Cloud-based unified communications (UC) are touted as a panacea for modern healthcare practices. But what should you really expect from a cloud UC solution? Is it really that simple to deploy and manage, without administrative headaches? How can it make your practice flexible and agile, enabling you to connect to your patients and partners anywhere and on any device?

In this webinar, Dr. Sumir Sahgal, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of New York-based Essen Medical and James Jones, Director, Healthcare Information Systems at New Mexico Orthopaedics, will discuss their cloud UC success stories with Kristy Thomas, Masergy VP of Cloud Communications.

Join this webinar to learn:

  • How to drive efficiency and growth in your medical practice with cloud UC
  • Why streamlining your communications can provide a measurably-better patient experience
  • What best practices you can use to unify your communications and make your move to the cloud simple, fast, and secure

The Speakers

Dr. Sumir Sahgal Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Essen Medical

With over two decades of internal medicine experience, Dr. Sahgal has focused on providing quality medical care in a comfortable environment where the patient always comes first. A true innovator, Dr. Sahgal’s practice was one of the initial practices to adopt Electronic Health Records in New York City and was recognized for achieving a high level of patient-centered care by the Mayor and the Health Commissioners of both the city and state.

Prior to starting Essen Medical, Dr. Sahgal worked as Medical Director at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. He currently holds clinical staff privileges at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

James Jones Director, Healthcare Information Systems, New Mexico Orthopaedics

As the Director of Healthcare Information Systems, James provides overall governance for all technical operations for the largest independent orthopaedic practice in the southwest. His operational excellence is leveraged for all of New Mexico Orthopaedics’ hardware infrastructure and software development projects, the Quality Assurance and Reporting Department, and the Health Information Management team, as well as the Facilities Management team.

James holds a Bachelor of Science, Information Technology from the University of Phoenix and proudly served eight years in the United States Army as a squad leader, achieving the rank of Sergeant.

Kristy Thomas Vice President, Cloud Communications, Masergy

Kristy has over 15 years of experience delivering cloud communications solutions for enterprise businesses. As Masergy VP of Cloud Communications, Kristy helps strategic IT decision makers understand their unique communication and collaboration requirements and achieve true business transformation. Kristy is passionate about delivering guaranteed outcomes for her customers and building long-standing partnerships.