The ongoing pandemic has led to increased excitement and interest in healthcare technologies. Emerging fields including IoMT (Internet of Medical Things) devices, artificial intelligence, digital health, and telemedicine are poised to revolutionize health systems. This webinar will discuss the nature and role of healthcare innovations, and present a framework for healthcare entrepreneurs to follow in their quest to improve care for patients across the world.

During the second episode of our ongoing The Boardroom Webinar Series Dr. Khalil Ramadi of MIT Hacking Medicine joins Rami Deeb for a discussion on the current state of healthcare and explores areas of improvement, in addition to addressing obstacles facing entrepreneurs innovating in healthtech.

Dr. Khalil Ramadi is the Regional Director for MIT Hacking Medicine (HM), a group dedicated to teaching healthcare entrepreneurship and creating novel solutions to pressing healthcare problems. MIT HM programs have spawned 50+ companies worldwide collectively raising $250M+ in funding. Dr. Ramadi served as Director of HM 2016-2017 and founded its Research Division. Dr. Ramadi is involved in various entrepreneurship initiatives and serves as Faculty Mentor of the MIT IDEA2 incubator and Sandbox innovation programs. Dr. Ramadi is also a Research Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT, and the Division of Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics from MIT, a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering from Pennsylvania State University.

Main discussion points and takeaways:

  • How pandemics re-focus interest on healthtech
  • How emerging technologies play a role in the evolution of health care
  • Everybody is a patient: Crowd-sourcing healthcare innovations

Register now to attend our upcoming episode on 'How Startup Builders Safeguard the Ecosystem from the Next Global Pandemic' next Wednesday starting at 5 PM Beirut time. #TheBoardroom


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