Opening Session Keynote
Joe Kiani, Founder, Chairman and CEO
|Presentation Title to be Announced
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 10:15am - 11:15am | CE: 1 Hour
As the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Masimo, a global medical technology innovator, Joe Kiani has been a beacon for patient safety and innovation in healthcare for more than 25 years. He founded Masimo in 1989 to improve patient outcome and reduce the cost of care by taking noninvasive monitoring to new sites and applications. Under his leadership, Masimo has grown from a “garage start up” into a successful publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MASI) employing more than 3,500 people. Masimo have helped to solve the "unsolvable" problems plaguing patient monitoring through significant inventions with more than 600 issued and pending patents worldwide.
Committed to patient safety, Mr. Kiani founded the Patient Safety Movement Foundation in 2012 and the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) has the goal of eliminating preventable deaths by 2020 in the US, and to significantly reduce preventable deaths in hospitals worldwide. Today, PSMF has over 3,500 hospitals from around the world that have committed to patient safety. In February 2017, the hospitals that had joined Patient Safety Movement reported 69,519 lives saved annually.
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