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Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes

Chief Innovation Officer at MEDNAX

Miami, United States

Dr Ingrid Vasiliu Feltes MD MBA Is a healthcare futurist who has extensive experience in the healthcare industry as a founder, executive, consultant or speaker. She currently is serving as the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer at MEDNAX Healthcare Solutions. In this capacity she provides oversight for all quality and innovation initiatives across the enterprise, such as Blockchain, AI, Genomics, Precision Medicine, Population Health, Telehealth, Medical Simulation, and Value Based Care. Additionally, she provides leadership to the MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety. Prior to her current role, she held several leadership positions within the academic, corporate and not-for-profit healthcare arena, most notably serving as VP-Education, Quality and Safety, Chief Patient Safety and Quality Officer, Chief of Compliance and Quality Assurance, Medical Director of Clinical Research Trials, and Medical Director-Managed Care. Her consulting engagements have included healthcare systems, VC funds, angel investment funds, not for profit entities and corporations.
After completing her post-graduate residency and fellowship training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2003, she earned her Executive Masters of Business Administration degree in 2011 from the University of Miami Herbert Business School.

During her academic tenure she taught several courses within the Medical School, as well as the combined MD/PhD and MD/MPH programs. Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes was a highly active member or chair of several committees within the University of Miami and the UHealth System, such as the Pediatrics Ethics Committee, the Faculty Council and Faculty Senate.

She is also a member of numerous professional organizations and holds several certifications, such as Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy from MIT Sloan, Blockchain Technology and Business Innovation from MIT Sloan, Finance from Harvard Business School, Negotiation from Harvard Law School, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Patient Safety Officer by the International Board Federation of Safety Managers, Master Black Belt in Lean and Six Sigma Management, Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association of Healthcare Quality, Manager for Quality and Organizational Excellence, by the American Society for Quality, and Certified Risk Management Professional by the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

Available For: Consulting, Speaking
Travels From: Miami
Speaking Topics: Digital Tech, Ethics, Compliance

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Company Information

Company Type: Enterprise
Last Media Interview: 01/01/1970

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.33
Big Data
Blockchain 30.47
Business Strategy
Change Management
Design Thinking 30.72
Digital Disruption 30.05
Digital Transformation 30.31
Emerging Technology 30.25
Fintech 30.28
Health and Safety 31.12
Healthtech 31.47
Innovation 30.27
Leadership 30.06
Lean Startup
Predictive Analytics
Risk Management
Culture 30.14
HR 30.04
Health and Wellness 30.15
Open Innovation 30.23
Quantum Computing 30.76
5G 30.13
Ecosystems 30.65
COVID19 31.40

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21 Article/Blogs
Digital Health Twins - The Great Enablers Of New Healthcare Ecosystems?
October 04, 2020
As a Deloitte report highlighted recently digital twins are designed and deployed to enable virtual collaboration, absorb and process big data, as well as assist us with managing the physical world in a more efficient and safe manner.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Healthtech, 5G, Ecosystems

A Global Healthcare Futurist’s Computational Dream…
June 24, 2020
Healthcare is an industry fraught with many challenges as well as opportunities.

With the advent of the digital era which has been exponentially accelerated by this pandemic we have a unique opportunity to redefine, redesign and reconfigure global wellness, global health and global health-care delivery systems.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, Healthtech, Ecosystems

Applying Design Thinking To Gain Quantum Advantage
June 13, 2020
This article continues my design thinking for digital technology series.

Quantum Computing is already part of the digital portfolio for companies with a state of the art digital transformation strategy and that wish to be leaders in a future quantum computing global ecosystem. It should also be on the agenda for those that wish to remain competitive in the digital era.

Some of the major challenges for a faster adoption and implementation of quantum technology could be addressed by having a design thinking approach.

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Tags: Design Thinking, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, Quantum Computing

Design Thinking for AI
June 07, 2020
Artificial Intelligence has been a dominant player within the top digital technology trends shaping our global economy and society. The enterprise AI market report published recently highlights a total valuation of $9880.4M by 2023 with an impressive CAGR of 51.1%. Digital giants spent billions of $ on R&D and acquisitions over the last 4 years with machine learning receiving the largest share.

