MedStreet Journal
MedStreet Journal is a healthcare-focused podcast that brings coverage of interesting news and current headlines from around the industry. Join us for weekly conversations with the brilliant innovators leading the future of healthcare.
Integrating RPM into the Telehealth Space
January 18, 2022 • 15 MIN
In this episode, our guest is Becky Sanders. She is the Executive Director of Telehealth Services for OPYS Physician Services. Becky comes to OPYS with nearly 15 years of experience in rural healthcare and telehealth. She holds a master’s in business administration, with a focus on healthcare administration, as well as a LEAN Healthcare Blackbelt. At OPYS, their physicians actively practice in both Rural and Urban facilities. They are experienced in the Mid-Western Rural States, as they understand the needs of Critical Access and Community Hospitals. Combined with the experience of leading trauma centers, and tertiary care facilities, OPYS Physicians bring the necessary balance of experience, depth, and integration to our partner hospitals.
Utilizing Workflow Automation in Increasing Patient Experience
January 11, 2022 • 22 MIN
Tim is the senior Product and Technology leader at AdvancedMD with 19+ years of experience in Product Lifecycle Management, He is an Agile expert with extensive experience bringing new products to market in short cycles to efficiently find Product-Market fit. Tim is also known for building scalable and extensible platforms to serve customers that are flexible, and easy to maintain. AdvancedMD was born as a true multi-tenant SaaS platform over 20 years ago and now serves over 40,000 medical providers in nearly all specialties and mental health providers in all 5 states with an integrated workflow for medical practices that help improve the overall patient experience.
Episode 60: Leveraging Technology In Automating Workflow
January 4, 2022 • 27 MIN
Today, our guest is James Rose, the director of the content snare. Content Snare makes it easy to collect information from clients. Content Snare started building their product in 2009 as a web design. Today, their primary audience includes professional services like accountants and lawyers.
Episode 59: Finding the Right Digital Health Solutions for Telehealth Practice
December 28, 2021 • 19 MIN
In this episode, our guest is Sam Lippolis. Sam works with clinicians, organizations, and digital health companies using step-by-step methods for scaling a successful telehealth program the right way. She is an OG in telehealth having been in the field since 2010. Sam specializes in clinical training and has been implementing telemedicine for 12 years, across 19 specialties, and trained over 3000 clinicians from MA to doctor.
Episode 58: Adding Behavioral And Mental Health In Primary Healthcare Team
December 21, 2021 • 26 MIN
Today, our guest is Spencer Hutchins. He is the co-founder and CEO of Concert Health. Concert Health is working in the behavioral health and mental health space to make healthcare accessible to underserved populations including those with Medicare/Medicaid and via rural health clinics. Currently, they have over 130 employed behavioral health clinicians on the team that work hand in hand with primary care practitioners and care for over 20,000 patients.
Episode 57: A Center of Support: Building Space For Comprehensive Counseling and Therapy Practices
December 14, 2021 • 33 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest is Margo Jacquot. She is the award-winning founder and Chief Care Officer of The Juniper Center, one of the largest counseling and therapy practices across Chicagoland, with over 60 clinicians at 5 locations, plus across Illinois with Teletherapy. Margo also hosts the podcast, Your Mental Health Business Mentor, helping clinicians find the balance between providing compassionate client care and business agility to grow their mental health practice. Dr. Jacquot also provides one-on-one business consulting to mental health professionals and practice owners.
Episode 56: Maximizing Billing Profit By Being a Digital Nomad
December 7, 2021 • 19 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest is Ms. Kym Tolson. Kim Tolson is an LCSW with online private practice and is living as a digital nomad. She is a coach for therapists and virtual assistants who want to learn insurance billing, work remotely, and travel the world. Kim has trained over 950 therapists and virtual assistants to incorporate bill insurance into telehealth and live their best lives.
Episode 55: The Magic Behind Building A Video-Centric Aesthetic Business Empire
November 30, 2021 • 39 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest is Louis Silberman, the founder and president of the National Laser Institute and Louology. He has always wanted to be a healthcare entrepreneur but was just too scared to jump in without the proper vision and mission, but with the right determination, Lou Silberman was able to create a video-centric medical business empire dedicated to the global community of people in the aesthetic and beauty field.
