Patient engagement and patient empowerment for better health and better outcomes
Raj Toleti, CEO and Co-founder of HealthGrid, a mobile industry-leading enterprise patient engagement platform that enables providers to engage and activate patients at any point in the care continuum joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care & Technology Channels.
How has the definition of patient engagement changed and how has HealthGrid helped to define/shape it?
What are the 2-3 biggest gaps in patient engagement today and how is HealthGrid helping to solve those issues?
Explain how HealthGrid is changing physician/patient interaction?
What impact do HealthGrid solutions have on a patient centric approach to healthcare?
What impact will effective management of population health have on healthcare?
Raj Toleti is a Healthcare Information Technology visionary with a history of building breakthrough, patient-facing technologies that are ahead of their time. He believes technology is the key to building meaningful healthcare experiences in every stage of care.
As the Founder and CEO of HealthGrid, the first-of-its-kind CRM patient engagement platform, Raj’s vision helps hospital systems and healthcare providers turn patients into active, satisfied consumers. The intelligent mobile push solutions from HealthGrid include: CareNotify™ and CareNarrative™. Both applications forge meaningful connections between patients and providers on their mobile devices.
Raj’s mobile health vision evolved during his time as Founder and President of Coordinated Care Solutions at PatientPoint, a leading company in patient engagement, population health management, clinical trial enrollment and other HIT solutions. The company's patient engagement and management software products have become a cornerstone of the patient engagement movement in healthcare.
Other successful ventures headed by Raj include, Galvanon (acquired by NCR in 2005) and Cytura Corporation (acquired by Mobius in 2002). Both companies were revolutionary in their markets. With his leadership, the Galvanon and Cytura teams were among the first to develop technologies that improved the patient experience, a term that is synonymous with success in today’s healthcare landscape.
Raj serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Technology (AEHIT), a professional member organization of CHIME, and is a Board Member of the University of Central Florida (UCF) Foundation.