Physicians and patients both benefit from big health data to achieve proactive health. This session talks about engaging both physicians and patients to utilize health data in order to manage patient's own health. It touches upon the educational aspects that need to be considered and how to actively engage both patients and physicians.
Prior to joining Q, Dr. Garry Choy was faculty at Harvard Medical School / Mass General Hospital where he held leadership positions in enterprise and imaging informatics including as Assistant Chief Medical Information Officer, Director of the Medical Imaging Trials Center, and Medical Director for MGH-QPID Analytics. He has received a number of grants and awards for applying machine learning to healthcare from the ACR, CRICO, and RSNA. He was previously a research scholar focused on advanced imaging techniques at the National Institutes of Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Choy completed his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and residency training at Harvard-based Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He also completed an MBA from Hopkins, an MS in Economic Engineering Systems & Operations Research from Stanford, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University.
Bill is a physician-scientist with a consultative service for patients and primary care providers to assist in implementation of precision medicine. He has developed a platform that integrates a patient’s comprehensive medical and extended family histories, with whole genome sequencing and precision biochemical and imaging information, into actionable reports for patients and PCP’s.