Episode 54: How Value-Based Healthcare Executives Solve Expensive Data Problems
November 23, 2021 • 33 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest is Adam Lorton. Adam is a healthcare independent data consultant, who helps value-based care executives to solve expensive data problems. His experience in the health space was completely an accident, being a data scientist at a software company. Today, he revolutionized the healthcare industry by introducing numbers and algorithms to interpret that data in the medical field.
Episode 53: Innovation in the Teleradiology Industry | Timothy Kelley
November 16, 2021 • 24 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest is Tim Kelly, the CEO of TeleRay. Tim has always been involved in the radiology field, he is one of the forefront personalities in providing the latest cutting-edge technology in healthcare imaging. TeleRay was the first to combine comprehensive telehealth and radiological image management system on a single platform at a cheap cost while maintaining the greatest level of security and efficiency.
Episode 52: Inclusive and Accessible Healthcare| David Stein
October 19, 2021 • 24 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest is David Stein, the co-founder, and CEO of Ash- a healthcare start-up that enables at-home diagnostics for easy healthcare delivery. The company works with health & wellness companies, medical institutions, public health institutions, universities, and pharmaceuticals to provide the most comprehensive and inclusive at-home / remote diagnostic testing.
Episode 51: School-based Health Programming (Planning, Implementation, and Sustainability)|Molly Ticknor
September 28, 2021 • 23 MIN
In today’s episode, Molly Ticknor, an executive director at Show Me school-based health Alliance of Missouri, discusses the health care gaps and the lack of equitable access to youth- care in Missouri. The organization collaborates with school districts and the community to help identify the best school-based healthcare program in meeting the demands of quality healthcare services to the youth in the area.
Episode 50: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) awareness month | Dr. Juan Carlos Correa
September 21, 2021 • 19 MIN
In today’s episode, our guest Dr. Juan Carlos Correa, the managing physician at Modern Vascular Overland Park Clinic talks about the new tools and new techniques that they do in a very simple outpatient setting to help save people's legs. The company is doing complex vascular treatment and interventions despite the influence of the pandemic on their staff and in providing healthcare to their patients, they advocate for Peripheral Arterial Disease and mitigate the stigma underlying the disease in order to spread awareness and educate on proper treatment.
Episode # 49: Breakthrough Technology in the Drug Delivery System | Don Turner
September 7, 2021 • 46 MIN
Breakthrough Technology in the Drug Delivery System In today’s episode, our guest is Don Turner, the Chairman, and CEO of Neosinus Health which has commercialized a fully integrated platform for optimizing drug delivery and health outcomes The company is playing a leadership role in advancing high-potential existing drugs for new indications and developing a new and innovative class of brain drugs that will address the largest global health burden and finally deliver new therapies that have been unattainable for many decades.
Episode #48: Mixing Technology with Healthcare Staffing | Cherie Kloss
August 31, 2021 • 22 MIN
This week’s guest is Cherie Kloss, the CEO and founder of Snap Nurse A tech-powered staffing platform, SnapNurse quickly and easily connects healthcare facilities with on demand nurses and allied professionals. Whether it’s an urgent crisis or a long-term staffing need, Snap Nurse can fulfill the staffing requirement in a timely manner while offering flexible contracts to avoid being understaffed or overbooked like traditional methods allow for.
Episode # 47: Shifting Provider Focus from Managing the Business to Serving More Patients
August 24, 2021 • 25 MIN
Graphium creates innovative, mobile-based software to support the back-office functions of medical facilities specializing in anesthesia. Their goal is to optimize the management of backend data and technologies, so healthcare providers can spend less time running the business and more time focused on serving patients.
Episode #46: Transforming Healthcare Through Technology | Amihai Neiderman
August 17, 2021 • 18 MIN
As advanced healthcare technology continues to emerge, extra attention is being paid to existing pain points that it could solve for providers, payers, and patients around the world. In today’s episode, our guest Amihai Neiderman, CEO and co-founder of Nym Health, discusses the top concerns and proposed solutions around healthcare insurance claims.
Episode 45: Hitesh Metah | Revolutionising Healthcare through Realtime Monitoring
August 3, 2021 • 33 MIN
Hitesh is Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Nutromics and is passionate about bring innovative new wearable and AI-driven health-tech products and solutions to the market for impact. Hitesh has more than 10+ years of experience consulting globally within Healthcare and previously worked at IBM Watson Health.
