My Health Connection Leadership

We live in an ever-changing world. MHC believes that newer better technology is aways coming out and for that reason we constantly strive to integrate new medical technology into our platform.  Allowing us to cater to our customers needs without being reliant on hardware.

Gene Theslof

Gene Theslof

Chief Executive Officier

As an innovator, Gene has built numerous companies. He designs, creates, collaborates, builds and grows new businesses that help people. Gene‘s background in communications, film, video, multi media, electronic imaging and business development led him to build InfoMedix Communications into a global telemedical network. Gene and his team developed and sold a variety of integrated telemedical hardware systems for various departments in hospital campuses.  This included the VideoHub, which could transmit programs across the globe and connect hundreds of hospital departments including surgical suites, pathology, radiology and nuclear medicine departments, conference centers, auditoriums and lecture halls. Hospitals across the country were able to connect with each other and share programs using InfoMedix own private VPN network . InfoMedix also produced thousands of live surgical and educational events. Gene created deals to install InfoMedix into the nations leading hospitals and cancer centers including Cornell, Columbia, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, St. Johns, Georgia Baptist and UCLA. Customers included Ethicon Endo Surgery, J&J, US Surgical, ACS, AAGL, AORN and hospitals across the country. Gene led the company’s merger negotiations and successfully sold the company to Stryker (SYK) in 1999.

Tyler Theslof

Tyler Theslof

Chief Operations Officier

Tyler is one of the Co-Founders of My Health Connection.  He holds Multiple degrees from UC Irvine with graduate studies in Biomechanics and Kinesiology. As Chief Operations Officer he is Responsible for all aspects of  MHC Operations, Technology, Integrations and Platform Implementation.

Formerly, Tyler was the Chief Operations Officer for the Gluco fit Club from 2007- 2014. Durring his tenure at GFC  he helped create a diabetes managment program inside the YMCA.  This program focused on diabetes managment, education and the ability for clinitians to give coninuing care to their patients while off site. The GFC program allowed the realtime tracking of a patients biometrics and glucose results to care providers.

Some of his products and services included  wireless glucometers, activity monitors, wireless blood pressure cuffs, ECG devices and a state-of-the-art online HIPAA compliant health portal for monitoring / video conferencing

Top accounts and partnerships include Entra Health Systems, YMCA, St. Jude’s, Hoag Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association, Nutrisystem, Catz performance and Toronto FC MLS

 

My Health Connection Advisory Board

Jack Diamond

Jack Diamond

Advisory Board Member

Jack T. Diamond is a renowned, industry leader in innovative health care strategies, solutions, and developments. Mr. Diamond has participated in and led hundreds of global health care projects  including the creation of entire hospital campuses, clinical centers of excellence, surgery centers, physician hospital organizations and health management organizations. When health care leaders need a creative solution to a pressing problem they call Mr. Diamond.  As co-founder of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section and principal of numerous health care related businesses, Mr. Diamond recognizes what works in health care in order to navigate the ever changing and complicated regulatory framework of the health care industry.  Mr. Diamond is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Leading Lawyers in Inside Business Magazine, Ohio Super Lawyers in Law and Politics Magazine andamong Manchester’s Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Healthcare.  Mr. Diamond has been selected as one of the Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care with an AVPreeminent® peer review rating by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™.

Mr. Diamond is President of Brennan, Manna and Diamond, LLC and his practice spans the health care industry, including:

  • Development of Centers of Excellence in the fields of cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, physical therapy, women’s health, assisted living/long-term care, psychiatry, elder care, longevity and emergency medicine.
  • Creation, management and operation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Management Service Organizations (MSOs), and Independent Practice Organizations (IPAs).
  • Capitation/disease management strategy, reimbursement, efficiency.
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Medicare/Medicaid issues
  • Credentialing/Bylaws
  • Physician alignment,  integration and transition
  • Revenue Cycle Management:  RACs, MICs, and other provider appeals
  • Involved in crafting protective measures for health care providers in OIG/PRO, antitrust, billing, fraud and abuse, licensing and anti-dumping/EMTALA activities including litigation, appeals and restraining orders.

Mr. Diamond has authored numerous publications, is a frequent speaker on health law issues throughout the United States, and received his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, a Masters in Business Administration from Cleveland State University, and a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts  from Xavier University.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Chairman of the Board of Surgical Development Partners, LLC
  • Signet Development, Ltd. Member
  • Bridgeway Health Systems Member
  • Physicians Diagnostics, LLC Member
  • Legacy Health Network, LLC Founding Member
  • Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital Board of Trustees Member
  • MedicalCenterofSouthern IndianaBoard of Trustees Member
  • North American Indian Cultural Center Board of Trustees Member
  • Senior Workers Action Program Board of Trustees Member
  • National Health Lawyers Association/AmericanAcademyofHealthcareAttorneys Medical Committee Member
  • Board ofFloridaAssociation for Medical Staff Services Member
  • National Association for Medical Staff Services Strategic Planning Committee Member
  • Society of Chest Pain Centers Founding Member
  • Case Western Reserve University:  Government Relations Advisory Committee Member, Health Law Organization Member, Professional Advisory Committee to Law-Medicine Center Member, School of Law Healthcare Law Advisory Board Member and School of Law Benchers Society Member
  • Area Agency On Aging:  Board of Trustees member, Elder Rights Committee member, Human Resource Committee member, Long-Term Care Committee Member, Nominating Committee member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Hospitals & Health Systems Practice Group
  • American Red Cross of Summit and Portage County, Acts of Courage 2011, Judges Panel
  • Leadership Akron Class VII (1990-1991)
  • Leadership Akron Alumni Association: 1991-present
  • Member, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (2014)
Dr. Jim Perez

