Brian Rosenfeld, MD

Executive Vice-President


As the inventor of tele-ICU and the co-founder of VISICU (eICU) Dr. Rosenfeld has the deepest contextual knowledge of anyone in the industry and has been advising Dr. Scurlock for a few years now. His role at Equum will continue to be as an advisor to the leadership team and a member of the Board of Directors. The acute care telehealth space represents a new canvas for Dr Rosenfeld to paint on and expand using newer technologies.


Dr. Rosenfeld was a practicing intensivist and Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Medicine and Surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he directed two ICUs and maintained a laboratory focused on perioperative clinical issues. The first continuous tele-ICU Program was performed at Johns Hopkins Bayview, and following the remarkable results obtained became the genesis for VISICU. Dr. Rosenfeld was with VISICU from 1998 through 2017, during which he participated in their IPO in 2006 and then sale to Philips Electronics in 2008. Dr. Rosenfeld has been honored by the American Telemedicine Association with two awards of excellence and he is on other healthcare boards.


Dr. Rosenfeld obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh with honors in biology. He then received his MD from Temple University School of Medicine. He trained in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Anesthesia and Critical Care at Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has authored over 50 scientific publications and book chapters and he has over 20 U.S. and international patents.


Brian enjoys hiking and snowshoeing in his Colorado rockies backyard. International travel with his wife and scuba diving with their son are his other passions.


Equum represents an opportunity to expand telehealth coverage and amalgamate all service lines into a single point of contact for hospital providers. Equum also represents a physician owned and physician run company with a keen understanding of the issues that impact all clinicians and how to effectively deal with these.