The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge III (#CPCIoT)

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Associate Director, HTL at MGH

    Dr. Majmudar is a practicing cardiologist and Associate Director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He is an active member of the healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship community, with a specific interest in technology-enabled healthcare innovation. He was a founding member and chief clinical officer of Quanttus, Inc. a venture-backed medical wearables startup. He is also a lecturer in the Harvard-MIT HST Program, and co-faculty for the course Healthcare Ventures.

    • Pediatric Cardiology
    Clinician and Executive unifying cardiac diagnostics, data analytics and machine learning
    Clinician and Executive unifying cardiac diagnostics, data analytics and machine learning
    • Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts Medical Center

    Pediatric cardiologist and interventional electrophysiologist with an entrepreneurial bent--Chief Medical Officer at Genetesis, Inc., a machine learning enabled cardiac diagnostics company using cardiac magnetic field data to enable rapid diagnosis of acute ischemia. Expertise in the applications of mobile health devices (including models of implantable devcies) and digital health platforms. Clinician with understanding of physician and patient perspectives on technology, medical devices, and the challenges of the current healthcare environment. Advisor to companies offering emerging electrophysiology technology, digital health and data analytic solutions for healthcare. Author of multiple review articles and briefs on digital health and the challenges of physician engagement.

    • Telemedicine
    • Patient Engagement
    • Clinical Operations
    • Population Health
    • Clinical Practice Guidelines
    • Healthcare IT
    • Chronic Care Management
    • EHR Systems
    • Inpatient Services
    • Risk Stratification
    • Clinical Data Analytics
    • Clinical Pathway Development
    • Managed Care Models
    • Outpatient Services
    Clinical operations professional with a passion for driving better patient outcomes by designing evidenced-based care pathways for medical technology systems
    Clinical operations professional with a passion for driving better patient outcomes by designing evidenced-based care pathways...
    • Manager, Clinical Programs at American Well

    Mr. Scalzo is a clinical operations professional with extensive experience in telemedicine, managed care, patient engagement, and clinical pathway development. He currently leads clinical program design for the OCG Clinical Services Division of American Well. Mr. Scalzo holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Biological Sciences and Premedical Studies from The University of Chicago and a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from The Boston University School of Public Health. His passion is driving better patient outcomes by designing evidenced-based care pathways for medical technology systems.

    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer Cardiac Rhythm Management and Global Health Policy at Boston Scientific

    Kenneth Stein, MD, FACC, FHRS, is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

    for Rhythm Management and Global Health Policy at Boston Scientific.

     

    Ken is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College (in Economics), and earned his MD from New

    York University School of Medicine. He completed his medical internship and residency at The New

    York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he also completed his cardiology and

    cardiac electrophysiology training.

     

    Prior to joining Boston Scientific in 2009, Dr. Stein held the position of Associate Director of Clinical

    Cardiac Electrophysiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at

    Cornell University where he was widely published, authoring over 125 peer-reviewed scientific

    publications in the areas of cardiac electrophysiology with special interest in cardiac resynchronization

    therapy and risk stratification for sudden cardiac arrest.

     

    Dr. Stein currently oversees the clinical trials, medical safety, and medical education and clinical

    communications for Boston Scientific’s Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology and Watchman

    Left Atrial Appendage Closure businesses as well as leading the corporate Global Health Policy team

    tasked with shaping the company’s policies with respect to global health care delivery and

    reimbursement.

     

    Dr. Stein serves on the board of the Boston Scientific Political Action Committee and on the Scientific

    Advisory Board of Optum Labs. Since 2013, he has also served on the board of Childrens HeartLink, a

    registered 501c(3) nonprofit organization that trains and mentors medical teams in underserved parts of

    the world to diagnose and treat children with heart disease. Founded in 1969, Children's HeartLink

    currently supports partner hospitals in Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, Ukraine and Vietnam.

     

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford Health Care

    Dipanjan Banerjee, MD, MS is a cardiologist trained in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation, with a primary interest in patients with end stage heart failure. In his clinical practice he cares for patients with heart failure, mechanical heart-assist devices, and heart transplantation both in the coronary care unit (CCU) and in the outpatient clinic.  His research interests are clinical, and primarily involve improving outcomes in patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and the use of digital health technology. Regarding the latter, he has conducted studies to determine whether digital health technology can reduce readmission rates in patients with heart failure hospitalizations, and capture the rate of recovery in paitents after LVAD placement. Currently, he is part of a multi center trial sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) trying to determine whether digital health technology can improve the lives of patients with diabetes and heart failure (TARGET-HF).

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Informatics
    • cardiology
    • Technology, Innovation and Education
    • Digital health
    • Care Transitions
    • Cardiac Care Unit
    • Clinical Trials
    • community care
    • telehealth
    • mobile health
    Cardiologist Scripps Clinic and Research Institute 
    Cardiologist Scripps Clinic and Research Institute 

    Sanjeev Bhavnani MD is a cardiologist and physician-scientist in healthcare innovation and practice transformation at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. Dr. Bhavnani was a Qualcomm Wireless Health Scholar at TSRI where he was involved in the design of next generation digital medicine clinical trials. As a principle investigator on several studies, he has designed trials using nanosensors, wireless mHealth and smartphone-connected devices, handheld ultrasound, lab-on-a-chip technologies and cloud-based data platforms across various patient populations, and to assess the impact of new technologies on healthcare quality, costs, and outcomes. These trials have been executed across the US and in resource limited areas – Uganda, India, and Mexico – where he and his team have designed the first smartphone-connected mHealth clinics . To date, these mHealth clinics have enrolled 20,000+ patients. Dr. Bhavnani works with teams of clinicians, researchers, biomedical engineers, translational informatics, and biostatisticians. He serves on the innovation advisory boards of several national medical societies and has worked with digital health think tanks to develop the CONNECT legislation and 21st Century Cures Act. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and clinical informatics, and has been recognized as a 'Top Doc' and 40-under-40 life science innovators in San Diego.

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital

    Ami  B. Bhatt is the director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center at MGH and an active clinical cardiologist, investigator and educator.  She innovates in the cardiology space at the MGH Heart Center in the domains of telemedicine for patient visits, adolescent education, multimodality teleconferences, and adoption of mobile health technologies.  Her work has most recently centered on applying design thinking to the multidisciplinary care process creating transparent systems for coordinating and achieving patient and physician centric care, emphasizing that the two are not mutually exclusive. Her interest in digital health strategy stems from her beliefs that state of the art, personalized care can be delivered to individuals in the community and that “concierge” style medicine is possible for everyone.  In her recent promotion to Director of Outpatient Services within Cardiology at the MGH, she is working with patient and family advocates, MGH administration, and design teams on their outpatient care model.  The MGH Healthcare Transformation Lab is home to her creative side, and allows her the space to innovate with partners from different domains.  When she’s not busy innovating, she spends time with her husband and two daughters, having dance parties and traveling.

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