Bryan T. Arkwright is a trusted advisor, thought leader, and researcher in the telehealth and digital health industry. Additionally
to his Transact Capital Advisory Board role, Bryan is the Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer of Cromford Health, Co-Founder
of GINA Health, Adjunct Faculty at Wake Forest University School of Law, and on the Editorial Board for the peer reviewed
journal Telehealth and Medicine Today. Early in his career, Bryan led telehealth strategy and operations at Wake Forest Baptist
Health / School of Medicine (NC), Mission Health (NC), and later began advising large hospitals and health systems regarding
telehealth, regularly serving as interim executive leadership. Bryan has published over 25 different Telehealth and Digital Health
focused articles, research papers, and book chapters and speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of telehealth and
digital health innovation 5-8 times per year. Outside work, Bryan is raising three young boys under the age of six with his wife,
participating in church activities, and occasionally enjoying a little golf.
Bryan has a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University, a Master of Health Administration from Medical College of Virginia / VCU,
and a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society for Quality.
Telehealth / Telemedicine / Digital Health / mHealth:
Strategy, Operations, Finance Variables and Successful Business Models, ROI and VOI, Governance, Partnerships, Regulatory
and Policy Matters Federal & State), Coding, Startup, Entrepreneurship, Telehealth Course and Curriculum Development, Six
Sigma Black Belt, Academic Medical Centers, Professional Writing, Research.
Liz Ashall Payne is Founding CEO of ORCHA, the world’s leading provider of digital health accreditation ad distribution services. A trained Speech and Language Therapist, for almost 20 years Liz led NHS transformation programmes, helping to unlock the power of digital across the UK and Europe.
In 2015 Liz founded ORCHA, attracting investment from Sir Terry Leahy and Bill Currie. The organisation has grown exponentially, now providing digital health assessment and distribution services in eleven countries and in the UK to organisations in 50% of NHS regions.
ORCHA has won numerous awards, whilst Liz has been selected as a Tech Trailblazer by the BIMA 100, picked as a Healthcare IT Leader by the HIMSS Future 50, named Entrepreneur of the Year by the British Chamber of Commerce and has featured within the LDC top 50.
Liz was appointed a NHS England NIA fellow, is a coach for the NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur program, a member of the OCS Advisory Board, the Tech UK Health and Social Care Council and is the Associate Vice Chair for Standards for the British Computing Society.
Speaking Topic(s): mHealth, Digital Health, Digital Therapeutics, Digital Health regulation
In 1990, when the opportunity to think out of the box was given to people in Eastern and South Eastern Europe, Dr. Asllani, opened the first private clinic in Kosovo serving patients from Kosovo, Albania, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. In 2010, he founded the Health Center of Excellence - HCE, global platform for health cooperation ( https://hceint.azurewebsites.net/). He co-founded the Digital Health Clinic, launched in the beginning of 2019 (https://www.klinikadigjitale.net/en/).
Dr. Asllani is also author of many books and articles published internationally, and a member of numerous international societies and NGOs. Students and educational initiatives are important priorities to Dr. Asllani. He served on the board of the Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) and as Co-Chair at KAEF, where many students benefited from this NGO.
Currently Dr. Asllani is serving Rotary and has contributed to the Three Country Advisory Board for Rotary Clubs in Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia. He is also the Head of Division of the Rotary Leadership Institute for Kosovo and Albania.
Dr. Asllani was bestowed the Medal of Merit from the Kosovo Police for his contribution to missing persons in Kosovo. In addition, he was awarded a Letter of Appreciation from Senator Bob Dole, The President of the International Commission on Missing Persons ICMP.
Speaking Topic(s): Building a Digital Health platform that offers faster, closer and less expensive services to patients regardless of the distance with their preferred physician or health care institution anywhere in the world.
Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FHIMSS is a primary care physician, a digital healthcare innovator and a healthtech entrepreneur. He is Founder and CEO of Back9 Healthcare Consulting, where he helps providers, vendors and investors improve the healthcare system with tech and innovation strategies. He is also the co-founder and Chairman of healthfinch, Board Member of Oneview Healthcare and the Executive Director of the Szollosi Healthcare Innovation Program and previous Director of Innovation for Northwestern Medicine. He has been listed as one of HealthLeader’s “Twenty People Who Make Healthcare Better”; Healthspottr’s “Future Health Top 100”, and Modern Healthcare’s “Top 25 Clinical Informaticists”. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. You can find him at www.DrLyle.com and @DrLyleMD
Speaking Topic(s): The Healing Edge: Stories of Innovating in Healthcare High Tech (based on his book)The Only Way to Save the Healthcare System is to Automate the Hell Out of ItDisrupting Yourself Before Someone Else DoesThe Rise of Virtual Primary CareThe Ins and Outs of Running One of the Largest Telehealth Companies in the Nation
Born 1978, graduated from 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague in 2003. Ph.D. studies in Economics finished in 2013 at Economic University, Prague.
Head consultant anesthesiologist at General Teaching Hospital, Prague.
Assist. Prof at 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University and at Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Czech Technical Faculty.
Hospital information systems. eHealth. Electronic prescription. Information systems in Anesthesiology.
Paul De Raeve has been a registered nurse since 1984. He obtained a master’s degree in nursing science at the Free University of Brussels, a Master degree in Statistics from the Catholic University of Brussels, and a PhD degree from the Kings College University of London. Paul holds an Visiting Professorship at the John Hopkins University in Baltimore (US) since 2018. On Work experience, Paul was appointed as staff manager at the Free University hospital of Brussels, part-time delegated to the Belgium Ministry of Health and Environment. He was responsible for developing a national comparable data warehouse for nursing, introducing qualitative indicators within the hospital financing system and providing data for the political decision-making process. In 2002, Paul De Raeve was appointed as General Secretary of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) and in 2015 EFN members asked him to establish and develop the European Nursing Research Foundation (ENRF). EFN EU lobby activities relate to the promotion and protection of nurses and the nursing profession with particular reference to the EU political agenda, especially the European Social Pillar priorities, including the digitalisation of the health and social care ecosystem. Working towards this mission includes ensuring that nursing is central in the development, implementation and evaluation of the European Health and Social Policy in the field of education, workforce, and quality and safety.
Speaking Topic(s): Healthcare resilienceHealthcare reformDigitalisation healthcare sectorNursing Workforceend-user engagement
Anjali owns and operates The Law Office of Anjali B. Dooley, LLC in Saint Louis, Missouri. In her past roles she has acted as the General Counsel of Forefront Telecare, Inc., a behavioral health telemedicine company, In Alameda County. CA. She has a national telemedicine and healthcare advisory practice with current clients in Missouri, California, Minnesota, Wisconsin and international. She is an entrepreneur and business leader, with extensive experience in rural healthcare, emerging healthcare technologies, telemedicine, and business law. In her private law practice, her focus is on the representation of start-up businesses in financing and business development matters and on healthcare regulatory compliance. Previously, she has served as both a Special Prosecutor and Public Defender for the State of Missouri. Anjali is a leader within the American Bar Association Health Law Section, serving as Vice-Chair of the Section’s eHealth, Privacy, and Security Interest Group (2016-2019) and in this year 2019-2020 as Vice Chair of Membership. Her longstanding interest in rural health has led her to serve on various policy and advisory committees for the National Association of Rural Health Clinics. She also served as an Adjunct Professor and Coleman Fellow at Saint Louis University’s MBA Program in Entrepreneurship, which is ranked 12th nationally. She is a legal analyst/expert for local and national news outlets, magazines, and bar associations. Anjali received her law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, her MBA from the DePaul University-Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and her BA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Speaking Topic(s): All things Telehealth and Telemedicine, Reimbursement, Operations, Provider Licensing, Legal/Compliance matters, Corporate Practice
Working at the intersection of product development, business and strategy. Driven, entrepreneurial product-oriented executive with a global perspective on the healthcare, mobile and consumer electronics ecosystem.
20-year career spanning world class technology companies (Apple, Nokia and Samsung). Founded three start-ups: BlueLibris, Fonav and 19Labs. Unique ability to bridge business, technology and consumer experience domains. Demonstrated track record of working with cross-functional teams to lead, drive and execute new strategic initiatives.
Started studying software at the age of 12 at the Weizmann Institute of Science youth program. Developed first commercial hardware product by age 18.
Computer Engineering (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Case Western Reserve University and MBA from Yale.
Hospital at Home
K. GANAPATHY M.Ch. (Neurosurgery), FACS, FICS, FAMS Ph.D. is a Past President of the Telemedicine Society of India. former Secretary and Past President of the Neurological Society of India and Past President of the Indian Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, Formerly Adjunct Professor, at the IIT Madras, & Anna University he is an Hon Distinguished Professor at the Dr MGR. Tamilnadu Medical University, Chennai. Dr. Ganapathy was formerly Honorary Consultant and Advisor in Neurosurgery Armed Forces Medical Services. In 1990, he became the first in South Asia to get a Ph.D. in neuro-imaging. He is Member of the Editorial Board of 4 International and 3 National Journals in Telemedicine and Neurosciences. He was the first neurosurgeon from South Asia to be formally trained in Stereotactic Radiosurgery in 1995 and later in robotic radiosurgery in 2008. He ventured into Telehealth in 1998. During the last 46 years, he has presented more than 547 papers in national conferences and 171 in International meetings. He has published about 261 scientific papers & 19 chapters in books. 5. Delivered 18 lectures online via webinars, wrote 4 articles in newspapers, authored two articles in peer reviewed journal and scheduled “Certificate Program on Telehealth Practice” with reference to contributions over COVID-19 Pandemic. Formerly member the Advisory Committee Dept of Science & Technology GoI he is currently a member of BIRAC committees (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) Govt of India reviewing research projects for funding. Columbia University had selected ATNF as a case study to demonstrate global best practices. He is also on the WHO Roster of Experts on Digital Health. Full CV available at http://www.kganapathy.com
1. Telehealth in Public Private Partnerships
2. Telehealth in emerging economies - A story from India
3. The business of Telehealth : Lessons learnt over 23 years
4, AI in Healthcare : A Clinician's perspective
5.Teleneurology after Covid-19 notification
Craig Lipset is a recognized leader at the forefront of innovation in clinical research and medicine development. He is an advisor to technology and biopharmaceutical companies, leading universities, and the venture community, bringing vision and driving action at the intersection of research, digital solutions, and patient engagement. Craig was the Head of Clinical Innovation and Venture Partner at Pfizer, on the founding Operations Committee for TransCelerate Biopharma, and on the founding management teams for two successful startup ventures (Perceptive Informatics and Adnexus Therapeutics). During that time, Craig designed and launched multiple industry firsts -- from the first fully remote/virtual clinical trial for a new medicine to the first returning of results and data to research participants.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and the MedStar Health Research Institute, and, as well as on the Editorial Board for Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. Craig is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Health Informatics at Rutgers University, and an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Rochester Center for Health + Technology.
Craig has received the red jacket 'hall of fame' recognition among the PharmaVOICE most inspiring people in the life sciences. He has been recognized among Pharmaceutical Executive’s Emerging Leaders, CenterWatch Top 20 Innovators in Clinical Trials, the Medicine Maker Power List and the AlleyWatch Who's Who in eHealth. He studied Music at Brandeis University and earned a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Columbia.
Speaking Topic(s): Trials on the Other Side of the Curve: Drawing from the COVID-19 Experience to Define a New FutureBringing It Home: The New Normal for Virtual and Remote Clinical TrialsThe Impatient Patient at the Center of Medicine DevelopmentDigital Transformation in Clinical TrialsWho Owns My Health Data?
George Mathew, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for the Americas Healthcare organization for DXC Technology and serves as the clinical expert and healthcare thought leader to our healthcare clients in the transforming healthcare marketplace in payer, provider, life sciences and state and local Medicaid business. His experience includes consulting, technology development, and business development work at GE, Goldman, Sachs and Co., WebMD, and Pfizer. Dr. Mathew brings a strong technology innovation focus to this role having founded a healthcare technology start-up earlier in his career, and advises several healthcare IT startups through the Health 2.0-NYC community.
He is based in New York City and continues to practice medicine as a hospitalist.
Speaking Topic(s): Telehealth, virtual health, remote patient monitoring, care management, digital transformation, blockchain, privacy, data ownership, data stewardship, data monetization, value based care
Founder and CEO of SAFE Health, a Digital Health and Connected Diagnostics Platform operated in partnership with Mayo Clinic on a mission to reduce the cost of routine care at population scale.
