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Passionate Pioneers with Mike Biselli

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Passionate Pioneers with Mike Biselli, a nationally ranked healthcare and innovation podcast, and a member of the Health Podcast Network, highlights the innovators, the game changers, and the pioneers who are deeply passionate and relentless in valiantly solving the problems our healthcare industry is facing.
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This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can leaders fully embrace their responsibility to nurture the well-being of those they serve? Our next guest, Dr. Kent Bradley, is addressing this challenge as CEO of BTN Advisors and author of "Full Embrace." With a diverse background spanning military service, healthcare leadership, and board roles at multi-billion dollar companies, Kent brings a unique perspective on activating change and unlocking human potential. While together, and drawing from his experiences as a retired Army Colonel and former healthcare executive, Kent shares insights on leadership, well-being, and the future of healthcare delivery. Join us to explore how Kent's philosophy of leading with humanity, love, and responsibility is shaping a new paradigm for leadership in healthcare and beyond. Let's go!Episode Highlights:Understanding healthcare systems' historical context and the need for a reflective approach to reimagining healthcare.The evolution of consumerism in healthcare, from early telehealth interest to current expectations of consumer-like experiences.The growing gig economy in healthcare, highlighting independent entrepreneurs closely connected to consumers' needs.Introduction of Kent’s book "Full Embrace," focusing on leadership responsibility and well-being, structured around humanity, love, and responsibility.Perspectives on healthcare's future, including AI integration, delivery consolidation/fragmentation, and addressing health data privacy concerns.About our Guest: Kent is passionate about activating change and challenging individuals and organizations to tap into their leadership potential.  He has held senior executive roles of two publicly traded companies,  provided expertise as a member of the board of directors of three multi-billion dollar companies, serves as an adjunct professor at both a business school and a medical school, and founded a nonprofit focused on activating change in health at the community level.He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer for BTN Advisors and serves on the board of directors of a health tech startup and an advisor to two additional health tech companies. Kent is a retired Army Colonel, graduate of the United States Military Academy and has a Master in Public Health from the University of Minnesota, an executive MBA from the University of Denver, and his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD.  He is board certified in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. He has a certificate in Corporate Governance from INSEAD.Links Supporting This Episode:BTN Advisors Website: CLICK HEREDr. Kent Bradley LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREBTN Advisors LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can we transform chronic condition management and empower patients to take control of their health? Our next guest, Oren Nissim, is tackling this challenge as CEO and co-founder of Brook Health. With over two decades of experience as a serial entrepreneur in the digital world, Oren brings a unique perspective bridging technology and healthcare. Driven by his personal experience as a Type 2 Diabetic, Oren is on a mission to transform remote patient care. While together, Oren shares how Brook Health is combining AI-powered insights with compassionate support from skilled health specialists to deliver continuous, always-on care. Additionally, Oren discusses how their innovative approach is shifting the paradigm from reactive check-ups to proactive, habitual care that is improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. Join us as Oren shares Brook's pioneering vision to extend care beyond the doctor's office and into patients' daily lives. Let's go!Episode Highlights:Oren's personal diabetes experience inspired Brook Health's creationBrook provides remote care with high patient retention and engagement ratesApproach treats patients as consumers, emphasizing engagementCMS reimbursement changes in 2019 enabled remote patient monitoringFuture prediction: ubiquitous health monitoring and AI-driven patient feedbackAbout our Guest: Oren Nissim is the CEO and cofounder of Brook Health, a remote health care company. As an idea creator, product strategist and serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the digital world he is energized by facing intractable problems, envisioning solutions, and then taking those solutions from inception to final execution. In his entrepreneurial ventures, he has sought to use his fascination with and understanding of technology in the service of solving human problems and improving lives. He has founded several startup ventures and sold his last company, Telmap, a world leader in mobile location-based services, to the Intel Corporation in 2012. Now, as a Type 2 Diabetic for the last 15 years, his current mission- and the focus of his new venture, Brook Health- is to help make people with this chronic condition achieve wellness, and live happier and healthier lives.Links Supporting This Episode:Brook Health Website: CLICK HEREOren Nissim LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREBrook Health LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: Is it possible to revolutionize kidney disease treatment and redefine conventional care? Our next guest, John Erbey, is doing just that as the founder and CEO of Roivios. With over 25 years of pioneering experience in the medical field, John brings a unique blend of analytical rigor, physiological insight, and deep understanding of customer needs, which has driven ground-breaking advancements across the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. Inspired by personal experiences with kidney disease in his family, John is on a mission to transform patient lives. Join us as we explore how Roivios is reshaping kidney health management, potentially saving billions in healthcare costs, and paving the way for a future where kidney function can be sustained and enhanced. Let's go!Episode Highlights:Embracing discomfort for true innovation in healthcareAddressing kidney disease's $250 billion annual cost in the USTargeting renal impairment during cardiac surgeryDeveloping JuxtaFlow technology with future wearable applicationsEnvisioning implantable devices to prevent kidney disease progressionAbout our Guest: John Erbey, a visionary with over 25 years of experience in the medical field, is the founder and CEO of Roivios. His dynamic leadership and pioneering approaches have led to substantial advancements in therapeutic development and medical devices.At Roivios, John has revolutionized the treatment of kidney disease by introducing an innovative approach that redefines conventional wisdom about kidney filtration. This led to the creation of the groundbreaking JuxtaFlow® Renal Assist