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Panelists

Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon

Panelist

Bio

Jonathan Gordon is a Director in the Office of Strategy at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where his focus is on the intersection between strategy, policy and innovation. He has launched the hospital’s Medicare accountable care organization, and has worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from planning a genomic medicine program, to improving patient access to care, to building a telehealth program. Jon is also Director of the Health Policy Center at NewYork-Presbyterian, which advocates for the role of Academic Health Centers in developing solutions to the challenges facing the American healthcare system. Jon is on faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he lectures on topics related to reform and provider management. Prior joining NYP, Jon helped found and served as Chief Operating Officer of EveryDay Medical, an e-commerce-based provider of home and durable medical equipment. Jon is a Mentor for Blueprint Health, a start-up incubator in New York City, and a Director of Costs of Care, a not-for-profit dedicated to increasing cost awareness among clinicians. Jon holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA with honors from Columbia University. **** The opinions expressed by Jon Gordon are his own, and do not represent those of New York Presbyterian or Weill Cornell Medicine

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Yuri Quintana

Yuri Quintana

Panelist

Bio

Yuri Quintana, Ph.D. Director, Global Health Informatics, Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Yuri Quintana, Ph.D. is focused on developing innovative technologies that empower communities of professionals and consumers to collaborate on a worldwide basis. He is Director for Global Health Informatics in the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is developing global online collaboration networks for health care delivery and applications in mobile health. Previously, he was at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he developed international education and informatics programs in pediatric oncology. He led the development of Cure4Kids, a pediatric cancer education and collaboration Website used by thousands of health professionals worldwide; POND4Kids for international collaborative clinical trials; and Cure4Kids for Kids, an outreach education program to teach children and communities about cancer and healthy living. Quintana was a principal investigator in the Canadian HealNet Research Network, focusing on consumer health informatics, and a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario. Quintana also served as director of the New Media Research Lab developing innovations in interactive media and online education. He has held high-tech positions at IBM Canada Limited and Watcom. He has been the chair of five international conferences on medical informatics. Quintana obtained his engineering degrees from the University of Waterloo in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Systems Design Engineering. Office Email: yquintan@bidmc.harvard.edu

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • Harvard Medical School
Anita Samarth

Anita Samarth

Panelist

Bio

Anita Samarth is CEO and Co-Founder of Clinovations Government + Health with more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare and technology industries. Anita brings extensive on-the-ground experience in implementation of EHR, HIE, PACS, and data analytics technologies in the health system, hospital, and ambulatory practice settings at over 100 organizations. She is author of Interoperability for Dummies and the co-author of Electronic Health Records for Dummies (both from Wiley Publishing). She serves on the Board of Directors of Costs of Care, a non-profit focused on clinician-facing value transparency. She was honored by the Washington Business Journal with a “2013 Minority Business Leader Award” and subsequently with a “2013 Women Who Mean Business Award”.

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • Clinovations Government + Health
Alicia Staley

Alicia Staley

Panelist

Bio

Alicia C. Staley is the CEO of Akari Health, a start-up patient engagement company based in Boston, MA. She provides her perspective on health information technology and social media issues facing patients and healthcare workers in today’s rapidly changing healthcare industry. With an engineering background and MBA/MS degrees in information systems, Alicia applies her technical knowledge in creative ways to bring different healthcare communities together to leverage knowledge, solutions, and support in efficient, effective ways. Alicia is a three-time cancer survivor committed to making a difference in the health care community. She shares her passion and enthusiasm for helping the cancer community by contributing to Awesome Cancer Survivor and the BCSM community. She regularly speaks at social media and digital conferences throughout the US. She has presented at the Stanford University's MedicineX Conference, South by South West Interactive Conference (SXSWi), 140 Boston, ePharma, and Social Media for Pharma. Alicia has in-depth knowledge of the power of online communities and provides consulting services to many companies looking to build platforms to interact with consumers and patients in meaningful ways. As an inspirational speaker, Alicia reaches many different audiences, providing insight into life as a 20-year cancer survivor. In May 2013, Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), appointed Alicia Staley to the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee. She will fill one of three committee positions held by advocates for patients or consumers for a three year term.

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • Akari Health