Nandkishor Dhomne graduated in Computer Science from Nagpur University in the year 1991 and further completed his Masters Degree (MCA) in Computer Applications from Delhi. He carries an overall experience of 22 years in managing IT function for various industry verticals including Healthcare, Manufacturing, Logistics, Airports, Infrastructure & Education. Presently, he is working with Manipal Hospitals as VP-IT & CIO. In his current role, he is managing the IT function for Manipal Group Hospitals, which is a third largest healthcare Group in India. His key focus areas are – IT Strategic Planning & Roadmap for digital hospitals, Hospital Applications Implementation/Integration, SAP, central helpdesk, Executive Dashboards, Streamlining IT Infrastructure & Security, connectivity across group hospitals, Patient Portal & echo system integration. He has a strong exposure to the Healthcare industry and the IT roadmap for digital hospitals; he has implemented the key initiatives for Manipal Group of Hospitals which includes Hospital Information System (HIS) covering 1200+ hospital processes, EMR, SAP (Finance and Procurement), HRIS, PACS/RIS, Tele-radiology, Executive Dashboards for key stake holders, Mobility Solutions for better efficiency, Computerized Central Helpdesk for IT support across Group hospitals, IT infrastructure, Data center, Connectivity & IT Security and Policies. He is currently focusing on integrating Patient Safety and Quality with IT solutions and taking IT to the next level of automation in hospitals and integrating the same with entire echo systems including Suppliers, TPAs, and Patients etc. He is also working on providing mobile based platform for doctors and nurses in-order to access patient information anywhere anytime for faster decision making and thereby improving an overall efficiency.