Dr. Jeffrey Smoot is a NAVY veteran; he has been involved in the healthcare industry for over twenty years. With extensive experience in Biomedical Technology, PACS/Cardiology PACS,he brings a plethora of knowledge to the industry. Dr. Smoot has performed extensive research in the area of using Virtual Reality through Touchless/Gestural Interfaces to reduce Nosocomial Infections in healthcare and the implementation of Artificial Intelligence.
Dr. Smoot has not only worked, as a Sr. Biomedical Technician but also as a Sr. Business Analyst, Adjunct Professor in Healthcare Informatics, and a Sr. Technical Trainer for Medtronic. He has been the keynote speaker at Georgia Biomedical Instrumentation Society conference and HIMSS-Bluegrass Chapter.
Dr. Smoot is current the founder and CEO of Interactive Healthcare Designs. His education includes doctorate in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University, MBA Healthcare/Project Management, and Bachelors in Information Technology along with other degrees. Recently Dr. Smoot completed an Executive Certificate from MIT Sloan School of Management in Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare.
Veterans open to using health IT for mental healthcare: Veterans being treated for mental health issues show interest in using technology to receive care, with a few caveats, according to research published at Telemedicine and e-Health.
AHIMA petitions White House on national patient identifier: A petition asking the White House to recognize the need for a national patient identifier has been created by the American Health Information Management Association.