Khan Siddiqui
higi

About Me

Khan Siddiqui, MD is a serial entrepreneur and currently CTO and CMO of higi SH llc. Dr. Siddiqui is responsible for strategic direction of the company and leads the development of higi’s products and technologies. higi, a consumer centric health engagement company, uses a combination of interactive and social tools to help consumers to take small but meaningful engagement steps in their health and wellness to create lasting habits. higi has built the largest self-service health kiosk network in the US where 75% of US population lives within 5 miles of a higi station.

Prior to higi, Dr. Siddiqui was a Physician Executive and Principal Program Manager at Microsoft responsible for platform engineering for the health solutions group. He was responsible for engineering execution on various enterprise and cloud health products as well as personal health record for consumers. One of his key achievements at Microsoft was stimulating computer vision research that led to the development of classification forest algorithm, which is the foundation technology in Xbox Kinect. Dr. Siddiqui is on the board of directors of various startups in the US as well as a technology advisor for multiple national healthcare organizations.

A widely respected healthcare and technology expert focusing on persuasive technologies in health and wellness, Dr. Siddiqui is also a visiting Associate Professor at John Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at New York University followed by diagnostic radiology residency and body imaging fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA as well as imaging informatics fellowship at University of Maryland.

Current research includes large scale population studies on impact of ubiquitous access to health in combination of persuasive technologies to improve healthcare outcomes.

At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 17 10:55 am (LK 101)
How patient engagement and gamification correlate with hypertension control
Background Ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) is known to provide prognostic information about cardiovascular disease better than office BP. In-pharmacy automated ABP kiosks have also been shown to have... Read more
Saturday, September 17 5:10 pm (LK 120)
Obesity management with patient engagement and gamification. Results from a large-scale nationwide network of cloud connected health kiosks.
BackgroundObesity management in underserved patient population has not shown long term sustained outcomes. Access to engaging tools to measure, track and interact with results are not readily available... Read more
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