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Douglas E. Goldstein  

Author of “e-Healthcare: Harness the Power of Internet e-Commerce and e-Care

Douglas E. Goldstein is a globally recognized healthcare strategist, CEO and \"Practical Futurist.\" He is a sought after keynote speaker and author of the recent publications Quality, Patient Safety and Cost Effectiveness through Leadership and Technology e-Healthcare: Harness the Power of Internet e-Commerce & e-Care (Jones and Bartlett). His upcoming books include: The ConsumerMDTM Guide to Avoiding Costly, Deadly Medical Errors and Health Information Technology 20/20: Quality and Safety through Collaboration and Open Solutions. Customized booklets based on upcoming titles are available for Douglas’ speaking clients in 2005.

As President of Medical Alliances, Inc. he guides the world’s leading healthcare organizations in performance improvement through technology, knowledge management and ‘Distinctive Innovation.’ He has been the strategist and developer of leading edge projects including: Ascension Health Exchange – the Knowledge Transfer Strategic Initiative of Ascension Health, – The Knowledge Transfer for Performance Improvement Initiative of Bon Secours Health System, e-Strategy and Health Information Technology Sharing - Veterans Health Administration, for Allina Hospitals and Clinics (Best of the Best Hospital Web Sites – Modern Healthcare Magazine 2000) and Health Adventure (a 1998 Smithsonian-Computerworld nominee). He also has led the development of DreamDog, Inc., a multimedia children’s edutainment company, that has developed brands such as Jazz the DreamDogTM and ‘The Adventures of CiCi & Ace’.

In addition to the recent publications he is the lead author of five Internet Best of the Net Online Guide books (McGraw Hill) and three respected healthcare management books:

• Best of the Net - Online Consumer Guide to Health and Wellness, 1997

• Best of the Net - Online Guide to Personal Finance and Investing, 1997

• Best of the Net - Online Guide to Healthcare Management and Medicine, 1997

• Best of the Net - Online Guide to Business Guide to Financial Services, 1997

• Best of the Net - The Online Business Atlas, 1997

• Building and Managing Effective Physician Organizations, Aspen Publishers, Inc. 1996

• Alliances: Strategies for Building Integrated Delivery Systems, Aspen Publishers, Inc.1995

• Medical Staff Alliances: Building Successful Alliances with Your Physicians, American Hospital Publishing, Inc. 1990

The year of 2005 leads to an extension of that book list as Goldstein plans to release two more books: Become a ConsumerMD – Guide to Avoiding Deadly, Costly Medical Errors and Health Information Technology 20/20: Quality and Safety through Collaboration, Innovation and Open Solutions.

Goldstein has served as the Internet columnist for Managed Care Interface Magazine, where he pens the \"Medical Internet\" column. He has served as founder, Chairman and CEO of Health Online, Inc., a rapid growth Web services company, and he was a co-founder and vice president of 1-800-DOCTORS (1800DOCTORS.COM), a doctor information and appointment service that has served 11 million people. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources where he studied environmental communications/advocacy and business. Based on his practical and cutting edge work with the Veterans Administration, Ascension Health and others the following keynote and workshop is uniquely tailored to each client needs:

? Distinctive Innovation – The Performance Improvement Solution

…generate hundreds of innovative and practical ideas to grow your organization with this energizing, educational and entertaining program. This is a high energy keynote that delivers invaluable insights from Douglas’ knowledge management and innovation acceleration work with the world’s largest healthcare organizations.

Speech Topics

Digital Doctoring for Quality, Patient Safety & Cost Effectiveness Today

Discover how technology is revolutionizing medicine in successive Techno-Tsunamis in the next 20 years. Gain insight on how to unleash the power of digital, DNA and nano technology for your organization.

Homeland Security through Health Information Technology, Infrastructure and Leadership

Biological…chemical… nuclear and cyber terrorism – our health care system is not ready for weapons of mass destruction or mass disruption. This keynote highlights the actions that consumers, doctors, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical firms can take today and tomorrow.

Future Health Today: The Power of Thought and Technology to Heal Today and Tomorrow

Be your own ConsumerMD! First this keynote profiles how technology will revolutionize heart disease, aging and medical care in 2012. Then it delivers practical actions that you can take today for better health and wellness.

eHealthcare: Predictions, Trends and Tactics: Insights for executives and doctors to leapfrog the competition via e-Commerce and e-Care services

Gain indispensable knowledge from Doug’s eHealthcare book/CD-ROM and recent consulting projects.

4D Strategy in Healthcare: The Way to Distinctive Innovation

Turn disruptive innovations in technology, customer needs and regulations into ongoing distinctive innovations through this thought provoking keynote.


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