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AI and Machine Learning: Robotic Surgery – is it the future of Population Health? with Jacques Kpodonu, Cardiac Surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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AI and Machine Learning: Robotic Surgery – is it the future of Population Health? with Jacques Kpodonu, Cardiac Surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

April 24, 2020

AI and Machine Learning: Robotic Surgery – is it the future of Population Health? with Jacques Kpodonu, Cardiac Surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

In episode #4 of the HP population health series, we interview Dr. Jacques Kpodonu and hear his insights on the use of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and robotic surgery to provide better access and population health.  He shares some great personal and professional stories as well as anecdotes to help advance your population health efforts.  We enjoyed our visit with Dr. Kpodonu and hope you will too!

About Dr. Kpodonu

Dr. Jacques Kpodonu is a cardiovascular surgeon specializing in global health system innovation with an emphasis on addressing rheumatic heart disease. Currently a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct Professor of Surgery at the University of Ghana. Dr. Kpodonu’s interests lie in biomedical discoveries, modernizing the operating room via novel design and growing the global capacity of cardiac surgeons especially in emerging countries with his work in global cardiac surgery. In addition to writing medical textbooks and his research work Dr. Kpodonu is a key opinion leader in the design of advanced hybrid cardiac surgical rooms and biomedical innovation and is passionate in advocating for the use of telehealth services- especially in African nations .Dr. Kpodonu is frequently quoted in the Orange County Register, American Health Journal, and holds leadership positions with the Society Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology. Based in Boston, he sits on the diversity and inclusion committee for the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Thoracic Surgery and has helped to raise millions of dollars to finance the construction of advanced robotic hybrid operating room both here in the USA and in Africa.

In this podcast you will learn:

How robotics and A.I. can add value to population health efforts.

What providers and health systems can do to leverage technology, together, to advance patient care.

Why it is critical to give serious thought to advanced technologies in the strategy and implementation of population health strategies.

Valuable Links:

Listen to the other episodes on HP Population Health Series:  https://outcomesrocket.health/hppophealth/

For more about HP Population Health IT Solutions visit:  https://www8.hp.com/us/en/solutions/healthcare/population-health.html

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