Steps to Influence Change Management More Acutely
A Conversation with Gregg Nicandri
Dr. Gregg Nicandri, Chief Medical Information Officer, URMC
Dr. Gregg Nicandri currently serves as Chief Medical Information Officer of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), an 8-hospital, 4-Billion-dollar health system. As the first system CMIO, Dr. Nicandri established and grew a clinical informatics team that drives provider and system technology and workflow adoption resulting in meaningful improvements in patient and provider experience, and high value care. He is also a practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon which enables him to experience and understand on a deeper level the changes his team makes and its impact on his colleagues, family, and community.
Dr. Nicandri received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency with the University of Washington and went on to complete his fellowship in Sports Medicine & Shoulder surgery with Duke University.
Listen to the Conversation
- Sports medicine specialist, Dr. Gregg Nicandri, shares how he was first introduced to VR simulation technology during his residency, and why he believes VR training in addition to standardized technical skill assessment would lead to better surgical quality and outcomes globally.
- Learn how the role of a CMIO has evolved overtime with an increasing focus on strategic workflows, technological partnerships, and leveraging data to improve patient care.
- How Dr. Nicandri is simplifying physician workflows and eliminated 2.4 million “clicks” from existing provider workflows.
- Hear why URMC is collecting Social Determinants of Health to inform partnerships such as the local 211 and to provide patients with more equitable access to care.
- Specific steps healthcare digital leaders can take to influence change management more acutely.
For nearly a decade, Alan Sardana has combined a unique blend of curiosity and community-advocacy to uncover and disseminate best practices in healthcare innovation. He is an award-winning filmmaker, science advocate and startup enthusiast, having played an instrumental role in supporting multiple startups advance from seed financing through multiple funding rounds.
Alan is currently the Marketing Lead at SeamlessMD—the leading Digital Patient Engagement platform for health systems to engage, monitor and stay connected with patients across healthcare journeys. In his role, Alan is responsible for developing and advancing SeamlessMD’s positioning and partnerships.
Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO, SeamlessMD
Dr. Joshua Liu is a physician turned entrepreneur. He is currently the co-founder/CEO of SeamlessMD, which provides the leading Digital Patient Engagement platform for health systems to engage, monitor and stay connected with patients across healthcare journeys.
Joshua graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Toronto. During his medical training, he co-led a research project at UHN on hospital readmissions and sat on UHN’s physician advisory group for post-hospital discharge follow up. As a result, Joshua was inspired to develop technology to better support patients and prevent adverse outcomes such as a readmission – which ultimately led to him co-founding SeamlessMD.
About the Show
Rated one of the top 30 Best Digital Health Podcasts by FeedSpot, The Digital Patient takes an “edu-taining” approach to all things digital patient care. On this show hosts Dr. Joshua Liu, and Alan Sardana talk with healthcare, technology, and innovation leaders about the latest advancements in digital health, trends in digital transformation, and strategies for optimizing the patient experience. Guests include Dr. Becket Mahnke, CMIO, Confluence Health, Dr. Denise Basow, Chief Digital Officer, Ochsner, Dr. Michael Radtke, CMIO, Intermountain Health, Duska Kennedy, Chief Digital Officer, North York General Hospital, Dr. David Putrino, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation, The Mount Sinai Health System, Dr. Jay B. Shah, Chief of Staff, Stanford Health Care, and many more. Follow & join the conversation at #TheDigitalPatient.