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Madhura Bhat

Madhura Bhat

Moderator Emeritus

Bio

Madhura Bhat is a management and health professional with a decade of experience working with global brands, Fortune 500 companies, UN agencies, and NGOs to maximize the impact of their investments. Her broad range of expertise includes program management, creating and expanding multi sector partnerships, marketing and communications. An alumnus of the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship, Madhura is the recipient of the power 30 under 30 award and in recognition of her leadership, was selected for the Stars Symposium for Leaders of the Next Generation, the Atlantik-Brücke Young Leaders Program and the Sandbox network of young leaders. Madhura holds a MBA, a MPH and a MA in Communications.

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • Health for America
Amol Navathe

Amol Navathe

Moderator Emeritus

Bio

Physician, health economist, and engineer with expertise in managerial innovation to improve health care delivery, including a focus on utilization of advanced health data analytics Physician, internal medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associate Chief Medical Officer for a medication adherence startup Founding Co-Editor-in-Chief for the journal "Health Care: the Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation" Founding Director of the Foundation for Healthcare Innovation I'm currently spearheading innovative approaches to strategically utilize clinical data for business, operational and patient management efficiency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, while completing clinical training. This includes directing the science and implementation of a program to identify high-cost and high-risk patients, drawing on technical and operational expertise. Prior to joining BWH and Harvard Medical School, I served as Medical Officer and Senior Program Manager for the Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) program at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in the Obama Administration. I coordinated the $1.1 Billion CER program and led $400M of data infrastructure initiatives within the CER portfolio. I directly managed a budget of $65M and a team of five medical officers and policy analysts, and directed several key projects including a $19M initiative creating a multi-payer multi-claims database (MPCD) to promote CER, and managed three teams each with 10-15 members. I also served as a consultant in the healthcare practice at McKinsey and Company and a Fellow at The White House.

Work Location

  • United States

Organizations

  • Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Partners HealthCare System
Erika Pabo

Erika Pabo

Moderator Emeritus

Bio

Erika A. Pabo, MD, MBA is a physician, strategist and entrepreneur deeply committed to transforming the health care system into one better able meet the needs of individual patients and populations at a cost that is sustainable to society over time. Pabo loves working with people, technology and complex adaptive systems to solve challenging problems. Pabo is currently working at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care. At the Center for Primary Care, she co-leads the Academic Innovation Collaborative, a two-year, $12 million collaborative to transform primary care delivery at eighteen Harvard affiliated primary care practices across six different hospital systems, which provide care for more than 290,000 patients. Pabo is concurrently completing her residency in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and working as a primary care provider at Brigham and Women’s Advanced Primary Care Associates, South Huntington, a new patient-centered medical home. In addition to seeing patients at South Huntington, Pabo is leading a team integrating a community health worker into the PCMH model to improve outcomes and decrease utilization for South Huntington’s highest risk patients. Pabo also serves as an advisor to a number of health care incubators and start-ups. She previously worked at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the Global Health Delivery Project and was a co-founder and inaugural co-director of Harvard Medical School’s Crimson Care Collaborative. Pabo earned a BA in History of Medicine from Yale College, a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Work Location

  • United States

Organizations

  • Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Partners HealthCare System
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Kapil Parakh

Moderator Emeritus

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine