INNOVATIVE HEALTHCARE SPEAKERS
26 Shawnee Way, STE C
Bozeman, MT 59715
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Dr. Kumar is Founder of Quantros, Inc., a leader in web-based healthcare data management and decision support solutions to further patient safety and quality. Today, more than 2,200 healthcare facilities in the USA use Quantros applications to drive improvements in quality of care delivered, patient safety initiatives and compliance programs.
Drawing on his extensive background in medicine and technology, Dr. Kumar directed his medical training, direct patient care experiences, epidemiological and bio statistical data management and analysis skills towards developing clinical informatics solutions that would impact quality measurement and patient safety monitoring. In 1997, he founded Quantros, Inc. and introduced the predecessor of Quantros ACE™, an automated self-auditing and compliance management tool, to the healthcare industry. Solutions for patient quality, safety, risk management and surveillance soon followed.
In 2010, Dr. Kumar teamed up with Dr. David Nash of Jefferson University and together they co-authored Demand Better!, revive our broken healthcare system. Demand Better was published in March 2011 by second River Healthcare Press and is also available in e-book.
Dr. Kumar serves on numerous quality improvement committees, task forces and working groups. He is a frequent speaker at national health care conferences and meetings. Dr. Kumar has been widely published in peer reviewed medical journals and is the author of Fatal Care: Survive in the U.S. Health System.
Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree at the University of Benin and received postgraduate medical training in the UK. In pursuit of defining healthcare delivery models and programs, Dr. Kumar received a Master of Science degree in Health Planning and Financing from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr. Kumar also earned a MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts.