Friday, October 21, 2011

Physician leaders and executives here at the Connected Health Symposium #CHS11

I'm in Boston attending the Connected Health Symposium. Here, we're hearing about a number of different innovations that are revolutionizing the world of health care. I've seen a number of physician leaders and executives who have demonstrated leadership within various organizations and who are influencing the evolving world of health IT. Some of these physicians are working in industry while others are in academia. Some continue to see patients while others are fully engaged in business, administration, or medical management.

Here are some of those physicians who were here at the conference:
  • David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, Former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
  • Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School
  • Robert Galvin, MD, CEO of Equity Healthcare
  • Brent James, MD, MStat, Chief Quality Officer & Executive Director, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research at Intermountain Healthcare
  • Joseph Kvedar, MD, Director of the Partners Center for Connected Health
  • William Shrank, MD, Director of Evaluation of the Innovation Center, CMS
  • Elizabeth Mort, MD, VP of Quality and Safety, Associate CMO, Mass General Hospital
  • Gilbert Mudge, MD, VP, International Programs, Partners HealthCare, President of Partners International Medical Services
  • M. Turner Billingsley, MD, CMO of Intersystems
  • Peter Tippett, MD, PhD, VP of Industry Solutions and Security Practices, Verizon Business
  • Kevin Schulman, MD, MBA, Duke University
  • Julian Goldman, MD, Partners HealthCare Biomedical Engineering
  • Jasper zu Putlitz, MD, President of Robert Bosch Healthcare
  • Jeff Benabio, MD, Kaiser Permanente
  • Steven Locke, MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Kamal Jethwani, MD, Partners Center for Connected Health
  • Jay Sanders, MD, President & CEO of the Global Telemedicine Group
  • Nick van Terheyden, MD, CMIO at Nuance Communications
  • and many others!
Mark your calendars for the Connected Health Symposium next year. This is a great conference where you'll see innovative ideas that are likely to transform the future of health care. You'll also meet physician leaders and executives who are in influential positions and you'll want to get to know them.

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