Co-founder of Safely: The Safe Sex App (safely.me) - an innovative solution to reducing the spread of STDs, which have reached an all-time high in the U.S. (now for the fifth consecutive year in a row)
Founder of GTV - a digital media company with a technology platform that enables content creators and brands to launch custom streaming networks (acquired by Fox Networks Group)
Producer of: MANNY: The Manny Pacquiao Story, THREE DAYS (documentary about Jane's Addiction 1997 Relapse Tour), BEHIND THE PLAYER (series of instructional music videos featuring mainstream artists giving lessons for how to play their songs that raised money to buy instruments for underfunded public school music programs), and ON THE ROAD television series featuring live performance and on the road documentary coverage of some of the world biggest bands.
Speaking Topic(s): SAFE Health Systems, Inc.Connected DiagnosticsTelehealth
Christian Milaster optimizes Telehealth Services for health systems and physician practices. He serves as a Digital Health & Telehealth Advisor to startups and established Digital Health companies.
Christian is the Founder and President of Ingenium Digital Health Advisors, a boutique consultancy focused on enabling the effective delivery of extraordinary care through workflow optimization and the judicious use of technology.
Born, raised, and educated as an Engineer in Germany, Christian started his career at IBM Global Services before joining the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, where he worked for 12 years in various roles before launching Ingenium in 2012.
Speaking Topic(s): Current standard presentations:https://ingeniumdigitalhealth.com/webinars
Past presentations given:https://ingeniumdigitalhealth.com/presentations-cmList of all topics:
Entrepreneur, Change Agent, Strategist, Tech Architect, Lifelong Learner CEO and Co-Founder, Cherish HealthEnterprise Board of Directors, HIMSSBoard of Directors, Health eVillagesChairman's Advisory Board, LivongoAdvisory Board, HealthboxDisruptor in Residence (Senior Venture Advisor), AccentureCo-Founder, LumiraDxInclusive Technology Working Group, AARPRural Aging Advisory Council, MIT AgeLab & Tivity Health.
Sumit is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on digital health innovation at scale. He has co-founded and grown five companies over the past two and a half decades that have tackled progressively bolder challenges facing our healthcare economies. All his work features common themes - big, bold ideas that help us imagine a better world; incredibly complex processes rethought into simple, approachable, and engaging user experiences; and implementation models that blend big innovations into the fabric of daily life - themes he has honed since the time Sumit worked with Steve Jobs and NeXT in the early 1990s.
Sumit now serves as Chief Executive Officer at Cherish Health that is working with some of the world's largest organizations to extend virtual care well beyond Telehealth and home monitoring, taking out cost, and enabling individuals to live the best lives their circumstances permit. Sumit also serves on the HIMSS Enterprise Board and is sought after for his expertise and unstoppable energy as an entrepreneur, change agent, strategist, and technology architect.
Speaking Topic(s): Anything Telehealth related2. Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)
I am the Founding Dean Emeritus of the nations first College of Population Health at Jefferson University in Philadelphia and editor in chief of the journal, Pop Health Mngt. I am an expert on digital health, the SDOH, health policy and quality of care improvement. I have been on the faculty at Jefferson for 30 years and continue now as the Grandon Professor of Health Policy.
Speaking Topic(s): All aspects of digital health, payer provider partnerships and accountability for outcomes
Mitchell Parker, MBA, CISSP, is the CISO, at IU Health. Mitch has eleven years’ experience in this role, having established effective organization-wide programs at multiple organizations. He is responsible for providing policy and governance oversight and research, third-party vendor guidance, proactive vulnerability research and threat modeling services, payment card and financial systems security, and security research to IU Health and IU School of Medicine. In this role, Mitch collaborates across the organization and with multiple third parties to improve the people, processes, and technologies used to facilitate security and privacy for the benefit of IU Health’s patients and team members.
Mitch also actively researches and publishes in the academic community. He is an adjunct lecturer in Health Informatics at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, and also guest lectures at multiple universities, including IUPUI, Purdue, and IU Kelley School of Business. He has also published peer-reviewed papers with collaborators across the world. Previous to his move to Indiana, Mitch was an Adjunct Professor in the Information Technology and Cyber Security (ITACS) program at the Fox School of Business at Temple University, where he taught MIS5903, the Cyber Security capstone course.
