Kirti Patel, MD, MHL

Kirti Patel, MD, MHL

    Kirti A. Patel, MD, MHL, is a physician, writer, speaker and advisor. She has a background in scientific research, 14 years of clinical experience, holds a Master's degree in healthcare leadership from Brown University, and is an advisor for an early-stage women's health startup, Confi. Dr. Patel avidly follows scientific and technology innovations, new ventures, and startups in healthcare. She is also a passionate advocate for women's health and leadership. To hear her thoughts on these topics and more, visit kirtipatel.com or follow her on Twitter, @kirtipatelmd.

    Investing in Problem-Solving, Not Product: PureTech Health’s “Proactive” Approach

    Investing in Problem-Solving, Not Product: PureTech Health’s “Proactive” Approach »

    Step into the sixth floor offices of PureTech Health in downtown Boston and you may feel that you’ve dropped into a rabbit hole and right into a lush wonderland of wall-to-wall greenery. It’s a surprising interior for the otherwise nondescript office building on the heavily trafficked Boylston Street.

    Democratizing Medical Expertise: An Interview with RubiconMD CEO Gil Addo

    Democratizing Medical Expertise: An Interview with RubiconMD CEO Gil Addo »

    7 Jul, 2015
    Uncategorized

    As healthcare increasingly emphasizes value over volume, RubiconMD embraces the shift with its physician-to-physician electronic consults

    How Genospace Solves Healthcare’s Big Data Problem: An interview with COO Daniel Meyer

    How Genospace Solves Healthcare’s Big Data Problem: An interview with COO Daniel Meyer »

    Daniel Meyer, COO of GenoSpace, says interdisciplinary team approach is key to successful problem solving. Healthcare is drowning in a deluge of data. Decision-makers must somehow make sense of a heterogeneous array of information -- demographic, clinical, patient-generated, treatment and outcomes data. The latest waves of information also include data from…
    How twoXAR Plans to Radicalize the Drug Industry, One Data Set at a Time

    How twoXAR Plans to Radicalize the Drug Industry, One Data Set at a Time »

      Andrew M. Radin (left) with friend and twoXAR business partner Andrew A. Radin. It's not every day that you meet someone with the same name as you. And it’s even less likely this person will have similar interests and be someone with whom you might want to start a business.…
    Richard Parker on Global Payment Models & His Big Career Transition

    Richard Parker on Global Payment Models & His Big Career Transition »

    Dr. Richard Parker, former Chief Medical Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO), is a man of many talents. In addition to working as a physician, medical director and board member at BIDCO, he has also worked as a political consultant. Now, after working for the Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization for more than 15 years, Parker…
    A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation

    A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation »

    27 Apr, 2015
    EventsUncategorized
    Prof. John Quelch discusses the Bloodbuy case study. Photo by Dr. Kirti Patel. The Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation, a joint collaboration between Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School, was recently held in Cambridge, Mass, on April 15-16, 2015. This private, invitation-only event assembled an elite group that included…
    What’s Hot in Boston Biotech

    What’s Hot in Boston Biotech »

    15 Apr, 2015
    EventsUncategorized
    A sold out crowd for Xconomy's biotech conference in Boston. Photo via @BF_healthcare. Popular business and technology news site Xconomy held its eighth annual life sciences forum on April 8, 2015 at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass. This year’s theme was “What’s Hot in Boston Biotech” and drew a who’s who…
    Key Healthcare Takeaways from HxRefactored

    Key Healthcare Takeaways from HxRefactored »

    Mad*Pow's Amy Cueva opens up the conference with a rousing keynote. Health Experience Refactored (HxRefactored), a conference co-hosted by health innovation event planner Health 2.0 and design agency Mad*Pow, recently met at the Westin Boston Waterfront on April 1 and 2, 2015. There was an impressive turnout of professionals from diverse industries,…
    10 Genius Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Bioinnovations Conference

    10 Genius Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Bioinnovations Conference »

    Participants listen to a keynote speech at the 2015 MIT Sloan Bioinnovations Conference. All photos by Anna Shaynurova. The MIT Sloan School of Management held its 11th annual Bioinnovations Conference at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel on February 20, 2015, featuring influential speakers from the healthcare, life sciences, research, and regulatory sectors.…
    Electronic Health Records, Part 2: Opportunities

    Electronic Health Records, Part 2: Opportunities »

    18 Feb, 2015
    Opinion/Editorial
    What are the opportunities presented by electronic medical records? Photo via Carlos Amarillo/ Shutterstock As discussed in the previous article in this series, the broad adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) has presented healthcare professionals with numerous challenges. It’s not surprising that many of us are left wondering: Will all of…

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