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Synopsis

Breaking down barriers for seamless care

 

Data can be the connective tissue that binds disparate care experiences into a whole-of-patient health care provision. By streamlining all data into workflows that integrate care across settings, transformative patient experiences and better outcomes can be achieved. Enabled by predictive analytics, imagine care collaboration platforms that evolve from transactional health documentation systems to intelligent mentoring, predictive solutions. Imagine a tomorrow where care is seamless, timely and where health has no bounds.

 

Disrupting conventional technology and fragmented workflow is within reach with solutions that improve the experience of care teams and patients – these are real-world solutions that are affordable, scalable and sustainable - from community to tertiary care.

 

Dr. Roy Smythe will share Philips’ vision and progress towards integrated care across the continuum, illustrating how leading health systems are building future-ready care by defragmenting today’s silos of data that improve clinical workflow, optimize enterprise management and enhance patient care.

 


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Biography

Dr. Roy Smythe
Chief Medical Officer
Global Connected Care & Healthcare Informatics Philips

 

As a physician, innovator, strategist and author, Roy has deep clinical knowledge and a wealth of experience in leading clinical and technological innovation programs supporting integrated health systems in their transition to value‐based care.

 

In his role as Chief Medical Officer for CC&HI, Roy’s clinical and business knowledge ensures Philips informatics solutions support customer requirements for optimized care paths and improved patient outcomes. His personal goal has always been to contribute to meaningful change in healthcare delivery.

 

Roy became part of the Philips team in 2016. Prior to Philips, He held the position of Chief Medical Officer at Valence Health, a U.S.‐based value‐based care technology and service provider, and was formerly Chief Medical Officer at Avia, a provider‐led healthcare technology accelerator – both based in Chicago.

 

He is the former Medical Director for Innovation for Baylor Scott & White Healthcare (2011) – an integrated delivery system. Prior to this he was The Roney Endowed Chair and tenured Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Molecular Medicine (2006), and also Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baylor Scott & White Health System and for the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (2004) – the most comprehensive health science center in Texas. He began his clinical career as a surgeon and tenured translational scientist at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

 

Roy compliments these distinctions with a ‘Certificate of Innovation and Strategy’ from the MIT Sloan School of Business.

 

He is also author of more than 300 papers, abstracts, and essays in academic, literary, and humanities, with recent publication in Modern Healthcare, DISCOVER Magazine, Forbes Healthcare, and Pharma Panel as well as the LinkedIn Healthcare Channel. Roy is an invited lecturer in local, regional, national and international academic, business and technology forums.

 

Roy studied Biology at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D., cum laude) from Texas A&M University School of Medicine, College Station, Texas.

 

He is recognized for professional membership in more than 20 national learned societies, including tenure as Texas Governor of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Roy Smythe

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