PATIENT PATTERN: Frailty-Based Clinical Decision Support

Meet Our Team


We are a group of geriatric experts, technologists, health economists and data scientists that have been working to bridge the gap between technology and geriatric care since 2013.

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Steven Buslovich


Co-Founder, CEO

Dr. Buslovich is a practicing geriatrician and medical director of several nursing home and post-acute care facilities.  He is an active committee member in the American Geriatrics Society's (AGS).  He created the Technology Innovations Pavilion at the annual AGS conference where aging-focused startups collaborate with geriatricians.

Brett Kellgren developed Patient Pattern's frailty-based and proprietary Smart Survey software, dynamic care plan and care management platform from the ground up.  He is a full-stack developer and serial entrepreneur, with over 15 years of engineering and operations experience in both small and large enterprise development.  He continues to expand our products and manage technical strategy at Patient Pattern.

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Brett Kellgren


Co-Founder, CTO

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Margaret Sayers


VP Product and Research

Margaret Sayers is a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and the Principal Investigator for the first research in the United States to validate the use of the Frailty Index to assess risk for bad outcomes in a hospital setting. Her findings were published in a renowned peer-reviewed aging journal. In addition to her Patient Pattern work, she serves the elderly as a Healthcare Advocate in Erie County, New York.

Hongdao Meng is a Health Economist with over 16 years of experience in population health and clinical outcomes research.  He has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters in the field and has been a panel reviewer or chair for federal grants at multiple agencies administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services.  He is currently on the editorial board of two health care journals.


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Data Research and Analysis

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Don Feige


Strategy and Development

Don Feige is a serial healthcare entrepreneur and business leader responsible for bringing Patient Pattern's software products to market and developing key partnerships in the long term care industry.  He has previously served the industry with software solutions focused on compliance, data analytics and staffing challenges, including the recent launch and continued success of ezPBJ software.

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