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Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019

Eric Stone

CEO & Co-Founder
Velano Vascular

Eric is CEO & co-founder of Velano Vascular. A patient advocate and serial healthcare entrepreneur, Stone currenly serves as a National Trustee of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Prior to Velando, he served as VP of Sales & Marketing for Molecular Health, and earlier in his career launched a series of pioneering interventional cardiology devices for Abbot. Stone was a founding member of Model N's Life Sciences division.

May 14, 2019
1:30pm - 2:10pm
Room 22

What role do patients currently play and what role could they play in a healthcare system focused on delivering personalized care and outcomes based on financial incentives?  In almost every other sector of the economy, solutions are built from the end user upwards. Tesla, Amazon, Apple all start with what the consumer wants. Yet in healthcare, more often than not, we deliver a solution and expect the patient to follow it. To change this, we must change the culture. No technology and no new service will create the change.

In this session, we hear from three patient innovators who will share their stories and discuss what’s required to transition patients from feeling like numbers to feeling like people again.

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