Session Chair Profile

M.D., Cardiologist & PI Healthcare Innovation & Practice Transformation, Scripps Health

Sanjeev Bhavnani MD is a cardiologist and physician-scientist in healthcare innovation and practice transformation at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. Dr. Bhavnani was a Qualcomm Wireless Health Scholar at TSRI where he was involved in the design of next generation digital medicine clinical trials. As a principle investigator on several studies, he has designed trials using nanosensors, wireless mHealth and smartphone-connected devices, handheld ultrasound, lab-on-a-chip technologies and cloud-based data platforms across various patient populations, and to assess the impact of new technologies on healthcare quality, costs, and outcomes. These trials have been executed across the US and in resource limited areas – Uganda, India, and Mexico – were he and his team have designed the first smartphone-connected mHealth clinics . To date, these mHealth clinics have enrolled 20,000+ patients. Dr. Bhavnani works with teams of clinicians, researchers, biomedical engineers, translational informatics, and biostatisticians. He serves on the innovation advisory boards of several national medical societies and has worked with digital health think tanks to develop the CONNECT legislation and 21st Century Cures Act. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and clinical informatics and has been recognized with a Health Catalyst Award and 40-under-40 life science innovators in San Diego.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2018 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: This session will cover the major advances in digital health with a focus on clinical trial and real world evidence for the application of new mobile health devices, and sensor-based technologies in patient care and research. We will hear from physician leaders in data science, informatics, clinical research, and technology development on how effective programs are created for the future delivery of healthcare.

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