Dr. Apurv Gupta, founder and managing partner of the Physician Performance Improvement Institute, a provider of innovative solutions to improve healthcare outcomes in the United States, received the NRI Institute’s 2011 Parvasi Award Jan. 10 at the Meridian Hotel here.
The NRI Institute 2011 Parvasi Award is presented to NRIs for their outstanding achievements in their chosen field and their contribution to the socio-economic development of India and the country of their adoption.
"I'm truly honored to be awarded by the NRI Institute," Gupta said in a press release. "To be recognized as having made contributions in my field that increase the reputation and glory of the Indian Diaspora is a very meaningful accomplishment for me."
Having received degrees and training from Brown University, Harvard University School of Public Health, Brown University School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School, Gupta has forged a path for himself as a healthcare quality improvement and patient safety expert.
The Indian American has embodied that mission in various leadership, administrative, entrepreneurial, consulting, and clinical capacities.
At PPII, he dedicates his work to helping physicians and institutions "fix what's broken in healthcare," particularly in the delivery of safe, reliable, effective, equitable, efficient and timely care.
Additionally, Gupta is a principal of Radius Health Services, a company building performance improvement software solutions, as well as developing opportunities for American and Indian experts to collaborate on improving healthcare quality.
His previous roles have included chief medical officer for Quincy Medical Center and medical director at Norwood Hospital.
Gupta has also received the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award in 2009 and the 2009 Leadership Award from the American Medical Association Foundation.