Every Patient Matters: The Role of Medical Technology in Reducing … – AdvaMed

September 20, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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September 20, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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September 20, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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Medical know-how can play a big function in lowering well being disparities, however sufferers will need to have entry to the most recent diagnostic and remedy instruments to learn. Well being care suppliers and medical know-how firm consultants will describe successes within the subject in distant diabetes monitoring, cardiac and respiratory care, and diagnostics to assist inform policymaking on this vital space. This free panel dialogue will cowl how the medtech {industry} can do its half to make a constructive influence in closing well being disparities. Register right now to safe your spot!
Michael R. Crawford, MBA, MHL
Michael Crawford is the Affiliate Dean for Technique, Outreach, and Innovation (ADSOI) on the Howard College School of Drugs and Founder and Govt Director of Howard College’s 1867 Well being Improvements Mission. Mr. Crawford serves as a strategic advisor to the Dean of Howard College School of Drugs and Vice President of Medical Affairs and collaborates with medical science, well being, tutorial, and HU Board management to advance Howard College’s tutorial, well being, and innovation mission.
Mr. Crawford brings experience on the intersection of operations, technique, digital well being, information, innovation, product growth, and coverage. A core focus of his work is said to growing scalable digital well being fashions to reinforce well being entry, outcomes, affordability, and affected person expertise. Mr. Crawford is a well known strategic thinker, innovator, and drawback solver, and sought-after speaker on subjects associated to digital well being, information, well being fairness, and group engagement. Previous to Howard College, Mr. Crawford served because the Chief of Workers at Unity Well being Care, Inc., one of many largest well being heart networks in the US. Previous to Unity, Mr. Crawford held management positions at Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Gannett Firm, nonprofits, and start-ups. Over the previous twenty years, Mr. Crawford has led advanced organizational change administration and transformation initiatives, together with cross useful groups to reinforce organizational efficiency, productiveness, merchandise and applications, buyer expertise, and strategic partnerships.
Mr. Crawford serves on quite a few nationwide and native committees, together with a Board Trustee of Most cancers Analysis Institute, member of Robert Wooden Johnson Nationwide Fee to Remodel Public Well being Knowledge Methods, member of American Important Hospitals Training Committee, member of the Advisory Board of Nationwide Minority High quality Discussion board, member of HIMSS International Well being Fairness Community, member of the Academy of Well being and Robert Wooden Johnson Basis Well being Service Analysis Studying Group, and member of the District of Columbia Full Rely Committee.
Mr. Crawford holds a Grasp of Science in Healthcare Management (MHL) with a focus in healthcare administration and administration from Brown College, Grasp of Enterprise Administration (MBA) with a focus in strategic administration and finance from The George Washington College, and a Bachelor of Science from Rider College with a focus in Advertising Technique.
Tony Ezell, MBA
Tony Ezell serves because the president of North America and chief advertising officer (CMO) for BD (Becton, Dickinson and Firm), a number one international medical know-how firm headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. On this function, he leads BD U.S. and Canada areas and the International Advertising group and is answerable for an built-in commercialization method to how we prioritize and ship on buyer wants. He’s additionally a member of the BD Govt Management Workforce.
Previous to BD, Ezell spent greater than 27 years at Eli Lilly and Co., the place he constructed a robust monitor document in gross sales, advertising and enterprise management, having led international market analysis earlier than assuming the function of chief buyer officer. He went on to function chief advertising officer for Lilly’s Elanco Animal Well being enterprise previous to its spinoff and most lately led Lilly’s U.S. Linked Care and Insulins enterprise as VP/GM.
Ezell has international operational expertise, having lead organizations as massive as 1,200. Moreover, he has a ardour for folks, as demonstrated by his historical past of constructing excessive performing groups and by his historical past of growing deep buyer understanding and translating that understanding into significant model campaigns. He’s skilled in main main transformation that spans enterprise items, capabilities and geographies. He’s a former member of the Board of Trustees for Brebeuf Jesuit Excessive College, the Board of Administrators for the Catholic Medical Mission Board and the KPMG Healthcare Advisory Board. He’s additionally the previous Chairman of the UNCF Indianapolis Management Council. He served on the Board of Administrators for the Well being Discussion board, Inc. from 2006 to 2012.
He has a level in Enterprise Administration from the College of Enterprise and Business (SBI) at Florida A & M College and an MBA from the Kellogg College of Administration at Northwestern College.
Ramon L. Jimenez, M.D.
Dr. Ramon Jimenez was born and raised in San Jose California. After changing into an orthopedic surgeon in 1972, he based and grew an orthopedic follow in San Jose. He has risen to the highest of the orthopedic career by attaining management roles in nationwide, regional, and native healthcare supplier organizations.
He developed a follow in medical-legal evaluations of business and private damage sufferers after retiring from 40 years of a busy surgical follow that included largely arthroscopy and reconstructive surgical procedure of shoulders, hips and knees.
