Oren Mph
Oren Mechanic Mph Chief Medical Officer at eMed Digital Healthcare

Oren Mph is a highly accomplished professional with a passion for improving the value and accessibility of healthcare. With over 2,020 LinkedIn connections, Oren has an extensive network within the industry. Currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer at eMed Digital Healthcare, their goal is to strategize and reimagine the care delivery model to bring affordable evidence-based healthcare directly to patients.

Prior to joining eMed, Oren held the position of Director of Telehealth at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, overseeing over 500,000 ambulatory telehealth visits. They also have a strong academic background, serving as an affiliate associate professor for medical education at the University of Miami School of Medicine, a clinical associate professor for emergency and critical care at Florida International University School of Medicine, and an attending physician at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

With experience in healthcare start-ups, hospital operations, and advisory roles, Oren brings a diverse range of expertise to their roles. They are also actively involved in research, speaking nationally and conducting grand rounds on digital health innovation. Oren's core values prioritize excellent patient outcomes, high-value healthcare, and medical education. Overall, they are a highly respected and accomplished professional making significant contributions to the healthcare industry.

More about this expert

Full name
Oren Mechanic Mph
Location
Miami, Florida, United States
Title
Chief Medical Officer
Company
eMed Digital Healthcare (since 2022)
Industry
Retail
LinkedIn Connections
2020
Summary
I'm passionate about improving the value of the healthcare system through increased patient access, outcomes, quality and safety while mitigating healthcare costs. In my role at eMed, my goal is to strategically reimagine the care delivery model to bring affordable evidence-based healthcare directly to patients. Prior to joining, I was the Director of Telehealth at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, an organization with over 2,000 multi-specialty physicians and well-over 500,000 ambulatory telehealth visits. I am a board certified emergency medicine physician and teach medical students and residents, serving as affiliate associate professor for medical education at University of Miami School of Medicine, clinical associate professor for emergency and critical care at Florida International University School of Medicine, and attending physician at Mount Sinai Medical Center. I was previously core faculty for clinical skills at Harvard Medical School. Academically, I serve as Associate Editor in Chief of Telehealth and Medicine Today, speak nationally, and conduct grand rounds on digital health innovation (ex. HIMSS, Netherlands Task Force Health Care, Harvard Executive Education, Harvard Medical School, Suffolk Law School, American Telemedicine Association, Morehouse School of Medicine, etc.). Research recently published in JAMA Open, PLOS Digital Health, and NEJM. In addition to healthcare start-up and hospital operations expertise, I have served as an advisory board member (startup to unicorn), consultant (incl. fortune 10 company), venture partner, expert witness, and investor. My core values are in excellent patient outcomes, high-value healthcare, and medical education. Publication list: tinyurl.com/mpzpwvsb
Skills
Strategic Consulting Emergency Medicine

Education

Harvard Medical School
Dartmouth College
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Field of study: TDI: Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Positions

eMed Digital Healthcare
Chief Medical Officer
Oct 2022 - Present

eMed is democratizing healthcare with a digital point-of-care platform that provides fast, easy, and affordable at-home healthcare testing, supervised and guided online by eMed Certified Guides. We embrace quantitative medicine to deliver tests and treatments directly to patients, driving better and more cost-effective care.
Despierta
Venture Partner
Mar 2022 - Present
University of Miami School of Medicine; FIU College of Medicine; Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami, Florida, United States
Associate Professor; Physician
Jul 2020 - Present

- Affiliate Associate Professor, Dept of Medical Education, University of Miami School of Medicine
- Clinical Associate Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, FIU College of Medicine
- Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.
Jul 2019 - Oct 2022 · 3 yrs 4 mos
Director of Telehealth, Asst Medical Director
Jul 2019 - Oct 2022

- Director: Overseeing telehealth operations and digital health innovation reporting directly to CEO/President. Over 500,000 (20% volume) ambulatory virtual visits.
- Medical Director: Roles in Quality, Safety, Communication, Clinician Wellness, and Research
Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.
Jul 2019 - Oct 2022 · 3 yrs 4 mos
Fellow of Health Policy and Management
Jul 2017 - Jun 2019

- Healthcare leadership fellow of CEO/President
- Telehealth Operations
Harvard Medical School
Faculty, Core Faculty for Clinical Skills
Jul 2014 - Jul 2020

Varying roles/awards:
- Clinical Fellow (residency/training)
- Core Faculty, Clinical Skills Assessment
- Harvard Teaching Award
- Harvard Medical School Executive Education Lecturer
- Eleanor and Miles Shore Faculty Development Award