17 minutes | Mar 27, 2023
Walk Before You Run: Why Healthcare Needs Web 2.5 Before It Can Adopt Web3
Walk Before You Run: Why Healthcare Needs Web 2.5 Before It Can Adopt Web3 Bart Cant | CTO, Tydei.io John Hatchell | Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tydei.io In this episode speakers discuss: What elements of blockchain technology can healthcare benefit from TODAY without committing to decentralization The strategy for utilizing DAML for the purpose of progressive decentralization in enterprise Converging how TradFi was brought on chain to innovate healthcare payments Future strategies utilizing DAO’s and NFT’s in a heavily regulated environment
15 minutes | Mar 20, 2023
Implementing Democratized Patient Health Record Access Through Distributed Ledger Technologies and Token Economics
Implementing Democratized Patient Health Record Access Through Distributed Ledger Technologies and Token Economics Jim Nasr | CEO, Acoer This episode delves into a real use case that led to the development of an existing production quality consumer app currently available on both Apple App Store and Google Play. The discussion focuses on practical considerations, implementation decisions and the nuances of the token economics that were the foundation of this solution.
10 minutes | Mar 13, 2023
How Patients Benefit From Broad Use of Blockchain in Healthcare
How Patients Benefit From Broad Use of Blockchain in Healthcare Mary Butler-Everson | SVP, Commercial Growth, Avaneer Health Now and in the near future, blockchain improves the lives of patients. Hear how the patient journey transforms with the ability to control ownership of patient data, and how critical data is shared seamlessly between stakeholders. With blockchain, healthcare is becoming patient-centered, both clinically and administratively.
19 minutes | Mar 6, 2023
Future Health: Leveraging Space for Health Innovation
Future Health: Leveraging Space for Health Innovation James Hury III | Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) Mr. James Hury, Deputy Director and Chief Innovation Officer for the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) explores the future of health, and how preparing technologies to protect the health of astronauts in deep space can advance health for all humans, wherever they explore. Supported by the NASA Human Research Program (HRP), TRISH is an applied space health research catalyst that funds disruptive, high-impact scientific studies and technologies to equip astronauts for deep space exploration. The institute is seeking bold, courageous proposals from experts in disciplines spanning medicine, science, technology, and engineering who have the ideas and skills that will help us find solutions for the challenges and limitations facing human space travel.
38 minutes | Feb 27, 2023
Quadruple Aim Meets Digital Health: Opportunities and Challenges
Quadruple Aim Meets Digital Health: Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Paul Barach, Quadruple Aim Meets Digital Health: Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Sweta Sneha, Executive Director of Healthcare Management Informatics., Professor of Information Systems, Coles College of Business, Kennesaw University Steve Meurer, Executive Principal, Data Science and Member Insights, Vizient The group will evaluate telehealth policy and service interventions: framework to guide selection, and interpretation of study end points.
17 minutes | Feb 20, 2023
Patient Centricity and Ways to Expand Telehealth and Telemedicine Access
Patient Centricity and Ways to Expand Telehealth and Telemedicine Access Dr. Innocent Clemente, CEO Ciba Health will address topics such as wearable device usefulness for both practitioners and insurers, opportunities of digital health and telemedicine for the insurance industry, and how to expand services and platforms across borders. Biography Innocent is a trained physician, innovator and entrepreneur, the CEO and Founder of Ciba health a digital therapeutic, chronic disease reversal and a virtual care company. Innocent Clement was the former CEO and Co-Founder of Kaia Health Inc., a digital therapeutic company, where he led Kaia Health initiatives here in the US, including partnerships, clinical trials, regulatory submissions, and expansion across North America.