Device (RAD), marking a significant evolution in kidney health management.John's leadership extends across the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, where he has led the launch of CardioMEMS and defined the EU pricing strategy for Ezetrol (Zetia). As a strategist, his mission is to enhance patient lives by providing superior tools to healthcare providers. His unique blend of analytical rigor, physiological insight, and deep understanding of customer needs has enabled him to leverage scientific innovations, creating value for brands like CardioMEMS™, Zetia™, Vytorin™, and Avandia™.Since founding Roivios in 2015, John's personal journey has been a driving force behind his commitment to transformative healthcare solutions. Having witnessed the profound effects of kidney failure within his own family and through poignant stories shared by potential investors, John's resolve to make a positive impact on patients facing similar challenges has only strengthened over time.John holds a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health, where his groundbreaking research in this field has earned him induction into Delta Omega, the prestigious National Honor Society for Public Health.Links Supporting This Episode:Roivios Website: CLICK HEREJohn Erbey LinkedIn page: CLICK HERERoivios LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: What if we could advance brain health by making early detection of cognitive disorders accessible to everyone? Our next guest, Dr. David Bates, is on a mission to do just that as the CEO and co-founder of Linus Health. With a diverse background spanning science, engineering, and entrepreneurship, David brings a unique perspective to the challenges of brain health. Linus Health is leveraging cutting-edge neuroscience, clinical expertise, and artificial intelligence to transform how we detect and address cognitive and brain disorders. While together, David shares how Linus Health’s innovative digital cognitive assessment platform is empowering healthcare providers with actionable insights and supporting individuals with personalized action plans. Join us as we explore David's vision for a future where proactive brain health is the norm, potentially changing millions of lives worldwide. Let's go!Episode Highlights:David discusses the formation of Linus Health, inspired by his fascination with the brain and a pivotal conversation with a cognitive neurologist, leading to the company's founding in June 2019.Linus Health uses AI, sensors, and advanced analytics to deliver brain health insights and action plans, enabling people to take agency over their brain health and live their best lives.The company addresses a critical gap in healthcare, with 92% of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) cases currently undiagnosed and potentially long wait times for specialist care.Linus Health's platform mimics the observational skills of neurological specialists using AI, allowing for detailed analysis of cognitive function and potentially reducing diagnosis time from months to a single appointment.David envisions a future where brain health is given as much importance as heart health in standard care, with expanded capabilities to assess various neurological conditions and empower individuals to optimize their brain health from a younger age.About our Guest: David is the CEO and co-founder of Linus Health. He is a scientist, engineer, inventor, entrepreneur and investor. David was a founding partner of Tamarisc Ventures and he co-founded Bode, a tech-enabled hospitality company for group travel. He is on the board of several technology companies, as well as the philanthropic TMCity Foundation. David has previously held positions at Morningside Ventures, F-Wave, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Louisville, and Georgia Tech. David earned his PhD in Chemical and Materials Engineering from the University of Auckland and earned his BS and MSc in Applied Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He resides in Boston with his wife and kids.Links Supporting This Episode:Linus Health Website: CLICK HEREDavid Bates LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREDavid Bates LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: Transforming remote healthcare with an advanced AI-powered platform that leverages ECG data to predict and diagnose chronic illnesses- that's the mission driving our next guest, Chris Darland, CEO of Peerbridge Health. With over 15 years of global finance and operating experience across multiple industries, including healthcare, Chris brings a strategic mindset and a proven track record of delivering results. While together, Chris deep dives into Peerbridge Health's pioneering work, harnessing the power of ECG and AI to revolutionize cardiac care and how their innovative device, Peerbridge Cor, is bringing hospital-grade cardiac diagnostics into the home, enabling early intervention, reducing hospital visits, and ultimately saving lives. Join us as Chris shares how he and his team at PeerBridge Health is unlocking the future of remote cardiac care. Let’s go!Episode Highlights:The importance of having a clear "North Star" mission when trying to innovate and disrupt in the highly regulated healthcare industryHow Peerbridge Health is leveraging decades-old ECG research combined with modern AI/machine learning to enable predictive diagnostics for conditions like heart failureThe need to design solutions that work within existing clinical workflows rather than trying to completely upend themThe excitement from healthcare stakeholders like payers and providers around Peerbridge's technology, while still maintaining appropriate cautionChris' optimism about the future of AI augmenting and empowering clinicians, not replacing them, by reducing administrative burdensAbout our Guest: Chris Darland is a seasoned executive, with more than 15 years of global finance and operating experience across multiple industries including healthcare, manufacturing, services, and media.Most recently, Darland served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of $2B+ Global Groups with General Electric (GE) Transportation and Ecolab Healthcare & Life Sciences. During his tenure, he was responsible for business performance including M&A efforts, margin enhancement, cash flow optimization, and implementing lean operating principles to drive growth and efficiency. He is a strategic thinker with a proven track record of delivering results and driving shareholder value.As CEO & President, Darland leads Peerbridge Health in its mission to transform remote healthcare with an advanced AI-powered platform that leverages ECG data to predict and diagnose chronic illnesses. He oversees  all aspects of the company’s strategy and operations, with a focus on expanding its product portfolio, growing its customer base, and driving innovation.Links Supporting This Episode:Peerbridge Health Website: CLICK HEREChris Darland LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREPeerbridge Health LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can we effectively address the health crisis of loneliness and social isolation in vulnerable populations? Our next guest, Cindy Jordan, co-founder and CEO of Pyx Health, is tackling this challenge head-on. After witnessing a family member's mental health crisis, Cindy was driven to find a solution for this pervasive yet often overlooked issue. Pyx Health's innovative approach combines compassionate technology with timely human interventions, offering patients, health insurers, and at-risk organizations a scalable solution. While together, Cindy shares her deeply personal, touching and inspiring journey, and the experiences that fueled her mission to the groundbreaking strides Pyx Health is making in addressing this U.S. health epidemic. Join us for this important conversation as we work together in the fight against loneliness! Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Cindy's personal experience watching a loved one's mental health decline due to loneliness and social isolation, which motivated her to start Pyx Health.How Pyx Health combines technology with human "peer mentors" to engage lonely and isolated individuals and help them re-engage with their health and communities.The staggering statistics around the prevalence and impact of chronic loneliness, including it being most common among 18-24 year olds.The powerful story of Cindy's stepdaughter Riley, whose loneliness contributed to her struggles with bipolar disorder before her tragic passing.Cindy's vision for Pyx Health's peer mentor model helping fill workforce gaps and becoming the standard for caring for vulnerable, disengaged populations.About our Guest: After witnessing a family member’s mental health crisis, Cindy co-founded Pyx Health with Anne Jordan in 2017. As the CEO, Cindy continues to fuel innovation and growth. Finding a near perfect balance of technology and compassionate human intervention, she leads the company on its mission to effectively address the health crisis of loneliness and social isolation.For Cindy's full background, see on the Pyx Health website here: https://www.pyxhealth.com/about/ Links Supporting This Episode:Pyx Health Website: CLICK HERECindy Jordan LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREPyx Health LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form: CLICK HERE
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: Championing compassion and restoring the human connection in healthcare- that's the driving force behind our next guest, Dr. Kathy Reeves, President and CEO of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation. With over two decades of experience in medical education, urban health, and health equity initiatives, Dr. Reeves brings a unique perspective on fostering humanism in healthcare.As the leader of the esteemed Gold Foundation, she is determined to ensure that healthcare professionals provide care that is as compassionate as it is technologically sophisticated.While together, Dr. Reeves shares her vision for creating human-centered spaces, empowering clinicians to prioritize the patient experience, and reshaping the culture of healthcare to prioritize kindness, safety, and trust. Join us for this important and inspiring conversation as Dr. Reeves shares how we can continue to work together to create systems and cultures that support humanistic care for all. Let’s go! Episode Highlights:The importance of keeping healthcare human and fostering the human connection, even as technology rapidly advances in the healthcare field.Dr. Reeves' personal experiences as a pediatrician in underserved communities like North Philadelphia, which taught her the value of understanding patients' life contexts to provide truly compassionate care.The Gold Foundation's mission to champion humanism in healthcare through initiatives like the white coat ceremony, Gold Humanism Honor Society, and the new "human-centered spaces" program.Dr. Reeves' vision for changing healthcare metrics to focus on how clinicians connect with patients, rather than just patient volume.The need to integrate the voice of local communities into medical education to bridge the gap between academic medical centers and the populations they serve.About our Guest: Dr. Kathleen Reeves is the President and CEO of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the leading national nonprofit organization that champions humanism in healthcare. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Urban Health and Population Science, the Center for Urban Bioethics, and the Department of Pediatrics at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Her specialties include the human connection in healthcare, ethics, trauma-informed care, substance misuse, urban health, healthcare professions education, and health equity.She spent 20 years at the Katz School of Medicine before taking the helm of the Gold Foundation. Her leadership positions there included Founding Director, Center for Urban Bioethics; Chair, Department of Urban Health and Population Science; Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs; and inaugural Senior Associate Dean for the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. She is a Gold Humanism Honor Society member and was previously recognized as an Honorable Mention for the Gold Foundation’s Pearl Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award.Dr. Reeves earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Juniata College, graduated from the Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, and completed her Pediatric Residency at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric hospital medicine and continues to practice as a pediatric hospitalist. She has served in the leadership team as part of the Northeast Group on Student Affairs within the American Association of Medical Colleges.Dr....
Episode Sponsor:This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---How can innovative architectural design improve patient care and clinician wellbeing? Our next guest, Sharon Woodworth, Healthcare Sector Leader at HED, is leading the charge to create healthcare facilities that optimize efficiency and sustainability. With extensive experience and over 11 million square feet of healthcare facility design, Sharon brings a unique perspective from her background as a former clinician. Deeply concerned about post-COVID staff shortages, she's driven to design environments that alleviate burnout and attract top talent. While together, Sharon shares HED's pioneering vision to augment caregivers through responsive, human-centered design solutions. Join us as we explore how HED is reshaping the future of care delivery, from outpatient clinics to smart hospitals. Let’s go!Episode Highlights:Sharon stresses the importance of clinicians putting on their "oxygen mask" first before caring for others to avoid burnoutHED specializes in taking existing healthcare facilities and redesigning them for future flexibility to adapt to changes like pandemicsOutpatient facilities are being redesigned without traditional waiting rooms, using concierge greeters to improve the patient experienceData from IoT sensors will increasingly drive architectural design decisions based on actual usage patternsPost-occupancy evaluations are critical to get feedback from clinicians and patients on what's working well or needs improvement in a new facilityAbout our Guest: Sharon is the Healthcare Sector Leader of HED, a national integrated architecture and engineering firm with 400+ employees and elite