David Rhew

SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM

#319904 - Disruptive Digital Healthcare Innovations Impacting Rehabilitation Medicine

THUR 26 OCT // 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

 

PRESENTER

David C. Rhew, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness
Samsung Electronics America

 

FOCUS AREAS

Technology, Clinical Practice

 

DESCRIPTION

New healthcare innovations are transforming rehabilitation medicine and improving the healthcare delivery process for patients and providers alike. Wearable devices are helping healthcare providers to track patients progress outside of clinical settings. Virtual reality is creating new forms of pain management therapy while also pioneering immersive, new methods for medical training.

In this presentation, Dr. Rhew will explore how digital innovations are creating new ways to increase patient engagement and improve patient outcomes while decreasing costs. He will discuss recent case studies and pilot programs to demonstrate the effectiveness of these technologies in cardiac rehabilitation and pain management settings.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Better comprehend how digital innovations are creating new ways to increase patient engagement and improve patient outcomes while decreasing costs, including technologies like mHealth, wearables, and VR
  2. Have a better understanding of how new healthcare innovations are transforming rehabilitation medicine and improving the healthcare delivery process for patients and providers alike
  3. Have a better sense of how wearable devices are helping healthcare providers to track patients progress outside of clinical settings

 

ABOUT DR RHEW

Dr. David Rhew is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Head of Healthcare and for Samsung Electronics America. He received his Bachelors of Science degrees in computer science and cellular molecular biology from the University of Michigan. He received his MD degree from Northwestern University and completed internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed fellowships in health services research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and infectious diseases at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Rhew has served as CMO and Vice-President for Global Healthcare at Samsung SDS, Senior Vice-President and CMO at Zynx Health Incorporated, clinician/researcher in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Rhew has served on the National Quality Forum's (NQF) Steering Committee. He co-holds six U.S. technology patents that enable the authoring, mapping and integration of clinical decision support in the electronic health record. Dr. Rhew's interests include measurably improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care and applying technology to engage patients and consumers in their health care.


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