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Powering Healthcare with Connected Medical Devices with Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq

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Powering Healthcare with Connected Medical Devices with Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq

November 28, 2022

Powering Healthcare with Connected Medical Devices with Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq

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Episode Overview: 

During this episode, Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq, Founder and CEO of Biotricity, a business recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, joins us to discuss the why and the how of building his medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology startup.  

Additionally, Dr. Al-Siddiq shares the positive impact his team is having as they continue to bring their biometric remote monitoring solutions to market. 

Join us to learn how Dr. Al-Siddiq and the Biotricity team are powering healthcare with connected medical devices and real-time communication. Let’s go!

Episode Highlights:

  • Why and how Dr. Al-Siddiq started Biotricity
  • Two critical pieces of advice from Dr. Al-Siddiq that can help innovate healthcare
  • Patient feedback about Biotricity’s technology
  • Dr. Al-Siddiq’s’ vision for the healthcare industry and Biotricity

  

About our Guest: 

Waqaas Al-Siddiq, CEO and founder of Biotricity, is a serial entrepreneur, a former investment advisor, an expert in corporate strategy, and an innovative technologist. Academically, he has been distinguished for his various innovative designs in digital, analog, embedded, and micro-electro-mechanical products. Waqaas has held several high-level design positions at IBM, AMD, and Intel. He also has vast experience leading various groups through his board experience and executive roles within start-ups, mid-sized companies, and non-profits. Waqaas has raised over a $100M as an entrepreneur and built companies that have been recognized as leaders in their space.

In his current role as CEO of Biotricity, a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company, Waqaas guides and continues to lead the company through every stage of bringing its biometric remote monitoring solutions to market. The company is considered one of the leading digital health companies and has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and the most Innovative Medical Device Company.

As an industry enthusiast, Waqaas publishes extensively on the future of healthcare. Waqaas’ publication experience spans back to his academic work, which was published in various conferences such as IEEE and the National Communication Council. Since founding Biotricity Waqaas has become deeply vested in the potential that IoT connected technology, enhanced with artificial intelligence, could bring to healthcare. He has published a variety of articles that focus on thought-provoking discussions around topics such as artificial intelligence, implementation of new technologies into the healthcare sphere, and the development of medical devices for underserved and remote communities.1 Waqaas is considered a thought leader and a regular contributor for MedCity News, Becker’s, and other industry publications that are sources for research and insights on emerging technology.

Waqaas has a dual Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Economics, a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master’s in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Henley Business School, specialized in Transformative Innovations and Billion Dollar Markets.

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A Diverse Skill Set Peter McCanna is chief executive officer (CEO) at Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not- for-profit health system in Texas. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care, as well as an array of virtual and in-home services.