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Joseph M. Smith, MD, PhD

Joseph M. Smith, MD, PhD
In his role as CEO of Reflexion Health, Dr. Joseph Smith brings decades of health-IT focused strategic, engineering, and clinical expertise to the innovative digital medicine company. Dr. Smith’s extensive leadership background in technology, policy, clinical practice, and medical industries gives a strong foundation to Reflexion Health’s mission to bring personalized healthcare into patients’ homes. Before entering leadership roles in the industry, Dr. Smith was a practicing cardiologist for almost twenty years, starting Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, with sub-specialty training in clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He also established the Arrhythmia Institute in Fairfax, VA, which specializes in interventional cardiac electrophysiology and clinical research. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard Medical School. His greatest achievement is the raising of his two sons.

Healthcare Cognitive Assistants Aren’t Just Thinking Anymore, They’re Doing

Cognitive Assistants (CAs), like IBM's Watson, provide ready access to relevant literature, lab results, medical images, historical details, and more to guide next steps in a patient’s care, but now some CAs, like Reflexion's VERA, are adding "doing" to the "thinking".