The business of health and the landscape of medical technology is rapidly evolving. Please join Johns Hopkins Carey Business School for a virtual panel discussion on the future of health care with Erin Bartley, chief operating officer at Medically Home; Sathya Elumalai, founder, president, and CEO of Aidar Health; and Bruce Leff, professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Daniel Polsky, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of health economics and policy at Johns Hopkins University, will moderate the discussion, and Dean Alex Triantis will give the introduction.
Erin Bartley is a healthcare executive who has focused on enabling health systems to achieve and accelerate their clinical transformation goals. In her role as Chief Operating Officer for Medically Home, she is working to scale capabilities to shift acute care into the home with the Medically Home model and platform. Her team has built a compelling new care delivery model, operational capability, and technology platform that safely substitutes the home for the care that is delivered in hospitals and thereafter, using a scalable operating platform, technology, and a high-touch care team. Before Medically Home, Erin spent over 18 years in healthcare consulting, working with health systems and hospitals to achieve financial and operational improvements. Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a Master’s in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan.
Sathya Elumalai is a healthcare executive with over 15 years of experience working with payers, providers, pharmaceuticals, and patients. Mr. Elumalai is the Founder, President, and CEO at Aidar Health, a digital medicine company based in Baltimore. At Aidar Health, Inc., Mr. Elumalai has developed a revolutionary tricorder-style health assessment device, MouthLab, which measures 10+ health parameters in 30 seconds, and an AI-enabled enterprise platform, which leverages data science and AI technology, to create a new kind of personalized experience for people with chronic conditions. In addition to his efforts at Aidar, Mr. Elumalai also serves as an Advisory Board Member at Rutgers University, Scientific Merit Reviewer at the National Science Foundation, Executive Member of Forbes Business Council, and an Ambassador & Merit Reviewer at the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute. Mr. Elumalai holds a dual master’s degree, a Master’s in Public Health, and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a certified healthcare quality and safety professional with over ten years of diverse leadership experience at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute.
Dr. Bruce Leff is a Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and serves as the Director of the Center for Transformative Geriatric Research. His research focuses on novel models of care delivery for older adults, issues related to multi-morbidity, risk prediction, performance measurement, and quality measurement and improvement, with an emphasis on home and community-based models of care, including Hospital at Home [HaH), which he developed at Johns Hopkins in the 1990s. He Co-leads the HaH Users Group (hahusersgroup.org), which leads technical assistance to foster the scaling of HaH in the US. Dr. Leff has served on multiple National Quality Forum, NCQA, and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Technical Expert Panels. He cares for patients in the acute, ambulatory, and home settings and is an award-winning teacher and mentor. He currently serves as the Chair of the Geriatric Medicine Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and Chair of the ABIM Council. He has previously served as President for the American Academy of Home Care Physicians and is a former member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Daniel Polsky is the 40th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Carey Business School and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. He is the Director of the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative. He is co-director of the Hopkins Economics Alzheimer’s and Services Center. He researches access to affordable, quality health care through innovations to health insurance design, coverage, and payment, focusing on aging and low-income populations. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He serves on the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers and was the senior economist on health issues at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.
Dean Alex Triantis