clients such as USC, the VA Medical Center, and the U.S. State Department. Her sector specializes in designing innovative healthcare centers for efficient patient care. Sharon is a licensed architect with 11M+ square feet of healthcare facility planning and design. She is known for driving change in operations and care through architectural design — much needed now, with operating costs rising by 10% in healthcare due to inflation and labor.She saw healthcare systems firsthand as a former clinician, with her experience spanning a global range of operational and continuum-of-care issues from neonatology to senior living. She is concerned about the post-COVID staff shortages causing delayed care and closed centers.In 2017, the AIA elevated Sharon to the College of Fellows for outstanding influence in the field of design. In addition to practicing architecture full-time, she is an Assistant Professor at UCSF, teaching “Leadership in Healthcare Environments” to future healthcare CEOs.Links Supporting This Episode:HED Website: CLICK HERESharon Woodworth LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREHED LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: a...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can technology empower clinicians to focus on what matters most- connecting with patients? Our next guest, Dr. Stephanie Lahr is tackling this challenge as President of Artisight. With nearly two decades of informatics and healthcare leadership experience, Stephanie possesses a unique perspective bridging medicine and technology. Previously serving as a health system CIO, she experienced firsthand the transformative impact of Artisight's smart hospital platform.Driven by a passion to reduce friction and reignite joy in medicine, Stephanie shares Artisight's pioneering vision to augment clinicians through ambient AI. Join us to discover how Artisight’s cutting-edge solutions are automating tasks, optimizing workflows, elevating patient care, and supercharging the smart hospital experience. Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Stephanie's unique journey from physician to healthcare IT leader and now President of Artisight, bridging medicine and technology.How Artisight's smart hospital platform leverages ambient AI like computer vision and natural language processing to automate tasks and optimize clinical workflows.The value Artisight delivers today through virtual nursing models that give time back to nurses at the bedside.The exciting future vision of ambient sensor technology acting as "process improvement engineers" in every hospital room to capture rich data and drive process optimization.Stephanie's passion for reducing friction in healthcare and "bringing the joy back to medicine" through the empowering use of technology.About our Guest: Dr. Lahr brings leadership, vision, and a distinct perspective to her role as President of Artisight. A former customer, she experienced firsthand the transformative power and impact of Artisight’s technology.A physician with nearly two decades of informatics and healthcare administration expertise, Dr. Lahr possesses a unique skill set that bridges the worlds of medicine and technology. She intimately understands clients’ challenges in delivering quality patient care in a complex healthcare landscape. Previously, Dr. Lahr served as a combined CIO and CMIO for over six years at Monument Health. Board-certified in clinical informatics, she recognizes the vital role of clinical engagement in developing and implementing technology solutions.She is an active member of the health IT community, having served on several organizational and vendor boards of advisors, including the CHIME Board. Recognized by HIMSS as an inaugural Changemaker Award recipient in 2021, Stephanie has been featured on thought-leading podcasts and interviews and is an advocate and mentor for women in Health IT.Dr. Lahr is driven by her passion and commitment to reduce friction and bring joy back to medicine.Links Supporting This Episode:Artisight Website: CLICK HEREDr. Stephanie Lahr LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREArtisight LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page:...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: Clinicians are drowning in a deluge of unstructured medical data, struggling to efficiently extract critical insights that could improve patient care and outcomes. Our next guest, Dr. Tim O'Connell, is taking on this monumental challenge as the co-founder and CEO of emtelligent.With a unique background spanning IT, radiology, and medical informatics, Tim experienced firsthand the limitations of existing natural language processing tools in healthcare settings. Driven to develop a powerful solution, he founded emtelligent to harness cutting-edge AI and language models.While together, Tim shares his pioneering journey building emtelligent's innovative technology that structures overwhelming volumes of unstructured patient data and how he and his colleagues are empowering healthcare organizations to operate more efficiently, reduce physician burnout, and unlock data-driven insights to transform care quality.Join us to learn from Tim and how the emtelligent team is unlocking healthcare's unstructured data troves. Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Tim's advice: Get out and make a change, find a business partner with complementary skills ("your Anoop", his co-founder)Origin story: Seeing limitations of existing NLP tools, partnering with NLP expert Dr. Anoop SarkarCutting-edge technology: Structuring massive volumes of unstructured medical data with advanced language AIPowerful use cases: Transforming needle-in-a-haystack data challenges, drastically reducing manual chart review workloadsFuture vision: AI-augmented healthcare teams over next 2-5 years, reducing burnout by automating drudgery tasksAbout our Guest: Dr. Tim O’Connell is a practicing radiologist in Vancouver and cofounded emtelligent in 2016. He has served as vice chair of medical informatics in the University of British Columbia’s Department of Radiology since 2017. Prior to his clinical and entrepreneurial careers, Dr. O’Connell worked as an IT professional for Nortel Networks and Bell, where he was director of engineering for the Bank of Montreal account.Early in his career, Dr. O’Connell realized that radiologists were often tasked with a volume of work that didn’t afford them the time needed to carefully review and understand each patient's clinical history. In 2015, he met Dr. Anoop Sarkar, a widely published Ph.D. and full professor of natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence. Dr. Sarkar shared Tim’s interest in medical language processing and desire to develop meaningful solutions that would have a positive impact on the lives of patients and care providers. It quickly became obvious to both that they were perfectly matched to solve the problem Tim had identified, together bringing a powerful combination of deep clinical and data science expertise. emtelligent was officially formed when Drs. O’Connell and Sarkar joined forces with Jeff O'Connell, an experienced technology operations management leader; and Dan Carriere, a seasoned expert in building and scaling biomedical startup ventures, adding experienced entrepreneurship and business leadership to the team. Collectively, the team successfully built and launched emtelliPro®, one of the industry's first deep-learning-based Medical Language Understanding engines.Links Supporting This Episode:emtelligent Website: CLICK HEREDr. Tim O’Connell...