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The place to be to get insights of the leaders making the healthcare of tomorrow, available today. Digital Health Today shines a spotlight on global health innovation and the entrepreneurs, innovators, and organizations that dare to revolutionize healthcare.
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The place to be to get insights of the leaders making the healthcare of tomorrow, available today. Digital Health Today shines a spotlight on global health innovation and the entrepreneurs, innovators, and organizations that dare to revolutionize healthcare.

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S8: #075: "The Opioid Crisis Wake-Up Call" - Dave Chase on Fixing Healthcare

12/10/2018
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In this episode we're rejoined by a veteran of the program. He is the one and only, Dave Chase. Dave was the CEO and Co-founder of Avado, which was acquired by & integrated into WebMD & Medscape. More recently he’s been a co-founder of Health Rosetta which is an organization that helps accelerate the adoption of simple, practical, non-partisan fixes to our healthcare system. Dave is the author of a new book entitled “The Opioid Crisis Wake-up Call”. It's no secret that healthcare systems...

Duration:00:34:08

S8: #074: Artificial Intelligence versus Skin Cancer

11/15/2018
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Each year, in the US, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer than all other cancers combined, and it is often first discovered by the patients themselves. What if there was an AI solution that transformed smartphones into a powerful assessment and detection tool? SkinVision has done exactly that. Join me as we speak with Erik de Heus, the CEO of SkinVision. Based in the Netherlands, Erik is passionate about democratizing detection of skin cancer and saving hundreds of thousands of lives...

Duration:00:24:11

Lightning Round: Anne Wellington of Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

11/14/2018
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Anne Wellington, Managing Director of Cedars-Sinai Accelerator, answers our six lightning round questions. Tune in to hear Anne's advice for innovators, favorite book and technology, and more. Find all the links and the full interview at digitalhealthtoday.com/73. --- This episode of Digital Health Today is made possible thanks to our sponsors. Thank you! --- Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:10

S8: #073: Anne Wellington on the Success and Growth of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

11/9/2018
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Accelerators have been around since about 2005, and in the last 5 or 6 years, we’ve seen the development of new accelerators and programs that focus on the unique needs of entrepreneurs who are working to create new solutions for the healthcare sector. To get the low-down on what accelerators do to succeed, we reached out to the managing director of one of the best-known health-focused accelerators, Anne Wellington. Anne is the managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator in Los...

Duration:00:37:33

S8: #072: Can Wearable Devices Help Drive Behavior Change?

10/31/2018
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In this episode we explore the intersection of wearables, data and behavior change. We all know that behavior change is a key part to managing or reversing the effects of chronic conditions, but how can wearable technology enable people to make better decisions about their activity, diet, and sleep? Or do wearable trackers help us justify our bad behavior - like treating ourselves to a pumpkin spice latte as a reward because we hit our 10,000 steps for the day (you know who you are!). Here...

Duration:00:33:20

S8: #071: Ardy Arianpour of Seqster tackles interoperability and health data trusts

10/12/2018
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In this episode we’re talking about data. We dive into two key aspects of data access. One aspect is about what happens to our health data when we die. Millions of people die each year and the information stored in their lost to their families and future generations. The other aspect we cover in this episode relates to the popular topic of interoperability. For decades, this has been the subject of countless conferences and meetings and even congressional hearings. We reluctantly accept the...

Duration:00:29:35

S7: #070: Top Travel Tips and Hacks to Survive the Conference Season

10/9/2018
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On his first episode (episode 60), Amir talked about digital therapeutics, drug discovery and neuroscience. In this episode, Amir discusses how to improve your travel experience with his top tips and hacks. From apps and websites, to gadgets and pills, Amir shares some great advice as you prepare to head out to the industry events this year! [read more] Get all the show notes and links by visiting digitalhealthtoday.com/70 --- Many thanks to our sponsor, Medable. Medable enables mobile...

Duration:00:28:51

S7: #069: Aging in Place with AI, Robots and Sensors

9/25/2018
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In this episode, we examine the problems faced by millions of people, their families, and caregivers, as they work to maintain their mental and physical health as they age. We look at new in-home technologies that combine Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, sensors and a range of other technologies to create very different solutions that help maintain independence and manage and monitor health. We are joined by Dor Skuler, the CEO and co-founder of Intuition Robotics, and Assaf Sella,...

Duration:00:28:40

S7: #068: Artificial Vision. Real Results.

7/23/2018
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Today, we’re taking on the problem of blindness and loss of vision. This is a huge problem for hundreds of millions of people around the world who are legally blind or partially sighted. The number of people affected is set to increase as conditions like macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy become more widespread. To talk about this problem and some of the ways technology can help address it we speak to Eliav Rodman, he’s the Director of Marketing at OrCam Technologies. OrCam is...

Duration:00:33:10

S7: #067: Juan Pablo Segura of Babyscripts on Transforming Prenatal Health & the iBirth Acquisition

6/30/2018
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August and September are traditionally two of the busiest months for new births, which means that right now, there are millions of pregnant women dealing with all the complexities of pregnancy and preparing for the arrival of a child. With connected devices being used for everything from monitoring general fitness to tracking post-surgical recovery, you would think that there would be a solution to help pregnant women monitor and maintain their health through pregnancy. And, there is. I’m...

Duration:00:31:56

S7: #066: Dr. Kaveh Safavi on Five Trends in Digital Health Technology

6/26/2018
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Our guest today is the Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Health Practice for Accenture’s healthcare business: Dr. Kaveh Safavi. I spoke to Kaveh to learn more about the findings of Accenture's latest healthcare industry report: Digital Health Tech Vision 2018. They’ve identified 5 key trends that are set to change the healthcare sector over the next [read more] Get all the show notes and download a copy of the report by visiting digitalhealthtoday.com/66 --- Many thanks to this...

Duration:00:21:05

S7: #065: Dr. Jack Kreindler on Healthspan, Human Performance and Fighting Cancer

5/24/2018
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Our guest today is Dr. Jack Kreindler. Jack is a physician, physiologist and serial technology entrepreneur. He began programming computers at the age of 13, and couldn’t decide between a career in tech or medicine – so he chose both. He is a leading expert in health optimization and has a background in emergency medicine with a special interest in high altitude physiology. Jack shares insights from his years working with elite athletes and very ill patients, and how lessons can be learned...

Duration:00:33:41

S7: #064: Coffee Talk with Dr. Zsu Varga of Bayer G4A

5/18/2018
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When it comes to creating programs focused on fostering innovation, Bayer G4A really gets stuff done (#gsd). The innovative Grants4Apps program offers a variety of support and resources for early stage businesses, and it’s not simply money and office space - although those things are important. They’ve put together programs that provide some of the best rewards a company can hope for - such as the opportunity to land a global corporation as a key client [read more] Get all the show notes by...

Duration:00:13:55

S7: #063: Dale Beermann of Pacifica Takes on Mental Health

5/15/2018
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Mental Health Awareness Month is observed in the US during May. In the UK, Mental Health Awareness Week is observed May 14-20, 2018. To do our part to raise awareness of mental health, I spoke to a guest that can share a real example, a success story, of how digital tools can be applied in this area. In this episode, I spoke with Dale Beermann. He’s one of the founders of the company behind the award-winning [...] Get the full show notes and links at digitalhealthtoday.com/63 Support for...

Duration:00:33:59

S7: #062: IDEO Weighs in on Doctors as Designers

5/1/2018
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This episode features leaders from one of the very best design companies in the entire world: IDEO. IDEO is a pioneer of human-centered design and they work with leading organizations of all sizes to solve complex challenges. IDEO has offices in 9 cities across 5 different countries. I met Dennis Boyle, one of the partners and founding members of IDEO at the Digital Orthopaedic Conference. A few days after that conference, Dennis gave me a tour of the IDEO studio in Palo Alto where he showed...

Duration:00:39:00

S7: #061: Denise Silber of Doctors 2.0 & You

4/24/2018
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In episode 61, we catch up with Denise Silber, founder-president of Basil Strategies and the Doctors 2.0 & You conference series. Denise is an American expat who has lived abroad for over 20 years, and has a great understanding of the opportunities and challenges of digital health around the world. Denise is long time e-health advocate based in the beautiful city of Paris, France. She was one of the few Americans to [...] Get the full show notes at...

Duration:00:37:59

S6: #060: Amir Kalali, MD, on Digital Therapeutics, Neuroscience and Drug Development

4/17/2018
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Dr. Amir Kalali is a highly respected member of the global community in life sciences and clinical research. In fact, for 5 of the years between 2005 and 2012, PharmaVOICE magazine named him as one its 100 most inspiring leaders in the life sciences as voted by his peers. Dr. Kalali was Global Head of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at Quintiles IMS. He was responsible for the enterprise-wide [...] Get all the show notes by visiting DigitalHealthToday.com/60 This episode is made...

Duration:00:42:09

S6: #059: Martin Kelly on Collaboration with Startups and Corporates

4/10/2018
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In this episode, I spoke with Martin Kelly, the CEO and co-founder of Health XL. Health XL provides a platform and services to connect people, companies, and solutions to lead the change needed in healthcare. But until I recently had a chance to meet and speak with Martin, I could probably describe Health XL as one of the most impactful organizations that I’d heard of, but that I knew very little about. When I was introduced to Martin late last year, and I learned more about their work, I...

Duration:00:26:10

S6: #058: Brennan Spiegel Gets Real About Virtual Reality

4/3/2018
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If you follow the work being done in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) - you probably have already seen the work being done by today's guest: Dr. Brennan Spiegel. In this episode, Brennan gets real about the applications for virtual reality in healthcare, and what is needed to drive adoption throughout the healthcare system and around the world. Brennan Spiegel is the Director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai Health System. He’s also a Professor of Medicine and...

Duration:00:31:59

S6: #057: Rasu Shrestha on How to Build the Future of Healthcare

3/21/2018
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We are joined by Dr Rasu Shrestha, an incredibly gifted individual in the health and technology space. He was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the 26 “Smartest People in Health IT” and InformationWeek said he was one of the “Top 20 Health IT Leaders Driving Change”. He holds two roles at UPMC in Pittsburgh. He's both the chief innovation officer for UPMC and he's also the executive vice president of UPMC Enterprises, which is the innovation and commercialization arm of UPMC -...

Duration:00:35:49