Mon • Apr

Monday, April 29, 2019



The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

Co-sponsored by:

The Academy Health Informatics Workgroup and the Healthy Aging Section


Free for Fellows & Members | $20 General Public | $10 Students with ID

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The Health Informatics Workgroup and Healthy Aging Section of The New York Academy of Medicine will be hosting an evening conference and exhibit to showcase innovations that employ health informatics to improve health, healthcare and healthy aging.

This event will consist of several presentation stations wherein a variety of innovative informatics solutions will be displayed that address specific healthcare applications and uses.

Meet the Innovators

TeleMSE: An innovative way to initiate care
New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Emergency Department
Presenter: Rahul Sharma, MD, MBA, CPE, FACEP
Team Members:  Matthew Laghezza, PA, Baria Hafeez, MS., Hanson Hsu, MD

ERbuddy, Inc.
Presenter: Ashish Rajadhyaksha, MBA; Founder
Team Members: Maggie Tishman, Richard Robbins

Keep the Beat – Bystander CPR, PulsePoint App & AED Locator
Collaboration among Atrium Health, MEDIC, and Novant Health
Presenter: Robin Leahy, BSN, RN, FHRS, CCDS, Electrophysiology Service Line Director, Sanger Health & Vascular Institute, Atrium Health
Team Members: Rohit Mehta, MD, FACC, FHRS, Joyce Bumgarner, BSN, RN, CCCC, Gary S. Neiss, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Communicating Narrative Concerns Entered by RNs (CONCERN) Clinical Decision Support (CDS) System (CONCERN App)
Columbia University
Presenter:  Kenrick Cato, PhD, RN, CPHIMS, Assistant Professor, Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital  
Team Member: Sarah Collins Rossetti, PhD, RN, FACMI, FAMIA

Applied Data Threat Modeling and Risk Profiling (Cybersecurity Intelligence)
Presenter:  Matthew Pascucci
Team Member: James Tailento

Opioid Prescribing Defaults
Weill Cornell Medical College
Presenter:  Jessica Ancker, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Team Members: J. Travis Gossey, MD, MPH, Sarah Nosal, MD, MPH, CMIO

The Inle BrainFit Institute®
Philippe Douyon, MD; Founder & CEO of the Inle BrainFit Institute®; Creator of Dr. Douyon’s BrainFitTM
Team Members: Rosemarie Burke; Ian Burke

ReverCare: Virtual Elder Care Navigator
Presenter: Kiyan Rajabi, CEO
Team Member: Darya Moldavskaya, MEng

Interactive Functional Assessment Staging Navigator (I-FASTN)
Columbia University School of Nursing
Presenter: Adriana Arcia, PhD, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor
Team Members: Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI; Rosibel Solano, BA

Meet The Endnote Speaker - Dr. David Vawdrey

Dr. David Vawdrey is Vice President of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Value Institute. NewYork-Presbyterian is an integrated academic health care delivery system partnered with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. In his role, Dr. Vawdrey has responsibility for enterprise analytics and performance improvement. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, with research interests involving the use of health information technology and patient engagement to enhance safety and quality. Dr. Vawdrey studied computer engineering and computer science at Brigham Young University and earned a doctorate in biomedical informatics from the University of Utah.

Questions about the event or proposal submissions should be emailed to Edmund Pajarillo at and Keith Weiner at, Co-Chairs, Health Informatics Workgroup.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in sponsoring this event, please see the Sponsorship Form for multiple sponsorship options. The sponsorship submission deadline is April 5, 2019.

Event series:
Section and Workgroup Events