Reducing Surgical Complications with Dr. Bora Chang

Posted by Mike Biselli on 3.15.2021

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Welcome to episode one hundred thirty of Passionate Pioneers!

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Only recently has the healthcare industry begun to truly leverage the power of big data and artificial intelligence. Because of this wider adoption and implementation, founders of companies like our next guest are brilliantly solving some of the most costly issues facing healthcare. 

During this episode, Dr. Bora Chang, CEO of KelaHealth, joins us to discuss how her experience as a researcher at Duke University propelled her to launch her company and how her technology is dramatically improving the surgical care journey. 

Because of leaders like Dr. Chang, I remain confident we can reimagine the healthcare industry. Join us for this enlightening, timely, and important conversation! Let’s go! 

Additionally, Harsh shares where he sees the industry and his technology heading and how you can get involved. 

Join us for this needed and inspiring message from Harsh as we continue to work together to conquer heart disease. 

Episode Highlights:

  • How Dr. Chang applied her research background to building her KelaHealth
  • Why Dr. Chang’s journey at Duke University was so impactful to her KelaHealth journey
  • How KelaHealth improves surgical care with its technology
  • Evidence and results for how KelaHealth works 
  • Dr. Chang’s view of what lies ahead for the healthcare industry

About our Guest: 

Dr. Bora Chang, Founder and CEO of KēlaHealth, is passionate about improving surgical care and driving impact at the intersection of medicine and technology. Bora oversaw early product development and led the commercialization process for KēlaHealth’s surgical risk prediction tool. As the Principal Investigator of a National Science Foundation-funded small business grant, an industry expert for the NSF Smart and Connected Health panels, and a trained physician, Bora’s clinical and scientific expertise has informed the integration of the product into the point-of-care clinical workflow. Bora holds a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Washington and a MD from Duke University School of Medicine. 

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