PharmaForce 2017

September 18-September 20, 2017

Hilton Austin, TX

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David Rhew

Chief Medical Officer & Head of Healthcare
Samsung Electronics America
Dr. David Rhew is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Head of Healthcare and Fitness for Samsung Electronics America. David 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 for Pulmonary and Critical Care quality indicators and is currently on the NQF Consensus Standards and Approval Committee. He co-holds six U.S. technology patents that enable the authoring, mapping, and integration of clinical decision support into 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.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017: Intersecting Digital and the Customer

09:20 AM Out of Industry Guest Speaker – Solutions and Approaches for Patient Outcomes

Amazon. Uber. Airbnb. Digital technologies have not only changed, but completely disrupted major industries. Healthcare is next. Similar to what we have seen in prior industries, major disruptions have been unexpected, driven by a strong consumer demand, and enabled through a digital communications platform. Dr. Rhew will share three examples of disruptive digital health technologies that have the potential to transform the way that care is delivered and in the process make us rethink the role that “consumer” technologies can play in the delivery of healthcare.
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