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Kyna Fong

CEO and co-founderElation Health

San Francisco, CA

Member Since December 2023

Skills

Leadership
Healthcare economics
Digital Health

About

Kyna Fong is the CEO and Co-Founder of Elation Health, the platform for independent primary care that strengthens the relationship between patients and physicians. Kyna's expertise as a health economist and digital health leader has been featured in publications including Forbes and Fast Company and she is the recipient of several awards including Fierce Healthcare's 2021 Most Influential Minority Executives in Healthcare and The Top 100 Harvard Alumni In Technology Of 2021. Kyna graduated at 19 years old from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in applied math and a master’s in computer science and then received her Economics Ph.D. from Stanford University, where she focused on healthcare. In 2008, Kyna was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy research fellowship at UC Berkeley. She spent four years as a tenure-track professor in Stanford’s economics department before starting Elation to support more primary care medical practices like her own father's in Northern California.

Published content

Should AI replace doctors or make them more powerful?

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By allowing clinicians to be more efficient and to focus their time on what they do best, AI will help them be able to care for even more patients than they can today underneath all their administrative burdens.

Company details

Elation Health

Company bio

Elation Health is the most trusted technology platform for high-value primary care. Since 2010, the company has delivered clinical-first solutions — built on a collaborative EHR platform — that help practices start, grow, communicate, and succeed in delivering the highest-quality personalized care to patients. Elation Health supports primary care clinicians in upholding the craft of medicine while thriving in an evolving healthcare landscape. Today, Elation Health serves 24,000 clinicians caring for millions of Americans.

Industry

Technology

Area of focus

Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Company size

201 - 500