Hansa Bhargava

Senior Medical Director, WebMD/Medscape

Hansa Bhargava

Senior Medical Director, WebMD/Medscape

Biography

With key experiences as a clinician for over 10 years, and now in the corporate realm working on strategy for digital media, content and innovative products, Dr Bhargava is passionate about disrupting healthcare and making a difference. She is a thought leader and speaks frequently on Technology, Healthcare and Innovations as well as using current digital footprints to elevate data and close disparities. She continues to work on innovative projects at WebMD, most currently in the maternity and post partum space including a published study on digitally monitoring pregnancy to help understand outcomes. For Medscape, she hosts and writes for a column on innovative health called Uncharted Medicine.

As Senior Medical Director at WebMD, she also helps develop and weighs in on partnerships, special reports, content and products including Pregnancy App, Baby App as well as tools such as symptom checker and is currently leading a technology based health innovation to impact maternal care. Additionally, she works on engagement and accuracy of digital content, outward facing partnerships, and often represents the company in outward facing media. She has appeared as an expert for national media including CNN, HLN, and NPR. . As a speaker she has presented on Digital communications at the FDA, GA Tech Innovation Day, the International Congress of Pediatrics, Exponential Medicine as well as in professional circles such as the AAP. She has also moderated talks with Former First Lady Michelle Obama as well as the CEO of UNICEF Caryl Stern and the Former CDC Director, Dr Frieden.

In a broader philanthropic role, Dr Bhargava has been on the regional UNICEF Board, has traveled to Haiti for humanitarian efforts and involved in leadership with True Pani, and in GEEARS, a non profit for GA Early Education. She is an executive member of the Committee on Communications and Media for American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr Bhargava practiced at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta as Lead Physician in a major satellite center for over 7 years and remains a staff physician there. She completed her residency at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and is board certified in Pediatrics.

All sessions by Hansa Bhargava

Keynote: Digital Health

9:15 am - 10:00 am