Episode 44: Elevating the Health and Quality of Life of Patients Around the World with Cameron Carter
July 27, 2021 • 27 MIN
Cameron Carter is an experienced product strategist within the value-based ecosystem explains how he goes about tackling some problems in the healthcare industry. [02:17] What gave Cameron confidence to pursue to pursue a new opportunity rather than just staying put? He talks about how he learned a lot from startup and that he really fancied working at a big company. [5:50] How does Cameron’s day to day schedule and responsibility look like? He says that his day-to-day life is all about being creative. He adds up that at the same time, it's always about being consumer centric, or patient centric. [7:55] How does Cameron go about finding other resources and build up his weakness? Mr. Carter says that he tends to lean on others and lean into others as well. Carter adds up and says that he’s quite observant and asks questions a lot. [9:52] Obstacles encountered within the company and how did Cameron solve that moment of adversity? He says that there hasn't been a laundry list of adversity because he feels like that would be a red flag. [11:47] What kind of advice would Cameron share to some companies looking to diversify? Cameron speaks emphasizes the importance of listening and understand, that decoupling your comfort creates growth. [17:52] What are some of the trends in the healthcare space? Here, he says that he is excited about people really questioning the historical context, the historical design of the healthcare system. [21:37] What sort of advice would Cameron give to other health care companies that are looking to make an impact in the healthcare industry? He says that industries should start locally and deliver good care to local schools and banks. Links: @CamDotCarter - Twitter
Episode 43: Good Nutrition and Whole Self-adaptability With Patricia Boulogne
July 20, 2021 • 39 MIN
Dr. Patricia Boulogne is a certified functional medicine practitioner, Chiropractor, speaker, coach, and also bestseller author. Over the last 35+ years, Patricia has dedicated her life to helping people to focus on the whole person, thus eliminating chronic problems.
Episode 42: Vori Health | Virtual and In-person Musculoskeletal Healthcare Company with Ryan Grant
July 13, 2021 • 39 MIN
In this episode, Rodney Hu is joined up Ryan Grant as his guest for the show as they tackle various issues faced in the healthcare industry. Ryan Grant, a Neurosurgeon and Healthcare Entrepreneur impacting the healthcare industry.
Episode 41: Lyfegroup | An International Conglomerate that plays a leading role in the Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cannabis industries with Martha Futterman
July 5, 2021 • 31 MIN
Hello guys and welcome to yet another captivating episode of the Medstreet Journal podcast. Our usual host of this show, Rodney Hu is joined up by a very prominent guest in Martha Futterman-Troop, a lady that applies cutting edge innovation to solve complex challenges in the healthcare industry About Martha Futterman Martha Futterman-Troop is a senior-level pharmaceutical and homeopathic business development and sales professional who has more than 15+ years of experience in rheumatology, sports medicine, orthopedics, neurology, cardiology and other professions. Martha is also the director of business development in a well-respected global manufacturer of pharmaceuticals called LyfeGroup. Martha dedicated her profession in the company by enhancing life via educational and medical research and also applying high-grade innovation in order to tackle complex development challenges in the healthcare industry.
Episode 40: ngram Health | Immersive digital therapies for older adults and their caregivers with Maor Cohen
June 23, 2021 • 35 MIN
Meet Maor Cohen, a man integrating the senior citizens with modern technology. Hello guys and welcome to another episode of the Medstreet Journal Podcast. Our host for the show is Rodney Hu as always. In this episode, Rodney interviews a special guest in Maor Cohen. Maor Cohen is the CEO and Co-Founder of ngram health. It’s a company that develops therapeutic virtual reality experiences that improve the quality of life for senior citizens with cognitive impairment along with their families, and their professional caregivers.
Episode 39: BoxLock | The Supply Chain Access Control Platform with Andrew Kelley
June 16, 2021 • 34 MIN
Welcome to yet another fascinating and productive episode of the Med-street journal podcast. Our ever-jovial host for the show, Rodney Hu gears up and welcomes his guest in Andrew Kelley, who is the Chief Commercial Officer at BoxLock.