26 minutes | Feb 13, 2023
Opportunities and Obstacles for Using Remote Monitoring and AI to Enable Sustained Integrated Telehealth
Opportunities and Obstacles for Using Remote Monitoring and AI to Enable Sustained Integrated Telehealth Telehealth has seen a rapid growth period in the last a couple of years globally, partly propelled by the pandemic. Now many patients and healthcare providers have seen the potential benefits of telehealth, many people are in the process to drive sustained growth of this new paradigm of healthcare. The panel will be focused on two key enabling factors of the future growth of integrated telehealth, i.e., remote monitoring and AI. They will use specific cases to discuss the Opportunities and Obstacles in the development, deployment, and commercialization of these technologies. Biographies Shereese Maynard is the Co-founder of NostraData Medical, a healthcare technology startup. Shereese also has a minority stake in HIT Like A Girl pod, a community platform for women in the health technology industry. A top 30 healthcare technology influencer rated by Health Tech Magazine, Shereese applies her expertise to help healthcare organizations scale and thrive in the health IT market. She advises startups and nonprofits on physician and patient engagement strategies. Shereese has worked in roles from tech consultant to executive leadership. Her work focuses on improving quality, efficiency, and patient safety in both Medicaid and Medicare programs across multiple states. Shereese is highly sought-after as a keynote speaker and writer in areas of expertise that include healthcare data governance and strategy, health IT strategies and development, and big data analytics. She actively advocates for women’s advancement in the health IT sector, and currently serves as ambassador for Women in Data Science and is passionate about creating opportunities for women. Jiang Li, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of Vivalink, Inc., a provider of human vital data solutions for virtual healthcare applications. He holds 11 patents related to healthcare in three fundamental areas: wearable sensor technology, product features and design, and health data algorithms. Vivalink was created based on a belief that a simple digital link could build a communication bridge capable of sharing valuable diagnostic and monitoring information, empowering patients to be more involved while enjoying their normal lives. Prior to founding Vivalink in 2014, Li was vice president of Engineering at Thin Film Electronics and at Kovio, managing product and technology development in sensor technology and IoT, and trailblazing flexible electronics technology. Rising to the role of vice president of Product Engineering at Spansion, he was responsible for managing a $1.8 billion and accelerated product development speed by 50 percent. He is a published author and speaker in the fields of remote patient monitoring and telemedicine. As an expert in building a company with expertise across multifaceted fields of technology, IoT, medical regulatory requirements, data analytics and product development, his commentary is regarded among his peers as insightful and innovative. Li earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from Zhejiang University, and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, in 1998. Prasad Kothari is an analytics and data science leader & Author who has worked extensively building high-performing teams for various organizations and has provided consulting to many fortune 500 clients. Currently, he focuses on helping clients realize the value of data science & blockchain to solve priority business problems, including healthcare analytics, customer analytics, marketing analytics, RWE/RWD, and supply chain analytics. Prasad has published healthcare data science research papers across leading journals, as well as books on AI.
27 minutes | Feb 6, 2023
Telehealth - Reimbursement, Workflows & Prescribing
Telehealth - Reimbursement, Workflows & Prescribing Panelists will discuss topics below and their relevance for telehealth leaders Current challenges for providers Reimbursement Workflows Prescribing Disparities of care Future vision for telehealth for health-systems
12 minutes | Jan 30, 2023
How Do We Get Physicians To Care About The Bottom-Line?
How Do We Get Physicians To Care About The Bottom-Line? Modern healthcare is quickly evolving. The advent of EHRs and digital health is putting pressure on physicians to know more and more non-clinical information. In addition to their clinical expertise physician alignment and proficiency with financial, compliance, and administrative objectives is critical for the modern healthcare systems overall success. While physicians are experts at providing the best possible care for their patients, they receive little to no training on how to align with crucial health system initiatives resulting in friction between physician and health system stakeholders. The secret to harmoniously merging physician's clinical goals with the health system's business goals is increasing the application of evidence-based EHR integrated disease management. Biography Dr. Adam M. Robison is the founder and chief medical officer of AI Medica, INC. He also serves as the medical director over adult hospital medicine for the St. Luke’s Health System in Idaho. In addition to his non-clinical responsibilities, he is a practicing internal medicine hospitalist. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine. When not working in his various responsibilities, he loves spending time with his 4 amazing children and his beautiful wife of 18 years.
