About This Talk
One of the key elements to successfully drive rapid, effective, and measurable transformation in HealthcareIn is Data Readiness. In this conversation you will hear about a new research study released by Morning Consult which reveals healthcare’s data readiness crisis, and how solving it unleashes the power of digital transformation.
Prat Vemana joined Kaiser Permanente in August 2019 as the organization’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer. In this role, Prat leads cross-functional teams across Kaiser Permanente to transform a full range of online and mobile interactions and digital experiences for its more than 12 million members, patients, clinicians and customers, as well as digital tools and processes for its workforce. Prat brings a wealth of experience leading this type of work across large scale, highly-matrixed organizations and will be instrumental in driving this shift across Kaiser Permanente.
Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Prat served as Chief Product and Experience Officer at The Home Depot where he was responsible for a consumer-centric product vision and strategy and driving user experience excellence across the company. He also served as vice president of Interconnected Experience at Home Depot, successfully launching a new digital online experience and cloud based-technology platform. Prat’s prior roles include vice president of Global Ecommerce, Product Management, and Analytics at Staples, Inc. and vice president of Product Development at Informed Clinical Sciences Corporation.
Prat holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Madras and a master’s in business administration in global leadership and innovation from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Abhinav Shashank is the CEO and co-founder of Innovaccer, a leading San Francisco-based healthcare technology company. He built the foundation for Innovaccer’s success as a leader in population health management and machine learning-oriented healthcare solutions recognized by Gartner, KLAS, Forbes, and Black Book Market Research.
Abhinav’s continued efforts and ambition enabled the company to flourish in health information technology in the U.S. and acquire over 40 healthcare organizations as customers, with more than 37,000 providers using Innovaccer’s solutions daily. With his vision for seamless care delivery using unified patient records, Abhinav is now leading the team towards $1 billion in savings for U.S. healthcare. Additionally, Abhinav Shashank is an influential thought leader and a renowned author. Abhinav has published over 300 articles for various international media outlets, was bestowed a coveted spot in Forbes “30 Under 30 Asia 2017: Enterprise Tech” and was recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the ‘Top 60 rising leaders in U.S. healthcare under 40’ in 2019.
Abhinav is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur.
Before joining Sutter Health, Waugh held entrepreneurial leadership roles at IDEO, a globally regarded Bay Area design and innovation firm, and was vice president of design at One Medical Group in San Francisco where he helped create a culture of innovation.
He is an affiliated member of both Rock Health and Innovation 50.
Waugh graduated from Fort Lewis College in Colorado, with bachelor’s degrees in international business and French.