Session 1: Innovation
How Digital Health Innovations Can Improve Chronic Care Management
This virtual roundtable series brought industry leaders together to engage in an open discussion regarding the latest innovations in digital health, and the potential impact technology can have on improving chronic care management.
Session #1 focused on the changes being influenced by connected devices, increasing healthcare data proliferation, and new capabilities like remote patient monitoring and ML/AL powered digital therapeutics. Panel members shared their thoughts on the following:
WHO SHOULD WATCH THIS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION?
Dr. Mark Clements is Chief Medical Officer at Glooko Inc. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and a pediatric endocrinologist.
He is also a clinical researcher of new diabetes treatments and technologies, having served as a principal investigator or co-investigator in more than 30 clinical studies and patient registries. He has served as chair for the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Clinic Registry, and currently serves as data science co-lead for the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative.
Dr. Juan Espinoza is the CTSI Director of Clinical Research Informatics for Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and Medical Director of the CHLA Innovation Studio. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the USC Keck School of Medicine.
Dr. Espinoza’s clinical time is focused on complex care coordination and obesity management, while his research focuses on digital health, health information systems, and patient-generated health data. The guiding principle of Dr. Espinoza’s work is that data and technology have the potential to narrow the health gap faced by underserved communities all over the world.
Dr. Eric Wallace is the medical director for Telehealth at University of Alabama Birmingham, where he is working on creating a statewide telehealth network in Alabama. He is an Associate Professor of Nephrology of UAB.
He is passionate about eliminating geographic and socioeconomic barriers that often prevent patients from accessing specialized care. Dr. Wallace’s recent work has concentrated on using telehealth to provide care for patients on home dialysis and with Fabry disease, a rare genetic disorder. He was the first physician in the United States to replace a comprehensive face-to-face visit with a telehealth visit for a home dialysis patient.
We strive to enhance the lives of people with chronic conditions by connecting them with their caregivers and equipping both with the tools needed to achieve positive outcomes, increased access, improved satisfaction and reduced costs.
Even if you can’t join us live for Session #1 of the New Frontiers in Connected Care roundtable series, register anyway and we’ll send a recording and make sure you receive an invitation to the rest of the sessions in this series, including:
Or, if you’re interested in joining the panel for one of the sessions above, you can apply to become a speaker in a future session.