Jane Barratt, Editor-in-Chief

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Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing, an organization with members in 62 countries which represents 50 million older people. Dr. Barratt is a Churchill Fellow, and recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in Canada in recognition of efforts to enhance the understanding of ageing, engaging governments and improving QOL of older people. Dr. Barratt represents the IFA at the United Nations Economic and Social Council. She is directly responsible for formal relations with the Ageing and Life Course Department of the World Health Organization. She holds numerous adjunct academic positions, executive positions, and board positions, including Age Macular Degeneration Alliance International and Baycrest, which is one the world’s premier academic health sciences centers focused on ageing.

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

Telehealth and Medicine Today requires all board members to disclose relevant financial relationships.  An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he/she and/or a spouse or partner had a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest. As such, the following interests are declared:

Commercial interests:

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

John D. Halamka, MD, MS, Editor-in-Chief

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John D. Halamka, MD, Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess System,  Chairman, New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN),  International Healthcare Innovation Professor, Harvard Medical School, and practicing emergency physician.

Dr. Halamka completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, where he received a degree in medical microbiology and a degree in public policy with a focus on technology issues. He entered medical school at the University of California, San Francisco and simultaneously pursued graduate work in bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley focusing on technology issues in medicine. He completed his residency at Harbor–UCLA Medical Center in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

In his role at BIDMC, Dr. Halamka is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative, and academic information technology, serving 3,000 doctors, 12,000 employees, and 1,000,000 patients. As chairman of NEHEN, Dr. Halamka oversees clinical and administrative data exchange among the payers, providers, and patients in Massachusetts.   As a Harvard professor, he has served the George W. Bush administration, the Obama administration, and national governments throughout the world planning their healthcare IT strategy.

Dr. Halamka has authored five books on technology-related issues, hundreds of articles and thousands of posts on the popular Geekdoctor blog. He runs Unity Farm in Sherborn, MA and serves as caretaker for 150 animals, 30 acres of agricultural production and a cidery/winery.

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

  1. Arcadia Healthcare Solutions Advisory Board
  2. New Leaf Venture Partners Advisory Board
  3. Orion Healthcare Board of Directors
  4. Gates Foundation Consultant

 

Oren J. Mechanic, MD MPH,  Assistant Editor-in-Chief

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Instructor, Harvard Medical SchoolAttending Physician, Emergency MedicineBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHealth Policy and Management Fellow, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Douglas Shinsato, Editor Emeritus 

 

Advisory Board Members

Richard Anglin, President and CEO, telmedx

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I own telmedx and all associated patent applications.

 

Richard Bakalar, M.D.  Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, ViTel Net  

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no conflicts of interest to declare.

 

Richard I. Levin, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, CEO and President, The Gold Foundation

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Robert Matthews, PhD., CEO of NudgeWorX, President of Synaural

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Manouchehr (Mitch) Mokhtari, PhD, Professor, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Chris Wasden, Head of Pharma, Happify Health, Managing Director, Digital Disruption Advisors

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

Happify Health advisor

 

Editorial Board Members

Bryan T. Arkwright, MHA, Director, SCP Consulting Services, Adjunct Faculty, Wake Forest University School of Law, Editorial Board, Telehealth and Medicine Today, and Co-Founder/Chief Research Officer, Cromford Health

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Dr. Bonnie Clipper, DNP, RN, Vice President, Practice and Innovation, American Nurses Association

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I occasionally receive honorariums that go to the ANA for speaking. I have published a book and receive royalites.

   

Samer Ellahham, MD, Chief Quality Officer, Senior Cardiovascular Consultant, Cleveland Clinic, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City , UAE

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Guy Glorioso, MHA, MBA, Assistant Vice President of Virtual Care for Carolinas HealthCare System

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

  

David B. Nash, MD, Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH)
Founding Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health. He is also the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy.

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I give forty talks a year around the nation. All monies go to Jefferson. I am a board member of Humana. I am also on the board of Vestagen. I am also on the board of InfoMe.

 

Somesh C. Nigam, Ph.D., SVP, Chief Analytics & Data Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

TBA

 

Thomas Osborne, MD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I own stock in GOOGLE, IBM, TESLA and AMAZON. I recently published a Springer book about Health Tech and co-authored a chapter on telehealth. I don't believe the above to be in conflict, but want to err on the side of full disclosure.

