K.J. Lee_ICNH 2018 - Engii
Biography
Prof. K.J. Lee
Prof. K.J. Lee
North Shore-LIJ-Hofstra School of Medicine, USA
Biography: 
1. Inventor, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Simplicity® and Meridian Support Company, Inc., dedicated to streamline healthcare and work behind and alongside doctors to preserve efficient quality healthcare through management and information technologies (see attached)
2. Consultant to CH Healthcare Investment Fund to develop private healthcare in China
3. Consultant to Health Hub USA, LLC and Health Hub China
4. Senior Advisor: Board of Advisors, The New York Head & Neck Institute, Northwell-Hofstra School of Medicine
5. Past vice-chair of a federally funded HMO, HealthCare, Inc.
6. Past Chairman of the Hospital of St. Raphael Medical Board, a Yale affiliate teaching hospital
7. Past President of the Hospital of St. Raphael Medical Staff, a Yale affiliate teaching hospital
8. Associate Clinical Professor, Yale University
9. Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Northwell-Hofstra School of Medicine
10. Past President, Past Treasurer, Past Board Director for 18 years of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery/Foundation (representing 98% of all the ear, nose & throat doctors in the country)
11. Presidential Citation for Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, AAO-HNS, Chicago, IL, 2017
12. Presidential Citation for Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, AAO-HNS, Washington, DC, 2008
13. Presidential Citation for Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, AAO-HNS, Washington, DC, 1992
14. Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery/Foundation, 2009
15. Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery/Foundation, 2000
16. Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery/Foundation, 1980
17. Distinguished Doctor Leadership Award, Hospital of St. Raphael, a Yale affiliate teaching hospital
18. Past President, New Haven County Medical Association
19. Sponsored a Bipartisan Presidential Healthcare Solution Summit, September 13, 2004, in conjunction with Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, International Institute for Health Promotion, American University, Washington, DC
20. Designed an intuitive, user friendly, encrypted secured web-based, available “24/7” EMR (EHR) that is intuitive, affordable, interoperable, decreases errors and cost as well as increases preventive health & efficiency. It monitors Pay For Performance. It is the platform for “Employee Health,” “Population Health” and Accountable Care Organizations. In 1969, one of the first to use the Harvard Computer Center to do outcome studies.
21. Chair, 4800 Healthcare Solution Task Force in 2000 & 2004 U.S. Presidential elections
22. Chair, Speaker Amann’s Task Force on Healthcare in Connecticut
23. Honorary Board Member, CodeBlue Healthcare for All (national grassroots patient advocate 501(c)3 organization)
24. Widely published and lectured nationally and internationally on scientific, medical/surgical topics as well as on health policy, health information technology and the business of medicine. One of his 34 books and numerous articles is considered one of the most widely read texts in the field in the world and has been translated into several languages. Another 2010 book is “Healthcare Reform Through Clinical Guidelines,” endorsed by a member of Congress, a basis for Pay For Performance and Alternative Payment Model. Another is “Life After Residency,” teaching doctors about the business of medicine, published in 2013. Another one published in 1978 for laypeople is the fundamentals of today’s “telehealth.”
25. Has given numerous national and international seminars on the “business of medicine, healthcare technology, efficiency, quality and customer service” as well as on “leadership skill sets”
26. Past President, Deafness Research Foundation Centurions
27. Emeritus Chief of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Hospital of St. Raphael, a Yale affiliate teaching hospital
28. Coordinator for International Affairs—American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery (increasing international presence and revenue significantly)
29. Editor: Healthcare Reform Through Practical Clinical Guidelines—ENT
30. 2003-2009 International Editor: Journal of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
31. Editorial Board: ENT Journal
32. Editorial Board: Laryngoscope
33. Co-Editor: Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
34. Co-Editor: Philippines Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
35. Commissioner, Harbor Management Commission
36. Council member of the Long Island Sound Assembly (to protect the environment)
37. Managing Partner of Southern New England Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery Group, LLP 1/1989-4/2012 (expanded from 1 site to 8 sites, from 4 doctors to 12, expanded ancillary services)
38. Designed surgical instruments for pituitary and for ear surgeries
39. Designed voice prosthesis for post-laryngectomy patients (patients who lost their voice box to cancer)
40. Undergraduate – Harvard University
41. Medical School – Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
42. Residency – Harvard Medical School