General Advisory Team
Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D
Healthcare Executive with 39 plus years in strategic planning, integrated system development, operations and fiscal management, managed care, physician practice management, governance and medical staff relations. Recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of a $500-million regional, three-hospital, tertiary healthcare system. Consistent record of achievement in negotiating strategic alliances, optimizing clinical effectiveness, enhancing revenue, developing services and facilitating strong physician relationships.
Led the Saint Francis Healthcare System to unprecedented market share growth of 17 points, improved; patient satisfaction and sustained it at the 90th percentile or better; achieved extraordinary high employee satisfaction (Top 100 Best Places to Work six years running) with medical staff satisfaction survey scores averaged at the 95th percentile; achieved an average operating margin of 7.86% over 18 years and attained national recognition in thirteen clinical categories.
Dr. John P. Flaherty, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Infectious Disease Advisor
Dr. John P. Flaherty is a professor of medicine in Infectious Diseases and Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He is board-certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in Infectious Disease. Dr. Flaherty previously held the position of Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He has been honored in Chicago Magazine as one of Chicago's Top Doctors eleven times, and honored by Castle Connolly Medical as one of America's Top Doctors ten times.
Dr. Daniel LaMont, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Daniel LaMont is a cardiologist with special expertise in angioplasty, heart stent procedures, arterial fibrillation, cardiac failure, heart attack, and heart disease, and has been practicing medicine for nearly 30 years. Dr. LaMont completed his medical degree at Brown University in 1991 and his residency at UC LA Medical Center in 1994, with fellowships at UC Irvine Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital. He has been a practicing cardiologist since 1999.
Dr. Dennis M. Lox, M.D.
Regenerative Medicine Advisor
Dennis M. Lox, MD, is a world recognized Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist. Dr. Lox did his undergraduate studies at The University of Arizona, where he was Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Lox did his medical training in Texas, with a Residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Lox began practicing Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine in Florida in 1990. During this time he edited two Medical Textbooks, and eight Medical Textbook chapters. Dr. Lox has written numerous scientific abstracts in the field of Regenerative Medicine, and presented his findings at Scientific Medical Conferences on Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering. Dr. Lox has always had a keen devotion to the science of Regenerative Medicine. This passion was fueled by his desire to deliver the best medical care and knowledge to his patients. Dr Lox has thus been invited as a Lecturer, and Moderator at Regenerative Medicine Conferences all around the world.
Dr. Lox practices Sports and Regenerative Medicine in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, and in Beverly Hills, California. He has treated patients from around the world, including celebrities, professional athletes, and patients just wanting a better quality of life through Regenerative Medicine.
Intellectual Property Advisor
Mr. Morgan is a senior technology executive, consultant and entrepreneur with more than 30 years of broad cross industry and public company board-level experience. He served as CEO of Performance Strategies, a business consulting firm assisting SMBs with business development, strategy, market analysis, strategic partnerships and M&A. A seasoned public speaker and panelist, he also brings a strong IP background both creatively and analytically. Holder of 7 US patents, has served as an expert witness, and has managed IP strategy for numerous firms and driven IP litigation from both sides. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of MIT (BS) in Computer Science and Stanford (MS) in EE and BioEngineering where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow and helped develop the algorithms for one of the first human implantable auditory prostheses.
Dr. Peter Winch, M.D., M.B.A.
Peter Winch, MD, MBA, is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Winch received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Pittsburgh Mercy Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and became certified in Pediatrics. Dr. Winch received his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business. He then went on to complete an Anesthesiology Residency with specialization in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital before coming to Nationwide Children's Hospital.