 

Joel Reich, M.D., FACEP, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, Eastern Connecticut Health Network

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no conflicts of interest to declare.

 

Dirk G. Schroeder, Executive VP and Co-Founder at HolaDoctor, Inc

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

TBA
 

Shawn R. Valenta, Director of Telehealth, Medical University of South Carolina

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no interests to disclose.

 

Mony Weschler, MA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, EMTP, Chief Innovations Officer, InnovaCare Health 

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have received consulting fees from ALLscripts.

 

Review Board Members

Andrew Butler, PhD, MBA, PT, FAHA, Associate Dean for Research, Georgia State University, Professor Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing & Health Professions, Georgia State University

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no conflicts of interest to declare.

 

Richard Kajim, Telehealth Planner, Delaware Telehealth Coalition, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

TBA

 

Arnab Paul, CEO Patient Planet,  Board Member, Blockchain in Healthcare

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

 

Dr. Claude J. Pirtle, MD, Senior Clinical Informatics Fellow, Vanderbilt University

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no conflicts of interest to declare.

 

Shayan Vyas, MD, FAAP, Medical Director of Telehealth, Nemours Children’s Health System, Critical Care Medicine, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no commercial interests to declare.

 

Debbie Voyles, Executive Director, Virtual Health, UCHealth, Denver Colorado

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I am employed by UCHealth, Aurora, CO. I have received honoraria from Maine Health to present at their Telehealth Summit. I have received support to participate in Vidyo Telehealth Summit and Vidyo Telehealth Advisory Board in October 2017. Travel support to participate in inTouch Telehealth Summit in 2016. Travel support to present at Maine Health Summit about UCHealth rollout of Virtual Health. I have received funds to cover travel costs to attend vendor Summits to learn about their new Telehealth applications as well as honorarium to speak at the Maine Health Summit about how UCHealth has rolled out our Vitual Health program within the EPIC environment. Any funding I have received or will receive for travel costs from vendors will not influence my decision or affect my ability to chose the best software or hardware options for our Virtual Health program.

 

Stephanie Zawada, MS, Public Health Academy Instructor at the American Medical Students Association

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I have no conflicts of interest to declare.

 

Operations Management

 

Tory Cenaj, Founder, Owner, and Publisher

Partners in Digital Health, info@partnersindigitalhealth.com

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

Telehealth and Medicine Today requires all journal staff members to disclose relevant financial relationships.  An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he/she and/or a spouse or partner had a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest. As such, the following interests are declared below.

Commercial interests:

I am the founder and owner of Partners in Digital Health, including the journals Blockchain in Healthcare Today, Telehealth and Medicine Today, all related activities and initiatives associated with these titles, and company portfolio. I volunteer for, and own, SolarCoin.

 

John Russo Jr., PharmD
Managing Editor, info@partnersindigitalhealth.com

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

I am the owner of The MedCom Resource.

 

Ron Ribitzky MD, Marketing & UX Strategy Advisor

Ron Ribitzky MD, Marketing & UX Strategy Advisor

Founder & CEO of R&D Ribitzky, Boston, MA, a services group specializing in Digital Health and Precision Medicine market worldwide. Expert Reviewer. Skolkovo Foundation BioMed and ICT Clusters Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice Lead, Digital Health Organizer of Innovative Care Asia Pacific. Strategic Advisor and Agenda Moderator, AMTEC-KAZAN / ICO Summit & Competition; Skolkovo Open Innovations, Skolkovo School of Management Member, HIMSS Blockchain Taskforce; HIMSS Blockchain Symposium Organizing Committee Reviewer and Mentor, HIMSS19 Precision Medicine & Genomics. Lead author, blockchain article published on BHTY. Contributing author of AI in Pharma article published on PharmaExec.com.

Competing interests and/or Financial disclosure

Stock shareholder of iSpecimen. Business Partner of DEMTECH.biz, East-West Digital News, ACTIMIRA., and TALENTGRID VENTURES.  Strategic Advisor and token rights holder ARNA Genomics, BitMED. MarketsandMarkets Honorarium recipient.  Komodo Health