Episode 38: QAD | Next-Generation Manufacturing & Supply Chain Solutions in the Cloud with Jennifer Petrosky
June 9, 2021 • 28 MIN
Welcome to this episode of the Medstreet Journal podcast show. In this episode, or host Rodney Hu, cheerful as always welcomes Jennifer Petrosky, buckle up folks as we get some insight into what Jennifer Petrosky is all about. Jennifer is the life sciences director at QAD. QAD is a global enterprise software company that has been around since 1979. Before joining QAD, Jennifer led market strategy for Kalypso, a Rockwell Automation company and leading PLM & IOT consulting and system Integrator Jennifer explains how the pandemic has impacted digital transformation (2.15) Rodney asks Jennifer how the pandemic accelerated the pace of digital transformation in the life sciences field where she talks about different decision making and processes automation. They touch a little bit about digital transformation and Jennifer says that digital solutions are expediting the delivery of advanced therapeutics
Episode 37: Ivan Dunskiy | Demigos - Healthtech Software Development Services
June 2, 2021 • 23 MIN
In this latest episode of the Medstreet Journal Podcast, our host for the show Rodney Hu is joined up by a very special guest in Ivan Dunskiy who is the current CEO of Demigos. Demigos is an IT development company that builds solutions for healthcare companies and start-ups. They get deeply involved in clients’ business targets and use advanced technologies to build unique solutions that help hospitals, senior living facilities, and healthcare start-ups streamline their processes and build new competitive IT products.
Episode 36: Ted Finn | Making a Change in the Wearables Tech Industry
May 26, 2021 • 19 MIN
Tedd is the CEO and founder of Uplift Ventures and is also the chairman and co-founder of Innovative Wellness Systems. He is a Global citizen and 30-year entrepreneur with residence and operating experience in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Episode 35: Innovative Software Solutions and Healthcare Technology with Blake Adams
May 19, 2021 • 40 MIN
Blake Adams is the VP of Marketing in Florence Healthcare, where he leads marketing, strategy, analytics, and sales development teams. With more than 6 years in executive leadership roles in healthcare technology, he's passionate about helping research teams advance cures by introducing them to innovative software solutions.
Episode 34: On-Demand Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals with Sal Mascia and Bayan Takizawa
May 12, 2021 • 26 MIN
Just a little bit of insight into what our guests are all about. Salvatore and Bayan are both CEO and co-founder respectively (chief business Officer at Continuous pharmaceuticals.) continuous pharmaceuticals offer a unique end-to-end fully integrated, continuous manufacturing capability. The company's proprietary ICM technology enables timely on-demand manufacturer of drugs with significant advantages in production, lead time, quality and costs. Episode Website
Episode 33: Digital Doc Games with Amiad Fredman
May 5, 2021 • 32 MIN
Meet Amiad Fredman, a man who advocates for the benefit of the gaming world to health. Amiad is the Chief Medical Officer at Aegis Digital health is focused on clinical product development and making the path to market for digital health start-ups. In today's episode, your host for the show Rodney Hu welcomes Amiad Fredman and discuss the usefulness of virtual reality technology in the medical world
Episode 32: Healthcare Social Media Marketing For Busy Professionals with Sheema Qurashi
April 28, 2021 • 24 MIN
Sheema Qurashi owns a healthcare Social Media Marketing Agency that works with dentists. She has eight years of social media marketing experience. In this episode, your host for the show Rodney Hu welcomes Sheema Qurashi and discusses some of the strategic methods that social media can elevate your profile.
Episode 31: Optimizing Mental Wellness with Dr Alan Snow, CEO of Cognitive Clarity Inc
April 21, 2021 • 50 MIN
In this episode, we have Dr. Alan D. Snow, he is Founder & CEO of Cognitive Clarity Inc. and former Research Associate Professor of Pathology at University of Washington in Seattle, where he was an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center project team leader for over 10 years.
Episode 30: Tim Gronniger: The Accountable Healthcare Organization, improving access to health and wellness – Caravan Healthcare
April 14, 2021 • 21 MIN
In this episode, we have Tim Gronniger, he has served as the President & CEO of Caravan Health since 2019. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Accountable Care Organizations. Tim joined Caravan Health in 2017 as the Senior Vice President for Strategy and Development, becoming the company President in 2018. In those roles he oversaw the company’s delivery and operations as well as marketing and its strategic growth plan.
