We are a group of renegades who want to change how healthcare is delivered.
Dr. Sidharth Ramesh, Founder
A doctor by training, but a developer at heart. Founded Medblocks in 2015, and currently serves customers all around the world to deliver healthcare better. You can find the full story of Medblocks here. Believes that providing data-driven decisions when and where it is needed the most, can help save lives.
"The sheer amount of time a doctor wastes doing paperwork today is unacceptable. Even alleviating that a little by providing better software can mean a healthier lifestyle for hundreds of doctors and better outcomes for thousands of patients."
- Dr Sidharth Ramesh
Loves sharing his insight and learnings with others through videos and posts.
Dr. Pramod D. Jacob, Consultant
MBBS, MS Medical Informatics
After completing his medical degree from CMC Vellore and doing his Master of Science in Medical Informatics from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) in the US, Dr. Pramod worked in the EMR division of Epic Systems, USA, and was the Clinical Systems Project Manager in Multnomah County, Portland, Oregon. He has been a Healthcare Information Technology consultant to Benton County, Oregon, and Santa Cruz County, California.
In 2007 he relocated to India and did consultancy work for the state governments of Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh. He was a member of the HIMSS Global EHR Task Force and the lead for India in the task force. He was also a consultant for WHO India in the IDSP project and for PHFI for a mhealth Non-Communicable Diseases Decision Support Application - mWellcare.
At present, he is the CEO of DHIndia Association, a professional organization representing the Digital Health professionals in India, and the Medical Director of dWise Healthcare IT Solutions, involved in the designing and implementation of Clinical Information Systems and the EHR for the company. He is a member of the EHR/ HIT standards committee of India under the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and a member of the ISO-TC 215 international health informatics committee for these standards. He is involved with the NDHM program as a volunteer and coordinating the Loinc India Work Group and also involved with the FHIR India community in advocating FHIR for digital health interoperability. He is a senior consultant with Medblocks.
Dr. SB Bhattacharyya, Consultant
MBBS, MBA, FCGP
Dr. Bhattacharyya is a medical professional and health informatics expert with around 34 years of experience. He has been associated with US and Indian multinational IT companies like Oracle, GE, and TCS. He has successfully designed digital health solutions and mentored healthcare IT system developers and implementers in delivering quality solutions. He is currently a Member of, Health Informatics Sectional Committee, BIS. In the past, he has been Honorary State Secretary, IMA Haryana State for IMA Year 2015, and Member, EHR Standards Committee, MoH&FW. Since 2018 he has been providing consulting and training in digital health standards, Electronic Health Records, clinical decision support, and clinical data analytics.
He is the author of “Introduction to SNOMED CT” and “A DIY Guide to Telemedicine for Clinicians”, both of which are published by Springer Nature. He additionally has several national and international publications on various health informatics-related topics that include remote patient monitoring and big data analytics in healthcare.
His main areas of interest include healthcare informatics standards, interoperability, clinical data analytics, predictive analysis in medicine, applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for treatment protocol planning, EHR designing, enabling healthcare IT standards, and remote patient monitoring.
Shaonli Dasgupta, Business Analyst
Shaonli is a Business Analyst with 11 years of experience in providing advanced business knowledge and analysis of highly specialized healthcare applications across various platforms and functional areas of the healthcare IT ecosystem. Well-versed in the implementation of applications such as EHRs/Patient Portals/mHealth apps/Population health management/Health insurance to name a few along with working knowledge in Data visualization tools/Natural Language Processing/Chatbots.
Kritika Goyal, Business Analyst
Kritika Goyal is a business analyst in Medblocks. She graduated in Biotechnology followed by a post-graduate Diploma in Leadership and Governance. She did MBA in Healthcare Administration with a specialization in Health IT. She is a focused and goal-driven person. She is a quick learner and believes in teamwork. With good communication skills and leadership qualities, she can easily interact with people. She knows EHR systems, Healthcare IT Standards and Interoperability, workflows Management, and health informatics.
Athul K Nair, Co-developer
Dharsan B, Developer
He completed his B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering in 2019 and started working as a Data Scientist. He initially worked on improving the accuracy of the prediction models by adding open source macroeconomic, socio-economic, events, demographic data to the models. After this, he worked on writing a python package to ease the work of Data Scientists for provisioning and managing cloud clusters and doing big data analytics on the same clusters. He also maintained the infrastructure for the same. In 2020, he started working as a game developer developing 3D, AR, VR apps. He worked on a cattle anatomy app in 3D and AR and worked on creating a multiplayer lobby for a VR tactical simulator. Later in 2021, He joined Medblocks as a backend developer working on FHIR openEHR and DevOps.
Yash Chaudhari, Developer
Yash Chaudhari is a full-stack web developer and a software programmer. He loves reading and researching about new technologies He creates websites for fun, loves exploring frameworks & packages and his passion is centering div's (an ongoing CSS joke). He also dabbles in a bit of Photography. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree (b.Tech) in computer science engineering (CSE) at the national institute of technology, Delhi. He has authored a research paper "Interoperable System for COVID-19" which has gotten accepted by the BASE conference held by the University of Aizu, Japan he developed an interest in Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems after reading articles about openEHR and FHIR standards. He has developed a system following the openEHR Standard specifically for storing the data of Patients affected by COVID19.
Nishtha Mahajan, Frontend Developer
She is pursuing graduation in Computer Science; she decided to learn and pursue her growing interest in programming. One of her college seniors guided her and helped her in starting Frontend development using Vue js. She built some basic apps and found that programming really excites her. She kept on learning and joined some internships, and eventually ended up joining Medblocks as a Frontend Developer intern. After a few months, she was a Frontend Developer and not just an intern.