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Tags: AI, Design Thinking, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

Design Thinking - An Imperative for Digital Transformation During The Pandemic & Beyond
May 23, 2020
Prior to the onset of this global pandemic experts were already predicting an exponential adoption of digital technologies and were encouraging businesses across all industries to engage in the digital transformation journey.

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Tags: AI, Design Thinking, Digital Transformation

Design Thinking For Blockchain-The Solution For Large Scale Adoption?
May 13, 2020
Blockchain Technology has witnessed an exponential growth over the past few years and an unprecedented adoption rate globally triggered by the current pandemic. It has the potential to be a conduit for economic development and have a long lasting impact from a societal and environmental perspective. The total market size is expected to reach a valuation of $176B by 2025 and $3.1T by 2030 with a CAGR at or above 70% with slight variations depending on the domain (finance, retail, supply chain etc).

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Design Thinking, Ecosystems

Why We Urgently Need A Global Healthcare Renaissance…
April 20, 2020
We are currently experiencing a state of global economic and public health crisis that many of us could have never imagined. Like history has proven, these type of events have always triggered a renaissance in the arts, humanities or medicine. This pandemic has already profoundly affected many lives globally and will certainly have a long lasting impact for our society. The future of education, work, travel and the way we conduct business have already changed; they will likely never be the same. Let’s hope that as a society we will learn from the vulnerabilities and weaknesses exposed and correct the mistakes made during this pandemic. This will facilitate us being better prepared to prevent the next one and potentially also redefine our approach to disease, health and wellness.

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Tags: Healthtech, Culture, COVID19, Ecosystems

Post-Covid19 Era...The 6th Industrial Revolution?!?
April 09, 2020
While some of us were still actively debating what will define the 5th industrial revolution, Covid19 took center stage by force causing a global pandemic and a massive economic impact.

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Tags: Innovation, Healthtech, COVID19

How Design Thinking Can REboot Your Life & Career Duringa Crisis
April 03, 2020
Design Thinking has been successfully deployed for years in numerous disciplines with excellent results. However, there are still some industries that have clearly lagged behind despite the potential benefits such as healthcare and human resources. Until now, design thinking was always viewed as an intriguing or perhaps esoteric innovation project and only very few highly motivated organizations were ready to take the leap into reinventing their business. With the current health and economic crisis we are facing as a society, many individuals and organizations are forced due to the pandemic crisis or they feel a higher intrinsic motivation to redefine and reinvent their life or career.

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Tags: Design Thinking, Innovation, Culture, HR

How a Pandemic removed Barriers to Innovation
March 29, 2020

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Health and Safety

Ethical Leadership
March 15, 2020

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Tags: AI

March 08, 2020
Series on Global Health, Population Health, Genomics, Precision Medicine

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Tags: Health and Safety, Health and Wellness, Healthtech

Design Thinking
March 08, 2020
Series on Design Thinking for AI, Blockchain, DT, Quantum, Healthcare, Leadership

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Tags: Design Thinking, Digital Transformation, Open Innovation

March 08, 2020
Series on Digital Ethics

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Fintech

Quantum Group page
March 08, 2020
Series on Quantum

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Quantum Computing

Ethical Leadership In the Era of Digital Healthcare
February 15, 2020

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Tags: Digital Disruption
January 21, 2020

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Tags: Leadership

The Art Of Blockchain
December 15, 2019
What can business leaders learn from classics such as The Art Of War and The Art Of Love?

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Tags: Blockchain

Was Hippocrates a Healthcare Futurist?
November 05, 2019
Hippocrates is considered the Father of Medicine. Could he also be considered the first Healthcare Futurist? Would he be a critic or supporter of modern medicine and healthcare?

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Tags: Innovation, Healthtech

Does Healthcare AI Meet Basic Ethical Principles?
October 22, 2019
Ethics challenges in Healthcare Ai

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Tags: AI

various topics
January 01, 1970

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Tags: Design Thinking, Innovation, Leadership



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