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Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019

Michael Seres


Michael is Founder and CEO of the connected medical smart care company 11Health. The company has developed the world's first smart bag for patients living lives with an ostomy. In addition it has a smart care platform centred around the first coaching programmes using patients as health coaches. He has unique and specific expertise in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and is a bowel transplant recipient & cancer patient. Michael was the inaugural Stanford Medicine X Entrepreneur in Residence 2015. A 2012 E-Patient scholar at Stanford University Medicine X Conference.

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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