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The Human Side of Data: Leveraging Health Information Technology
to Improve Patient Care and Outcomes
The Emerging Tech Forum will present a panel discussion on HealthIT and its contribution to improving patient care and the healthcare system for its February meeting. Panelists include M. Jason Brooke, CEO and General Counsel for Vasoptic Medical Inc., Mark Stega, CEO, Optimium Health and Kathryn Whitmore, STS Consulting Group, LLC, Maryland Health Care Commission, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society.
4:00pm Welcome/Introductions/Panel Discussion
About our Panelists:
M. Jason Brooke, CEO and General Counsel, Vasoptic Medical Inc.
M. Jason Brooke is the Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel for Vasoptic Medical Inc., an early stage medical device company developing a mobile health solution for early detection of diabetic retinopathy. Mr. Brooke is also the Managing Member of Brooke Consulting, LLC, where he provides legal and regulatory consulting services for medical device and mobile health technology companies.
Mr. Brooke has more than 10 years of experience in design, development, and commercialization of medical device and mobile health technology. Prior to joining Vasoptic Medical, Mr. Brooke was an Associate at Epstein Becker & Green P.C. and as co-counsel to the mHealth Regulatory Coalition and the CDS Coalition, developing policy recommendations on the regulation of mobile health technology and clinical decision support software. Mr. Brooke continues to support the coalitions and advise mobile health technology companies as an attorney with Brooke Consulting, LLC. Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Brooke was a Program Analyst for the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Mr. Brooke has authored numerous papers and has received patents and awards for his development and regulatory work in the medical device industry. Mr. Brooke received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park, a Master of Science in Engineering degree at the Biomedical Engineering Department of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he obtained a Health Law Certificate and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy.
Mark Stega, CEO, Optimium Health
Mark has been a thought leader in the health care industry for more than 25 years. As founder and CEO of one of the first Electronic Medical Records (EMR) companies, he successfully grew and subsequently sold the company to GE Medical Systems. He then served as Chief Technical Officer for Marquette Medical Systems, a division of GE Medical Systems. Prior to co-founding Optimium Health, Mark provided consultative services to healthcare provider organizations and companies developing healthcare technologies. Mark earned his BS in computer sciences at the University of Maryland and completed his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In addition, he is a graduate of the Dartmouth Amos Tuck School of Business Corporate Executive Leadership Program.
Kathryn Whitmore - STS Consulting Group, LLC, Maryland Health Care Commission, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society
Kathryn is currently the founder and managing principal of a unique boutique strategy and transformation consultancy which focuses on healthcare analytics and performance management. She has a diverse background and a 25-year proven track record of organizational transformation contributing to the business bottom line through her focus on technology enabled business solutions. Kathryn's executive leadership experience helps leverage technology effectively across businesses ranging from startup companies to multi-billion dollar global enterprises in healthcare, financial services, public sector and the commercial software market. Kathryn is recognized nationally as a performance management strategist, architect, and thought leader and is the author of a unique ‘enterprise intelligence’ strategy and implementation model that creates the foundation for building cultures of accountability. This model is evolving as the healthcare industry standard utilizing a single trusted source of automated metric data as the foundation for building accountability and performance management excellence through sophisticated analytics. It has been proven to collaboratively drive analytics maturity and organizational transformation.
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