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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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#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

#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...

Duration:00:31:56

#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...

Duration:00:21:05

#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

#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...

Duration:00:13:55

#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...

Duration:00:33:59

#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...

Duration:00:39:00

#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

#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

#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,...

Duration:00:26:10

#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

#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

#056: Building the World's Largest Connected Care Network, Bit by Bit

2/23/2018
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Eren Bali is the CEO and Cofounder of Carbon Health a San Francisco-based company that has its sites set on building the world's largest connected care network. If Eren was just any aspiring entrepreneur entering the healthcare space, then the chances of reaching that goal might be very small. But Eren isn't just any entrepreneur - he's also the founder of what will soon become the world's largest school. He founded Udemy, an online learning platform, in Turkey and relaunched it in the US...

Duration:00:34:48

#055: The One About Fertility

1/29/2018
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In this episode, we dive into a topic that is changing rapidly and that is the topic of reproductive health. I invited the founders of two companies that have developed technologies to help women and men to measure and improve their reproductive health, and they made a terrific duo on this topic. Lea von Bidder is the co-founder and president of Ava Science, which is the company behind the women’s wearable called Ava Women. Also on the call is Greg Sommer, he’s the founder & chief science...

Duration:00:47:15

#054: Christian Seale of Startupbootcamp Miami

1/25/2018
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What does it take to become a world leader in the health tech space? Cities around the world, and even entire countries, are battling for the chance to be the digital health capital of the world. In addition to Silicon Valley, there are the usual suspects of Boston and San Diego, and we also have some up-and-comers such as Denver with people like Mike Biselli and many others leading the charge. There's Chicago with organizations like Matter, and cities in the south like Atlanta leveraging...

Duration:00:41:59

#053: Fred Toney of Launchpad Digital Health in San Francisco

1/17/2018
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Fred Toney is the CEO & Co-Founder of Launchpad Digital Health, which is the most active institutional lead investor in digital health at the seed stage in the U.S. Fred has more than 20 years of financial and executive management in digital health, medical, life sciences and financial sectors. He’s served in executive and Board capacities for 30 public and private companies, he’s founded, funded, managed and sold numerous companies and is now a board member or board observer for over 20...

Duration:00:35:44

#052: Roberto Ascione on Digital Therapeutics, Data Driven Nutrition, and More

1/9/2018
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Roberto Ascione is the CEO of Healthware International, a next-generation healthcare consultancy, combining a unique blend of marketing and creative services with innovation and technology capabilities. Under Roberto’s leadership, Healthware International has evolved into a cutting-edge, innovation-driven company working with some of the leading players in health, and many smaller ones too. Roberto is very active in the digital health start-up ecosystem and is an advisor to several companies...

Duration:00:24:48

#051: Bayer Launches New G4A Generator Program

1/8/2018
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Bayer is launching the G4A Generator program and opening for applications the week of January 8th, 2018. Tune in to hear how Bayer is creating commercial opportunities for early stage businesses - and they are delivering! To get the scoop on this new program, and also give an update on some of the programs that ran in 2017, I spoke to three people at Bayer that are bringing the G4A Generator program to life. My guests on this program are Eugene Borukhovich, Global Head, Digital Health...

Duration:00:19:49

#050: The Growth and Success of VR/AR/MxR in Health

1/3/2018
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In this episode, we discuss five innovators and the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and Mixed Reality solutions they are implementing in healthcare. These types of deployments are succeeding clinically and commercially, which is a promising sign for continued and accelerated growth. Tune in to hear how these VR/AR/MxR technologies are solving real challenges and laying the foundation for what's coming next. Be sure to check out the show notes at digitalhealthtoday.com/50 where...

Duration:00:14:58

#049: Rafael Grossmann on Using AR/VR to Take Education to the Next Level

12/16/2017
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In this episode we talk about healthcare solutions using augmented reality and virtual reality. It wasn’t that long ago that holograms and immersive environments were only found in Hollywood science fiction, but the technology is now finding its way into everything from video games and movie theaters to operating rooms and in-patient wards. As the cost of hardware and software drops and handset capabilities increase, many companies are developing creative solutions to address problems in...

Duration:00:30:30