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The Art of Healthcare & Creating Greater Access to Care

with Nima Alipour, DO, MBA, FAOCOPM and Doug Sumaraga

Date: August 9 , 2022
Time: 11:30AM EST | 9:30AM MT | 8:30AM PST
Duration: 30 Minutes

Providing patient care can quickly become a struggle without the right tools, access, or authorization—a huge challenge when time is of the essence in emergencies. Navigating and improving care efficiency while reducing redundant testing is the topic of this ViTel Signs episodes with occupational physician, Dr. Nima Alipour, and ViTel’s Doug Sumaraga.

In this episode:

  • Challenge of bureaucratic operations in healthcare
  • How care is stalled by lack of authorization
  • Streamlining processes through telehealth, communication, and transparency
  • Getting better care, faster, and reducing repeat testing

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Nima Alipour

Nima Alipour, DO, MBA, FAOCOPM

“You just want to take care of people,” says Dr. Alipour, founder of Alipour Medical Corp (A.M.C.) and occupational physician. A.M.C., now merged with TeleMed Solutions and Total Insurance Solutions to make up Hybrid Health Systems (HHS), where Dr. Alipour serves as the Chief Medical Officer. He’s a corporate medical advisor in Southern California, and much of his work centers around employee health and safety in the workplace. He’s also dedicated to improving efficiency in care delivery and he’s served as an advisor to clinics looking to optimize their management.

Dr. Alipour is a graduate of UCLA and Touro University Nevada and completed his training at University of Pennsylvania and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino, CA.


Doug Sumaraga

Doug is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience managing and developing technology firms in the Silicon Valley as CTO, COO, & CEO.  As a strategic advisor and technology consultant to several Fortune 50 companies (IBM, SAP, Apple, Adobe, Agilent, Microsoft, HP, Northrop Grumman, Boeing among them), Doug offers business acumen and technical expertise as a transformational leader, architect, and “let’s get it done” executor. 

Doug holds Biology (pre-med) and Medical Technology degrees in the Adventist Educational Health System and found his passion in technology continuing his post grad studies in Informatics and programming at UC Berkeley.

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