An eminent jury panel comprising of corporate strategists, academicians and thought leaders from the Healthcare Industry chose the winners for the Six Sigma Healthcare Excellence Awards 2017
Dr. Sushil Shah, Chairman and Founder, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd., was awarded the prestigiousLifetime Achievement Award at the Six Sigma Healthcare Awards for his significant contribution to the pathology industry. The award ceremony was recently held in New Delhi. The award ceremony is organized by Dr. Pradeep Bharadwaj, CEO of Six Sigma Healthcare.
On winning the award, Dr. Shah said, “It is an honor to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. My journey started 4 decades back and today I am proud that Metropolis is a leading healthcare brand and revolutionizing the pathology industry in every way possible. I dedicate this to my people and our customers all across the globe.”
Dr. Shah was honored for his distinguished services to the country and for his outstanding individual achievements. He is credited with building the first global referral laboratory in Mumbai. A visionary, he is single handedly responsible for introducing various technologies to the nation; some of which are Radio Immunoassays, Flow Cytometry, HIV & HCV Viral Load Testing, Digital Pathology, Nephelometry, Transcripted Mediated Amplification, High Performance Liquid Chromatography amongst others which have helped improved the pathology landscape in the country. In addition, Metropolis was the first lab in all of Maharashtra to receive the CAP (College of American Pathologists) accreditation, which is a global gold standard in lab accreditations.
His academic vision and an overarching scientific outlook are the major driving forces behind Metropolis Healthcare’s success. The company’s DNA for quality comes from Dr. Shah’s acute focus on quality lab processes and customer care.
Dr. Shah received the award in the presence of esteemed personalities such as Dr. Kirit P Solanki, Former MP, Ahmedabad, Air Marshall Pawan Kapoor, DGMS (Director General, Medical services) (AS) & Chairman, Accreditation Committee NABH and Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Ex Chief Minister of Haryana and Dr. Pradeep Bharadwaj, CEO Six Sigma Healthcare.