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This is an open call to anyone around the world to tell us how they would use Wearables (regardless of manufacturer) in an actual pilot in a clinical setting to benefit patients, physicians, and healthcare workers.
Finalists will compete in a Live Pitch-Off at the Google Cambridge Headquarters at 5 Cambridge Center in Kendall Square on April 23, 2015. Multiple prizes are available, each with different winning criteria.
This is an open call to anyone around the world to tell us how they would use Wearables (regardless of manufacturer) in an actual pilot in a clinical setting to benefit patients, physicians, and...Read More
Professional Experience: Dr. Silobrcic has over 25 years of healthcare experience. He is a seasoned professional, with clinical background as a physician, and extensive experience at the forefront of strategy, operations and services and technology management.
Dr. Silobrcic is the Chief Strategy and Development Officer for Burgess Group, a healthcare IT solutions (data, software, services) company. He is leading the growth and diversification of this successful, niche venture into new industry partnerships, product lines and markets.
Until spring of 2015, he was Executive Director of Healthbox, where he focused on Boston/the Northeast. Healthbox (www.healthbox.com) is a leading platform for healthcare innovation, and drives actionable collaboration between technology entrepreneurs, the healthcare industry, and investors, in building a global community dedicated to driving change in healthcare.
Previously, Dr. Silobrcic was Associate Partner, Strategy and Senior Medical Scientist, Care Delivery Systems, at IBM Research, where he used his deep healthcare industry expertise to help lead a market-focused research agenda that created high value solutions for IBM, providing transformative value to clients and health systems, globally. This included work on IBM’s Health and Wellness solutions for Smarter Cities and Communities, and on advanced healthcare analytics and decision support solutions, including the applications of IBM's breakthrough Watson (cognitive computing) technology.
Formerly, he was an Associate Partner in strategy, operations and change management with major global professional services (consulting) firms, Deloitte Consulting and IBM Global Business Services. Previous to and between those roles, he was a senior executive with or advisor to various healthcare ventures, including a number of healthcare information technology startups.
As leader, he has led organizations/teams, various programs, projects and intellectual capital development efforts, as well as leadership development and assessment initiatives.
As executive, he has held senior roles (including as CEO) in healthcare technology and services entities, with responsibilities in general management, business development, operations and financial management, people management, etc.
As consultant/advisor, he has worked with leading private and public sector healthcare providers, payers and life sciences entities, specializing in strategy, governance, operations management/redesign, organizational transformation and change management, quality management, etc. He has also assisted a number of young healthcare technology and services companies in diverse aspects of their development and management, and acted as healthcare industry/technology advisor to a prominent investment network.
As clinician, he has provided patient care as a primary care physician.
As educator, he has developed and taught management courses for physician executives, with a particular focus on quality management and improvement, at Harvard University; as researcher, he has authored presentations, publications and case management studies, and holds several patents.
Graduate Education: Harvard University, Master of Science in Healthcare Management (M.S.); Harvard University, Master of Public Health (M.P.H.); University of Zagreb Medical School, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.).
I am an emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. My research focuses on the intersection of technology and health. I have led pilot deployments of wearable devices and smart glasses in the emergency department to detect and respond to worsening illness and substance abuse.
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Rohan Jotwani is a MD/MBA 4th year student at Tufts School of Medicine. He graduated from Columbia University in 2012 and spent time working prior to med school working as a producer with TheDoctorsChannel.com. His current research interests include the convergence of academic medicine and management. Specifically, he has published on crisis management during the Boston Marathon Bombings, conflict of interest with industry, and new partnership models with clinical training sites. He has also was a lead organizer of MedStart, an annual hackathon held at the Tufts Med, leading partnerships with the White House Innovation group, Boston Scientific, and Hacking Medicine at MIT. He currently serves as an advisor to the Medstro team and is a member of the Tufts School of Medicine admissions committee. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue a residency in anesthesia and critical care and eventually a fellowship in critical care. In his free time, Rohan enjoys exploring Japanese martial arts, running, public speaking, contemporary art, and fusion cooking. He is an active member of the Shinkendo dojo of Chintatown, Boston, where he is currently ranked at the level of Ichimonji (roughly translates to “straight-line”).
Florence (Flo) Doo is a physician innovator (in training), translating research ideas into clinical patient benefit. Currently, she is interested in the intersection of science/medicine, business/entrepreneurship, and education. As an undergraduate, Flo built an eye-tracker device to conduct research on visual distraction. In her first year of medical school, Flo won the 2014 MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge, and founded Surgerati, a startup based on her concept. She also was one of 12 winners of the 2014 AAMC-Khan Academy-Robert Wood Johnson Foundation MCAT Video Competition. She has been elected to serve on numerous national medical organizations, including: National Gender and Sexuality Chair of AMSA, National Gender Equity Task Force Student Co-Chair of AMWA, and a National OSR for the AAMC. She is a co-author on the inaugural Equal Curriculum textbook, a novel student-driven textbook on LGBT health for health professions students and educators, and other posters and publications in translational medicine and medical education. She enjoys brainstorming on new medical innovations and initiatives, and meeting other medical students and physicians who share the same passion. Flo received her MD from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, a BA in Neuroscience from Wellesley College, and an MA in Medical Sciences from Boston University. She is currently pursuing residency training at Yale-Waterbury (Preliminary-Medicine) and Mt.Sinai-West (Diagnostic Radiology).
Arshya Vahabzadeh M.D. is a Harvard Medical School based physician, trained in both medicine and behavioral health. He is committed to addressing the world's most pressing healthcare needs through medical innovation, in particular the challenges faced by individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. He is a "40 under 40" healthcare innovator according to MedTechBoston. Dr. Vahabzadeh is the Director of Digital Health at Brain Power. Brain Power is a company that builds neuroscience-based software and hardware that transform current wearable computers into neuro-assistive and educational devices for autism. He is the former Chairman of the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association and a consultant to Khan Academy, Neurolaunch, and Anthem. He is also a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and McLean Hospital. Dr. Vahabzadeh is widely published in clinical neuroscience, digital health, and medical communication. He has written numerous media editorials and leads a federally funded program to provide autism educational outreach. He has received over 20 national and international awards from organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and both the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.