Stuart J. Meyers, MD, has focused over the
last several years on developing education and communication programs to meet
the needs of patients and members of the healthcare community, as well as the
healthcare industry. He has developed various online, offline, and multimedia
programs, from disease management clinics to integrated offerings for various
device and pharmaceutical products. Trained in Clinical Laboratory Medicine and
Medical Informatics, Meyers has a longstanding interest in developing solutions
to healthcare information issues that are effective in the busy, everyday world
in which we live. His experience ranges from work on automated medical records
and clinical outcomes to data mining and market research.
Meyers recognizes the profound yet largely
unrecognized impact that sleep disorders have on our health and wellness,
performance, productivity, safety and healthcare costs. As co-founder of
Sound Sleep, LLC
, he is dedicated to raising the awareness of sleep disorders
among the public and the healthcare community, and developing innovative
education and communication programs for their assessment and
As a consultant, Meyers has worked to
assess new healthcare business opportunities and then develop the plan,
business model, assets, and relationships necessary to execute upon those
opportunities. He has also worked in the development, marketing, and sales of
blood testing for peptic ulcer disease.
As Vice President of Strategic Integration at WebMD, Meyers led
a multidisciplinary team that worked with many of WebMD's pharmaceutical and
medical-device company sponsors to develop multimedia offerings and integrate
them on WebMD's physician and consumer portals.
As Medical Editor for Medcast News (currently WebMD), Meyers
helped launch the Oncology Internet daily news service for physicians.
While at Ochsner Foundation in New Orleans,
Meyers led a team to create a multidisciplinary disease management clinic for
peptic ulcer disease and participated in several studies evaluating automated
electronic capture of the clinical notes generated during a patient visit, as
well as electronic repositories of clinical information.
As Director of Medical Informatics at an
Atlanta-based company, he created and worked with various physician specialty
advisory groups to develop clinical outcomes data and reports for the
physician, managed care and pharmaceutical marketplaces.
Meyers managed up to nine radiation therapy
clinics spanning three states, where he was responsible for personnel
management, marketing, billing and collection, and managed care contract
Meyers attended Williams College and
graduated magna cum laude from Duke University. A graduate of Tulane University
School of Medicine and a board-certified clinical pathologist, Meyers completed
a residency in Laboratory Medicine and a fellowship in Medical Informatics at
Ochsner Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana.