‘The business of Healthcare allows you to do good, and maybe also make money’, Analjit Singh, Chairman of Max Healthcare, once said this in my presence and since then I have never stopped wondering about how ‘doing good’ is just as much a part of healthcare business as is making money.
If one was to stop and ponder for a minute, one would realise that healthcare business allows one to do good from the day one starts a hospital, while the making of money takes time, sweat, blood and tears. ‘Doing Good’ to my mind is the soul of this business and anyone, who does not have this objective at the back of his mind may as well never get into this business. For as Mr. Singh would say ‘there are dozens of easier ways of making money, if that alone is the objective’. Continue reading