On this episode of The Handoff, Dan speaks with Yan Chow, MD, MBA. Yan serves as the global healthcare industry leader and strategist at Automation Anywhere, a position that combines his two passions. He uses his deep understanding of the medical industry to help expand Robotic Process Automation, enabling new medical discoveries and breakthroughs. He and Dan discuss how healthcare professionals can leverage automation to improve their processes and where the industry is at relative to other sectors in terms of adoption.
Yan has a long and distinguished career working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. He started his career as a pediatric resident at the Children’s Hospital of San Francisco, eventually moving on to a 32 year career at Kaiser Permanente, both as a physician and then ultimately working on various technology initiatives. In that role, he also evaluated more than 2,000 healthcare startups, wrote four patents, and co-founded a venture-funded analytics startup.