Consultant Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi is not your typical healthcare professional. He’s also an entrepreneur.
Since 2010, Bangalore-based Dr Chaturvedi, has co-invented 18 medical devices to help address inefficiencies he’s spotted in the Indian healthcare system.
And he’s part of a growing band of professionals who are using their frustrations at work to come up with money making ideas to solve their problems.
He came up with his first idea before he even qualified in 2008 when he was still training to be a doctor.
Now a fully qualified ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist he remembers the rudimentary conditions in rural India where he learned his craft.
“We were using long mirrors and headlamps to check patients, whereas my hospital had a flatscreen TV and more advanced technology,” he recalled