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: What if a pioneering venture capital model could catalyze healthcare innovation by delivering continuous funding, growth, and resources throughout a startup’s journey? Our next guest, Dr. Rebecca Mitchell, is doing exactly this as Executive Vice President at Vive Collective.With a diverse background spanning academic research, public health, product leadership at several leading digital health companies, and now venture capital, Rebecca is at the forefront of funding and scaling the next generation of disruptive health tech companies.While together, Rebecca shares her vision and mission of bringing together seasoned industry experts with fresh perspectives to mentor and propel bold founders who are passionate and determined to reimage our healthcare industry. Join us to learn how Rebecca and the Vive Collective team have created a new model to build, fund and scale the best digital health companies that are destined to make a sizable impact in the healthcare industry. Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Rebecca's powerful advice: "Find the insiders who still think like outsiders, and the humble outsiders who can expand your sense of what's possible."How Vive Collective is a new VC model purposely built with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, builders, and investors to mentor startups.Vive’s innovative "collective" that provides startups with an unmatched network of industry experts and resources to accelerate their growth.Rebecca's bullish outlook on the future- profitable digital health giants emerging, virtual care brands becoming national, and seamless integration with traditional systems.Her rallying cry for more diverse voices to courageously join the "collective" and help invent the future of healthcare.  About our Guest: Rebecca’s 20 year career has focused on building more effective, person centered technology enabled care models. She uses her unique background in product development, medicine, and public policy as both an Investor at Vive Collective and to go deep with companies on product, go to market, and scaling up the organization from early stage through growth.Rebecca began her career in global health as an academic researcher and Fulbright Fellow in maternal health, and as Co-Founder of a not for profit that supports local social entrepreneurs across Sub Saharan Africa. She received her Medical Degree from the University of CA San Francisco, where she focused on primary care innovation and the burgeoning role of technology in medicine. Rebecca then served as the Medical Officer for Innovation at Health and Human Services, working on early policy and standards development to improve patient access to health data and interoperability. She then returned to Silicon Valley and spent the last decade in product leadership at startup, growth stage, and public companies including leading one of the earliest remote monitoring products for chronic conditions at Validic, and as an early product leader at Livongo and then Teladoc post acquisition. She most recently helped the Homeward Health team launch a new care model for older adults living in rural America before joining the Vive Collective. Out of recognition that health requires far more than a better healthcare system, she also personally invests in increasing quality, affordable housing for community members living with medical disabilities.In her personal life, Rebecca is matriarch to a blended family of 5 kids, 4 chickens,...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: What if we could transform healthcare for underserved communities by empowering independent practices to deliver value-based care? Our next guest, Dr. Michael Poku, is doing just that as Chief Clinical Officer at Equality Health.With extensive experience in clinical leadership, medical informatics, and value-based care models, Dr. Poku is spearheading a transformative approach that equips independent practices with technology, care coordination, and hands-on support to optimize whole-person care for diverse populations, especially those on Medicaid.Join us as Dr. Poku shares his journey and Equality Health's mission to eradicate healthcare disparities via their pioneering model that is driving better outcomes, reducing costs, and delivering value-based care for diverse communities. Let’s go!Episode Highlights:Equality Health's mission to eradicate healthcare disparities by empowering independent practices to deliver value-based care for underserved, diverse communities, especially those on Medicaid.Dr. Poku's background spanning clinical leadership, medical informatics, and expertise in value-based care models positions him uniquely to drive Equality Health's innovative approach.Equality Health provides independent practices with technology, care coordination tools, and hands-on support to optimize performance and outcomes in value-based care.The transformative model meets practices where they are, helping under-resourced clinics adopt value-based care to improve patient health while increasing financial sustainability.Dr. Poku's vision for leveraging AI, predictive analytics and a "do good, do well" mentality to bring greater health equity through data-driven, whole-person care.About our Guest: Dr. Michael Poku is an accomplished healthcare executive with extensive experience in clinical leadership, medical informatics, and value-based care. Prior to serving as the Chief Clinical Officer for Equality Health, he was Senior Medical Director at Oak Street Health, overseeing multiple clinical teams and driving innovative models of value-based care delivery, resulting in improved patient outcomes and increased operational efficiency. His expertise lies in enterprise-wide strategy, clinical delivery innovation, medical cost management, and the development of technology-enabled and data-informed clinical tools and processes.Dr. Poku was also previously Chief Medical Officer at NextHealth Technologies through the company’s acquisition by Softheon Technologies, where he formulated and executed clinical and product strategies for an AI-powered healthcare analytics platform. During his tenure, he successfully led client success, sales, and ongoing product development, optimizing informatics processes to enable health plan customers to achieve maximum ROI from their analytics investments. Dr. Poku also served as Senior Medical Director at Signify Health, where he developed and led clinical strategies and execution for complex care management and at-home wellness programs.Dr. Poku continues to practice, holding academic faculty positions at various health systems. Throughout his career, Dr. Poku has authored numerous publications on topics such as care coordination, healthcare analytics, patient relationship management, and several topics at the intersection of healthcare and technology.Dr. Poku received his MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He trained at Johns...