About Us

Better healthcare at lower cost seems to be a contradiction. However, with the advent of digital healthcare we can now look deeply into how different practices, decisions and principles effect patient outcomes.
Informed+ focuses on the $121B annual spend due to complications in surgical interventions, utilizing best practices to optimize outcomes while reducing costs.

Our Mission

To build a community of high performing Surgeons and Hospitals that will improve quality of surgical outcomes for patients by using the power of digital technology to better align and educate surgical teams.


Our Purpose

Informed Surgical is a technology enabled surgical process company that will reduce the cost of acute healthcare by attending to the complications that exist in surgery today. By Improving and disseminating standards we will reduce surgical complications, reduced Length of Hospital Stays (LOS) and foster faster patient recovery - all while reducing overall cost.

Our Values

The patient experience, the cost of healthcare and the virtuous cycle of improvement.

The Team

Sal Brogna, CEO: COO of Intuitive Surgical, responsible for the da Vinci surgical robotics system, growing the procedure volume to 1.2M/year and $5B+ revenue across several specialties.

Dr. John Porterfield, Clinical:  Professor & previous director of the General Surgery program at UAB for 10 years after training at the Mayo clinic; a renowned expert in surgical education, endocrine and robotic surgery.

Rick Gannotta, Health Systems: is a Health Sector Executive / Health Administration & Policy Professor at NYU graduate school. Previous roles include CEO of UC Irvine Health System, President of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and President of Duke Raleigh Hospital

Phil Bernosky, Marketing:  Previously Sr. VP Product Marketing at Teladoc and VP Strategic Marketing at Intuitive Surgical. He’s also held strategic and product marketing roles at large Tech companies like Intel, NVidia and Dolby