Dr. Jim Perez

Advisory Board Member

Dr. James Perez is the Program Director for the OB/GYN Residency program at Doctors Hospital Ohio Health, Columbus, Ohio. He is a graduate of Rutgers University, and received his Osteopathic degree from the University Of Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City. He completed his internship and residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus Ohio and is board certified by the AOBOG. Professional includes AOA, ACOOG, APGO-CREOG and the AIUM.

He is known for his expertise in Operative Laparoscopic Surgery, including pioneering work in Laparoscopic Presacral Neurectomy, and Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.   He has contributed to multiple textbooks, including Operative Laparoscopy – The Masters’ Techniques in Gynecologic Surgery, Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery: Basic and Advanced Techniques. He has lectured nationally and internationally.

He received the title’ Distinguished’ Fellow bestowed by the ACOOG March 2005. He served the ACOOG as a member of the REC (Residency Evaluation Committee now renamed the Postgraduate Evaluation and Standards Committee – PESC) and as an editor for the AIUM / CREOG / ACOG / ACOOG Ultrasound Lecture Series – learning modules for OB/GYN Residents. He presently serves as an examiner and question writer for the AOBOG (American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology), as a member of ACOOG’s Board of Trustees (now as President – Elect) and ACOOG’s Postgraduate Education Committee

At Doctors Hospital he has thirty (30) years of leadership experience. He served as Chairperson and or Vice Chairperson of the department of Ob/Gyn on several different occasions, has been Program Director of the Ob/Gyn program since 1994, served as Vice Chairmen of the OB/GYN CORE RPAC since its’ inception and is now Chairmen of the Ob/Gyn CORE RPAC. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn for OUCOM. In addition to serving on numerous committees over the years, he presently serves on the Doctors Hospital Ohio Health Credentials Committee, the Clinical Quality Committee and is Chairman of the Surgery Department. His commitment to Physician leadership education continues by attending (past and present) the Ohio Health Leadership Academy programs.

Dr. Ron Pion

Dr. Ron Pion

Advisory Board Member

Ronald J. Pion, MD currently offers strategic assistance to companies involved in the virtual practice of medicine. He serves as an advisor to several healthcare investment capital firms. He is a clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Ron specializes in the application of new media technologies to patient care management.

He served on the board of directors of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians and the Abbey HealthCare Group. He co-authored a book about the business of caring for patients at home published by McGraw-Hill in 1999.

Ron has been involved in the development and production of television/radio and other interactive electronic programming for health care professionals and patients for more than 40 years. As a gifted teacher, he’s been dedicated to facilitating learning on the part of patients and their families, assisting in disease prevention, health promotion and wellness enhancement. Following a successful career in academic medicine, serving on the faculties of the University of Washington and the University of Hawaii, Dr. Pion returned to Los Angeles in 1979 to pursue healthcare telecommunications on a full-time basis.

He served as medical correspondent for KNBC’s Alive and Well and was the founder of Hospital Satellite Network. The network became an innovative leader in developing cost-efficient medical video teleconferencing.

He co-developed and hosted a nationally syndicated, daily television series, Group One Medical. He was host of Milestones in Medicine, a regular Sunday night feature of Lifetime Medical Television during the 1991 and 1992 seasons.

r (SYK) in 1999.

Rick Strobridge

Rick Strobridge

Advisory Board Member

Richard Strobridge is a recognized expert in healthcare information technology, medical imaging systems, and medical technology integration. Throughout his career he has specialized in healthcare delivery and organizational process improvement through the use of telecommunications and information technology.

Rick is a pioneer in integrated voice/video/data networking, videoconferencing and distance learning. He implemented some of the first video networks in the U.S. and his career includes many firsts in the video networking field such as the first high speed multipoint still image delivery system, the first VSAT satellite-based videoconferencing system, the first compressed motion video arraignment system and the first OR to OR surgical training system. Strobridge’s career includes ten years at SAIC, the FORTUNE 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company where he built SAIC’s Telecommunication Systems Operation. Following SAIC, Strobridge founded Tele-Images Inc., a systems integration company. Tele-Images has a wide variety of customers including Hewlett Packard, the U.S. Navy, California State University and Bank of America.

In 1998, Strobridge co-founded Infomedix Communications Corporation, which was acquired by Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) in 1999 and is now the Stryker Communications Division. Stryker Communications has integrated more than 3,000 operating rooms in 300 facilities worldwide. In 2004, Strobridge founded Healthcare Technology Corporation (HealthcareTec). HealthcareTec’s objective was to continue the development of innovative operating room designs to provide safer and more efficient surgeries. Strobridge is a graduate of Colgate University in New York.