Dr. Quinlan has a distinguished track record and deep experience in all major facets of healthcare, including medical practice, governance, medical insurance, and medical and administrative management of fully integrated delivery systems. He is CEO Emeritus of the Ochsner Health System, and has served in many capacities over the years, including Department Chair, Chief Medical Officer, CEO of the Ochsner Clinic, CEO of Ochsner International, Founder and Director of the Ochsner Center for Wellness and Health Policy, and CEO & Board member of the Ochsner Health System. As CEO from 2001-2012, he led Ochsner through the Katrina crisis. He was the past chair of the Ochsner Health Plan, the largest HMO in Louisiana, and is the lead director for the international insurance company, Pan-American Life Insurance Group. Dr. Quinlan has experience in mergers, acquisitions, startups, turnarounds and joint ventures. He received past national recognition from Healthcare magazine as “the most powerful physician executive in the US” and one of the 50 most influential leaders in US healthcare. He is a partner in the socially responsible, woman-owned CreditWorks which builds credit and financial wellness for those in need, and is a board member and partner in Pack4U, a disruptive care system for patients of high risk and complexity. His international experience includes the President’s Advisory Board for St. Georges University in Grenada, the International Advisory Board to the Saudi Ministry of Health for Health Transformation, and business development engagements in Mexico, Panama, Dominican Republic, and Saudi Arabia. Education: BA in Economics (Phi Beta Kappa w special honors in Economics) from the University of Texas – Austin; Fellowship to the LBJ School of Public Affairs – UT Austin; MD from the University of Texas Galveston; Dermatology Residency – University of Alabama, Birmingham; Board Certification in Dermatology; MS Health Administration from the College of St. Francis.
The function of the IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. As a member of the board, Patrick will provide impartial input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for the IoT Community, as well as the broader IoT industry.