Danny Sands is a physician who’s worked in a variety of capacities in the healthcare IT industry for over 25 years. Danny is passionate about, and dedicated to, healthcare transformation. He holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School and maintains a primary care practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In his practice, he makes extensive use of health IT — much of which he helped to introduce.
Jon L. met Danny via their common association with the late visionary Dr. Tom Ferguson, who dedicated himself to Participatory Medicine, defined as a movement where networked patients shift from being mere passengers to responsible drivers of their health, and in which providers encourage and value them as full partners. Danny and Jon were among the co-founders of the Society for Participatory Medicine.