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The Health Innovators is very excited to host an evening where a group of panelists will present their current perspectives on funding healthcare innovation.
Please join us for healthy refreshments, and welcome the presenters who have first hand experience in healthcare venture capitalism that will share their knowledge of this subject.
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Location: IBM Innovation CenterAddress of location:
1 Rogers St.
Cambridge, MA 02170Agenda (times are approximate):
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm - Networking
7:00 pm to 7:10 pm - Welcome/Announcements
7:10 pm to 8:30 pm - Speaker Presentations (Q&A to follow)
Price: $20 until 5:30 pm on July 20th, $25 after then.
Tickets are available through the above button, or by scrolling down this page. Please also find more information about our speakers by scrolling down.
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Dr. Peter N. Madras, MD graduated from McGill University Medical School as a University Scholar, and completed training in surgery at Harvard, and sub-specialized in vascular surgery at the University of Toronto. He retired from the active practice of vascular surgery and transplantation in 2000, as Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Madras was medical program director at the Avco-Everett Research Laboratory from 1966-69 where he led a team of physicists, engineers and technicians in development of cardiac assist devices which are still in use today. As an academic surgeon at Harvard and the New England Deaconess Hospital, Dr. Madras consulted to Grace Biomedical from 1985 to 1995 and served as medical director for the latter five years in the development of liver support systems and an artificial pancreas. Since retiring in 2000, Dr. Madras has founded and serves as Chairman of Asentral, Inc a commercial IRB and was a founding partner of the Medical Record Bank, a client driven system for maintaining medical records in the cloud. He is currently a member of the department of Urology of the Lahey Hospital where he has engaged in research as the Principle Investigator on NIH grants, as well as creating industrial liaisons for the department.
Dr. Suneel Dhand is board-certified in internal medicine. He was born in London and grew up in Berkshire, England. Suneel went to medical school at Cardiff University and then moved across the pond, completing his internal medicine residency in Baltimore, Maryland. He currently lives in Boston, and practices as a hospital medicine physician.
Suneel’s clinical interests include frontline healthcare quality improvement, improving hospital processes, enhancing patient experience, and healthcare information technology development and integration. He regularly writes and speaks about these topics. As well as his clinical duties as a frontline doctor (which he enjoys the most), Suneel has experience in the implementation of hospital IT systems, and was the lead hospital physician for the successful implementation of a Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) system in Worcester, Massachusetts. Suneel also has experience in a number of different healthcare environments and systems. In addition to practicing as a physician up and down the East coast, including in Florida, he previously worked in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, and undertook an elective experience in Australia, where he worked with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Suneel holds a faculty position with Tufts University Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, regularly teaching medical residents and students. He has authored numerous articles in clinical medicine that have been published in leading medical journals, covering a wide range of specialty areas. He has also authored chapters in the “5-Minute Clinical Consult” medical textbook. His other main area of interest is preventive medicine and wellness, and he is the author of two well-being books; High Percentage Wellness Steps, and the historical fiction book, Thomas Jefferson: Lessons from a Secret Buddha.
Suneel is the Founder & Director of MangoWell, a consultancy firm specializing in hospital quality improvement and an optimal patient experience.
When he is not working in the hospital or on healthcare-related projects, Suneel enjoys running, cycling, playing tennis and golf, traveling (he tries to visit a different country every year), and getting back to London as often as possible!
Dr. Danny Sands is passionate about healthcare transformation. A practicing physician with training and experience in clinical informatics, Dr. Sands has worked in a variety of capacities in the health care IT industry since 2004. Prior to that he spent almost 14 years at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he developed and implemented innovative systems to improve clinical care delivery and patient engagement, including clinical decision support systems, an electronic health record, and one of the nation’s first patient portals.
Dr. Sands is the recipient of numerous healthcare honors, including recognition in 2009 by HealthLeaders Magazine as one of “20 People Who Make Healthcare Better.” He is the co-author, with e-Patient Dave deBronkart, of Let Patients Help. Dr. Sands holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School and for twenty years has maintained a primary care practice in which he makes extensive use of health IT—much of which he helped to introduce during his tenure at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition to practicing, Dr. Sands is a speaker and works with a number of innovative companies. Dr. Sands is a popular speaker and consultant, who blogs at DrDannySands.com and is active on Twitter as @DrDannySands.
Dr. Mohammed Jaleel currently is the Medical Director of New England Inpatient Specialists, which he founded in October 2005. His company takes great pride in working with hospital management to deliver exceptional medical care to patients, community physicians, and hospitals in which it serves through its commitment to improving the inpatient experience.
Dr. Jaleel has served as an Executive Medical Director for hospitals that participate in New England Inpatient Specialists programs, including Winchester Hospital, Lowell General Hospital, Steward Holy Family Hospital, Heywood Hospital, Surdy Memorial Hospital, and Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital. He also has had research in pulmonary disease and cavitary disease respectively published in academic journals
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Health Innovators (HI, 13,000 member community) mission is to become the premier place for digital health tech entrepreneurs to innovate and build businesses that will solve our healthcare issues, improve patient outcomes ,and reduce costs in a meaningful and impactful way. The objective of HI is to develop resources and infrastructures that are necessary to identify early stage opportunities, cultivate and assist healthcare technology startups to create, validate and commercialize ideas.
HI is a community of healthtech innovators, comprised of an ecosystem of clinicians, programmers, investors, product managers, business developers, "techie" doctors and health professionals whose mission is to help turn ideas for improved healthcare into reality. HI fosters entrepreneurship and provides start-up businesses in the healthcare tech sector with mentoring, access to a network of resources and other business services designed to accelerate their success, and create jobs in the Boston metro area and beyond.
By providing access to investment, mentors, industry experts, other like-minded healthtech entrepreneurs and access to funds, HI dramatically improves the chances of startups to succeed.
HI believes that inclusion, diversity and being global are important drivers of innovation. As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of certain underrepresented participants in high tech companies, especially those interested in providing solutions to our healthcare problems, HI would encourage minority and women to apply to our Coworking/Incubator program or otherwise engage our other services offerings.
Our innovation center is run by physicians, trained in information technology, who guide and build prototypes, supported by flexible and extensible platforms, making sure they are HIPAA compliant, beta tested, and ready to impress investors.
Our mentors are affiliated with Harvard Medical School, major hospitals, including Joslin Diabetes Center, Children's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Medical Center, Tufts Medical Center, IBM, Philips, Foundation Medicine, Iora health, GNS Healthcare, and other local healthcare businesses in the Boston area.