Speaker Profile

CEO, Curesoft, Inc.

Curesoft was started by Michael Morris, a serial entrepreneur and owner of local consulting firm Clone Consulting. Over the last 15+years, Michael and his team have delivered data center monitoring and big data services for Apple, Kaiser, Novartis, Merck and others to provide end to end visibility to their critical applications and related infrastructure. Michael was stricken with Stage 4 Colorectal cancer in 2014 and is inspired to help others like him to survive this terrible disease by proactively monitoring the patient like he has datacenters. He is currently on his 30th treatment cycle and is contributing his data to Curesoft’s analytics engine for use by his oncologists at UCSF, Stanford, Sutter Health, and the Block Oncology center in Chicago. Cancer has given Michael the gift of passion, drive and focus to do something to change the world of oncology: provide more effective treatments, better outcomes, and ultimately survive a disease that affects millions of people worldwide.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2019 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: US and EU patients have legal rights to their health information and patient data sharing is seen as key to transforming treatment and powering medical discoveries. Medicare incentivizes hospitals and physicians to share data with patients. But even with laws and financial incentives, patient data sharing is still too rare. This panel of representatives from healthcare organizations and patients will explore regulatory and other obstacles to patient data sharing and engage the audience in a discussion about how to overcome these obstacles.

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