Taylan “Ty” Bozkurt is the Assistant Chief Operating Officer and Director of Telemedicine for Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA). In this role, he leads the development and implementation of the organization’s telemedicine program and operational/strategic planning to deliver burn/wound, reconstructive, and trauma/critical care across thirteen institutions in six states.
Prior to joining BRCA, Mr. Bozkurt was Program Manager for Episodic and International Initiatives for Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) TeleHealth while serving as Operations/Financial Specialist for the MGH Department of Surgery. In Surgery, he was responsible for development and launch of the department’s telehealth/mHealth programs, creating the hospital’s first telerounding program. With MGH TeleHealth, he focused on development of eConsults and international virtual visits.
Mr. Bozkurt currently serves as Chair of the American Telemedicine Association’s (ATA) Business & Finance Special Interest Group. He has been a B&F SIG Executive Committee Member for five years, chaired the Operations/Implementation track of ATA’s Education Committee for the past two years, is a member of ATA’s Ambassador Committee and has been involved with ATA’s Task Force on the Impact of Climate Change. He has been nominated to serve on the ATA Board of Directors beginning in May 2018.
In addition to volunteering with ATA, Mr. Bozkurt is a Board Member for the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, serving as Chair of the Growth & Satisfaction Committee for the chapter and as a member of ACHE’s national Early Careerist Committee. Previously, he served as Chair of the Early Careerist Network for the Massachusetts Chapter. He was presented the Early Careerist Healthcare Executive Award by the Massachusetts Chapter in 2016, earning the same award from the Georgia Chapter in 2017.
Mr. Bozkurt earned an MBA from Northeastern University and a BS in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises from Syracuse University.