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Role Players 2023

Dr. Janakiraman Sivakumaran

Chief Operating Officer
Kovai Medical Center and Hospital

Dr. Janakiraman Sivakumaran is the Chief Operating Officer of Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, a large corporate quaternary care hospital group with 2000 beds,in Coimbatore, Southern India. Hean administrative professional taking care of all administrative and operationalfunctions. A seasoned and a matured health care professional with 30 years of experience in the industry with a thorough understanding of the dynamics of hospitals and the day to-day operational, financial and liquidity challenges faced by hospitals. Have expertise in Optimizing and streamlining stock and consumables in hospitals.Having strong passion on Inventory control, he has successfully implemented control systems in corporate hospitals. A proven performer with a track record of procuring equipment and consumables at most favourable terms, effective vendor management, streamlining stock requirements at various stocking points in hospitals thereby facilitating consistent growth in Gross profit margins. Focused on bringing operational efficiency, cost cutting, resource optimizing and developing niche market.
He was a Gold Medallist from Bharathiar University in MBA. To fulfil his interest in teaching, he was a part time professorof Managementfor graduates and postgraduates of Nursing and Pharmacy students for many years.
Written many healthcare articles in leading magazines like Express Healthcare, Radius Healthcare, Food & Health and otherjournals like Silicon India, BLS Institute of Managementon various healthcare operational areas. Many of his articles were referred in research articles across the globe. Got "DJ Best Manager" Award from Coimbatore Management Association in 2019 and "Healthcare Visionary Award" from Financial Express group in 2023 recently. He is an active executive committee member of Coimbatore Management Association. Also, an active member of the FICCI MVT Committee, Delhi.