18 minutes | Jan 23, 2023
How ‘Resource Recycling’ Impacts a New Telehealth Paradigm
How ‘Resource Recycling’ Impacts a New Telehealth Paradigm Telehealth provides an opportunity to change rules of engagement, reach out to neglected communities, and uncharted populations at the touch of a button, redefining a transformative vision from disconnection to a well-orchestrated consortium of value-based care and patient-centered services. All we need to do is to develop a ‘digital resource recycling’ mentality, and technology will take care of the rest. The new telehealth paradigm supports outreach, connectivity and interaction, offering an opportunity to put an end to the current innovation predicament and function on a platform that we can scale and radically transform the pace and permanence of integration in health and care systems. The challenge is an overproduction of data, already contributing to the global carbon footprint. This is where data recycling comes in, as a sustainability prerequisite for the new telehealth paradigm. Biography Doctor Dimitris Kalogeropoulos is independent senior advisor with the World Bank, the WHO, UNICEF and the European Commission, recognized by his peers as thought leader and key policy expert in global health innovation and digital development acceleration. With a PhD in health systems science, he has twenty years of field experience in international development and thirty years in health innovation, clinical evaluation, medical AI, ethics, and innovation ecosystems, working together with governments, high-level strategy and policy committees, think-tanks, multilateral organisations and philanthropic organizations. Dimitris is the former CEO of a management consulting firm and sits on the board of advisors of a number of US companies. He volunteers as a senior member and advisor in the IEEE SA Transforming the Telehealth Paradigm Programme, as mentor in the IEEE EMBS Young Professionals Entrepreneurship Programme for Healthcare Innovation, and as judge and mentor in the Edison™ Accelerator by GE Healthcare and the Wayra global open innovation hub.
30 minutes | Jan 16, 2023
Global Trends in Information Governance & Data Protection
Global Trends in Information Governance & Data Protection This podcast will discuss the top legal and regulatory issues affecting information governance and data privacy and security measures being implemented or expanded in the United States and European Union. This presentation will provide valuable insights to startups and existing telemedicine providers and digital health technology companies seeking to understand strategic planning to optimize market success and maintain regulatory compliance. Key Topics / Learning Points Policy trends in the United States and recently enacted state privacy laws Practical insights and recommendations to compliance with GDPR or local privacy rules Flexibilities applied during the pandemic to ensure access to safer health care Pending legislation impacting information governance and data protection Access and use of individually identifiable information in clinical trials and research Speaker Biographies CHARLES C. DUNHAM, IV is a Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP. He serves as outside counsel to telemedicine practices and management companies and digital health technology companies on transactional, operational, and regulatory matters; HIPAA and state privacy rules; government and commercial payor reimbursement and audits; and white collar civil and criminal defense. He is the co-author of BNA Bloomberg’s Telehealth Portfolio Series, which is the foremost and comprehensive publication on telehealth legal and regulatory issues. CARSTEN KOCIOK is a Local Partner at Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP. He is a data protection expert with a wide-ranging practice representing an enviable roster of domestic and international clients on complex issues. Carsten advises clients across industries including healthcare, financial services, media, real estate and on a wide variety of complex matters, including cybersecurity, data breach response and compliance. He is a leading technology specialist and a recognized expert on GDPR and other EU and German privacy regulations.
