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Jeff leads corporate and business development for American Well, the leading video-based telehealth solution company in the United States. Jeff is responsible for strategic partnerships, investor due diligence, major client deals, M&A opportunities, and corporate strategy. Jeff brings to American Well more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, high tech, and business management and consulting. Prior to joining American Well, he led efforts in business and clinical analytics and population health at MEDITECH. He also has extensive experience in e-commerce and software services, including leadership roles at GSI Commerce and Idiom Technologies. Prior to that, Jeff was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company where he focused on healthcare and high-growth technology companies. He graduated from Harvard University with an MD from Harvard Medical School and a PHD, AM, and an AB Summa Cum Laude in Applied Mathematics. He completed his surgical internship at the Harvard-affiliated New England Deaconess Hospital before transitioning to the business world.
Melissa Mattison, MD, SFHM, FACP is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency and chief medical residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed a fellowship in Geriatrics at the Harvard Division on Aging and has a special interest in the care of hospitalized elders. Dr. Mattison is the Chief of Hospital Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
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.
Thomas Lee is a practicing internist and cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He is Chief Medical Officer for Press Ganey, and a Professor (part-time) at Harvard Medical School, a member of the Editorial Board of The New England Journal of Medicine, and the Board of Directors of Geisinger Health System and HealthLeads.
F. Sessions Cole is the Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Children's Health, Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, and Chief of the Division of Newborn Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, where he oversees the 120-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Dr. Cole is a leading national advocate for prevention of premature birth and the importance of family partnerships in care for critically ill newborn infants. Dr. Cole has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, on ABC World News Tonight and has served as a contributing writer to ABC News Health. Dr. Cole's current research efforts focus on leveraging state of the art genomic sequencing and computational analysis strategies as well as high throughput model system screening methods to apply precision medicine to newborn infants. Using these approaches and extramural support from the NIH and the Children's Discovery Institute, he has contributed to the discovery of genomic variants associated with progressive respiratory failure in term and near term infants and with extreme, undiagnosed birth defect phenotypes.
Dr. Bahagon is a clinically active Family Physician, a serial entrepreneur and considered a Key Opinion Leader in the fields of e- health, m-Health & Tele-Care. Dr. Bahagon founded and managed Clalit Health Services (CHS) Digital Health division which led the nationwide transformation of the Israeli healthcare system on both the medical team and the patient levels. CHS is the second largest Health Maintenance Organization in the world, second only to Kaiser Permanente in States. Under Dr. Bahagon’s leadership, CHS Digital Health suite became a benchmark for nationwide Digital Health platforms, with millions of patients using it on a monthly basis, for tens of million interactions each month. CHS Digital Health suite has created a dramatic change at both patient and the healthcare system levels, with proven outcomes in clinical quality, as well as in efficiency, availability, accessibility and transparency of health care delivery. Dr. Bahagon founded and managed Luminox (acquired) – a leading Israeli Digital Health startup hub and a strategic digital health consulting firm that serves leading international pharma, healthcare providers and insurers, and giant tech companies. Following its acquisition, Dr. Bahagon had co-founded Qure – a $50M fund focusing on early stage digital health solutions. Additionally, Dr. Bahagon has also been a founding member of several successful digital health startups, among them – TytoCare, Medisafe, Sweetch and others. Dr. Bahagon serves as an advisory board member of Biocat's Digital Health Accelerator in Barcelona, Editorial Board Member of the UK eHealth Law & Policy Journal, and a mentor at Microsoft's Think- Next Accelerator and the brain-tech accelerator Brainnovation.
Vidya Viswanathan is the founder and president of Doctors Who Create (www.doctorswhocreate.com), which promotes a culture of creativity in medicine. She is a fourth-year medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine (University of Pennsylvania) applying into pediatrics, and is the 2018-2019 Artist-in-Residence for the American Medical Women's Association. She enjoys writing about medicine and innovation, and has published her writing in The Atlantic, MedTech Boston, Academic Medicine, and The Establishment. She has presented on creativity in medicine at the conferences Stanford MedX, AMSA National, and the Hippocrates Poetry Symposium. Vidya graduated from Harvard College in 2011 with a degree in Social Studies and citation in Mandarin Chinese, and spent a year in Taiwan after graduation teaching English on a Fulbright fellowship. She did her post-bacc pre-med classes at the Harvard Extension School.
YiDing Yu a practicing primary care physician, researcher, innovator, entrepreneur, and designer. She was Founder and CEO of Twiage and formerly Chief Innovation Engineer at Atrius Health. As a physician, YiDing is passionate about improving health care delivery to provide timely, high-quality, cost-effective care to her patients. She has received the President's Prize for Value-Based Healthcare at Partners Healthcare, the Martin P. Solomon Award for Primary Care at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the Massachusetts Medical Society Information Technology Award in recognition of her work in healthcare innovation. YiDing has been named a 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovator, a 40 Under 40 Honoree by the Boston Business Journal, and Becker's Hospital Review Rising Star. Trained in economics and health policy at Harvard, YiDing has conducted research as a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow, published in medical journals, presented at national conferences, and was most recently recognized by the Johns Hopkins Diane Becker Research Award in Clinical Epidemiology. As a resident, YiDing founded Twiage, a HIPAA-compliant platform that seamlessly bridges communication between ambulances and hospitals to deliver more timely and cost-effective patient care at the most crucial moments. In her free time, YiDing designs and volunteers for philanthropic causes. She is a Board Member for Burma Border Projects, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing trauma counseling and mental health support for refugees and internally displaced persons in Burma.
Vivek Garg, MD, MBA, is Chief Product Officer at CareMore Health System and a practicing internist. CareMore Health System is a national care delivery organization and integrated health plan serving over 150,000 high-risk members in ten states across Medicare and Medicaid. Dr. Garg leads business development, new product and program development, implementation, and learning & development nationally for CareMore. He is dedicated to the goal of humanizing healthcare and achieving the triple aim, through patient-centered care delivery redesign. He also serves as an advisor to early-stage healthcare start-ups. Previously, Dr. Garg was Director of Medical Operations & Medical Director at Oscar Insurance - a high-growth, consumer-focused and technology-enabled healthcare company focused on redesigning the health insurance and care delivery experience. He was also Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Prior to Oscar, Dr. Garg was Medical Director at One Medical Group, a nationally recognized, rapidly growing primary care system, where he led initiatives in quality, population health, and telemedicine. His prior work experience spans the public, private, and non-profit sectors, including positions with McKinsey & Company and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, a leading Congressional advisory body on payment innovation in Medicare. He trained in internal medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital, where he practiced primary care at Faulkner Hospital and was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. He received his MD and MBA from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School, respectively, and graduated summa cum laude from Yale University.
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.).
Arnab is a rising PGY1 at the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine residency program. He is a founding member of 1776, an incubator and venture platform based in Washington DC, and former Director of Operations for K Street Capital, a prominent angel investment group in Washington DC. He currently serves as an independent consultant to several health IT startups, primarily in the areas of knowledge management and care coordination services. Arnab received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.