Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Bahagon is a clinically active Family Physician, a serial entrepreneur and considered a key opinion leader in the fields of e-health, m-Health & Tele-Care. Dr. Bahagon founded and managed Clalit Health Services (CHS) Digital Health division which led the nationwide digital transformation of the Israeli healthcare system. CHS is the second largest Health Maintenance Organization in the world. Under Dr. Bahagon’s leadership, CHS Digital Health suite became a benchmark for nationwide Digital Health platforms, with millions of patients using it on a monthly basis, for tens of million interactions each month. CHS Digital Health suite has created a dramatic change at both patient and the healthcare system levels, with proven outcomes in clinical quality, as well as in efficiency, availability, accessibility and transparency of health care delivery. Following his corporate and governmental roles, Dr. Bahagon co-founded and is Sweetch – a revolutionary clinically validated mobile-health platform that utilizes Artificial Intelligence to significantly increase users’ engagement and compliance with health promotion, chronic disease prevention and disease management recommendations. Dr. Bahagon serves as an advisory board member of Biocat's Digital Health Accelerator in Barcelona, Editorial Board Member of the UK eHealth Law & Policy Journal, and a mentor at Microsoft's Think-Next Accelerator and the brain-tech accelerator Brainnovation. Dr. Bahagon served as a lecturer in the fields of Evidence-Based Medicine and Digital Health at the Hebrew University Hadassah and the Ben-Gurion Medical Schools.