He also publishes in multiple publications, including CSO Magazine, Healthcare IT News, HealthsystemCIO.com, Security Current, Healthcare Scene, and HIMSS’ blog. He also has contributed a chapter for an upcoming Cybersecurity in Healthcare textbook, an essay to Voices of Innovation, which was published in March 2019 by HIMSS, and has a chapter in an upcoming book on Healthcare Cybersecurity for the American Bar Association’s Health Law section. Mitch has also been quoted in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, ISMG, HealthITSecurity, and Becker’s Hospital Review.
Mitch also is a prolific presenter, having presented at Black Hat, DEFCON Recon and Biohacking Villages, IEEE TechIgnite, the national HIMSS conference multiple times, the HIMSS Security Forum, multiple ISMG Healthcare conferences, multiple regional HIMSS conferences, Becker’s IT+Revenue Cycle conference, and numerous other regional and national conferences.
Speaking Topic(s): Information SecurityHealthcare Information SecuritySupply Chain SecurityPolicies/Procedures
Arnab is one of the leading advocates and member of Global digital healthcare community. He has been selected to join the roster of experts for the World Health Organisation (WHO) Digital Health Advisory Committee. His role on the WHO committee will result in further collaboration amongst digital health experts, and involvement in projects which align with the WHO’s goal of sustainable health care and promotion of well-being for people of all ages.
He was elected member of Beta Kappa Chi (National Scientific honor Society, USA). He has been Reviewer/Mentor at HIMSS, USA. He serves as a Advisory Board Member of IoT Health slam, NY, USA. He also serves as a Member of the Board of Advisors at MIST, Inc, Canada.
He has consulted with Healthcare and medical device clients internationally on market readiness, innovative data analytics, and consumer engagement solutions.
Specialties: Digital Health, Telemedicine, eHealth, Health ICT, Global Health, Healthcare Administration, (Cross-Border) Healthcare Management, Medical and Health Education and Research
Speaking Topic(s): TelehealthDigital HealthBlockchain in Healthcare
MD, Specialist and Fellow in Vascular Medicine, eHealth Master degree, European Fellow of Excellence in Vascular Medicine/Angiology, Member of the board of VAS scientific association of Vascular Medicine, European Public Health Association EPHA Vas Representative, Member of the board of ASSIMSS Italian society of system medicine, Member of Scientific Council of AITIM Associazione Italiana di Telemedicina ed Informatica Medica
Expert of Italian National Health Institute, ISS, TISP Center, Associate Researcher of CNR-ICAR, italian National Research Council, Medical Director of CIRM, centro internazionale Radio Medico.
Vascular Medicine at San Camillo Hospital, Rome and CNR (Italian National Research Council) Researcher on telemedicine and the vascular adaptations to the extreme conditionsCo-Founder and Professor in the first e-Health European Master (university of Camerino), Professor at First University of Rome, “La Sapienza”, Wound Care Master degree, Co-Author of Italian National Telemedicine Guidelines (2014 Ministry of Health)
Former Coordinator of Italian National Telemedicine Committee (2015-2019) representative of Ministry of Health
Former Italian National Representative al Life Science Scientific Standing Group in the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, SCAR, in charge of Telemedicine Activities
Former Director, of Telemedicine Services at San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome,
Former Expert of "Consiglio Superiore di Sanità" (nominee from Ministry of Health)
Past Vice President and Member of The board of SIT (Società Italiana di Telemedicina)
Former Responsible of operative unit of Telemedicine in the research Project “Everest K2 CNR” and Responsible of operative unit of Telemedicine and Vascular Adaptations in the National Research Program in Antarctica (PNRA) , Worked with Space Agencies, European Science Foundation (ESF) and US National Science Foundation (NSF)
Former Secretary of Joint Medical Group (from Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR and Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs CoMNAP)
Speaking Topic(s): Digital Health and Care, Telehealth, Vascular diseases and Vascular malformations
Dr. Carlo A. Piraino, RN has been a practicing RN since 1988 after graduating from Suffolk County Community College on Long Island (New York) with an AAS degree. He went back to school and received a BSN from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1991 and in 2004 he graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio with a MSN in Nursing Leadership. In 2013 after returning to school for the 4th time, Carlo completed a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from George Washington University. His Doctoral research was completed on Veteran’s Perception of co-veteran’s death.