Episode 29: Elisabeth Bohlmann and December Labs – Vibrant and Game-changing Products and Creating Ultimate User Experience
April 7, 2021 • 37 MIN
In this episode, we have Elisabeth Bohlmann, she is the VP of Client Strategy at December Labs, a high-touch Design & Development rm for mobile and web products that are at the frontline of innovation. She drives December Labs’ expansion strategy and accompanies up-and-coming startups and enterprise companies towards scalable and continuous growth, making her a sought-out speaker from key industry events such as CES to deep dive workshops. “We want our clients to be successful. And the best cases are where we really build long lasting relationships and where we don't just help them build their initial product, but also then continue to strategize” - Elisabeth Bohlmann [20:30] Episode Highlights: - Who is Elisabeth Bohlmann and how she got into healthcare industry? [00:50] - What is December Labs and how it serves people? [3:00] - Elisabeth cited some companies they have worked with [6:00] - Creating ultimate user-experience [9:30] - Common problems that they are facing [11:00] - How can Elisabeth see that they’re helping their customer’s customer? [17:00] - Elisabeth’s specific role and responsibility as VP of Client Strategy? [18:10] - What does that transformation that December labs takes them through to kind of help position them for success? [22:30] - Advice to companies that are looking to deploy some sort of digital solution for their company. [26:00] - Rodney with the rapid-fire questions [29:10]
Episode 28: Tim Coan and ALN: Helping independent practices save time and money with improved and specialized revenue cycle management
March 31, 2021 • 31 MIN
In this episode, we have Tim Coan, he is the co-founder and CEO of ALN, a company that provides revenue cycle management services to independent physician practices across the country. He has been working in healthcare for 30 years. Tim is one of the founders of ALN and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 2000. Tim directs ALN’s overall strategy and business development efforts. One of his primary roles is helping ALN’s clients develop their future business strategy. He is a frequent national speaker on healthcare issues and writes a blog on matters that are important to independent physicians. Episode highlights: • Who is Tim Coan and how he got into healthcare industry? [1:00] • What is ALN and how do they serve people? [1:38] • Since Tim is working with large companies, when it comes to working with all independent physician practices, what do they need to start focusing on when it comes to revenue cycle management, that they may not already be focusing on? [3:00] • Why choose ALN as a company and how they serve them as a business solution [11:00] • How technology advantages his company [12:00] • The plumbing analogy means [14:00] • What are some negative consequences for physicians who don't take this part of their business seriously or they aren't putting as much focus on it [15:00] • What sort of like positive impacts, have you noticed personally with customers and clients that you've worked with, who've actually taken the proper steps to manage them in their revenue cycle management? [17:30] • Client transformation through ALN [21:15] • What sort of advice would Tim give to physician practices that are looking to work with a revenue cycle company? [24:50] • Rodney, the host, with the rapid-fire round questions [26:50] Resources and Links: Connect with Tim
Episode 27 Moda Health - The Health Insurance that’s right for you and Successful Brand Building with Mehdi Tabrizi
March 24, 2021 • 23 MIN
In this episode, we have Mehdi Tabrizi, he is the Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director, Innovation & Customer Experience for Moda Inc. He leads the marketing organization for Moda Health and its portfolio of businesses.
Episode 26: A Healthcare Marketing Agency that Wins Patients, Grows Revenues and Enhances Your Reputation with Healthcare Success and CEO Stewart Gandolf
March 17, 2021 • 31 MIN
In this episode, we have Stewart Gandolf and we talked about Healthcare Success which specializes in getting their clients results. Their clients are typically hospitals, medical practices, other healthcare networks, and medical manufacturers who want to reach patients. Their company has three divisions, Education, Consulting, and a full-service healthcare marketing agency.
Episode 25: Nourishment Vitality and Sheryl Puterman: #1 Sustainable Shame-Free Approach for Stress, Fatigue & Weight Loss
March 10, 2021 • 30 MIN
In this episode, we have Sheryl Puterman, she is an internationally trained and Certified Mind-Body Nutrition & Wellness Practioner. She is also an expert in Stress Relief Management, Conscious Relationships,& Nutritional Psychology. We discussed how she helps people with the use of the best of mind-science, correct nutrition, and psychology practices with the use of their strategies and techniques help overcome, stress, fatigue, unhealthy habits both physical and emotional, and more.