20 minutes | Jan 9, 2023
Leveraging Web 3.0 Architecture for Healthcare 4.0
Leveraging Web 3.0 Architecture for Healthcare 4.0 The global digital transformation has been exponentially accelerated by the latest pandemic and we have a unique opportunity to redefine, redesign and reconfigure global wellness, global health and global health-care delivery systems. Telehealth and telemedicine play a key role in this new ecosystem and can act as a gateway to achieving Healthcare 4.0. The dual power of increased telehealth adoption, and transitioning towards a decentralized next generation internet (web 3.0) can act as a catalyst to enhance our efforts toward attainment of a more equitable healthcare ecosystem. Biography Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes is CEO of Softhread Inc., the Founder and CEO of The Science, Entrepreneurship and Investments Institute, Founder & CEO of Revexpo Consulting and currently serving as a Country Director for WBAF USA, Senator of WBAF, Faculty Member of the WBAF Business School- Division of Entrepreneurship, and teaching the Executive MBA Business Technology Course at the UM Business School. She is also acting as the Chief Innovation Officer for Government Blockchain Association. Most recently she served as President of Detect Genomix, Chief Quality and Safety Officer Chief and Innovation Officer for Mednax, Chief Quality and Safety Officer and Chief of Compliance for the University of Miami UHealth System. Additionally, Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes serves an an Expert Advisor to EUBOF, is an Advisory Board Member of several companies, entrepreneurship incubators or accelerators, as well as an Editorial Board Member for several international publications, an author, keynote speaker and TV/Media partner.
22 minutes | Jan 2, 2023
Data as Strategy: How Platforms Solve Problems and Ecosystems Can Transform the Industry
Data as Strategy: How Platforms Solve Problems and Ecosystems Can Transform the Industry Many organizations talk about the power of data but too few really understand the full potential. Utilizing a strategic framework that redefines the roles of collaboration and innovation, see how one organization built competitive differentiators by expanding upon the concept of a data analytics platform to create a data operating system and beyond enterprise analytics to facilitating an ecosystem. Biography Tom Andriola is Vice Chancellor, Information, Technology and Data; Chief Data Officer, UC Irvine and UCI Health. He is responsible for ensuring the effective and strategic use of data and technology across all aspects of the UCI enterprise. Prior to joining UCI, he served as Vice President & Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the University of California System, working with campus and healthcare leaders to expand the use of technology strategically and realize operational synergies. Among his accomplishments, he created the organizational platform to support the collaboration of 8,000 IT professionals across the University, launched a nationally-recognized IT Leadership Academy, and played a leading role in developing UC Health’s big data strategy, which led to the creation of the UCwide clinical data warehouse representing 16 million patients. Prior business accomplishments include enabling the first national mammography program in Europe, introducing a virtual care solution for intensive care patients in India, and collaborating with Peking University and the China Association for Cardiologists to build its first clinical data repository of cardiology patients in China. He has built innovation teams in India, China, Israel, and Brazil. Andriola spent the earlier years of his career as a leader for multi-billion dollar enterprises in the capacity of a global CIO and business transformation officer with organizations such as Royal Philips, Marconi PLC, Sapient and Price Waterhouse Coopers. He serves as the Chairperson for CENIC (advancing research & bridging the digital divide in California) and as a Board member for OCHIN (dedicated to addressing healthcare equity nationally). He is an advisor to several early-stage software companies and maintains advisory relationships collaborating on research and innovation at the UCSD/UCI California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation, and UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health.
20 minutes | Dec 26, 2022
The Evolution and Promise of Digital Health
The Evolution and Promise of Digital Health Learn about the history of health IT policy in the US, and how the national infrastructure being built today via the 21st Century Cures Act, is paving the way for a digitally native healthcare ecosystem in the years ahead. Biography Stephen Konya joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as the Senior Innovation Strategist for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). In addition to developing the Agency’s external and internal innovation strategy, he also serves as a key liaison for innovation related projects and challenges, specifically targeting engagement opportunities with the healthcare startup and investor communities. In this role, Mr. Konya has led several key ONC projects, including the national Health IT Playbook, the ONC Patient Engagement Playbook for Providers, the SMART App Gallery, the FHIR at Scale Taskforce (FAST) Initiative, and is a founding Co-Chair of the Together.Health Collaborative. Prior to his position with the Federal Government, he served concurrently as Chief of Staff, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Results Officer for the Illinois Department of Public Health. Where, in addition to many other responsibilities, he was tasked with leading the agency's Innovation and Open Data strategy, and was appointed Chair of the Open Data sub-committee under the IL Alliance for Health, a CMMI State Innovation Model (SIM) planning grant. Other assignments included being appointed to the IL Commission on the Elimination of Poverty, and Co-Chair of the Illinois Workforce Investment Board’s (IWIB) Healthcare Taskforce. Previously, Mr. Konya served as the Chief of Staff for the IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and CFO of the IL Human Rights Commission. He holds a BBA in Finance and International Business from Loyola University of Chicago, and was both a Fellow and Mentor of the Mid-America Regional Public Health Leadership Institute (MARPHLI) program, at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC), School of Public Health.
