Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 18, 2020

A Pandemic Situation: SARS 2 COVID-19

Drs. Andy Mohan and Deepak Mohan team up to discuss the current pandemic from a frontline and technology perspective with star guest Mr. Aneesh Chopra, who is the former and first Chief Technology Officer of the United States appointed by former president Barack Obama, President of CareJourney, and author “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government.”

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Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh Chopra is the President of CareJourney, an open data membership service building a trusted, transparent rating system for physicians, networks, facilities and markets on the move to value. He served as the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer under President Obama (’09-’12) and in 2014, authored, “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government.” He serves on the Board of the Health Care Cost Institute, the New Jersey Innovation Institute, and earned his MPP from Harvard Kennedy School and BA from The Johns Hopkins University.

Deepak Mohan, MD
Deepak Mohan, MD, is the Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine & Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital. The College of American Pathologists has selected Dr Mohan as their spokesperson, advocate and as a House of Delegates California state representative. Dr Mohan is a certified CAP Inspector and serves as team leader for numerous laboratory inspections. Board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, he received his medical degree from the prestigious Madras (MGR) Medical University and performed visiting clerkships at Harvard University and University of California, Los Angeles hospitals. Dr. Mohan completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; followed by surgical pathology fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. Dr. Mohan has served on the medical staff of Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles and Little Company of Mary, Torrance & San Pedro.

Andy Mohan, MD, MBA, MSc
Dr. Anand “Andy” Mohan has been working as a physician informaticist for the past 7 years in over 40 + implementations with major hospital systems including Cedars Sinai, PeaceHealth, Inova, UCLA, Johns Hopkins, Massachusetts General, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic amongst other notable healthcare systems.  Dr. Mohan has worked on the inpatient and ambulatory side with all specialties throughout the lifecycle of an implementation. His focus is on clinical workflow optimization, utilizing EHR systems efficiently, and provider adoption. He has been involved in population health initiative technology implementations.  Additionally, he has also led EHR clinical build teams to ensure quality and clinical integrity. He is also one of the Chairs of the Digital Health and Innovation Committee.

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