Michael Cantor, MD, JD
Dr. Cantor is a geriatrician and attorney who has experience in designing and implementing quality improvement and care management programs for healthcare providers and health plans. In his current role as Chief Medical Officer for the New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA), the physician network affiliated with Tufts Medical Center, he oversees staff responsible for implementing network-wide quality improvement and care management programs for almost 1,600 physicians, many of who are in small or solo practices. Hehas studied and written about telehealth, advance care planning, and care of older adults. He is a Member of the Board of the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP), and is former co-chairof the steering committee of the Massachusetts Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative, a pilot with 46 practices across the state working to achieve practice transformation.Prior to joining NEQCA he was Deputy Medical Director for Evercare of New England, a division of United Health Group that focuses on providing care for Medicare beneficiaries living in nursing homes and the community, and before that was clinical director of the VA New England Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), and was Associate Chief for Program Development in the Division of Aging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He trained in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, and did his geriatrics fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and attends on the Geriatrics and General Medicine service at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.He has degrees in law and medicine from the University of Illinois.
Thank You for Making this Year's Symposium a Success!
THANK YOU to our Speakers, Exhibitors, Sponsors and Attendees for making Symposium 2014 the best ever!
Save the date for the 12th Annual Connected Health Symposium: October 29 and 30, 2015 at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center.
October 30, 2014: Technology Speaks at the Connected Health Symposium
Oct 30, 2014: Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress?
Oct 29, 2014: UA Employees Honored for Their Work
Oct 29, 2014: Doctors are pushing Google Glass to its engineering limits
Oct 29, 2014: 5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium
Oct 28, 2014: Connected Health takes the stage at Partners symposium
EMR & EHR
Oct 28, 2014: Five new technologies from the 2014 Connected Health Symposium
Boomer Health Tech Watch
Oct. 29, 2014: Connected Health Takes the Stage at Partners Symposium
Oct 28, 2014: Population Health and Wearables out of a Sci-Fi Film
HealthIT and mHealth
Oct 27, 2014: Pharma-mHealth project looks to move 'beyond the pill'
Oct 24, 2014: Providers and vendors react to Karen DeSalvo's resignation
Oct 24, 2014: Connected Health companies highlight potential solutions, and what needs to be done to fill
Oct 24, 2014: Can doctors make consumers want better health?
Oct 24, 2014: Telehealth adopters could learn some lessons from VA on how to reach patients
Oct 24, 2014: Relaunched health IT company offers MDs chronic condition patient data between visits
Oct 24, 2014: What will it take to spur regular use of wearables? (Hint, better integration)
Oct 23, 2014: What’s holding telemedicine adoption back?
Oct 23, 2014: Viewing patient engagement through the lens of pathology
Oct 23, 2014: Connected Health Symposium focused on mHealth gear
Pathable - Learn. Network. Connect.
If you are attending the Symposium in October, please join our online community on Pathable! Set up your profile and network with Speakers and other attendees!
Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America, written and performed by Greg LaGana, M.D., and Barry Levy, M.D., highlights issues of concern to healthcare workers, patients, and others.
Greg LaGana, Brad Ross, and Barry Levy, who will be performing Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America at the Symposium
SENSOREE crafts wearable technology and interactive installations promoting 'extimacy' or externalized intimacy.
Photo by Gayle Laird
Hooked: A Workshop on Building Habit-Forming Products
In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products.
Join Nir Eyal, author of "Hooked" and Symposium keynoter in this special workshop, Wednesday, October 22, 6-9pm.