Use Technology to cut your Health care cost

by Senthil Kumaran | at MinneBar 12 | 4:00 – 4:50 in Florida | View Schedule

Deductibles are rising, provider networks are shrinking, and insurers have been switching from fixed-dollar co-payments to coinsurance. Your out-of-pocket costs is rising significantly every year. You need to learn some key strategies to become a better health care shopper. How to know the cost, how to do comparison shopping, how to leverage Technology, when and how to leverage Telehealth and how to maximize HSA dollars are some of the key elements in cutting down on our cost. Let us also explore some apps that helps us on prescription drug shopping. This session will give you ideas on how to be a savvy Healthcare shopper.


Senthil Kumaran

Senthil Kumaran currently serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Virtuwell, a HealthPartners company. He is recognized as a pragmatic leader, skilled in architecture, design, and development of web and mobile technologies. His expertise extends to diverse domains such as Internet development, e-commerce, and multi-tier client-server applications, including those in healthcare, highly secure financial systems, manufacturing, retail, and consumer websites. Within HealthPartners, he is an integral member of the AI and Machine Learning as well as Enterprise Architecture groups, contributing significantly to the security standards of HIPAA/HITEC.

Senthil has shared his insights at various technology events, including AI World Expo, Open Source North, Applied AI, TechConnect, IOT Fuse, Halicon, DataTech, Google Cloud Fest, MedFuse, Emerging Tech HealthCon, Minnebar, and various user groups. He also serves as a board member for a couple of 501(c)(3) non-profit Asian Indian Associations in Minnesota and holds the position of Adjunct Professor at Concordia University. Beyond his professional endeavors, Senthil is passionate about investment in both stocks and real estate. He also dedicates time to analyze cricket matches from around the world. He holds an MBA from St. Thomas University, Minneapolis, and a Masters in Electronics Engineering from Bharathiar University, India.