Episode 24: Mike Fedewa: Redefining the health and fitness industry by helping people reach body composition goals with made Health and Fitness app
March 3, 2021 • 28 MIN
In this episode, we have Dr. Mike Fedewa, he is a researcher in Exercise Science at the University of Alabama. Dr. Ben Fedewa is a board-certified physical therapist in Oakland California. Together, they are Co-Founders of made Health and Fitness LLC and have developed a simple and accurate tool that can measure muscle and fat from a single picture using your smartphone or tablet. Athletes and weekend-warriors can measure their progress with research-grade accuracy for less than a cup of coffee.
Episode 23: Enabling High-Value Provider Performance Through Dynamic Healthcare Analytics with Keith Somers
February 24, 2021 • 26 MIN
Keith Somers is the Co-founder & COO of HealthCorum, it is a health data analytics company uniquely focused on identifying care that is unnecessary and of low-value to patients, eliminating wasteful spending prevalent in provider networks and saving money for healthcare organizations. In this episode, we talked about how HealthCorum uniquely focuses on developing technology to identify and reduce the delivery of low-value care.
Episode 22 Redox: A Modern API for Healthcare with Brendan Keeler
February 17, 2021 • 31 MIN
In this episode, we talked about how Brendan Keel started his journey in healthcare and we discussed about Redox - a modern API for healthcare, they enable best-in-class software to easily and securely interoperate with EHRs. By connecting to Redox once, digital cloud applications can utilize existing infrastructure to integrate with any health system and augment the quality and scope of patient care. Redox is the leading integration platform with an ecosystem powering hundreds of enterprise healthcare applications.
Ep. 21: OpenLoop’s Transition Into The Field of Telehealth and Digital Health Solutions
February 3, 2021 • 24 MIN
CEO Jon Lensing, CTO Curtis Olson, and COO Christian Williams Founded in January of 2020, the small start-up, Open Loop, has come a long way. Originally conceived as a service to directly connect clinicians with open jobs, the pandemic forced Open Loop to pivot. In just one year, Open Loop has exponentially expanded their reach and their services. Their partner hospitals went from 4 to 26. Their physician number surged from 80 to a 1,000. Join us to see where they plan to take Open Loop in 2021.
Episode 20: Optimizing Telemedicine Practice with R. Jason Hallock, MD, MMM, SOC Telemed
January 27, 2021 • 26 MIN
Dr. R. Jason Hallock, MD, MMM leads the management of clinical and administrative strategy at SOC Telemed, ensuring that top-rated medical standards are met across all clinical specialties. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Dr. Hallock discusses how hospitals can start and optimize the use of telemedicine practice in their workflow. He also shares how they can help enable organizations to build sustainable telemedicine programs in any clinical specialty.
Episode 19: Incorporating Digital Marketing with Storytelling with Irma Rastegayeva and Evan Kirstel
January 6, 2021 • 34 MIN
Evan and Irma are founders of eViRa Health, a B2B digital marketing consultancy with an exclusive focus on social media in Health and Life Sciences. They founded eViRa Health in 2017 with a mission to bring their decades of experience and know-how in product development, technology, storytelling, business development, social engagement and patient experience to serve the global Health Tech community. Evan and Irma’s work earned each of them top Healthcare Social Graph Scores (99+ out of maximum 100), based on Symplur’s trusted analytics and database of tens of thousands of healthcare topics with billions of conversations and millions of healthcare influencer profiles. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Evan and Irma discuss the advantages of digital marketing and how it has drastically become relevant to the modern world. They will share their insights on building thought leadership and content around digital health and the health tech road.
Episode 18: Investing in Startup Companies with Neil Littman
December 23, 2020 • 30 MIN
Neil Littman is the CEO and Founder of Bioverge Inc. Bioverge is an investment platform that funds visionary entrepreneurs with the aim of transforming healthcare and bringing science fiction to life. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Neil Littman shares what he’s working on in Bioverge, his experiences in the healthcare industry and how it led him towards creating a company with an entrepreneurial management team skilled in venture creation as well as science.
Episode 17: Choosing People Over Price with Matthew Gibbs
December 16, 2020 • 24 MIN
Matthew Gibbs is the President of Commercial Markets for Capital Rx, the fastest-growing pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) in America. He is a pharmacist by background and also has various leadership positions experience for both national health plans and several PBMs for over 20 years. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Matthew Gibbs shares his experience and journey about what he does for Capital Rx and how they make sure to deliver their goal which is to offer optimal patient outcomes with drug-transparency for pricing.