His service within the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons at many ranges: Board of Administrators, AAOS Management Fellows, affected person and public training, physician-patient communication, Bone and Joint Decade, orthoinfo.org., audio system media bureau, advocacy, and DIVERSITY. His ardour and dedication to “give again to orthopedics” is demonstrated in his persistent work with the AAOS. It culminated in his Presidency of Orthopedic Analysis and Training Basis (2014-16). He is also previous president of COA and WOA. In 2018, AAOS acknowledged and awarded him the distinguished AAOS Variety Award in 2009 and the AAOS Invoice Tipton Management Award in 2018.
One other ardour of Dr. Jimenez is the variety of the orthopaedic workforce, significantly aimed in order that extra Latino college students select orthopaedics as a life profession. He was a founder and first president of the American Affiliation of Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons (AALOS) whose main function is mentoring younger Latinos.
The problem of musculoskeletal disparities is a really advanced one and he realizes that it should be met head on by all those that encounter it—sufferers, well being care suppliers, hospitals, and even insurers. He has devoted the previous fifteen years to working with different orthopedic leaders to reverse these disparities. He served on the Govt Steering Committee of Motion is Life (MIL) since its inception. He strongly and passionately believes in its goals- sustaining mobility to lower the onset of arthritis, diabetes, weight problems and related co-morbidities–thereby, lowering musculoskeletal disparate care in ladies, African-Individuals and Hispanic/Latinos
Joaquin Cigarroa, M.D.
Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa is the Division Head of Cardiology and Medical Chief of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute at Oregon Well being & Science College in Portland, Oregon. He holds the endowed Melvin Judkins Professor of Cardiology and is a Professor of Drugs.
He works as an interventional heart specialist, with a selected deal with advanced coronary interventions and structural coronary heart illness. He has a longstanding curiosity in valvular coronary heart illness, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and performs procedures in all elements of structural coronary heart illness. Previous to becoming a member of OHSU he was the Director of Interventional Cardiology/Catheterization Laboratories at College of Texas Southwestern Medical College.
Dr. Cigarroa obtained a medical diploma from Cornell College, New York, NY. He accomplished his residency in inside medication and a fellowship in cardiovascular medication and interventional cardiology from Massachusetts Normal Hospital, Boston, MA.
Dr. Cigarroa is at present the Chair of the FDA Circulatory Gadgets Panel, Chair of the DEI SCAI Committee, Co-chair of the Authorities Relations Committee and a committee member of the ACC Science and High quality Oversight Committee. He’s Deputy Editor for CCI and serves on the editorial board for Circulation. He’s an elected member of the Affiliation of College Heart specialist and will probably be inducted into the American Medical and Climatological Society this fall.
Carlos M. Nunez, M.D.
Because the Chief Medical Officer at ResMed, Dr. Nunez leads Medical Affairs, Authorities Affairs, Market Entry, Healthcare Economics, Digital Well being Insights, and Medical Improvement for the world’s main supplier of options for sleep and respiratory medication, digital well being, and post-acute care settings. This international, multidisciplinary crew gives the skilled and scientific experience to align the scientific, financial and public coverage realities of contemporary healthcare with the patient-centered mission and international enterprise technique of ResMed. This contains the protection, high quality and regulatory efforts that contact each part of the affected person expertise and product lifecycle, in addition to the proof technology and early-stage know-how growth that defines the slicing fringe of scientific analysis, medical science, and superior information analytics, together with Synthetic Intelligence and Machine Studying (AI/ML).
Dr. Nunez joined ResMed from Becton, Dickinson and Firm (BD) the place he was appointed Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, and led the workplace of Science, Drugs and Expertise for BD’s largest division, after a number one function within the integration efforts following the acquisition and merger of CareFusion, in one of many largest MedTech transactions in US historical past. Previous to that, Carlos was the Chief Medical Officer at CareFusion, the place he constructed and led a worldwide crew that supplied medical oversight for all the companies and capabilities of the corporate. From 2000 to 2011 he was the Chief Doctor Govt at Picis, Inc., an industry-leading medical informatics firm, which turned a part of the Optum division of UnitedHealth Group. At Picis/Optum Carlos supplied medical management in addition to scientific route for company technique, advertising, product growth, gross sales, implementation and buyer relations for international markets.
Dr. Nunez obtained his Medical Physician (M.D.) diploma from the College of Miami College of Drugs; the place he additionally accomplished postgraduate coaching in anesthesiology, vital care medication and scientific analysis. Earlier than starting his profession within the MedTech {industry}, Dr. Nunez was a training anesthesiologist, intensivist and hospitalist, director of vital care analysis, informatics and analytics, and the Duke College academic affiliation at Carolinas Medical Middle Northeast.
Dr. Nunez is a globally acknowledged speaker on subjects starting from medical know-how, digital well being, information privateness and safety, AI/ML, healthcare coverage, and variety and inclusion in healthcare. He has been an invited speaker at medical conferences, know-how conferences, and the White Home. He at present serves as vice-chair of the board of the Well being Division, of the Shopper Expertise Affiliation, and can ascend to the chair place for a two-year time period in January 2023. He additionally serves on the board of the ResMed basis, and as a medical advisor for a sleep-related pharmaceutical firm (Apnimed) and a sleep-focused enterprise capital firm (Supermoon Capital).
This occasion will probably be held in Room 2168 (The Gold Room) of the Rayburn Home Workplace Constructing on 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515. Lunch will probably be supplied to attendees.
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