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Digital Health Today | Insights from the innovators, leaders and pioneers working to redefine and reshape healthcare

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#048: Azza Gadir on the Microbiome and Allergies, Immunity and Mental Health

11/29/2017
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We think a lot about the things we put into our bodies but there is a relatively new field coming into the spotlight as we learn more about the things that are already in, and on, our bodies. That field is research into the human microbiome. Our guest today tells us about some of the early and most recent developments, and how the data being gathered about the micro organisms living in our bodies can help to develop new treatments to existing conditions, and prevent developing others. Our...

Duration: 00:37:02


#047: Jeffrey Brewer on Simplifying Diabetes Management Systems

11/14/2017
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What do you do when you get bad news? Do you moan and complain about it? Maybe you steel yourself and decide not to let it dominate you and carry on, taking the setbacks in stride. Or maybe, you're one of the group of people who takes that decision even further and resolves to declare war on the obstacles before you. You dedicate your work, energy and resources to not just to overcome those challenges, but to completely transform the situation and experience of others who are facing and...

Duration: 00:58:04


#046: Dr. Brandon Palermo on Digital Solutions to Manage Antimicrobial Resistance

11/7/2017
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In this episode we address the role of digital health in managing antimicrobial resistance. We hear about antibiotic resistance in the mainstream media. It pops up on the news now and then, people talk about it and then things go back to the way they were. Patients still demand their antibiotics, hospitals and clinicians lack the solutions to have effective oversight to make changes, and the problem grows. Today, resistant bacteria causes about 50,000 deaths per year in Europe and the US....

Duration: 00:34:40


#045: Justin Barad on Virtual Reality Training in Orthopaedics and Beyond

10/31/2017
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In this episode, we speak with another game developer turned healthcare professional. You may remember back on episode 8 we spoke with nurse and master gamer Anna Sort. She’s now running a company based in Barcelona that is helping healthcare companies develop fun and effective tools to engage users. If you haven’t done it yet, I encourage you to go back and listen to that episode, she gives some insights and techniques to achieve what she calls epic wins. You can grab that on...

Duration: 00:48:05


#044: Jamey Edwards on Telemedicine and Five Keys for Humanizing Healthcare

10/24/2017
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In this episode, we talk about telemedicine 3.0 and humanizing healthcare. We spoke with Jamey Edwards, the CEO and founder of Cloudbreak, a company delivering telemedicine solutions to hospitals across the US. Cloudbreak provides more than one million minutes of telemedicine consultation through over 75,000 encounters each month. Cloudbreak invests heavily in creating engaging experiences through their products, and it is clearly working. Their solutions are being used in over 700...

Duration: 00:55:45


#043: Prof. Stefano Bini on the Development of Digital Tools for Orthopaedics

10/17/2017
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In this episode I spoke with Professor Stefano Bini, he’s an Orthopaedic Surgeon at UCSF and the Chair of the Digital Orthopaedics Conference. That’s right: "Digital Orthopaedics". I met Professor Bini through Nick Adkins and Mike Ryan (both of whom were previous guests on this program episodes 34 and 36 respectively) and they told me that Prof. Bini was working on some really forward thinking approaches. He is taking things to a new level by focusing on digital tools specifically in the...

Duration: 00:46:26


#042: Jack Barrette on the 7 Secrets of Successful Patient Expert Collaboration

9/29/2017
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In this episode, we dive into patient expert collaboration with lifelong health marketer, serial entrepreneur, and internet pioneer Jack Barrette. Jack is the founder and CEO of WEGO Health, and he is a frequent public speaker, blogger, twitterer (@healthyjack) and author. Jack has been recognized as "One of the Most Inspiring People In The Industry" by PharmaVoice Magazine. Jack and I take on one of the big challenges facing innovators which is focused on these two key words: "Patient...

Duration: 00:44:44


#041: Matthew Holt Talks SMACK About Digital Health

9/1/2017
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This is part 2 of the conversation with Matthew Holt of Health 2.0. In episode 40, Matthew shared his experience as a healthcare researcher, beach bum, travel blogger, health tech entrepreneur, and then health tech catalyst when he and Indu Subaiya started Health 2.0 in 2006. That organization has grown massively with conferences all around the world, and this October marks the 11th anniversary of the annual Fall conference. In fact, if you haven’t signed up yet, you should definitely...

Duration: 00:32:56


#040: Matthew Holt on Health 2.0 and the Global Stage for Health Innovators

8/31/2017
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Matthew Holt went to work in 2006 to create an event that focused on health tech innovators. That event was the first Health 2.0. Now, 11 years later, thousands of health innovators have taken to the Health 2.0 stage to present their solutions that improve and transform healthcare. Matthew tells us about the evolution of the organization, and the opportunities for innovators to share their stories to tens of thousands of people around the world. Matthew co-founded Health 2.0 with Indu...

Duration: 00:33:51


#039: Unity Stoakes (Part 2) 10 Moonshots and 25 Years to Change the World

8/28/2017
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This is the second part of a two-part interview with the batteries included health transformer Unity Stoakes. I gave Unity a full introduction in the previous episode, and now we’re going to pick up where we left off. Unity had just raced across town for a meeting at the White House in 2011, and then launched startup health at Health Datapalooza the very next day. In this episode, we find out what impact Startup Health is having and where they are headed. And you’re also going to hear a...