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: What if philanthropy and investment could work hand-in-hand to revolutionize cancer care? Our next guest, Alice Pomponio, is pioneering a groundbreaking model to do just that.As the Managing Director of BrightEdge - the American Cancer Society's impact investment arm - Alice is harnessing the power of venture capital to fuel mission-driven healthcare startups. By investing in innovative technologies across the cancer care continuum, BrightEdge aims to not only generate financial returns, but also drive tangible improvements in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.Join us as Alice shares her personal journey that led her to this role, and explains how BrightEdge is reshaping the landscape of cancer philanthropy. Discover how this unique model is unlocking capital, amplifying impact, and bringing more equitable solutions to patients in need. Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Alice shares her personal story of how tragedy transformed into a strategy to drive impact in the cancer spaceShe explains how BrightEdge, the American Cancer Society's impact investment arm, is pioneering a unique model to generate financial returns and drive mission-driven innovationAlice discusses how BrightEdge invests across the entire cancer care continuum - from prevention to diagnosis to treatment to survivorshipShe highlights how BrightEdge leverages the American Cancer Society's deep expertise and vast network to support and accelerate its portfolio companiesAlice outlines the future vision for BrightEdge, including plans to further infuse impact considerations into investment decisions and unlock new sources of capitalAbout our Guest: Alice brings an extensive experience in life sciences and business, coupled with her passion for the American Cancer Society’s lifesaving mission.She is an expert in rare disease and precision oncology, and focuses on disruptive technology adoption and companion diagnostic/therapeutic co-development strategies with an eye toward value-based care. Most recently, she was an advisor at Red Sky Partners LLC and the founder and managing director of Accendo. At Red Sky Partners, Alice advised high-growth life sciences and health tech companies on go-to-market and product value strategies. In 2018, she founded Accendo to accelerate entrepreneurial consumer-facing approaches to patient access and affordability of quality care.She held prior strategy and operational leadership roles at Radius Health, AstraZeneca, and Sanofi Genzyme, where she launched multiple US and global specialty products and championed orphan drug and health equity initiatives across the globe. Her public sector experience spans innovation, trade, and healthcare policy through roles in the UK Government and US Office of Management and Budget.Alice holds a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from MIT. She serves on the Boards of Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, MassEcon, and PhagePro Inc. Additionally, she is a faculty member at Harvard-MIT HST Sloan Healthcare Ventures, a role she will retain during her tenure with the American Cancer Society.In addition to her industry experience, Alice is a longtime American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer leader.Links Supporting This Episode:BrigtEdge Website:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can technology reinvent the standard of prenatal and postpartum care? According to our next guest, Anish Sebastian, the answer lies in delivering a new virtual care model for expectant mothers.As the co-founder and CEO of Babyscripts, Anish is on a mission to eliminate maternal mortality and improve access to care through innovative digital solutions. Under his leadership, Babyscripts has built a clinically validated platform that allows providers to manage up to 90% of pregnancies virtually, empowering earlier detection of risks and the automation of elements of care. While together, Anish shares his insights on leveraging remote patient monitoring, data-driven experiences, and strategic partnerships to transform the maternal healthcare landscape. Discover how Babyscripts is redefining the patient-provider journey and championing a new era of proactive, personalized prenatal and postpartum care. Let’s go!Episode Highlights:Anish's personal experience with high-risk twin pregnancies inspired his mission to improve maternal health outcomesBabyscripts is delivering a new virtual care model for prenatal and postpartum care, leveraging remote monitoring and digital toolsUnder Anish's leadership, Babyscripts has partnered with over 75 health systems managing 250,000+ pregnancies annuallyBabyscripts' research efforts have resulted in multiple first-of-their-kind publications validating the benefits of their platformAnish's vision is to transform maternal care and ensure expectant mothers have access to the support and resources they needAbout our Guest: Anish Sebastian is the co-founder and CEO of Babyscripts, an innovative maternal healthcare company focused on reinventing the standard of prenatal and postpartum care through the delivery of digital education and remote patient monitoring experiences. In his time as CEO, Anish has led product development and has orchestrated partnerships with more than 75 health systems around the country that manage over 250K pregnancies annually, as well as partnerships with multiple national health plans and 30+ managed care organizations. Anish has led several evidence-based research endeavors that have resulted in multiple first-in-kind publications and white papers, further quantifying and validating the benefits of the Babyscripts product, including a pilot with GW-MFA for Babyscripts maternal mental health product, which is in beta-testing at the site and will be the subject of a focused research study. He is a recognized thought leader in the field of maternal healthcare and technology and a frequent speaker on the future of healthcare.Links Supporting This Episode:Babyscripts Website: CLICK HEREAnish Sebastian LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREAnish Sebastian Twitter page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can artificial intelligence and predictive analytics transform the healthcare industry? According to our next guest, Rajeev Ronanki, it lies in simplifying the business of care.As the CEO of Lyric, Raj's leadership is marked by a commitment to reimagine healthcare through the lens of AI by reducing complexity and maximizing efficiency. With over 25 years of experience in innovation across healthcare and technology, Raj shares his valuable insights on leveraging machine learning, predictive modeling, and responsible AI to empower health plan payers with increased accuracy and cost savingsJoin us to learn how Raj and the Lyric team are driving innovation, harnessing the power of AI to simplify transactions, enhance collaboration between payers and providers, and ultimately deliver personalized, proactive care. Let's go!Episode Highlights:Leveraging AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics to simplify the business of healthcareDriving innovation to increase payment accuracy and transactional efficiency for health plansEnhancing collaboration between payers and providers through transparent data sharingEnabling