Jan 22: HealthTech Titans of the Midwest

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mHealth Israel
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PwC Israel, Trade Tower

25 Hamered Street · Tel Aviv

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PwC Israel, Trade Tower, 17th Floor, 25 Hamered Street, Tel Aviv

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Two prominent US Health Systems, Henry Ford (Detroit) and BJC Healthcare / Washington University (St. Louis), are ACTIVELY seeking Israeli co-development and Pilot partners. On MONDAY, Jan 22, 4:45-6:30pm, C-Levels from these organizations will share priorities and co-innovation interests with Israeli startups.

Date: Mon, Jan 22
Time: 16:45-18:30
Venue: PwC, 17th Fl, 25 Hamered Street, Tel Aviv
Agenda: 75k AI Grant Winners; HFHS; Global STL; Washington U; BJC
Speakers: Scott Dulchavsky (http://henryfordinnovation.com/the-team/scott-a-dulchavsky-m-d-ph-d) MD, Chief Surgeon, Henry Ford; CEO, Henry Ford Innovation Institute; Philip Payne (https://www.linkedin.com/in/prpayne) MD, Professor of Medicine, Washington University; Thomas Maddox (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-m-maddox-md-msc-1ba6114) MD, Director, Health Systems Innovation Lab, BJC / Washington Univ School of Medicine; Vijay Chauhan, Lead, Global STL (https://www.linkedin.com/in/vijaychauhan1)

Scott Dulchavsky

Scott Dulchavsky is CEO of The Henry Ford Innovation Institute, Chairman of Surgery & Surgeon in Chief at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He received his MD and a PhD in molecular biology and genetics from Wayne State. He has mentored 20+ post-doctoral fellows and is a principal investigator for NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute in Houston. His research involves teaching ultrasound to astronaut and cosmonaut crews of the International Space Station. They also support on-site care of professional sports teams, the US Olympic Committee, the Olympic Games, UN and WHO. Dr. Dulchavsky is funded by NASA to develop micro-invasive surgical techniques in zero gravity through the National Space Biomedical Research Institute.

Thomas Maddox

Dr. Maddox is the founding Director of the Health Systems Innovation Lab (HSIL), a partnership between BJC and Washington University. HSIL develops innovative ways to deliver care and improve health. Cross-disciplinary in nature, HSIL partners with clinicians, patients, informaticians, designers, researchers, public health experts, and private industry, to spread innovation across BJC and Washington University, the St. Louis community, and beyond. HSIL collaborates with the national and international healthcare innovation communities.

Dr. Maddox is a practicing cardiologist and Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at the Washington University School of Medicine. Previously, he served as National Director for Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (CART) cardiac quality program, overseeing all 78 VA cardiac catheterization laboratories. His research addressed “learning healthcare systems”, using real-time clinical data to inform high-value cardiology practice. He authored 150+ peer-reviewed publications, receiving grants to optimize prevention and cardiac risk reduction for patients with coronary artery disease. He holds national leadership positions to promote high-quality cardiac care in the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.

Philip Payne

Dr. Payne is the founding Director of the Institute for Informatics (I2) at Washington University in St. Louis, where he serves as Professor in the Division of General Medical Sciences. Previously, Dr. Payne was Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Ohio State. Dr. Payne is an internationally recognized leader in clinical research informatics (CRI) and translational bioinformatics (TBI). His research is supported by NCATS, NLM, and NCI grants and contracts, as well as non-profit and philanthropic organizations.

Dr. Payne received his PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia, where his research focused on knowledge engineering and human-computer interaction design principles to improve multi-site clinical and translational research. Dr. Payne served on numerous national steering, scientific, editorial, and advisory committees, including American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Academy Health, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Library of Medicine (NLM), and CTSA consortium. Dr. Payne has authored nearly 200 publications at the intersection of biomedical informatics and clinical and translational science.