Chetan Paydenkar joins MediGO to drive operations and innovation in organ transplantation
BALTIMORE, Md. June 15, 2020 — MediGO, the next-generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, today announced the hiring of Chetan Paydenkar as General Manager. Paydenkar brings more than fifteen years of experience in strategic leadership, healthcare industry knowledge, technology and operational management expertise that will benefit MediGO as it continues to grow.
“MediGO is founded on the bedrock of experts in global supply chain logistics and transplant surgical expertise,” says CEO Scott Plank. “Our stakeholders are active collaborators and added vital user based knowledge, so we are developing a software and hardware technology into the best in class healthcare workflow platform.”
Chetan brings a proven track record of years of technology and most recently, highly specific med-tech systems development and implementation building technology platforms, which save lives. Most importantly, Chetan shares the MediGO values of respecting donors and their loved ones, and in realizing the promise of technology to streamline and improve medical care for organ transplantation, added Plank.
As General Manager, Paydenkar will head business operations. This includes leading and managing product development, streamlining customer communication and providing the pivot point between leadership, stakeholders and strategic industry partners. Paydenkar will build out the team to drive organizational growth and change management as MediGO focuses its resources with the goal of growing the accessibility and affordability of organ transplantation.
“MediGO is addressing a real need in organ transplantation,” said Paydenkar. “We are excited to bring cutting-edge cloud and machine-learning based technologies and change management practices in the form of workflow automation. As an organization, our spirit for innovation is only matched by our passion to serve the transplant community from donors to patients and families.”
Paydenkar developed his broad skill set with years developing ever more responsible skill sets of research, recommendation and implementation with globally recognized organizations. Most recently, Paydenkar was a leader at Evolent Health where he partnered with globally renowned health systems to drive their transformation to value-based care. He has directly applicable expertise gained with PwC, where he worked with healthcare payers, providers and pharmaceutical companies on consumer oriented market strategy and helped launch the cloud platforms consulting practice.
Paydenkar’s early career is anchored as a software systems engineer with key tech industry disrupters Analog Devices and National Semiconductor Corp. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, a MS in Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a BS in Engineering from Calvin University.
MediGO is the next generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, MediGO is focused on increasing access to organ transplantation by optimizing the transplant supply chain. MediGO offers real-time monitoring of organ transportation including location, temperature, and environmental factors that inform logistics decisions, current estimated time of arrival for organ shipments, and a centralized in- app communication system for surgeons, Organ Procurement Organizations, hospital staff, and lab personnel. For more information please visit gomedigo.io
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