Douglas Goldstein is a leading health care author, entrepreneur and “eFuturist.” He focuses on how teams enabled by emerging technologies and entertainment can improve health and performance today and tomorrow. Douglas Goldstein is the author of 11 books on health management and the technology including: “Health eGames – How Video Games, Social Media, Mobile and Virtual Worlds will Revolutionize Health,” “Medical Informatics 20/20: Quality and Electronic Health Records through Collaboration, Open Solutions and Innovation” and “e-Healthcare: Harness the Power of Internet e-Commerce & e-Care.”
As President of iConecto, Douglas Goldstein guides the world’s leading organizations in achieving superior health and performance through experiential media and “Distinctive Innovation.” He has been the strategist and developer of leading edge projects including: Gaming4Health.com – a leading news service dedicated to Health eGames, Ascension Health Exchange – the “Elevating Quality and Service through Knowledge Transfer and Innovation” initiative of Ascension Health; QualityFirst BSHSIShare.org – Bon Secours Health System’s online Community that accelerates operational improvement through rapid knowledge transfer of best practices; eStrategy and Health Information Technology Sharing – Veterans Health Administration; and many other innovative services. He was the founder, Chairman and CEO of Health Online, Inc., a syndicated consumer health information company, and he was a co-founder and vice president of Consumer Health Services 1-800-DOCTORS, a telephone and online consumer health information and doctor appointment service. Goldstein has served as the Internet columnist for Managed Care Interface Magazine.
Doug shares his insights as a keynote speaker with leading health and medical forums sponsored by McKesson, National Association of Children’s Hospitals, HIMSS, College of Health Information Management Executives, Thomson Healthcare, Catholic Health East, MGMA, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Merck-Medco, PhRMA, AHIP, Premier, Inc. and many others. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and is currently working on his Six Sigma Black Belt certification from the Juran Institute.