Episode 16: Video Conferencing is Not Telehealth with Brian Yarnell
December 9, 2020 • 21 MIN
Brian Yarnell is the President and Co-founder of Bluestream Health. They are changing the way healthcare is delivering. They are dedicated to providing seamless, cost-effective access to healthcare experts throughout the healthcare continuum. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, we’ll hear about how Brian started his journey and founded a team that created a platform which allows healthcare professionals to instantly request and receive remote video assistance at the point of care across virtually any expertise.
Episode 15: Preventing Never Events with Richard Vazquez
December 2, 2020 • 32 MIN
Richard Vazquez is the CEO of SafeStart Medical. SafeStart Medical is a healthcare IT company that is composed of partnership surgeons, healthcare experts, and engineers specializing in the development, distribution and marketing of innovative surgical safety and efficiency applications. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Richard shares their vision and goal as they currently and actively work to innovate in the world of surgical operations to smooth the workflows, create operating efficiencies, enhance patients’ safety, and increase patients’ satisfaction.
Episode 14: Healthcare for Everyone with Mario Anglada
November 25, 2020 • 16 MIN
Mario Anglada is the Founder and CEO of Hoy Health LLC. With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, he has found opportunities and come up with the resolution that is accessible for everyone. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Mario shares his way through healthcare space and how he uses his vast experience from working with large healthcare companies such as Procter & Gamble, J&J, and Cardinal Health to identify the two main challenges of the healthcare industry and provide solutions in the most efficient way.
Episode 13: Representing the Healthcare Technology for Over a Decade with Tafari Alexander
November 18, 2020 • 37 MIN
Tafari Alexander is the Vice President and Director of Healthcare Technology for Recruit Group. They are a full service staffing and executive search firm that uses a consultative approach to provide the best team for their clients. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Tafari Alexander shares his experience in the recruitment firm for 17 year, 14 years of which is spent in representing healthcare technology companies. With his vast experience, one thing he focuses on is the authenticity of his personality and how it played a big role in gaining the candidate's trust.
Episode 12: Home Medication to Analogous OTC & Vice Versa with Laura Gardner
November 11, 2020 • 26 MIN
Laura Gardner is the CEO of Persimmon AI Inc. Their solution, OTC FinderTM, helps both USA-born and new arrivals. OTC Finder is the first web-app that matches the new arrival’s home medication to the analogous USA OTC and provides predefined conditions that anyone, American or newcomer, can select to get a list of appropriate OTC’s. Being a serial entrepreneur, she has seen most of what the healthcare industry can offer. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Laura Gardner shares her journey through the healthcare industry and how she and her team developed a solution that would help people select the right medication that they need.
Episode 11: Virtual Caregiver with Tim Washburn
November 4, 2020 • 37 MIN
Tim Washburn is the Chief Clinical Officer of Electronic Caregiver. They innovated Addison, the Virtual Caregiver: Addison. Addison can engage with and help monitor the health of individuals and families via touch-screen devices strategically placed throughout a residence. In this episode, Tim Washburn shares his story from making automobile batteries to being the healthcare industry. He would also bring fresh insights to the table as he discusses the importance of telehealth which is poised to offer technology that can help people during these trying times.
Episode 10: Bringing Real Value to People with Lisa Charlebois
October 28, 2020 • 24 MIN
Lisa Charlebois is the Head of Creative in Omada Health. She has been working as a Creative Director for different kinds of industries focusing on advertising. Lisa started her career in Toronto, Canada, and moved to the United States to work for various well-known companies such as SAP, HP, IBM, and Cisco. From these companies, she slid in on to startup life, which led her to Omada Health. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Lisa shares the core values of Omada Health and how putting the healthcare participants' interest at best can have a ripple effect on both the employees and business.
Episode 9: Taking Care of Doctors with Omar Shaker
October 21, 2020 • 32 MIN
Omar Shaker is the CEO and Founder of Resilient Doctor. He is a medical doctor turned data-science consultant and is very active in the healthcare community. Resilient Doctor operates in Egypt and Nigeria that works exclusively with the doctors. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Omar Shaker shares his insights and stories about why he focuses a lot on physician burnouts and tackles the solution around it. According to him, the degree to which a doctor can be fatigued is imminent based on his personal experience. This led him to develop and apply functional medicine to decrease risk of burnout - integrating labs and wearables to really quantify Doctor’s health.
