The 48th Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture with Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, FACC

The New York Cardiological Society, along with the New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, the New York Cardiac Center and the University of Rochester’s Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, hosted the 48th Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture, titled “Digital Health and Healthcare Innovation,” on April 27, 2021.

Introduction by:

Hima Vidula, MD, MS, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure Program, University of Rochester
Cardiovascular Director, Comprehensive Sarcoidosis and Amyloidosis Programs
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship
President, New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

About this lecture:

This talk covered the concepts of innovation and digital health and provided examples of work in this area, including predictive analytics, digital care, and remote patient monitoring. Learning objectives:

  • Define care delivery innovation and digital health
  • Apply digital health applications to care delivery

About the lecturer:

Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, FACC, is the inaugural executive director of the Healthcare Innovation Lab at BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and a fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Maddox is a practicing cardiologist, a professor of medicine (cardiology) at the Washington University School of Medicine and a health services researcher.

The Innovation Lab catalyzes care delivery innovation through research and development. To date, the Lab has developed innovations in predictive analytics in inpatient care, critical care, and palliative care; remote patient monitoring in heart failure, post-operative, and post-partum patients; patient transportation for ambulatory and cancer patients; and voice assistants in inpatient supply chain and pre-operative patients.

As a researcher, Maddox’s interests have focused on health care delivery innovation, learning health care systems, prevention of coronary artery disease, optimal care for cardiac patients undergoing noncardiac surgery, and quality of care for cardiac patients.

Maddox has authored more than 230 peer-reviewed publications, received multiple grants exploring optimal cardiovascular care and outcomes, and holds national leadership positions at the ACC and American Heart Association.

Lecturer — Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, FACC

Save The Date