Dr Stan Shepherd is a Doctor and visionary leader in healthcare IT. He is CEO of Instant Access Medical, which has developed a Personal Care Record for PCs and mobile apps, with embedded evidence-based personal care pathways and interactive alerts.
Stan gained a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering before qualifying in Medicine and entering General Practice. He was one of the earliest users of computerised GP records before combining his skills in medicine and technology to develop an electronic health care record, still a leading system in 3 countries, and used by Special Olympics in every US State and 100 other countries.
As a clinician he understands the business of healthcare intimately, as an engineer and IT specialist he understands systems and using technology to improve healthcare outcomes.
His focus is Instant Access Medical and its comprehensive, life-long personal care record for citizens to enable the most clinically-effective and most cost-effective care to deliver the best outcomes at the lowest costs for patients, providers, funders, insurers and employers internationally.
He is a member of the Special Olympics International Medical Advisory Committee and is Medical Adviser to Special Olympics Great Britain. He is a Councillor on the Digital Health Council of the Royal Society of Medicine, and is responsible for external partnerships and alliances.
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