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MedTech Boston is excited to partner with the mHealth Summit to bring you the "MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year Challenge (#MTBRock). The mHealth Summit in the Washington, DC area is the world's largest mobile and connected health event with over 5,000 attendees. This is an open call to any medical student or physician in the United States to tell us how they or their company is a Rockstar in mHealth. Voting is judges AND peers. Any medical student or physician can vote you to the top!
MedTech Boston is excited to partner with the mHealth Summit to bring you the "MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year Challenge (#MTBRock). The mHealth Summit in the Washington, DC area is the...Read More
Dr. Mike Hoaglin is a practicing physician and digital health expert, passionate about medicine driven by citizen science and the microbiome. Dr. Hoaglin works on the Medical Affairs team at uBiome. He serves as a consultant to the lab and product teams and empowers providers to integrate clinical microbiome testing into their practices. He also forges clinical research partnerships with clinicians and institutions studying the microbiome to help advance the science and make it useful. Dr. Hoaglin was previously Director of Medical Content at Doximity, the social network for over 1 million doctors. As a biomedical and electrical engineer by training, health informatics informed his medical training from the beginning. Previously he was Clinical Scholar-in-Residence at Practice Fusion, a cloud-based electronic medical record platform (EMR) and was a management consultant for Accenture, specializing in academic center EMR design. As a Policy Analyst for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, he contributed to legislation for the HITECH Act for which he received the Secretary’s Commendation and as Clinical Director of The Dr. Oz Show, he produced accessible daily television health content and designed mass health screenings for viewers during an Emmy-winning season. Dr. Hoaglin received his MD degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and dual BS degrees in biomedical and electrical engineering from Northwestern University.
Carlos is the Founder & Managing Director of Volar Health, LLC — an operations-focused consultancy that helps innovative health companies refine their product strategy and rapidly commercialize their solutions. Areas of expertise include digital health, wearables, biosensors, Internet-of-Things, and genomics.
Previously, Carlos was co-founder & CEO of HealthRhythms, a digital health startup utilizing smartphone sensor technology to quantify behavioral health parameters. Beforehand, at PatientsLikeMe, the leading peer-to-peer research platform, he oversaw strategic partnerships with pharma and biotech, and developed the company’s wearables and biosensors capabilities. After spending 10,000+ hours as a consultant with The Frankel Group (acquired by Huron Consulting Group), Carlos developed a passion for direct-to-consumer healthcare models, identifying methods to engage patients in care, and generating clinical evidence through novel research methodologies.
Carlos is an active startup mentor, member of several advisory boards, and recognized speaker on health innovation. In 2015, Carlos was named a "40 under 40 Healthcare Innovator" by MedTech Boston and in 2016 a “Top 100 Digital Health Influencer” by Onalytica.
Currently a 4th year medical student at Georgetown University, class of 2016. My clinical focuses are on neurology, primary care, and the comprehensive management of chronic diseases.
My personal goal is to provide high-quality clinical care while leveraging technology for the purpose of improving health, lowering costs, and improving the satisfaction of patients. I am fascinated and inspired by the momentum in the health tech space and looking forward to the future of high-tech medicine that truly puts patients first.
Formerly a StartUp Health Fellow and professional consultant with a wide range of experience in the healthcare field. Spent several years consulting across the US focusing on hospital reimbursement, payor negotiations, and clinical care coordination.
Christopher Libby, MD, MPH, is a PGY-1 at the University of Central Florida's North Florida Regional Medical Center emergency medicine residency with an interest in finding more cost-effective, evidence-based approaches to delivering higher quality care through better uses of clinical data. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2017. He has experience in healthcare information technology, quality improvement, and advocacy. Dr. Libby is currently the Immediate Past Chair of the American Medical Association's Medical Student Section (AMA-MSS) and has previously served as chair of the AMA-MSS Health Information Technology Task Force as well as a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) EHR Task Force, Medical Library Trustees, and the MMS Committee on Oral Health, MMS Committee on Information Technology and the AMA-MSS Committee on Economics and Quality in Medicine. Dr. Libby was formally a Product Development Consultant with UpToDate where he was tasked with developing clinical decision support tools encompassing software development, application design, clinical to technical translations, and general technical support. He was also a Technical Consultant with Galen Healthcare Solutions, where he worked with executives and directors to both develop IT solutions to quality improvement initiatives as well as advise clients on custom reporting solutions for Meaningful Use, NQF, UDS, pay-for-performance programs, and custom initiatives.
Jessica Shanahan, MD, is a practicing anesthesiologist at VA Boston where she is also the Director of Preoperative Services. She is an Associate Physician for Best Doctors, a service that connects patients to the best medical experts in the world to assure the right diagnosis and treatment plan. She completed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. During residency, she was a member of the Quality and Safety Improvement Committee and focused on an emergency manual initiative, a massive transfusion protocol, and a transfer of patient care safety initiative. During her intern year, she was elected to be a Brigham and Women's Hospital Education Committee Resident Representative, where she was charged with furthering the educational policies of Brigham and Women's Hospital.
She is passionate about increasing patient control of financial reimbursement in health care. Her professional interests include medical education, improving health care delivery with online medical consultation programs, and integrated software that is accessible to patients and providers.
Dr. Jay Songcharoen was born in Mississippi. He grew up in Madison, in a household of two prominent doctors, Somprasong and Suthin Songcharoen who remain his lifelong personal and professional inspiration. He received his bachelor’s degree at Vanderbilt University with majors in physics and mathematics and a minor in psychology. Then, he earned a master’s degree in Medical Science at Mississippi College. In 2007, he began his medical training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and continued to finish his training in Plastic Surgery followed by a Fellowship in Hand Surgery at UMMC. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. Additionally, he has presented his research in several national conferences.Dr. Songcharoen has experience in all aspects of plastic surgery including reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body contouring, with an additional focused experience in hand and upper extremity surgery including microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery. As much as he loves to be in the operating room, he also has experience in non-operative care. This includes injectables, lasers, and skin resurfacing for cosmetic patients. He also has experience with non-surgical options for reconstructive patients including splinting, occupational therapy, joint injections, and the latest therapies for the management of complex wounds.Dr. Songcharoen is a life-long learner. He obsesses about the aesthetics of form and function, and has many passions outside of his work life including photography, cooking, exercising, and working on cars. He is extremely family oriented, happily married to a Rheumatologist, Dr. Sharon Hong and adores his two young children, Lincoln and Skye.
Dr. Hochron co-founded and is the Chief Medical Officer of Uniphy Health. Stuart received his MD degree from New York Medical College, his JD degree from Rutgers Law School, founded several medical group practices, represented physicians and hospital organizations as a health care attorney and serves as Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School. His company, Uniphy Health, provides software communication technology to healthcare systems. Stuart’s approach to mobile technology has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Journal of mHealth, Healthcare IT News, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the New York eHealth Collaborative, and mHealthNews.