Jan Berkow

Jan Berkow is a medical device industry consultant and serves as a contractor to the Center for Military Medicine Research at the University of Pittsburgh as the TRACIR Program Manager. He has extensive domain expertise in the field of non-invasive cardiovascular hemodynamic monitoring and related sensor technologies. He was previously the Chief Technology Officer, co-founder, and inventor of Intelomed's CVInsight, a non-invasive cardiovascular patient monitoring platform that has been commercialized in the hemodialysis market to aid in providing treatment optimization. Prior to his current healthcare "treat-to-order" healthcare focus, he was an industrial process consultant focusing on "make-to-order" industry solutions where he focused on improving asset utilization, throughput, and production efficiencies.  While performing in this role, he served as the principle investigator and prime contractor for a DoE sponsored R&D project that 'smelter-centric" intelligent process control for a large domestic aluminum producer.

This "Mad Scientist" essay posits that Tactical Combat Casualty Care capabilities must undergo disruptive changes that enable the development of an “intelligent” TCCC platform.