SMA Healthcare Tech Webcast with Andy and Reza
Do the myriad changes in healthcare technology make the practice of medicine more difficult and complicated?
If so, then join us on for “SMA Health Tech Webcast with Andy and Reza”. Drs. Andy Mohan and Reza Sadeghian will provide you with simple, common sense ideas on how to make technology and new innovations in health care work for you.
Andy Mohan, MD, MBA
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. Additionally, he has been involved in population health initiative technology implementations. Moreover, he has also led EHR clinical build teams to ensure quality and clinical integrity.
Dr. Mohan is a board member of Auburn University’s MBA/PEMBA/EMBA programs. He is also an angel investor and advisor to the startup company "Hatch Apps" which provides the ability of a business or consumer to build a mobile app without knowing how to code. Additionally, he has been involved in designing building a HIPAA secure, encrypted mobile communications application to improve communication, quality of care, and efficiency between providers. Moreover, Dr. Mohan is on faculty for the Southern Medical Association and was featured on a healthcare technology podcast. He is also a preceptor for fellows of the clinical informatics training program at the University of Washington.
Dr. Mohan is certified in EpicCare Clinical Documentation and EpicCare Procedure Orders 2015. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Southern Medical Association. Dr.Mohan received his medical degree from Sri Ramachandra Medical College in Chennai, India, Masters of Business Administration from Auburn University’s Physicians Executive MBA Program, and is currently finishing a Master's of Science in Applied Clinical Informatics (MSACI) from Vanderbilt University.
Reza Sadeghian MD, MBA, MSc, FAAP
Dr. Reza Sadeghian is a mid-career Pediatrician/healthcare executive that has gone back for additional training in clinical informatics as a fellow at the University of Washington. He is the first and only Pediatrician in North America with fellowship training in both Clinical and Biomedical Informatics. He is a member of executive committee of the Council for Clinical Information Technology (COCiT) section of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His clinical practice is on the teaching hospitalist service at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and at a local community practice that is part of their developing clinically integrated network. He has extensive experience as a healthcare consultant, having led ICD-10 conversion efforts, and assisted in various lean-based system workflow designs and implementations. His current line of work and research interests include examining the feasibility of using telemedicine to help manage pediatric health issues, designing mobile healthcare applications, evaluating secure text messaging solutions, optimizing EHR performance, and ensuring clinical workflows are respected by IT solutions. He is interested in lean management in healthcare, improving healthcare value, quality and safety; as well as increasing access to care in underserved areas.
In his leisure time, he enjoys photography, hiking, biking, playing soccer, and spending time with family, friends and his pets. His photography work can be found at www.smileandsea.com