Amin Kassam, M.D.
Founder & CEO
Over the past two decades, Dr. Kassam has been either the Chairman or Director of four separate Neurosurgery programs; created and globally scaled three disruptive novel surgical procedures; founded or held leadership roles in four separate technology start-up companies constructed for the purpose of creating the underlying platforms for these procedural innovations; and, has held executive health care administration leadership roles needed to translate these innovations through tech-enabled services. He currently serves as the Chief Scientific Strategist for Advocate Aurora Health Care.
As a result, Dr. Kassam has emerged as a Serial Innovator and Entrepreneur with a track record of extending across the strategic, operational, and tactical continuum. Innovation coupled with a specific focus on developing purpose-built econo-metric enhanced service delivery models has established him as an effective transformation agent across the continuum of stakeholders (IDNs/Payers, Innovation, MedTech, and financial sectors) seeking to leverage innovation to create disruptive market differentiation.
Dr. Kassam has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, given over 250 lectures globally and served as a distinguished guest for multiple international meetings and societies. He has an H-index of 63, RG-impact score placing him in the 97th percentile, and his work has been cited over 1,400 times. He has been featured on the cover Pittsburgh Magazine for his innovation.
Remaining concurrently engaged across the continuum of stakeholders provides Dr. Kassam with a unique range. Combined with a track record of having proven the T-E S econo-metric paradigm across diverse ecosystems, he is uniquely capable of providing data-driven, predictive economic insights as a strategic Health Care transformation agent.
Head of Product
Chris has spent the last 10 years building innovative health technologies. After starting the first medical research crowdfunding charity in 2010, Chris joined PwrdBy to continue developing digital solutions for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Aurora Health Care. Chris led a joint team with Los Angeles County Hospital / USC Keck School of Medicine to develop OD Help, a mobile app used to alert emergency services when someone is overdosing on opioids. The project went on to take first place in the FDA’s Challenge.gov initiative to better distribute naloxone to at-risk opioid users.
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