Mike Breslow, MD
Vice President of Research and Development, Philips Healthcare, Hospital to Home
Dr. Breslow is Vice President and head of research and product innovation for Philips Healthcare Hospital-to-Home (H2H) organization. Prior to joining Philips, Dr. Breslow co-founded VISICU, Inc., a technology/service company providing innovative solutions for ICU care. Following Philips’ acquisition of VISICU, he led research and product marketing for the Philips Enterprise Patient Informatic Solutions business, which included VISICU, Emergin and the IntelliVue Clinical Information Portfolio. In this role, he was responsible for product strategy and development activities for US and international markets.
In 2012, Dr. Breslow assumed his current role, leading the development of innovative, highly efficient inpatient and outpatient solutions that enable health systems to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs for high risk, high cost populations. Dr. Breslow also directs the H2H research programs, including the eICU Research Institute that utilizes data from more than 2 million eICU Program patients to support academic research, advance the understanding of critical care and drive technical and clinical innovations.
Prior to fouding VISICU, Dr. Breslow was associate professor of anesthesia, internal medicine, and surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During his time at Hopkins, Dr. Breslow directe the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and was head of the Division of Critical Care Medicine. He had a productive research career, receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association. His research focused on peri-operative problems and mechanisms responsible for trauma-related complications.
He has served on the Scientific Advisory Boards of the Association of University Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists, and on the Critical Care Committee of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He has been an associated editor of the journals Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiologists. Dr. Breslow was a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University in 1972, with a B.A. degree in biochemistry. He graduated in 1976 from the Tufts University School of Medicine and went on to residency training in internal medicine and anesthesiology at Michael Reese Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, respectively.