Industry Leaders Forum
Utilization of telehealth services is on the rise. As millions of patients are being treated, for an expanding set of conditions, never has the quality of telehealth services been more important. How is this being accomplished? What are the tools and what are the outcomes?
Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Telemedicine Network
Bongiovi Medical & Health Technologies
Chief Medical Officer
Tuesday, April 25
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
GM and Vice President
Sheri Dodd has over 23 years of experience in healthcare. Throughout her career, she has focused on value-based programs including clinical outcomes and economic impact.
Sheri has served as Vice President and General Manager for MCMS since June 2015. Sheri joined Medtronic in March 2010 as Vice President for Reimbursement, Economics and Health Policy for the Cardiac Rhythm & Heart Failure (CRHF) business. Her responsibilities expanded to lead the CRHF Global Clinical Research function. In July 2014, she was promoted to Vice President, Global Health Economics and Market Access for Cardiac and Vascular Group (CVG).
Prior to joining Medtronic, Sheri spent 13 years at Johnson & Johnson in a variety of regional and global positions in both the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device sector. Prior to joining Industry, Sheri spent 5 years at the World Health Organization.
Sheri earned a joint Master’s of Science degree from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and has completed several certificate programs from the University of York and Harvard School of Public Health.
Monday, April 24
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Dr. Watson is a leader in applying telemedicine and other health information technology to the improvement of patient care. A fourth-generation surgeon who specializes in colorectal and inflammatory bowel disease, he plays a key role in integrating health information technologies, such as telemedicine, mobile applications and voice recognition, into clinical practice across UPMC.
Dr. Watson is also medical director of the Center for Connected Medicine (CCM). Founded by UPMC and other leading technology and health care partners, the CCM promotes a new model of health care that seamlessly integrates information technologies to put patients at the center of care. Dr. Watson speaks worldwide about the CCM’s vision for connected medicine.
Dr. Watson attended Trinity College and subsequently received his master’s degree at the University of Oxford. After receiving his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, he completed his surgical training and a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at UPMC.