Dr. Dente’s started his informatics career over 19 years ago after graduating Boston University School of Medicine, focusing on new approaches to increase patient safety, drive physician adoption of technology, and create new methods to implement evidence-based medicine.
Prior to joining GE Healthcare Dr. Dente served as President of MBS Service Inc, a consulting company providing international executive healthcare management services. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Wang Healthcare Information Systems, and led that company’s design of an ambulatory electronic medical record.
In his former role as Chief Medical Informatics Officer for GE Healthcare Information Technology, his responsibilities include: Applying domain expertise in informatics to drive Comparative Effectiveness Research, strategic evaluation of emerging technologies for the healthcare portfolio, as well as developing and delivering GE’s clinical informatics research direction & messaging globally. Additional responsibilities include; clinical liaison for GE’s standards based Interoperability Strategies, Knowledge Management / Evidence Based Medicine, and secondary use of Clinical Data programs.
As Chief Medical Officer for GE Healthcare Information Technology, his responsibilities include: Leading the organization’s clinical and Informatics strategy; representing GE on government, health ministries, medical societies and advocacy committees and task forces. Evaluate and execute on strategic corporate, industry and research objectives as well as supporting GE Healthcare IT’s regulatory needs.
Finally as the lead physician executive for GE Healthcare IT, Dr. Dente’s responsible also include “Strategic Innovation Programs”, working closely with academic, government and industry leaders identifying government & industry research opportunities. He has co-authored numerous articles and policy papers and is currently serving on the Advisory Council to HL7 Board of Directors, as well as the Medical & Scientific Board for the Alzheimer Association N.E. and is passionate about driving GE’s “Translational / Personalized Medicine” initiative at the national and international level.
Date: 18 September 2012
Time: 1400hr – 1430hr
Date: 19 September 2012
Time: 1015hr – 1045hr & 1435hr – 1520hr
Empower every person to live an independent, confident, healthier life through connected technologies
Modern healthcare delivery increasingly is being delivered to patients with the assistance of health information technologies (health IT). When properly designed, implemented, and used, health information technology can improve patient safety, care quality, and costs. In the future one can imagine the remote management of chronic disease more effectively, enabling staff to practice at the top end of their clinical license to drive efficiency and bending the cost curve of care. The future is closer than you think! We will explore the steps need to make this paradigm a reality.