Women in Tech, Lunch Panel

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:30pm

Tuesday October 18th 2016 | 12:30-1:30pm

Room 506 E/W | Jordan Medical Education Center (JMEC)
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
5th floor of Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

Dr. Subha Airan-Javia, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Perelman School of Medicine, Assistant Chief Medical Information Officer at UPHS

Dr. Neha Patel, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Perelman School of Medicine, Director of Quality at HUP, Director of Mobile Strategy and Applications

Dr. Subha Airan-Javia Bio:

Subha Airan-Javia, MD is an Associate CMIO and hospitalist attending at Penn Medicine, a $4.3 billion healthcare provider organization consisting of over 2,000 physicians providing services to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Pennsylvania Hospital, Chester County Hospital and the health system network that serves the city of Philadelphia, the surrounding five county area and parts of southern New Jersey.

 

Dr. Airan-Javia is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She cares for patients and teaches residents and medical students at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She serves as the Director of IT & Handoff Education for the internal medicine residency program. She has served as a physician liaison in the Clinical Informatics Group, between the IT department and the clinical community since completing residency in 2007, until becoming Assistant and later Associate CMIO in 2015. Dr. Airan-Javia’s research and educational interests lay in handoff quality and education, EMR training and improving quality of care. She has developed and taught the handoff curriculum and simulation program for Internal Medicine residents and speaks nationally on transitions in care.

 

Dr. Airan-Javia has combined her interests in health IT, handoffs and patient safety in the creation and implementation of Penn Medicine’s first two networked, standardized handoff and progress note tools. She has also led the effort for the creation and implementation of the health system’s electronic handoff and care coordination tool, Carelign. This tool is reshaping clinical workflow in many different clinical areas and has been recognized with national awards for excellence and innovation. Her clinical leadership and collaborative style has inspired further innovation and partnership between clinicians and IT at Penn Medicine striving, as always, to improve patient care. Dr. Airan-Javia’s previous roles with IS have included serving as a physician lead in the Penn Medicine transition to an integrated pharmacy EHR which involved re-designing medication order entry, frequently used order sets, clinical decision support, training and implementation as well as supervising inpatient EMR enhancements.

 

Dr. Airan-Javia received a B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2004 and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2007.

Dr. Neha Patel Bio:

Neha Patel, MD MS is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a practicing academic hospitalist within the Section of Hospital Medicine at Penn since 2009 and serves as Director of Quality since July 2013.

 

Starting July 2015, she serves as Director of Mobile Strategy and Applications. In this role, Neha partners with Information Services in the development and implementation of a mobile health strategy for Penn Medicine to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care through the use of mobile devices. In addition to rolling out mobile applications associated with secure messaging, she works closely with multi-disciplinary teams to lead and support a diverse pipeline of mobility projects.

 

Additionally, she is Director of the Healthcare Leadership in Quality Residency Track, supported by the Office of CMO. This track is designed to provide hands-on knowledge, skills and experiences in quality and patient safety for residents and medical students. In her role, she oversees trainee’s education in the field of healthcare quality and patient safety and aligns this education with the quality and

safety goals of Penn Medicine.

 

Dr. Patel received a B.S. in Biology from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania in 2009. She has also received her Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety from Northwestern University in August 2013.