18: Building Intelligent Healthcare with Chakri Toleti, Founder and CEO, care.ai
Meet Chakri Toleti:
Chakri Toleti is the founder and CEO of care.ai, an artificial intelligence platform that helps organizations create smart care facilities with autonomous monitoring. Prior to founding care.ai, Chakri was the founder and CEO of HealthGrid, which was acquired by Allscripts in 2018. He was a co-founder of Galvanon, which was acquired by NCR in 2005. He also founded organizations Mahathi Software Pvt Ltd. and Cytura.
Chakri Toleti is an experienced entrepreneur, and has a vision that healthcare can better use AI and automation for better patient outcomes.
- What is care.ai? Care.ai couples artificial intelligence with ambient intelligent monitoring, which collects data and develops real-time insights about clinical and operational workflows. (3:35)
- Scaling Up During the Pandemic.Due to the pandemic, the care.ai team could not visit client sites. They had to create hardware that was easy to install and set up. Their easy to use “plug and play” infrastructure allowed them to scale up. (10:21)
- Finding the Right Investors. During the fundraising process, Chakri emphasizes finding a partner that truly believes in what you are doing, and shares your long-term strategic view. (15:56)
This episode is hosted by Rich Roth. He is a member of the Advisory Council for Day Zero and is the SVP and Chief Strategic Innovation Officer at CommonSpirit Health.