CREATING BENCHMARKS IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Mr. Shubhang Arora is the Executive Director at the Yashoda Group of Hospitals. He strongly believes in a leadership style that prioritizes integrity and honesty to develop strong relationships with the team that works together for 360-degree success
“HE SUPPORTS ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY PRACTICES THAT ARE COST-EFFECTIVE, TIME-REDUCING, AND ENERGY EFFICIENT”
Shubhang believes that a true leader can take tough decisions without giving up on compassion. According to him, equality of actions and integrity of intent for the good of others are the hallmarks of impactful leadership. Running a hospital adhering to sound principles and international guidelines often puts him in a situation where he ought to be sensitive and empathetic while making tough choices. He opines that one’s ability to forge strong relationships is directly proportionate to their ability to lead. He is also inspired by his parents who have always worked as a team with an action-oriented mindset and guided the team of doctors and staff at the hospitals.
Shubang has a comprehensive plan for the hospital’s future. In the short term, he plans to expand the service portfolio by adding specialities namely, cardio-vascular surgery, robotic surgery, and neuro rehabilitation. At present, the hospital is also the first centre for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment in Ghaziabad. In the long term i.e. by May 2023, the hospital will be upgraded to a Health City hospital with 1000-plus beds. The Health City is planned to be a state of the art hospital with all specialities and major super specialities catering to the population of Western UP and Delhi-NCR.
Shubhang is one of the unsung heroes who worked day and night during the COVID-19 pandemic. To recognize his unfailing efforts, he has been awarded the Icon of the Healthcare Industry (2020) by The Week magazine. In addition, he received the Healthcare Champion of the Year Award (2020), at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
His dedication and leadership has also led the hospital to receive loads of recognition. A few prominent accolades bestowed on the Yashoda Group of Hospitals include the Asian Achievers Awards 2020 (Healthcare Edition) for the Best “Multispeciality Hospital of the Year” by Asia Today Research & Media, supported by the Government of India – Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and the AHPI Healthcare Excellence Award 2020 in the category of Green Hospitals. In April 2022, the hospital won the AHPI Healthcare Excellence Award in the category of “Best Hospital to Work For.”
TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY AND WELFARE
Under his leadership, the Yashoda Group of Hospitals has achieved the Green and Clean Platinum Certification by implementing eco-friendly policies like using renewable energy, water and electricity conservation using advanced equipment, implementation of energy efficiency measures like sensor based lights, and regular training of staff to keep with Green & Clean policies. The organization strongly supports environment-friendly practices that are cost-effective, time-reducing, and energy efficient. Yashoda Hospital is associated with AKANSHA (Ghaziabad), an NGO empowering women and girls since Through this NGO, the CSR team funds the residential facilities, education, and health needs of 100 girls living in the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya’s hostel in Ghaziabad. It regularly organizes health camps in its premise in collaboration with Nepal Tarun Dal Uttar Bharat and CA Nepal Students Union India. It is also working with the Vivekananda Health Mission Society to open hospitals and arranging a variety of health camps throughout the year in Narayan Koti, Kedarnath, and Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It also helps St. Jude Child Care Centers by providing free health checkup and treatment to orphaned and abandoned children.