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Emergency Medicine IT

Emergency Departments (ED) IT needs are increasingly addressed by specially-tailored solutions. At least half a dozen companies offer Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) software. In addition, according to EMS World, a publication for Emergency Responders, “…many EMS agencies have begun to transition to electronic patient care reports (e-PCR).” These involve the transmission of patient data from the ambulance to the ED.

This month’s meeting includes a description of the MEDIVIEW™ platform that connects ambulances and hospitals to deliver patient data to the ED from the field, speeding up the care that can be given when the patient arrives.

After hearing about MEDIVIEW™, we’ll have a panel discussion that will include:

EMR use after the patient arrives in the ED - highlighting differences from clinics and regular hospital environments

how the ED figures into the entire care-continuum in the coming Accountable Care Organization (ACO) paradigm

how IT systems and Health Information Exchange (HIE) networks align to manage patients through the ED-inpatient process

the use of disease registries to help patients with chronic conditions who visit multiple Emergency Departments

Our presenters and panelists include

  • Jonathon Feit, CEO, BeyondLucid Technologies
  • Doug Evans MD., CEO, Presido Health
  • Ram Duriseti MD, Stanford University, Sutter Health, Lifesquare, & other ventures
  • David Feldman MD, CEO, InterfaceED Solutions
  • Anthony Norton RN, EMTP, American Medical Response

Jonathon Feit, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Beyond Lucid Technologies

A widely published marketing strategist focused on the synapse of new media and IT, Jonathon has presented to audiences that include the 2012 Morgenthaler Ventures DC to VC competition, Health 2.0, the mHealth Summit, the Skolkovo Foundation (Moscow), and Young Inventors International. In 2009 Jonathon was honored to serve as an MBA Intern in the White House Office of Management & Budget (Performance & Personnel Management), where he spearheaded the redesign and relaunch of – the “Face of Federal Hiring.”

Prior to BLT, Jonathon co-founded and published Citizen Culture Magazine. From[masked] he was the youngest member of the American Society of Magazine Editors, and in 2005 he became the youngest Faculty appointee in the College of Communication at Boston University. He is a member of the National Press Club (USA), with an extensive consumer and trade publications list. He was a finalist for the 2010 WPP Fellowship.

Jonathon has Tourette’s Syndrome and is passionate about advocating on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Concurrent with his professional activities, and following a short term in the U.S. Army Reserve, he has engaged in scholarly research on the etiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders, including Post-Traumatic Stress. He has presented original papers before the World Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine (2009) and the American Academy of Religion (2004), and edited a textbook chapter on the pharmacological treatment of epilepsy.

Jonathon holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, and a Combined BA/MA cum laude in “Psychology, Religion, and Conflict Negotiations” from Boston University. He earned graduate certificates in Mediation from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine School of Law, and in Entrepreneurship Development from the MIT-Sloan School of Management.

Douglas Evans MD, MPH, Founder & CEO, Presidio Health, Inc.

Dr. Evans has 20 years of experience in hospital-based Emergency Medicine, and 12 years as a managing (CFO) executive of a 5 location Emergency Physician practice of 60 physicians serving >100,000 patients annually. He holds a BA from Bowdoin College, a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctor of Medicine from Thomas Jefferson University. Presidio Health provides real-time, web-based revenue solutions for physicians and their patients.

David P Feldman MD, MBA, FACEP, CEO & Co-Founder, InterfaceED Solutions

Dr. Feldman is the CEO and Co-Founder of InterfaceED Solutions. It is a start up currently in early Beta testing that focuses on the usability aspect of EHR's. Its first product is InterfaceED, a SAAS product that allows the physician to document as the way they think and create a clinical note in under a minute. It provides decision support and is routed in the fundamentals of current best practice literature. Patent Pending, InterfaceED re-invents the user experience for physicians and medical providers. Instead of taking 8 to 10 minutes per patient care note, having a poor experience and generating a note that is worse than pre-EHR documentation norms, InterfaceED allows for a robust note, that reads as a dictation with natural language would, with better decision support, greater billing capture and superior medico-legal protection. It not only gives a complete note, but allows the user to make a better diagnosis and satisfice the highest risk differential alternatives. In a typical ER shift a physician will see about 20 patients. Measured to save an average of 5 to 6 minutes per note, InterfaceED saves 100 to 120 minutes of documentation time that can be better spent with direct patient care and going home "on time".

Dr. Feldman is also an Angel investor with Health Tech Capital and is active with their screening committee and annual conference. He advises a number of start up's in the area in the EHR, ED operations and analytics space.

Dr. Feldman currently practices Emergency Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital, where he is Vice Chair and Assistant Medical Director for the ED. He also practices at El Camino Hospital Mountain View where he just stepped down as Vice Chair and Assistant Medical Director at the end of 2012. He is a Partner with CEP America. He also does clinical speaking within the Emergency Medicine community.

Dr. Feldman went to a combined MD/MBA program at UCLA from 1995 to 2000. He then trained at the Harvard Emergency Medicine Residency from 2000 to 2004. At Harvard he was Chief Resident and a Clinical Fellow at the Harvard Medical School. After residency he was a Clinical Instructor at Georgetown University for one year, then decided to move back to California shortly after meeting his wife.

Ram Duriseti MD, PhD, Emergency Physician & Active Developer, Stanford University, Sutter Health, Lifesquare, etc.

Ram is a practicing Emergency Physician and active developer. He practices clinically at both Stanford University and Mills Peninsula Health System of Sutter Health. After completing his medical education and training, Ram completed his PhD on the Engineering side focusing on computational decision modeling a

nd optimization with an emphasis on machine learning.

He has since been involved with several ventures sitting at the nexus of health/wellness and technology. His particular interest is in the design and implementation of applications aimed at optimizing processes and cost effectiveness -- both inside and outside of healthcare.

Ram splits his time between active clinical work, ShiftGen (a cloud based enterprise workforce management solution), and as acting CEO of Lifesquare, Inc. a KPCB company. He earned his BA and BS from Stanford, MD from the University of Michigan, and PhD in Engineering from Stanford University.

Anthony Norton RN, EMTP, Paramedic, American Medical Response

Anthony Norton is a registered nurse and paramedic with over 14 years of experience working for American Medical Response in San Francisco. He received his paramedic training from ETS School in Santa Cruz, affiliated with Cabrillo College, and his RN degree from Excelsior College. He attended EMT School at Skyline College.

Anthony is a part time supervisor, Field Training Officer, Preceptor, Bike Medic and a member of the Disaster Response Team. He is a member of the California DMAT CA6 [Disaster Management Assistance Team] and as a member of the federal disaster team, is tasked with responding to natural and manmade disasters both nationally and internationally. He served in this capacity after hurricane Katrina.

Thanks to our sponsors Acdel Partners, NEA, and Norwest Venture Partners for their generous support. Also we thank the Microsoft for hosting us and Procopio for being our food sponsor

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  • Hrishi S.

    I'm interested in connecting with companies involved in Data Analytics of healthcare records. Please contact me.

    February 12, 2013

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    Already an SV-Forum member.

    January 17, 2013

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