Maryam Gholami is the group vice president, product and engineering for digital innovations at Providence. She brings over 15 years of experience in building technology products and companies, leading multidisciplinary teams including product, design, and engineering, within well-established companies and start-ups such as Microsoft, Practice Fusion and Zoi Health.
At Providence, she leads the product development and operations team responsible for incubation, commercialization and growth of the consumer digital products portfolio. She is also responsible for leading the applications of advanced technologies such as AI and machine learning to bring access and convenience to consumers, simplify caregiving and increase operational efficiency. With almost 10 years of experience in machine learning and artificial intelligence including information retrieval, recommendation engines, NLP, voice, and computer vision, Maryam has been instrumental in moving healthcare forward with AI. Some of her most recent work includes AI-enabled HIPAA compliant voice skills through partnership with Amazon Alexa and digital health assistant chatbot for navigation and triage.
Prior to Providence, Maryam was the co-founder and CEO of Zoi Health, a start-up which combined the power of human coaches and AI to provide ongoing monitoring and health coaching to people with chronic conditions such as Diabetes and Hypertension.
Providence is a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system comprising a diverse family of organizations and driven by a belief that health is a human right. With 51 hospitals, 1,085 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and many other health and educational services, the health system and its partners employ more than 120,000 caregivers serving communities across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington, with system offices in Renton, Wash., and Irvine, Calif. Learn about our vision of health for a better world at Providence.org.
About Providence Digital Innovation Group
The Providence Digital Innovation Group is a team of strategists, software engineers, marketers and investors who are focused on digital innovation in furtherance of the Providence vision of “Health for a Better World”. The organization works hand-in-hand with clinical and operational teams at Providence to identify opportunities and deliver innovative solutions through the use of technology that will have an impact on our patients, clinicians, our communities and the strength of our organization.