Dr. V.K. Singh is superannuated as Surgeon Rear Admiral from Armed Forces Medical Services of India after 37 years of service in various national & international assignments. Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal (Distinguished Services Medal) for services at Zambia by the President of India and commendation by Government of Zambia, has a MBBS, Masters in Hospital Administration, Diplomate of National Board in Hospital and Health Care Management, and a Masters in Philosophy.
Presently, Dr. Singh is the Director of Healthcare Asia for Lean Healthcare Excellence – Simpler, Managing Director of InnovatioCuris (IC), Chairman of the Board of Indian Society of Health Professionals, and Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Management Development Institute, and Public Health Foundation India. He has been the Chairman of the Healthcare Division of Quality Council of India and is presently consultant and trainer in application of lean principles in healthcare. He is also a senior professor in teaching hospital design and planning, quality principles, patient safety, disaster planning, strategic management, healthcare innovation, rural health planning and other management issues. He has planned and executed health/hospital projects by reducing cost at the planning and operations level and led transformations of organizations in India and abroad by applying lean innovations and evidence-based principles.