Duration: 00:41:09


#038: Unity Stoakes (Part 1) The Journey from Tech Startups to Startup Health

8/28/2017
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In this episode I speak with Unity Stoakes, cofounder and president of Startup Health. Unity has a great story and a great job. His mission is to improve the wellbeing of everyone in the world. You read that right. He is working to improve health not exclusively for his community, not for a few hundred million people not for people with a certain physical condition or income level. Nope,not Unity, he just wants to improve the wellbeing for everyone in the world. Just everyone. Just 7.4...

Duration: 00:39:09


#037: Kevin Lyman on Deep Learning, Startup Competitions, and the Woz

8/15/2017
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Our guest in this episode is Kevin Lyman, an extremely talented entrepreneur and computer scientist based out in San Francisco. He’s worked at companies including Microsoft and SpaceX, and he’s even founded several companies as well. Now he’s applying his ability to create leading products to the healthcare sector- and he’s the COO and Lead Scientist for Enlitic, a startup that develops deep learning products to make doctors faster and more accurate. He’s going to help us break down some...

Duration: 00:51:23


#036: Mike Ryan on Creating Successful Businesses in Healthcare

8/2/2017
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In this episode we are joined by Mike Ryan. He is a widely recognized startup guru and has decades of experience across roles ranging from envelope-stuffer to CEO. In this episode, we talk about the role of resilience, creativity, collaboration and drive in creating successful companies. Mike Ryan has served as Vice President, President and CEO within some of the largest health systems in the US including Ascension Health, HealthTrust and HCA. He is a board member of several organizations...

Duration: 00:42:29


#035: John Pugh on Redefining the Rules of Healthcare

7/25/2017
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In this episode I spoke with John Pugh. John is the Health and Life Science Team Leader for Accenture. He describes himself as 100% digital innovator and entirely committed to transforming the Life Science and healthcare industry. We talk about redefining the rules of healthcare, and what he and his colleagues are working on in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Blockchain, Innovation and more. We dive into the program he’s heading called the HealthTech Innovation Challenge...

Duration: 00:47:35


#034: Nick Adkins Explains the True Meaning of #Pinksocks

7/18/2017
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If you’ve spent any time on the health innovation threads on Twitter, you will no doubt have seen the emoticon-filled tweets of Nick Adkins and the thousands of tweets made around the world with the hashtag #pinksocks. With thousands of tweets, retweets and posts about #pinksocks, it leads many people to ask "what is the real meaning of #pinksocks?" On this podcast, we find out the answer. Nick Adkins is a former suit wearing executive at Vanderbilt Health Plans and a serial entrepreneur...

Duration: 00:50:43


#033: Jen Lannon Shares the Latest Research on How Consumers Find Health-Related Information Online

7/16/2017
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In this episode, we talk about the internet. You know it’s being used to enable great things, but with so much information available at our fingertips, the internet can also be a very confusing place when it comes to finding trusted and reliable health related information. Simple searches produce millions of results, and just 10 make it to the first page. How do consumers find health-related information, and how do we as professionals in the health field help reach those consumers in an...

Duration: 00:39:11


#032: Richard Corbridge on Ireland's Transformation of Health and Social Care

7/4/2017
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Alright, our guest today is Richard Corbridge, he is both the Chief Information Officer for the Health Service Executive in Ireland and he’s the CEO of eHealth Ireland. Richard has a wealth of experience in the Health and Clinical Research sector leading business change, benefits management and Information security projects. He originally planned to be a school teacher, but after a role as a quality analyst with Perot Systems, he went on to specialize in IT development, procurement and...

Duration: 00:40:29


#031: Paul Budd on Growing Businesses and Finding Talent

6/27/2017
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As we release this episode we are days away from the end of the first half of 2017. 2018 is right around the corner, which means that the coming months will see companies firming up their plans and goals for the next calendar year. New products, sales teams, R&D projects, acquisitions, are all part of the strategies to succeed and grow – and no matter what your business is, there’s always one common need across all organizations – and that is the need for great people. Today we cover some...

Duration: 00:34:09


#30: Liz Parrish on Developing New Therapies to Slow and Reverse the Effects of Aging

6/20/2017
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Today we’re going to talk about aging. It’s a condition that everyone experiences and indeed, one thing is certain: when it comes to aging, our condition is terminal. Our guest today is challenging that and fighting aging head on. Today we’re speaking with Liz Parrish, the CEO of BioViva,a biotech company dedicated to advancing gene and cell therapies to treat the diseases of aging. We’ll dive into her work and learn about the results of the treatment that she received to slow and maybe...

Duration: 00:48:40


#029: Dr. Michelle Longmire on Removing Barriers to Innovation in Healthcare

6/12/2017
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There are about 300,000 mobile health apps on the market, about double what there was a few years ago. With these apps being downloaded more than 3 billion times per year, one would hope that there would be a corresponding trend in continued and sustained use; that at the very least the data would be used to provide better insights into research and clinical encounters. Unfortunately, that isn’t often the case, and most of the apps (even the ones that are compliant and interoperable) they...

Duration: 00:46:18

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