Sub-Topics
Role of Technologists in Contemporary Practices



Specialized Lab Investigations
Image Quality in Radiology
Cath lab Procedures
Pain Management
Pre-dialysis Education

Mechanical Ventilation

Technology Revolution & its impact on Allied Health Sector
Advances in Medical Technology Cardiology
Anaesthesia Technology
Imaging Sciences
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea-The New Ticking Bomb
Cancer Diagnostics
Technological Advancements- Emerging role of AHPs Technologist’s role in Laparoscopy and Endoscopy
Technology in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ophthalmology Technologists
Technology in Neurosciences
AHPs in Orthopaedics and Physiotherapy


Day II (Saturday, 5th January, 2019)

Topic Sub-Topics
Changing Paradigms in Healthcare: Evolution of Simulation   Skill Development & Competency Building - Paradigm Shift in Recruitment
Soft Power – Transforming careers
Importance & Challenges of Skill Training in Allied Healthcare Sector: Expanding Horizons in Simulation
Standardization, Quality Regulation and Accreditation Standardized Care and Patient Safety
Occupational Safety
Quality Assurance and Regulation for Allied Health Professionals
Careers in Allied Healthcare Sector Employability Opportunities – Local & Global  
Innovation in Healthcare Technology Walk The Talk – Their Story -Their Words
Entrepreneurship in Healthcare



25 September 2018 Call for abstracts open
15 November 2018 Last date for submission of abstracts
30 November 2018 Communication for Acceptance/Rejection of abstracts and Call for full papers open for selected abstracts
15 December 2018 Last date for full paper Submission for invited papers
4 & 5 January 2019 Conference dates



Sr. No. Delegate Category Registration Dates
    Up to 30th September, 2018 From 1st October, 2018 onwards
1 Students Rs. 5500/- Rs. 6500/-
2 Industry Professionals & Non-Student delegates Rs. 6500/- Rs. 7500/-

SYMTECH 2019 is envisaged as a platform to create a multi-dimensional pool of knowledge across all disciplines connected with healthcare technologies. The research studies shared through the scientific articles aim for cross fertilization of ideas across the students, allied healthcare and industry professionals and other stakeholders and explore the possibility of opening up new avenues for research and innovation.

Towards this objective, we therefore extend an invitation through ‘Call for papers’ to all allied healthcare professionals, academicians, research scholars, scientists, and industry professionals to submit their abstracts for topics related to conference schedule.

All abstracts should be submitted within timelines to

All abstracts and full length papers will be subjected to double blind review process.

All the selected papers will be represented either by the way of oral or poster presentation & published in conference compendium .

Some selected papers will be published in Scopus indexed journal.

For detailed guidelines for submission of papers please

Conference Venue

Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Lavale, Pune -412 115, India

Contact Details

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Contact No: 020-25658012