26 minutes | Dec 12, 2022
Raising the Bar in RPM Innovation with Value Based Patient-Centered Care
Raising the Bar in RPM Innovation with Value Based Patient-Centered Care Maria Palombini, Director, Healthcare & LIfe Science Global Practice Lead, IEEE SA Vladimir A. Pozdin, Asst. Professor, Department of Electrical. Computer and Mechanical Engineering, Florida International University
17 minutes | Dec 5, 2022
The Role Blockchain Tech Can Play in Solving Today's Telemedicine Limitations
The Role Blockchain Tech Can Play in Solving Today's Telemedicine Limitations Data security, regulatory compliance, cost of IT infrastructure, cross border consultations, and interoperability are just some of the challenges telemedicine faces today. Find out how blockchain technology can help solve many of the pressing challenges, telemedicine faces today. Biography Pradeep Goel, CEO of Solve.Care, has extensive expertise in blockchain, finance, technology and healthcare. He has been in the CEO, COO, CIO and CTO roles at various insurance, technology and healthcare companies over the last 30+ years. Pradeep was deeply involved in designing and building solutions for public programs such as Medicaid eligibility and enrollment, children health insurance program administration, Medicare claims, SNAP/TANF administration and payments, child Welfare program administration, and many others. Pradeep worked with the healthcare initiatives of the both the Bush and Obama administration to design and build several public program solutions under the Health Savings Act and Affordable Care Act. Prior to founding Solve.Care, Pradeep built 4 healthcare IT companies and has been at the top of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, INC500/5000 fastest growing companies lists multiple times. Pradeep was included in the 100 most promising entrepreneurs globally, complied by Goldman Sachs.
29 minutes | Nov 28, 2022
International Trends in Virtual Care - Views from Brazil, UK, and Singapore
International Trends in Virtual Care - Views from Brazil, UK, and Singapore Learn how the market for virtual care has evolved, what the greatest challenges are to expansion and scale and what can help the development of virtual care solutions in markets around the world. THMT participating editors: · Jefferson Fernandes, MD, PhD, MBA, Neurologist, Vice President, Brazilian Association of Telemedicine and Telehealth. Coordinator, Telemedicine Education Program, Medical Association of São Paulo. Academic Coordinator, Management & Innovation in Health, IBCMED, Brazil · Adam Chee, PhD, Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre, Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore · Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO, The Organization for the Review of Health and Care Apps (ORCHA), UK Moderator, Marcus Osborne, MBA, Former SVP Walmart Health, Walmart Health & Wellness
20 minutes | Nov 21, 2022
Insiders Perspectives on Hybrid Care
Insiders Perspectives on Hybrid Care Hear from Microsoft, Teladoc Health, and Ravkoo Health executives about what’s currently top of mind in their respective healthcare businesses, and what they are being asked to deliver for clients and consumers. Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC is the National Director, US Health Provider and Plans for Microsoft. Her career journey spans almost 30 years in the health and technology industries. She is passionate about uniting technology, clinicians, and patients to improve care delivery, safety, and outcomes. Molly joined Microsoft in 2013 and served as the US Chief Nursing Officer until August 2020. She currently now leads a team of industry clinical and technical subject matter experts that drive digital technology innovation and transformation for health provider and payor organizations. Connect with Molly on LinkedIn and Twitter @MollyMcCarthyRN Alpesh Patel, CEO of ravkoo, immigrated to the United States and worked as a pharmacist for several years before teaming up with Manish Patel to open their own pharmacy. This pharmacy soon turned into a chain of pharmacies across several states, and from there, Alpesh branched out into the world of telehealth. Alpesh now focuses on finding solutions in telehealth and care across the USA as entrepreneur. His current endeavor is creating a curious app and patient wellness index score bringing health data and services to one health index stop for the consumer. Dr. Shayan