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Digital Health is often the answer; but are we clear on the question?

  • Brigham Digital Innovation Hub 60 Fenwood Road Boston, MA, 02115 United States (map)

Guest Presenter: David Feygin, PhD, MBA

Chief Digital Health Officer, VP of Information Technology; Boston Scientific

Where: 60 Fenwood Rd., Boston MA, First Floor Cafe (directions below)

When: Thursday, March 16th, 2017



Networking 4:30-5pm
Speaker 5-6pm
Networking 6-6:30pm
Appetizers, beer and wine will be provided.

About the Event

Digital Health is often treated as an industry in itself, or a market driver. This often confuses the problem with the solution. Digital Health is an enabling and often disruptive set of tools, but it is not the driver of change. Care transformation is happening all around. It is realigning incentives toward efficiency and performance, enabling consumerism and driving care access – these are the market drivers. Quality and efficiency improvement, patient engagement and the ability to deal with increasingly complex systems almost always require information, connectivity, automation, analysis and other information-related capabilities. For these reasons – digital technologies are often the answer to many of the needs across healthcare today. Come for an open discussion regarding the promise of an information-enabled healthcare system, the current challenges and the right role for Digital Health technologies; and the important role that Boston Scientific is playing.

About the Speaker

David is focused on enabling the evolution of Boston Scientific’s digital health strategy, building critical capabilities and leading the Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Analytics and Mobility teams. Come learn more about how one of the world’s largest medical device companies thinks about digital health.

As Chief Digital Health Officer, David leads Boston Scientific’s Digital Health strategy and chairs the cross-functional Digital Health Council. David is responsible for leading the core Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Analytics and Mobility teams, and partnering to establish the evolving capabilities that will ensure enterprise success in Digital Health.

David is Chair of the Executive Council for The Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, a thought leader in information-enabled healthcare safety with a primary focus on medication error and patient safety research. David serves as a board member and co-Chair of the Digital Health Committee for the Life Science Angels, the #1 ranked angel investor group in the US and for Health XL, a cross-industry consortia devoted to care transformation.

As World-Wide Director of Strategic Innovation for the BD – Medical Surgical Systems (MSS) business unit, David developed and led the MSS Strategic Innovation Group responsible for identifying, developing and validating opportunities and overall growth strategies. The Strategic Innovation Group is responsible for strategic marketing, market analytics, opportunity sensing, sourcing and evaluation, health economics analysis, fundamental business analytics, advanced customer research and driving innovation initiatives from market, clinical, technical and policy perspectives.

David received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley for his work in virtual environments and medical simulation. Prior to joining BD, David received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Directions to the Building for Transformative Medicine Cafe

60 Fenwood Rd., Boston, MA 02115, First Floor (up one level from Ground Floor)

The Building for Transformative Medicine Cafe is one floor up from the ground floor entrance of the Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine.