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Disruptive Digital Health Innovations

January 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Innovation Hub at Brigham and Women’s Hospital presents: Disruptive Digital Health Innovations

Guest Presenter: David Rhew, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness at Samsung Electronics America

About the Speaker:

Dr. David Rhew is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Head of Healthcare and Fitness for Samsung Electronics of America. David received his Bachelors of Science degrees in computer science and cellular molecular biology from the University of Michigan. He received his MD degree from Northwestern University and completed internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed fellowships in health services research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and infectious diseases at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Rhew has served as CMO and Vice-President for Global Healthcare at Samsung SDS; Senior Vice-President and CMO at Zynx Health Incorporated; clinician/researcher in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System; and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Rhew has served on the National Quality Forum’s (NQF) Steering Committee for Pulmonary and Critical Care quality indicators and is currently on the NQF Consensus Standards and Approval Committee. He co-holds six U.S. technology patents that enable the authoring, mapping, and integration of clinical decision support into the electronic health record.

Dr. Rhew’s interests include measurably improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care and applying technology to engage patients and consumers in their health.

Speaker 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Networking to follow; appetizers, beer and wine will be provided.

60 Fenwood Rd., Boston MA, Ground Floor, Schlager Family Innovation Lobby

(The Schlager Family Innovation Lobby is just inside the ground floor entrance of the Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine.)

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Through investigation and discovery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research on human diseases, with more than 1,300 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty and 1,700 physicians supported by nearly $650 million in research funding. BWH is a teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

Brigham Innovation Hub Launch
Launched in the fall of 2013, Brigham Innovation Hub (iHub) is a resource center for Brigham’s first-time and experienced innovators. The iHub helps turn breakthrough concepts, inventions and research by Brigham clinicians, scientists, and employees into products and services to benefit patients and improve care delivery.

What we do

We provide active engagement and numerous resources to nurture ideas:

Idea development and evaluation through innovation facilitation, market analysis, and workshops
Active project management by iHub Innovation Manager
Collaborations for prototyping, testing, and team building
Commercialization strategy and business planning
Interactions with industry partners for licensing and co-development


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January 19, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Brigham and Women’s Hospital
60 Fenwood Rd.
Boston,MAUnited States
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