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About Shahid Shah

Shahid Shah is an award-winning Government 2.0, Health IT, and Medical Device Integration software expert and internationally-recognized thought leader with over 25 years of technology strategy, software engineering, entrepreneurship, speaking, and writing experience. He is a serial entrepreneur that has co-founded and led,,,,, and within the last few years; he has another two stealth startups in the works. His primary responsibility is as CEO of Netspective Communications, a computer software architecture and engineering firm delivering custom software for in-house, outsourced, or offshore solutions.

Patients say deploying a patient portal isn’t enough to engage them

By |November 4th, 2015|

Much has been made of the push to better engage patients, but little has been spent on examining exactly what patients want. Despite the requirements set by the EHR Incentive Program, simply deploying a patient portal isn’t enough to engender real, sustainable engagement. Recently TechnologyAdvice surveyed 409 adult Americans about their digital health services preferences. I […]

The future of medicine and the incredible innovations we can expect by 2064

By |November 4th, 2015|

The Fred Alger Management team reached out to me recently asking what innovative changes I thought the medical and healthcare industry will be going through over the next 50 years. It was for their innovative “Think Further” series.


As Yogi Berra famously quipped “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future” but Alger’s “Future of […]

How health IT enables safer medical travel and tourism

By |November 2nd, 2015|

IT innovation, global medicine and frustrated medical patients drive the demand for medical travel. But telemedicine also improves patient care and the customer experience of medical travelers. Once again, we welcome medical IT entrepreneur, Agha Ahmed, Managing Partner of GHIMBA, as we explore how IT innovations help patients get high-quality healthcare outside of the USA.

How […]