Thanks to all of those who came along to our second meet-up. The next main event will be on Wednesday 11th June 2014 and will have the following format:
18.00 Arrivals and refreshments
18.30 Main Stage Intro: UCL - Carly Newman
18.35 Intro to evening - Tony Young
18.45 x5 MedTech Company introductions
19.05 Dean Sawyer, CEO Jointly Health. "The Lean Start-up" (please see bio below)
19.25 Dr Martin Kohn, CMS Jointly Health. "The future of natural language processing and opportunities for start-ups". (please see bio below)
19.45 Q & A Session
20.00 x5 MedTech Company introductions
20.20 Food, drinks and networking
Dean Sawyer is an experienced healthcare entrepreneur, consultant and advisor known for commercializing new innovative healthcare information technologies including electronic health records, personal health records and big data. Dean’s expertise includes integrating new technologies into existing clinical workflows, developing viable healthcare business models, building sales and marketing organizations and applying lean startup methodologies. Previous roles include Chief Business Development Officer at Physicians Interactive where he developed a new product to deliver healthcare information, medication samples and mobile decision support tools to medical professionals inside their electronic health record, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Vital Data Technology where he created a payor–based electronic health record connected to emergency departments and Senior Vice President of the Information Services Division and Electronic Health Records Division at Allscripts. Dean is a graduate of the inaugural FutureMed Executive Program at Silicon Valley based, Singularity University, earned an MBA from Pepperdine University and has a B.S. in Marketing from the University of the Pacific.
Dr. Martin Kohn is Chief Medical Scientist at Jointly Health. His research work includes healthcare population analytics and the role of expert systems in the clinical decision process. Dr. Kohn is a board-certified emergency physician with over 30 years of hospital-based practice and management experience. He is an alumnus of MIT, Harvard Medical School and NYU, and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American College of Physician Executives. He is board certified in Clinical Informatics through the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Emergency Medicine and has published multiple articles and book chapters on clinical, technical and management subjects.
Prior to joining Jointly Health, Dr. Kohn was the Chief Medical Scientist for Care Delivery Systems in IBM Research where he led IBM’s support for the transformation of healthcare, including development of personalized care, outcomes-based models and payment reform., including the use of the Watson supercomputer in healthcare. He speaks frequently on the issues of healthcare transformation, the role of information technology, the Patient Centered Medical Home and clinical decision support. Dr. Kohn is a co-author of IBM’s white paper “Patient-Centered Medical Home – What, Why and How.” Dr. Kohn was previously in IBM Healthcare Strategy and Change, which helped healthcare systems and clinicians optimize process and make best use of health information technology.
If anyone would like one of the MedTech introduction slots on the main stage to tell everyone about who you are/what you do/what your idea is/what you are looking for please e-mail ([masked]).