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Dr. Deepa Bhide


Honorary Industry Advisor


Dr. Deepa Bhide

Hyderabad, India





Industries: Healthcare (all aspects), pediatrics and neonatology, patient care, emergency medical, international health and medical topics, information technology, project management, artificial intelligence

Dr. Deepa Bhide, MBBS, DCH, PMP, is a renowned thought leader in the healthcare project management domain. Deepa embarked on her professional journey with one goal: to be the best in the profession and serve the community. Deepa has over 20 years of professional experience, where she has blended medical practice and research with IT and project management. Deepa juggles consulting, training, and operations and is proficient in clinical medicine, project management, and healthcare information technology. Starting her career as a medical practitioner, she worked with various organizations in core clinical and allied healthcare industry domains before her current stint as director and clinical expert for Inventurus Knowledge Solutions, Hyderabad, India.

Deepa's growing interest and work in these areas, born from her day-to-day experiences around patient interactions, helped her view the project management discipline as a backbone of progressive and futuristic healthcare. Her paper "Patient Care - A Project Management Perspective" (https://www.projectmanagement.com/articles/284195/Patient-Care---A-Project-Management-Perspective) envisioned patient care as a project and mapped the patient care process to the project management framework. Showcasing an innovative way to manage the patient care continuum, the paper has received global recognition and acclaim.

With a physician background as a solid foundation to leverage IT/PM skills and knowledge, Deepa has blended her broad-based experience and learnings to present a unified, holistic, and wholesome view of project management and healthcare, a cross-domain confluence. Through various webinars, events, talks, and writings across platforms, Deepa has also been an evangelist in championing global project management during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, Deepa has been actively working with healthcare setups around artificial intelligence projects in healthcare.

A Gold Medalist from Osmania University for standing First in the MBBS course, she pursued her DCH in Pediatrics and Child health. Deepa has served various roles in local and global Project Management Institute (PMI) regions. She remains actively engaged with PMI and has been a participant and speaker for various national and global meetings and online events. Dr. Deepa and her pioneering work in project management and healthcare have been featured by various PMI chapters worldwide.

Deepa has been a frequent contributor of articles and papers on PMI’s projectmanagement.com platform. Beginning in December 2022, Dr. Bhide has authored papers and a series of articles related to healthcare and project management for the PM World Journal.  She continues to author works for the PMJW, LinkedIn, and other online platforms and has earned a reputation as an expert in both healthcare and project management. To view her works published in the PMWJ, visit her author showcase page at https://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/dr-deepa-bhide/.

Dr. Deepa Bhide lives in Hyderabad, India, and loves traveling, singing, and experimenting with global cuisine. She can be contacted at deepa.bhide@gmail.com.

Hon Advisor profile created December 2023