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Digital Health Unfiltered
20 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
After more than a year of rumors and development, vaccine passports are entering the mainstream. Sudipto and Nick look at the technology underlying the latest approach to control COVID.
27 minutes | Sep 9, 2021
Catching Up With Kereeti
Kereeti Pisapati joins Nick and Sudipto to talk about Zus and the future of EHRs, and also compare notes on Teledoc and American Well's latest strategic moves.
25 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
Digital Mental Health
Our guest Elise Kohl Grant shares her perspective on digital mental health - the vendor landscape, the human element, who should pay, and where the industry is heading.
19 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Disrupting Sleep Tech
Sudipto and Nick dive deep into sleep technology - the latest moves from the tech giants, the evidence to date, and where we think this sleeper industry is headed.Important links:https://www.mobihealthnews.com/news/fcc-gives-amazon-greenlight-use-radar-monitoring-sleep
29 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Funding Digital Health
Jessica Damassa joins Sudipto and Nick to discuss the wild world of funding health IT startups.Important Links:https://rockhealth.com/reports/q1-2021-funding-report-digital-health-is-all-grown-up/
16 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
Telehealth & Language
Natalya Sholomyansky joins Nick and Sudipto to talk about her work bringing interpreter services to telemedicine encounters, at her institution.Important Links:https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/mount-sinai-eases-translation-200-languages-through-its-epic-telehealth-platform
15 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
Closer to Home
House calls, Hospital at Home, and taking health tech to the patient ... it's easy to get lost in the tech and business models, but the human element and home visits are playing a critical role in our digital health future. Sudipto and Nick review the history, and speculate on what models will scale.
21 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
21st Century Cures, and the Patient Portal
21st Century Cures Act is already making waves. But the most impactful change is yet to come: the API provisions go live next year. Will this put patients in the driver's seat for sharing data, and jumpstart health entrepreneurship? Nick and Sudipto make the case.
18 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Who pays for RPM?
Remote Patient Monitoring is here - and it is proving its value in some settings. But whether RPM takes off will depend on reimbursement - not just how much, but how easy for providers and care teams to bill. Nick and Sudipto discuss the barriers to scaling RPM, the winners and losers thus far - and whether RPM blows up like telemedicine did.
12 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Digital Health: Fitting into Workflows
So you've finally contracted with a talented vendor making a high-tech new health gadget, and their device has gone through security review. Now you're ready for the hard part: training staff to enroll patients, monitor feeds, answer questions and perform maintenance. Darryl, Tiffany and Natalya join Sudipto to discuss why implementation is always the hardest part of IT Digital Health.
13 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Listening in on Telemedicine
The audio and video from telehealth visits isn't recorded, let alone processed and analyzed. But new companies claim they can help with documenting & coding of virtual visits. And sentiment analysis may uncover useful data about patient and physician attitudes, satisfaction, and risk. Raj, Darryl and Sudipto join Nick to discuss this technology, and whether we're likely to see it implemented in the future.
15 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
Elon Musk's Neuralink technology can do some impressive things, and seems like a real boon to researchers. But Musk's predictions about treating brain disorders may just be hype. Tiffany, Nick, Natalya and Sudipto take a deeper look at brain implants today, and explore the medical (and consumer) future for wireless brain tech.
21 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Voice analysis for disease detection
With more people receiving virtual care (telemedicine), it makes sense to leverage advanced voice analysis techniques to diagnose diseases - from pulmonary hypertension to dementia to COVID-19. In this episode, Nick & Sudipto discuss the technology behind disease detection via voice, and how that tech may be integrated into telehealth workflows.
14 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
Synchronous vs Asynchronous Telemedicine
Most people still imagine telemedicine as a 2-way video conversation between a doctor and patient. But "asynchronous" care has also grown, offers some advantages, and may be better positioned to scale up during a pandemic. Darryl, Raj, Sudipto and Nick discuss these two models of telehealth, and how patients may digitally reach out to their clinicians in the future.
20 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
EHR + Big Tech
Epic plus Microsoft. Cerner with Amazon. Meditech and Google. Major EHR vendors are pairing off with big tech companies - for their cloud capabilities, and maybe more. Sudipto and Tiffany join Nick to discuss this trend - what EHR vendors are hoping to gain from these new relationships, and what patients and providers can expect in terms of "smart" new features and improved productivity.
20 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
Disparities & Digital Health
Health outcomes in the US for people of color were already worse before COVID-19; the pandemic laid bare further disparities, with higher infection rates and mortality in this population. But COVID also prompted broad usage of telemedicine, and maybe, new opportunities to address healthcare disparities. Natalya, Darryl and Ricardo join Nick to discuss the technology's potential, and pitfalls, as digital health is deployed to improve health access, quality and ultimately, outcomes.
19 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
Healthcare AI: Promise and Peril
Electronic Health Records and clinical decision support has remained remarkably simple for decades; there's great potential (and need) for AI to guide clinicians on tougher questions of patient care. But these advanced techniques have their own limitations - sometimes quite insidious - that can lead to bad decisions and worse care. Nick, Sudipto and Darryl discuss the problem of bias in AI, and new ways to hopefully address it.
17 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
Taking Your Medicine
Medication adherence is a growing part of digital health, aiming to promote patients actually taking their prescribed medications. With stakeholders including app and device developers, to Pharma, Insurance and hospital systems, there's increasing pressure to produce evidence that the tools work. Natalya talks with Nick, Tiffany and Sudipto about the literature, and the gang shares their perspectives on what works in the realm of med adherence.
18 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
What Might Have Been
We're big believers in the potential for technology to reshape healthcare delivery, and we've come across great digital health companies that really impress us. But sometimes, the timing just isn't right, or something just prevents a partnership from taking off. In this episode Nick is joined by Darryl and Natalya - we each review a startup we loved, and think about what might have been.
18 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Getting the Message
How should a patient get notified about a test result? How should a patient ask a question about those results? We know communication is critical to the doctor-patient interaction, but in digital health it's not as simple as it should be. The gang explores the complexity of digital health communication, and thinks about solutions.
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