Dr. Popat is Chief Clinical Officer of Sprinter Health. He is inspired by the ways care can be brought to the home, while delivering better clinical outcomes for patients. He believes that through improved diagnosis and treatment that it is possible to save dollars downstream. Health system, diagnostic and device companies can similarly speed adoption of life-saving tests, screen patients for conditions based on risk factors, and close quality gaps. Dr. Popat is also Chief Executive Officer of Marin Community Clinics, the largest FQHC in Marin County. He serves on many Boards, including for Partnership Health Plan of California and Redwood Community Health Coalition, and previously, for the American Cancer Society. Dr. Popat is a Board-Certified Family Physician with a Doctor of Medicine and a Masters of Public Health from Tufts University in Boston. He completed Family Medicine training at the Stanford University-O’Connor Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program.
Digital Health Showcase:
Sprinter Health is a California-based company that sends W-2 phlebotomists and nurses (“Sprinters”) into homes to collect clinical data on patients that providers can use to make care decisions.
Meeting Patients Where They Are: Improving Care, Reducing Costs
Most people dislike getting lab work done. Doctors need the data from vitals checks and lab tests to make a proper diagnosis. How might technological innovation and new staffing models improve access to care, reduce costs, and deliver a better patient experience?
The PMWC 2022 Health Monitoring Showcase will provide 15 minute speaking opportunities for selected companies working with the latest technologies in remote patient and care monitoring, providing devices that are smart and integrated with high-touch approaches, sensors, data collection and analytical capabilities translating patient vital signs into useful insights and alert triggers. These companies will share their innovative products to an audience of leading investors, potential clients, and partners. The PMWC 2019 Health Monitoring Showcase will exhibit the latest innovations that lead to products, systems, and services that empower patients with chronic conditions to better understand and self-manage their conditions and provide clinicians with easy, efficient monitoring that enhance patients’ lives and enable the delivery of better outcomes at lower cost.