Health 2.0 Pittsburgh Agenda:
7:00-7:10pm Introduction to Health 2.0 and announcements, Rick Cancelliere, CEO of Treatspace
7:10-7:30pm Startup demo, Semantic MD
SemanticMD provides a content-based patient search engine to optimize the radiology workflow by aiding radiologists in identifying patients with similar conditions. SemanticMD provides systems to refine radiological support, improve quality of care, and reduce overall medical costs.
Presenting SemanticMD: Santosh Bhavani, co-founder and CEO, PhD candidate, Computational Biology, CMU
and Satish Ramakrishnan, co-founder and COO, MBA candidate, CMU
7:30-8:15pm Keynote: Juergen Fritsch, Chief Scientist, M*Modal: "Growing a Technology-Enabled Services company in Pittsburgh: the story of M*Modal from start-up to a global healthcare IT player."
About Juergen: Dr. Juergen Fritsch has served as M*Modal’s Chief Scientist since August 2011. In this function, he is responsible for innovation and thought leadership activities around M*Modal’s speech understanding and clinical documentation workflow solutions.
Dr. Fritsch co-founded MultiModal Technologies, Inc. in 2001 and served as its Chief Scientist from 2001 until August 2011, when the company merged with MedQuist to form M*Modal. Prior to MultiModal, Dr. Fritsch was one of the founders of Interactive Systems, Inc., where he served as Principal Research Scientist and was responsible for developing a next-generation medical speech understanding system. Dr. Fritsch also held research positions at the University of Karlsruhe and at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Fritsch was named a 2013 recipient of Speech Technology Magazine’s “Speech Luminary” award for innovation in the healthcare industry.
He earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany.
About M*Modal: M*Modal offers a new breed of speech understanding applications. Hosted conversational documentation services help healthcare providers capture clinical information from dictation and transform it directly into accessible, retrievable, and shareable data. M*Modal serves hospitals, medical clinics, and medical transcription companies representing a transaction volume of more than 400 million dictation minutes a year.
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