Episode 8: The Future of Handwashing with Ibraheem Alinur
October 14, 2020 • 27 MIN
Ibraheem Alinur is the CEO and founder of City Health Tech. City Health Tech educates and helps build healthy communities by mitigating the spread of diseases globally. In this episode, Ibraheem shares his story about how he came with the vision and mission of City Health Tech. He will be telling us what makes City Health Tech one of the 25 most promising student startups in the country and was featured by the Obama Foundation, founded in 2017 with the thesis of investing in disease prevention solutions.
Episode 7: Connecting as a Human Being and Not Just a Patient with Muthu Krishnan
September 30, 2020 • 24 MIN
Muthu Krishnan is the President and CEO of the AI-assisted patient engagement platform, Kencor Health Inc. For over 16 years, he has been in the healthcare industry continuously learning and innovating ways on how to give patients the simplest form of assistance while keeping their engagement. In this episode of Med Street Journal, Muthu Krishnan will share his knowledge combined with his broad experience to help us see through the importance of developing a technology that helps people and engage with them as a person and not just as a patient.
Episode 6: Early Detection Is Better Than Cure with Mark Lewis
September 23, 2020 • 24 MIN
Mark Lewis is the founder and CEO of Solos Health Analytics. His team currently develops hardware and software health aid to help people learn their normal body temperature and detects anomaly from the information gathered. In this episode of MedStreet Journal, we will know how Mark Lewis started his virtual team and pulled off a successful and very innovative technology that focuses on learning each body’s unique temperature and perceive fever early so one can act upon it realtime.
Episode 5: A Little Bit From Egg Freezing to Launching Your Fertility Journey with Catherine Hendy
September 9, 2020 • 20 MIN
Catherine Hendy is the director and co-founder of ELANZA Wellness, and a passionate advocate for women’s reproductive healthcare. In this episode of the Med Street Journal, Catherine shares her personal journey towards fertility treatments and egg freezing, and how she utilized the opportunities she encountered by creating a company that offers a one of a kind experience and community of support to all women who are having challenges in their reproductive health.
Episode 4: Developing More Accuracy in Treatments and Diagnosis Powered by Capsules and Wireless Technology with Doug Miller
August 19, 2020 • 23 MIN
Doug Miller is the Chief Technology Officer at SmartTab and a Senior Engineer with wide experience in developing biomedical devices, designing software and prototypes, and just about everything that involves electronics, computer systems, and technology. Doug will join us in this episode to talk about the innovations they’re currently working on in SmartTab for the Healthtech industry and how wireless technology plays a critical role in the accuracy and efficacy of diagnosis and treatments of various diseases especially cancer and other critical conditions. More interestingly, he’ll show us the wonders of pursuing our passions and spending the rest of our lives doing the things we love.
Episode 3: A Straightforward Guide on How to Partner with the Right Companies in Health Tech with Ameya Phadke
August 12, 2020 • 27 MIN
Ameya Phadke leads Technology and Digital Partnerships at Chiesi Group. He’s in charge of the company’s overall activities involving partnerships with other corporations on digital health developments and technology, fulfilling business needs and growth. In this episode, Ameya shares all the insider tips and tricks he has on his sleeve to teach Healthtech CEOs in making conclusive decisions before they venture and collaborate with other potential Healthtech companies as partners.
Episode 2: Pursuing Financial Freedom by Finding Your Niche and Following Your Intuition
August 5, 2020 • 25 MIN
In this episode of MedStreet Journal, Chris shares his journey from being a doctor and then taking a leap of faith and becoming a consultant for physicians who want to achieve financial freedom. Listen in to hear the lessons that Chris has learned while running a startup with limited finances in a highly saturated market.
Episode 1: All You Need To Know About Apollo Technologies
July 29, 2020 • 12 MIN
In this introductory episode of MedStreet Journal, meet Jon Lensing, the CEO and co-founder of Apollo technologies, Christian Williams, the COO, and Rodney Hu, the director of media. Listen in to learn all you need to, about the Apollo platform and how it is going to help not only the physicians but also the community.