innovation in health care
My private practice is a workshop for innovation. Using the newest technological devices and communication channels, I continually attempt to refine and improve the patient experience,
The AAP and USPSTF recommend that all children get screened for amblyopia before the age of 5 years. This treatable cause of vision loss in children can be detected using a smartphone-based photoscreener by GoCheck Kids. I was the first provider in Missouri to offer the service to my patients, and has successfully "caught" many kids whose vision correction was initiated using this innovative tool.
As part of the Sprint Accelerator, powered by Techstars, I was able to contribute advice and time as part of the mentorship team to emerging start-up companies. I provided active and constructive feedback to technology teams as a practicing physician, and continue to work as advisor and mentor to start-up ventures across the country.