Vyas serves as Medical Officer and SVP at Teladoc Health. He leads the Health Hospitals and Health systems (HHS) division and previously lead Clinical Operations. As part of his Clinical Operations duties, he helped managed Teladoc’s Global physician group (>5000 physicians, and well as Teladoc’s employed physician group) during the peak COVID 2019-21 years. On HHS team, he is the leading physician with clinical responsibilities in product, implementation, and execution with Teladoc health systems and hospitals. Dr.Vyas is an executive leader, practicing intensivist and telehealth physician with over 20K telehealth visits. He has more 10 Years of virtual health experience. Prior to joining Teladoc, Dr.Vyas worked with multiple digital health vendors (Electronic medical records companies, Medical Devices, SaaS, and patient engagement companies). He also started the first multi-hospital telehealth program in the US. Dr.Vyas earned his medical degree from Medical University of the Americas, completed residency at University of Florida and pediatric critical care at Miami Children’s He earned his Master’s in Business Administration in 2019 from Auburn University. He is passionate on addressing the digital divide and the social determents of health. He serves as a board member on a medical device company, a nonprofit magnet school in low income Orlando neighborhood, and a large international for-profit full service- dinning/restaurant company.
13 minutes | Nov 14, 2022
Key Components of a Tech-Enabled Hospital at Home Program
Key Components of a Tech-Enabled Hospital at Home Program Sandeep Pulim Until recently, acute care technological innovations were centered on improvements in procedural interventions or critical care. Accelerated by the pandemic, there has been a shift and developing interest in bringing acute-level care into the home. As a result, more tech-enabled improvements are supporting decentralized care models. Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), combined with clinical necessity, are enabling healthcare systems to deliver better care beyond the four walls of the hospital. Biography Sandeep Pulim, MD is a physician entrepreneur and currently medical director at Biofourmis. Dr. Pulim most recently served as the Chief Medical Officer at Bluestream Health and Chief Innovation Officer at Medici. Prior to joining the Medici team, Dr. Pulim worked to enable cognitive clinical decision-making technology at the point of care for HCPs and patients, to positively impact clinical learning and quality measures for healthcare organizations, pharma, and payers. Previously as co-founder and CMO of Health Recovery Solutions, Dr. Pulim helped empower patients to better manage their health and improve quality of life using evidence-based interventions and has also served as Senior Medical Editor at MDLinx. Dr. Pulim also helped create sustainable healthcare innovation via enabling fellows to improve the health of communities by creating innovative technology solutions that deliver transformational impact while molding the next generation of leaders at Health for America.
20 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
Addressing Workforce Crisis Through New Models of Care
Addressing Workforce Crisis Through New Models of Care Kathleen McGrow DNP, MS, RN, PMP, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Microsoft Health & Life Sciences The healthcare industry has already been burdened by longstanding trends like aging populations, provider burnout, and patient dissatisfaction. Healthcare burnout has increased significantly during the pandemic. Many factors are putting strain on the industry: expanding healthcare roles, squeeze in reimbursements, competition for patient volume, shifts in the delivery of care, and a shortage of providers and staff. These factors have contributed to the unprecedented challenge forcing healthcare organizations to rethink established norms and operational best practices. While new technologies have promised significant clinical and operational benefits for healthcare organizations, COVID-19 has turned them from nice-to-haves to imperatives. This session will discuss how today’s workforce crisis can be addressed through new models of care such as telehealth. Objectives: Discuss the business process and business applications revolution Explain the experience revolution Describe the impact of new models of care on the clinical workforce