ATDC HealthTech Presents: How Startups Can Help Healthcare Fight Against COVID-19

Last week, we had the pleasure of speaking with healthcare administrators about the role of startups in supporting the fight against COVID-19. This Wednesday, April 15th, at 5 pm, we will talk with two innovative surgeons, Dr. Monica Hum and Dr. Gerald Fuere, about how the startup community can assist clinicians in response to the clinical, financial, and operational effects of COVID-19.

About Monica Hum, MD, MBA, FASCRS
First woman elected to the role of President of the Medical Staff of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, a 654-bed hospital founded in 1905, the flagship hospital of an 11- hospital non-profit healthcare system in Georgia. She will hold this position when the hospital opens the new Piedmont Atlanta Tower, a 13 story, $450 million expansion project.

About Gerald Feuer, MD, FACOG
A pioneer in minimally invasive robotic surgery and experienced gynecologic oncologist with more than 30 years of experience. With the introduction of robotic technology, the latest advancement in minimally invasive surgery, he worked closely with engineers to develop procedures for the da Vinci® surgical system and is sought after as a national and international presenter. Having performed over 4,500 robotic surgeries, he has established himself as one of the world’s leading robotic gynecologic oncology surgeons.

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