Carlo served in the United States Navy from 1981 to 1998. He was a Hospital Corpsman and served overseas in combat in Beirut, Lebanon as well as a Nurse Corps Officer in the US Navy.
Carlo has over 32 years experience as a RN, including over 20 years in senior Nursing Leadership positions around the world. He currently works overseas in Kuwait in a private hospital. He is a past member of the Board of Director for the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board and holds certifications in both Medical-Surgical Nursing and as a Nurse Executive. Carlo is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Budgeting / Staffing Concepts
Leadership and Quality
Dr. Joel Reich is a health tech advisor/consultant and faculty at Jefferson College of Population Health and University of New Haven, teaching graduate level Population Health and Health Care Leadership. Dr. Reich spent the first half of his career in Emergency Medicine in an academic medical center followed by a community healthcare system. He was the Department Chair and Medical Director of EMS, and then the Chief Medical Officer at Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN). After ECHN he was the interim Chief Medical Officer of Commonwealth Care Alliance, a unique non-profit Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles "Social ACO" organization. Dr. Reich has master’s degrees in Medical Management, Health & Medical Informatics, and Technology & Human Affairs. His special interests include population health, value-based and innovative care and payment models, healthcare system transformation, care management, complex populations, and health technology applications including telehealth/remote patient monitoring. He has served on for-profit, non-profit, and government boards including a medical group practice foundation, an ambulance company, a state hospital association, state, regional and local EMS advisory boards, and a Physician-Hospital Organization/Clinically Integrated Network. He has presented at national seminars on topics including Health IT/telehealth, quality improvement, and accountable care and has been active in the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (ACLC) and the national HIMSS Physician Committee, Innovation Committee, and TIGER taskforce.
Physician Digital Health entrepreneur. Co-Founder of The European Alliance for Technology Development and Managing Partner - Digital Health.
Extensive cross-functional global experience throughout the product and program life cycle. Worked for and with leading global brands and world-class organizations, start-ups, R&D, and academia in the U.S. and 24 developed and emerging economy countries.
Formerly Sr. Healthcare Strategist at Intel, Co-founder of SPH Analytics, VP Advanced Research at Eclipsys, and CIO of UMass Medical Center, among others.
Passionate about accelerating adoption of pragmatic innovation by bringing together clinical and business, science and technology, creative UX and product development, marketing and sales, operations and ecosystem teams in centralized, co-located, and decentralized multi-national environments.
Broad and deep hands-on, scientific, and managerial technology expertise. Published, presented, and led workshops around the world on technology innovation and practice in industry, public sector, and academia events.
Held academic appointments at Harvard, UMass, Emory; Visiting Scientist at IBM Science Center and Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel); Kigali Institute of Science & Technology and Kigali Health Institute - Rockefeller Center of eHealth (Rwanda).
Global considerations of technology commercialization; User Experience; Value Measures; Return-on-Adoption; Product roadmap; Ecosystem drive; Positioning and messaging; Competitive differentiation; Thought Leadership.
Solution Focus Areas: Healthy People, Smart Health Communities, Health Data Frameworks, Semantic Services, Medical Device / IoT as-a-Service
Shawn Valenta is the Vice President of Healthcare Cloud Services at Wellpath, one of the largest private correctional healthcare companies in the United States. With nearly 20 years of clinical and health care leadership experience, Shawn has a demonstrated record in successfully achieving results with a focus on process improvement and cost-efficiency.
In Shawn’s previous Administrator of Telehealth role at the Medical University of South Carolina, he oversaw the strategic initiatives and operations of the MUSC Center for Telehealth, a HRSA-designated National Telehealth Center of Excellence. In this position, he managed the operations of telehealth services that range from the ICU to the home, including a 32-hospital telestroke network and one of the fastest growing school-based telehealth networks in the country. Shawn developed and managed the budget of over $100 million of state-invested telehealth funds for South Carolina and successfully executed contracts to assist with over 500 South Carolina sites now receiving telehealth services.
