Las vigas–(work wireAdam Seidner, MD, a thought leader in medical policy development with a particular focus on workers compensation and disability management, has been appointed to the Medical Advisory Board of Harvard Meditech.
“Dr. Jerry Stanley, MD, medical director, Harvard Medtech, said Seidner’s expertise in public health issues, along with his experience with employee health initiatives, makes him a valuable addition to the Harvard Medtech Medical Advisory Board.” Seidner’s work at The Hartford on employee safety and mental health set new standards in the industry. We look forward to his innovative approach as a member of our medical advisory board.”
Dr. Seidner has served as Chief Medical Officer at The Hartford since 2017. Previously, Dr. Seidner was the Global Medical Director for Traveler Insurance, where he was responsible for medical policy development, quality assurance and improvement, and health promotion in the workplace. Prior to joining Travelers, he was the owner and chief health advisor at Medical Meetinghouse. Dr. Seidner holds a MD from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center, a master’s degree in public health from the University of Connecticut, and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Hamilton College. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice and the Council on Preventive Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Medicine. In addition, Dr. Seidner received the 2021 Comp Laud Award for his valuable service and contributions to the workers compensation industry.
The purpose of the Harvard MedTech Medical Advisory Board is to promote industry-wide innovation around Vx® therapy in workplace trauma. Vx therapy is a disruptive approach that uses virtual reality, behavioral training, and artificial intelligence to change the experience of pain in the brain, without the use of unnecessary drugs or surgery. Each member’s specific expertise lends a special lens to pain management that has been identified as being of great strategic importance, as Harvard MedTech works to make the world a better place by alleviating human suffering.
“Joining Dr. Stanley and other members of the medical advisory board to develop new applications of innovative Harvard MedTech is an exciting opportunity to advance the science of pain management,” said Dr. Seidner of his appointment. “I look forward to collaborating with other board members for the benefit of injured workers nationwide.”
About Harvard MedTech
Harvard MedTech is a leading digital health company that leverages the new science of how the brain works, combining tailored virtual reality experiences, psychosocial support, digital engagement, and proprietary AI algorithms to retrain neural pathways and mitigate the effects of trauma, including pain and PTSD. Trauma, anxiety, depression and sleep disturbances. The company’s Vx® therapy model is the first of its kind to comprehensively integrate this unique blend of digital technologies with behavioral health interventions, in a virtual application that brings points of care to the patient’s home. This virtual participation leads to high compliance, patient satisfaction and optimal outcomes. It also allows the solution to be affordable and scalable to the health of the population. This non-invasive, non-pharmacological approach also provides traceable data for a clear assessment of its value to patients and healthcare providers. visit www.harvardmedtech.com for more information.