personalized, proactive care by predicting potential health trajectoriesAdvocating for responsible and human-centric approaches to deploying AI in healthcareAbout our Guest: Rajeev Ronanki has over 25 years of experience in innovation-driven industry and social change across healthcare and technology. As the CEO of Lyric, his leadership is marked by a commitment to reimagine healthcare, through the lens of artificial intelligence, to reduce complexity and help simplify the business of care.Previously, Raj spearheaded the transformation of Elevance Health into a digital health platform as President of Carelon Digital Platforms. Prior to that, he established and led Deloitte’s life sciences and healthcare advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and innovation practices. A best-selling author and an authority on AI in healthcare, Raj is a coveted speaker, recently headlining the inaugural TED AI conference. He champions responsible AI, advocating for human-centric approaches, fairness, and bias reduction in technology. His career is a testament to his visionary leadership, constantly pushing the boundaries of healthcare technology.Links Supporting This Episode:Lyric Website: CLICK HERERajeev Ronanki LinkedIn page: CLICK HERERajeev Ronanki Twitter page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE—Episode Overview: How can virtual care and innovative technology transform healthcare delivery? According to our next guest, Dr. Sarah Pletcher, it requires reimagining care models by leveraging cutting-edge solutions. As System Vice President and Executive Medical Director for Strategic Innovation at Houston Methodist, Dr. Pletcher leads the nationally renowned health system in developing and accelerating pioneering care strategies for the next decade.An accomplished surgeon and telehealth trailblazer, Dr. Pletcher shares her valuable insights on virtual nursing programs reducing burnout, wearables enhancing patient monitoring, expanding hospital-at-home offerings, implementing ambient AI for safety, and rolling out system-wide virtual rounding capabilities. Join us to learn how Dr. Pletcher is driving innovation at Houston Methodist, enhancing experiences and outcomes through tech-enabled, forward-thinking care delivery. Let's go!Episode Highlights:Pioneering virtual nursing programs that reduce burnout and retain staffLeveraging wearable sensors and remote monitoring to enhance patient careExpanding "hospital at home" and virtual care offerings to improve accessImplementing ambient AI and computer vision for safety and efficiencyRolling out system-wide virtual rounding capabilities in every patient room  About our Guest:Dr. Sarah N. Pletcher is the System Vice President and Executive Medical Director for Strategic Innovation at Houston Methodist. In this role, she leads the health system on strategy, development, acceleration and execution of new care models and innovations that will move the health system into its next decade. Prior to joining Houston Methodist, Dr. Pletcher was the founder of the Centers for Connected Care & Telehealth at Dartmouth- Hitchcock, where she led the health system in the selection and implementation of new strategies utilizing telehealth technology platforms, and developed new clinical products and telemedicine programs across multiple specialties, and in multiple settings. This work includes a national scale telemedicine program which includes more than 60 specialties and six 24/7 hospital service lines, covering 100 hospitals across 10 states, and providing care through 20,000 patient encounters every month. As a consultant, Dr. Pletcher has advised health systems, policymakers, and investors about disruptive technologies and new business models that can provide value in serving populations. With over 25 years of healthcare innovation experience, she is frequently sought as a thought leader and invited speaker in areas of telemedicine, mhealth, innovation, clinical quality improvement, provider education and rural program development; and has been the principal investigator on over 15 million dollars of grant and foundational funding to advance these initiatives.Links Supporting This Episode:Houston Methodist website: CLICK HEREDr. Sarah Pletcher LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREHouston Methodist Twitter page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli LinkedIn page:
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can innovative technology accelerate the shift to value-based care? According to our next guest, Jay Ackerman, CEO of Reveleer, it starts by empowering healthcare organizations with AI-driven data analytics.As a veteran enterprise software leader, Jay is focused on Reveleer's mission to streamline quality improvement, risk adjustment, and member management through their transformative platform.While together, Jay shares his vision for leveraging natural language processing and machine learning to digest clinical data at scale and he reveals how Reveleer helps health plans and providers unlock insights, enhance outcomes, and confidently execute value-based care initiatives.Join us to learn how Jay and his team are pioneering the future of data-driven healthcare delivery! Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Pioneering the use of AI, NLP, and machine learning to digest massive clinical data setsHelping healthcare organizations accelerate the transition to value-based care modelsReducing administrative burdens on providers through intelligent data workflowsUnifying disparate clinical data sources to enhance quality improvement and risk adjustmentDriving the future of data-driven healthcare through advanced analytics capabilitiesAbout our Guest:Jay is an Enterprise Software executive responsible for setting the vision, strategy, and objectives for Reveleer. As a leader, he is also keenly focused on shaping and stewarding the culture at Reveleer to attract a robust collaborative team, while driving an innovation mandate to execute our mission to accelerate value-based care.He is a seasoned software and services executive with over 30 years of experience in various leadership capacities. While at Reveleer, he established the company as a leader in SaaS solutions to enable our customer set to take control of these critical value-based care programs. Before Reveleer, Jay was the Chief Revenue Officer at Guidance Software, a publicly traded software security company. He is equally proud of his contribution to the success of ServiceSource, where he was the Worldwide Head of Sales and Customer Success at ServiceSource and WNS North America. WNS, where he was the President & CEO. Both organizations grew rapidly and joined the public markets. Jay holds his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Connecticut College. Jay recently concluded a ten-year stay on the Board of Trustees at Lawrence Academy, a college preparatory school he attended in Massachusetts. Jay resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two boys and can often be found on the weekend coaching or cheering on his boys.Links Supporting This Episode:Reveleer Website: CLICK HEREJay Ackerman LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREReveleer Twitter page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: a...
