SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - August 29, 2016) - MDLIVE announced today that Dr. Sanjay Patil, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, MDLIVE, will be a speaker and panelist at the prestigious Connected Health Summit - Engaging Consumers, on September 1, 2016 in San Diego, Cal. The panel topic is "Bringing Doctors to Your Home: Virtually and in Person." Dr. Patil will be speaking about MDLIVE's innovative care-gaps platform, which enables healthcare systems to fulfill a care vision of integrating telehealth technology with their electronic health record (EHR) and ancillary systems. With this deep integration, gaps in care are filled in a way that drives improved quality scores including HEDIS and subsequent STAR ratings -- key drivers of Value-Based Purchasing reimbursement.
Dr. Sanjay Patil, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, MDLIVE
Dr. Patil brings more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice, hospital administration, physician/hospital joint venture development, and quality management. He completed his cardiology fellowship at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and received his Masters in Clinical Research and Biostatistics. His published research and clinical trial interest focuses on machine learning to identify patients at risk for adverse clinical events, and his work with hospital readmission reduction programs has used predictive models, biometric monitoring, and EHR workflow/clinical decision support to significantly lower heart failure readmissions. He brings extensive EHR data model, workflow, and implementation experience to the MDLIVE family.
Founded in 2009, MDLIVE is a visionary and pioneer in the digital delivery of high-quality, convenient, cost-efficient care. The company provides consumers, health plans, health systems and self-insured employers with 24/7/365 access to board-certified doctors and pediatricians via secure online video, phone or the MDLIVE App. Instead of the inconvenience and expense of ER or urgent care visits for non-emergency issues, registered users can receive a virtual consultation through the company's HIPAA and PHI-compliant secure, cloud-based platform from home or on the go, and if necessary, obtain an e-prescription. Through Breakthrough, the company's behavioral health service, MDLIVE enables consumers to schedule video appointments with licensed therapists. To learn more about how MDLIVE is using telehealth innovations to improve the delivery of healthcare, visit www.MDLIVE.com.