Shawn also worked collaboratively in statewide strategic planning and furthering the health of South Carolinians with telehealth technology through the formation of the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance (SCTA). MUSC Health is the headquarters of the SCTA, which was awarded the 2019 American Telemedicine Association’s President’s Award for Transformation of Health Care Delivery.
Shawn was highlighted in 2020 by the SC Department of Commerce’s innovation hub, Scribble, for the creation of TSIM™ (the Telehealth Service Implementation Model), a guiding framework for the development, implementation and long-term sustainability of high quality telehealth services. He is also the co-editor of the textbook "Telemedicine: Overview and Application in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine."
Digital transformation in healthcare
TSIM (Telehealth Service Implementation Model)
Is a healthcare executive, futurist and globalist who is highly dedicated to digital and ethics advocacy. She is a passionate educator and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder, known as an expert speaker, board adviser and consultant. Throughout her career she has received several awards for excellence in research, teaching or leadership. This past year she has been named one of the Top 100 Global Healthcare Leaders, Top 100 Global Finance Leaders and Top 100 Women in Crypto.
Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes is currently a Faculty Member of the WBAF Business School, Division of Entrepreneurship, and teaching the Executive MBA Business Technology Course at the UM Business School. Additionally, Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes is an Honorary Advisory Board Member of IOGA, Amicus, as well as an Editorial Board Member for Frontiers In Blockchain, a Member of the Fintech Xpertsleague, as well as the Ambassador for several international not for profit organizations, most notably Blockchain in Healthcare Today, Inspired Minds and Women in AI.
Currently she serves as Chief Ethics Officer for GBA Global, Senator and Secretary General for WBAF and as the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer at Pediatrix. In this capacity she provides oversight for all quality and innovation initiatives across the enterprise, such as Telehealth, Blockchain, AI, Genomics, Precision Medicine, Population Health, Medical Simulation, and Value Based Care. Additionally, she provides leadership to the MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety.
Throughout her career, Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes held several leadership positions and is a member of numerous prestigious professional organizations. She holds several certifications, such as Bioethics from Harvard, Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy from MIT Sloan, Blockchain Technology and Business Innovation from MIT Sloan, Finance from Harvard Business School, Negotiation from Harvard Law School, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Patient Safety Officer by the International Board Federation of Safety Managers, Master Black Belt in Lean and Six Sigma Management, Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association of Healthcare Quality, Manager for Quality and Organizational Excellence, by the American Society for Quality, and Certified Risk Management Professional by the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.
Blockchain in Healthcare, Telehealth ( interoperability, convergence with emerging tech) , Virtual Health, Precision Medicine, Augmented Health ( AI , Blockchain, VR)
Dr. Vyas serves as VP Medical Director on Teladoc’s Health Hospitals and Health systems (HHS) division and in Clinical Operations. As part of his Clinical Operations duties, he helps manage Teladoc’s Global physician group (>5000 physicians, and well as Teladoc’s employed physician group).On HHS team, he is the leading physician with clinical responsibilities in product, implementation,and execution with Teladoc health systems and hospitals.
Digital health, telemedicine
I began my career in healthcare in 1978 when I got my first job as a janitor in a local nursing home in Milwaukee, WI. Since that time, I have served as a Helpdesk Manager, Network Administrator, IT Director, CIO, CISO and now a COO, all within Healthcare. The majority of my experience is IT related, but I have served as a COO for three years now and I manage HR, Recruiting, Medical Affairs, Project Management and other administrative processes as well as IT.
Technology in Healthcare,
Recruiting in Healthcare
Maria is an advocate for patient empowerment in the form of right to access, consent to share and utilize own health data inexchanage for better health outcomes. She works with multi-disciplinary stakeholders across the global to evaluate andintroduce solutions that lead to responsible and pragmatic adoption of new technologies and applications that deliver betterhealth outcomes for ALL individuals.
In 2015, Maria launched DisruptiveRx™, the first research and consulting company to exclusively evaluate and discuss the viablebio/pharmaceutical applications of blockchain/DLTs to innovate the overall health and wellness value chain.
Maria currently holds an MBA from the Rutgers Graduate School of Business and a BA and BS from Rutgers College at RutgersUniversity, the State University of New Jersey.
Ethics, Privacy and Security of Patient DataTelehealth InequalityPrivacy, security and portability of mobile health devices and app dataPrecision Clinical Trials
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