Digital mental health provider wins prestigious Business Awards
The mental health sector is an unlikely place to go hunting for business opportunities. But as a highly values-driven, socially conscious and passionate leader, Anil Thapliyal did exactly that.
Growing a sustainable business was no easy feat; it required unrelenting perseverance,patience and a commitment to playing the long game. Fortunately, improving the mental health and wellbeing of New Zealanders is a life-long cause for Anil.
“It’s certainly not easy to strike a balance as a business, especially on the bottom line,” Mr Thapliyal smiles “but the real reward is knowing we are making a difference in people’s lives every single day."
HealthTRX Chief Executive Anil Thapliyal with (from left) AUT Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack, Finance Minister Grant Robertson and National MP and Finance Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith, after receiving the ‘Business Excellence in Ethics and Compliance Award.’
Growing a sustainable business was no easy feat; it required unrelenting perseverance,patience and a commitment to playing the long game. Fortunately, improving the mental health and wellbeing of New Zealanders is a life-long cause for Anil. “It’s certainly not easy to strike a balance as a business, especially on the bottom line,” Mr Thapliyal smiles “But the real reward is knowing we are making a difference in people’s lives every single day.
Anil Thapliyal, the founder and CEO of HealthTRx, has led the organisation from humble beginnings in 2006 to a globally respected leader in the eMental Health field. Their aim is to leverage digital technologies to resolve the global mental illness crisis. HealthTRx’s service suite spans eMental Health consultancy services, products and software solutions.
From preventative self-help programmes through to helping the healthcare sector deliver eMental Health services more effectively, HealthTRx touches the lives of thousands of people globally. Key clients include health ministries, mental health commissions, mental health service providers, hospitals, primary care practices and NGOs across New Zealand, Australia, USA and Canada.
HealthTRX was the winner of the ‘Business Excellence in Innovation’ at the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards on November 25, 2019. Chief Executive Anil Thapliyal is seen here with Finance Minister Grant Robertson, Singapore Airlines General Manager Kenghon Teo (Sponsor of the Award) and Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges.
“Winning three prestigious Indian Business Awards is a great honour,” beams Mr Thapliyal. “The Special Award for Distinguished Services to eMental Health Globally is a testament to our mantra that 1+1=11, with us punching well above our weight despite our humble size.”
The award for Business Excellence in Innovation speaks to the people-centred approach to everything HealthTRx does. “Innovation starts and ends with people.” By building a diverse team with a wide range of skills, Anil orchestrates projects where staff challenge and support each other to surface new ideas. As such,HealthTRx is renowned for delivering innovative, outside the box thinking to explore how technology strengthen and is a supportive adjunct to traditional clinical interventions that improves the quality of people’s mental health and wellbeing.
Mr Thapliyal is truly excited about the difference his team is making for people facing real-life challenges. To be successful, HealthTRx must hold true to their ethical principles and the ethos of doing the right things for the right reasons.
The award for Business Excellence in Ethics makes Mr Thapliyal immensely proud that his people-centred approach has been recognised.
“We work with people to ensure that initiatives are implemented in ways that truly meet their needs."
Our end-users are often in a very challenging place and success can be the difference between life and death – so they rightfully expect eMental health services to well designed, carefully delivered and increasingly integrated into routine care pathways.”
To watch Anil's interview with Hayley Holt - TV1 please click this link
To contact HealthTRx:Phone:(09) 2125513
Posted on behalf of NZHIT Member - HealthTRx