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can we positively impact mental healthcare through technological innovation? According to our next guest, Ernie Wallerstein, CEO of Mental Health Technologies, it starts by enabling quantifiable improvements in patients' journeys to wellness.Driven by a passion to address the growing challenges of providing mental health and substance abuse services, Ernie and his team built an innovative SaaS platform that seamlessly integrates validated psychometric testing into healthcare providers' existing workflows.While together, Ernie shares how MHT's technology empowers medical professionals to -screen patients, objectively collect mental health data, and enhance billing practices. Ernie also reveals his vision for horizontally integrating the entire mental health process and leveraging data analytics to proactively identify negative treatment trends.Join us to learn how Ernie and the MHT team are streamlining mental health screening through technological innovation! Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Integrating seamlessly into existing EHR/EMR systems to minimize workflow disruption for healthcare providersAchieving over $1 million in annual recurring revenue while bootstrapped, without VC or PE funding60% patient completion rate for MHT's assessments, demonstrating strong engagementPositioning MHT's data analytics capabilities to predict optimal assessments and identify negative treatment trendsAddressing a critical need by enabling better identification and care pathways for mental health/substance abuse  About our Guest: Ernie Wallerstein is revolutionizing the mental health industry by enabling quantifiable and qualitative improvements in patients' journey to wellness. Through his innovative SaaS assessment platform, medical practitioners can seamlessly administer a range of validated psychometric tests, providing a comprehensive understanding of patients' mental health.Links Supporting This Episode:MHT Website: CLICK HEREErnie Wallerstein LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREErnie Wallerstein Twitter page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form: CLICK HERE
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can we expand clinical education to develop the healthcare workforce we desperately need?According to our next guest, Kyle Swinsky, co-founder and CEO of AMOpportunities, it starts by equipping universities and healthcare providers with scalable infrastructure.Drawing from a passion to increase opportunities for international medical trainees, Kyle built a workforce solution that matches students to hands-on rotations while supporting host sites through technology and services.While together, we explore AMO's mission to address bottlenecks preventing schools from graduating qualified healthcare professionals and Kyle reveals how his company augments limited teaching capacity, facilitates ideal student-site relationships, and drives strategic growth into allied health fields.Join us to hear how Kyle and the AMO team is successfully expanding clinical education to develop healthcare’s workforce! Let’s go! Episode Highlights:AMO bridges clinical education gaps by matching students to hands-on training opportunitiesTheir platform and services augment limited teaching capacity at hospitals/clinicsStudents get experience where they want while sites gain pipeline of future workforceAMO has helped over 5,500 trainees secure rotations to advance their careersStrategic growth planned for nursing, PA, rehab therapy, and other allied health fieldsAbout our Guest: Kyle Swinsky is the co-founder and CEO of AMOpportunities, a Chicago-based company that helps international medical students and graduates secure U.S. rotations and supports hospitals and schools in managing trainees through high-quality services and software solutions.In 2013, Kyle, along with co-founder and COO Ben Bradley, launched AMOpportunities to make U.S. clinical experiences accessible to medical trainees around the world. Since 2013, AMO has tripled in size, raised $8.9 million in funding, won the President’s “E” Award for Exports and PIEoneer of the Year, and helped more than 3,600 trainees rotate in the U.S. The company counts Kaplan Medical and AMSA as partners as well as institutions such as University of Miami, Chicago Medicine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and Florida International University.Links Supporting This Episode:AMOpportunities Website: CLICK HEREKyle Swinsky LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREKyle Swinsky Twitter page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form: CLICK HERE
This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Ossur. To learn more about their ‘Responsible for Tomorrow’ Sustainability Campaign, and how you can get involved: CLICK HERE---Episode Overview: How can we reimagine women’s health by meeting them where they are- virtually and compassionately?According to our next guest Joanna Strober, founder and CEO of Midi Health, it starts with understanding the overlooked symptoms of perimenopause and menopause that deeply impact quality of life.Drawing from her own frustrating journey to receive proper hormonal care, Joanna built an accessible, insurance-covered virtual clinic tailored to women navigating this transition.While together, Joanna shares Midi Health’s mission to deliver personalized, expert protocols for the over 30 symptoms related to declining estrogen, and also reveals how her company identifies gaps like painful sex and weight gain to build specialty services. Additionally, Joanna shares the vision for Midi Health to become a trusted partner supporting long-term health, and why partnerships with health systems are imperative.Join us to learn how Joanna and the Midi Health team is successfully reshaping women's health through virtual menopause care! Let’s go! Episode Highlights:Midi Health meets women where they are by providing virtual, insurance-covered care for overlooked perimenopause/menopause symptomsThey take a listening-based approach to build specialty services addressing gaps like painful sex and midlife weight gainThe goal is for Midi Health to be a 20-year partner supporting women's long-term health needsPartnerships with health systems are crucial for referrals and sharing patient dataMidi Health is successfully reshaping care to center the woman in her midlife healthcare journey  About our Guest: Joanna is the co-founder and CEO of Midi Health, the leading virtual care clinic focused exclusively on women navigating midlife hormonal transition. The company brings insurance-covered expert care for the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause to women nationwide. A successful serial entrepreneur in the digital health space, Joanna previously served as CEO and founder of Kurbo, the first digital therapeutic for childhood obesity, which she sold to Weight Watchers. Recently named to the “Forbes 50 Over 50” list and a featured speaker at the 2023 Fortune Most Powerful Women Conference, Joanna is a frequently quoted expert on issues related to digital health, women in business, startups and leadership. Prior to becoming a founder, Joanna spent more than 20 years in direct private equity and venture capital investing in health and consumer companies, including a number of notable consumer internet companies, such as BlueNile, eToys, Babycenter, HotJobs and Flycast. Joanna is also the author of the book, “Getting to 50/50,” a primer on how women can succeed and thrive at work and at home. Links Supporting This Episode:Midi Health Website: CLICK HEREJoana Strober LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMidi Health LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page:
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