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AI-Powered Medical Financial Aid Solution Helps Patients Access Care and Health Systems

AI-Powered Medical Financial Aid Solution Helps Patients Access Care and Health Systems

October 17, 2020

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Ethan Davidoff, CEO and founder of Atlas Health, the leader in philanthropic reimbursement that empowers health systems with an end-to-end solution for enrolling patients in medical financial aid programs joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and the Health Care Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Ethan Davidoff discuss the following:

  1. Please tell our audiences about Atlas Heath, its goals and who it serves.
  2. Tell us about the Navigator 4.0, and the services and benefits it will provide to health systems and its users.
  3. What are your relationships with healthcare payers and philanthropic relief programs designated to help aid hospital systems during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  4. What benefits can Navigator 4.0 offer to 340B hospital systems who are experiencing the significant rate cuts during these unprecedented times?
  5. Are there any financial risks to employers or hospital systems may be facing right now that Navigator 4.0 is working to solve?
  6. Hospital systems are desperate for any type of aid during the COVID-19 pandemic. What other ways can your services provide relief for hospitals struggling with financial pressures?
  7. How can patients who have lost their jobs and health insurance due to the COVID-19 economic crisis benefit from Atlas' Navigator 4.0 in terms of longevity?
  8. Does Atlas’ Navigator 4.0 plan on providing relief for urgent care or walk-in clinics that receive patients for COVID-19 testing or intervention?
  9. COVID-19 patients often also experience other related illnesses. What other ways can your services provide treatment and ensure patients will be financially and medically protected?
  10. How have you been trying to educate under-served populations on your services? Please describe how Atlas’ Navigator 4.0 will help with the challenges for under-served populations with access to primary care services?

 

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Atlas Health, the leader in philanthropic reimbursement, is improving and saving lives by empowering providers with an end-to-end solution for matching and enrolling patients in medical financial aid programs through its proprietary technology and AI-powered service partnership platform, Atlas Navigator. Patients receive the care they need and providers secure reimbursement for care delivered.


Ethan Davidoff is the Founder & CEO of Atlas Health with over 10 years of healthcare, enterprise software, and cyber security experience. Ethan Davidoff founded Atlas Health in 2017 and maintains the role of CEO. Under his direction, the company has become the leader in philanthropic reimbursement.

Prior to Atlas Health, Davidoff was a founding member of RiskIQ. Serving as Vice President and General Manager of Internet Security, he managed a cross-functional team to grow an emerging business unit with fortune 500 and top technology companies.

Davidoff studied business, entrepreneurship, and software development at the University of California at Berkeley and the London School of Economics.

 

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Website: https://atlas.health

Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/atlashealth

Biotricity on a Mission to Protect Your Heart

Biotricity on a Mission to Protect Your Heart

September 19, 2020

 

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Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq, PhD the Founder and CEO of Biotricity a developer of advanced remote cardiac monitoring technology joins eHealth Radio and the Heart Health and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq discuss the following:

  1. What is Biotricity’s mission?
  2. What is the problem you are solving?
  3. How does Biotricity benefit doctor and their patients?
  4. How do the Biotricity Bioflux and Biocentrix products work?
  5. With the increase in stress and anxiety related to Covid-19, how can Biotricity reduce the problem?

 

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Trying to maintain a healthy heart has become more difficult in the wake of COVID-19. While the pandemic has increased remote tele-health, there are glaring vulnerabilities due to a lack of real-time cardiac monitoring. Heart attacks are on the rise as a result of patients ignoring symptoms, staying home and not going to the hospital. COVID related stress has caused a surge in cardiac health issues. Additionally, some recovering COVID patients have since developed heart issues related to the virus. As a result, the need for real-time cardiac monitoring is more important than ever.

Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq has been at the forefront of remote monitoring solutions. He is the founder and CEO of Biotricity, developer of advanced remote cardiac monitoring technology. Waqaas believes COVID-19 has accelerated the ongoing shift in the health landscape from a reactive system to a prevention, personalized and more efficient tech-based system.

Waqaas, is a serial entrepreneur, a former investment advisor and an expert in wireless communication technology. Academically, he was distinguished for his various innovative designs in digital, analog, embedded, and micro-electro-mechanical products. His work was published in various conferences such as IEEE and the National Communication Council.

Waqaas has held several high-level design positions in IBM, AMD, and Intel. His achievements have been numerous in both the technical and academic world. Coupled with this, Waqaas has vast experience in leading various groups through his board experience and executive roles within start-ups, mid-sized companies, and non-profits.

Waqaas has a dual Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Economics, a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Henley Business School. He also holds a Doctorate in Business with a specialty in Transformative Innovations and Billion Dollar Markets.

 

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Website: https://www.biotricity.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/biotricity
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/biotricity-measuring-vitals 
Twitter: twitter.com/biotricity_inc

A Smarter Way to Consume Cannabis

A Smarter Way to Consume Cannabis

September 18, 2020

 

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Izzy Kirsh, founder and CEO of Mode, a company focused on managing cannabis dosing responsibly joins eHealth Radio and the Cannabis & Pain Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Izzy Kirsh discuss the following:

  1. Mode has a disruptive approach to managing cannabis intake, what is your mission?
  2. What is the problem you are solving?
  3. How did you discover the need to manage cannabis intake?
  4. How does Mode work?
  5. How can Mode help those with chronic pain, anxiety or other health related issues?
  6. Where can Mode be purchased?

 

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Izzy Kirsh is Founder and Co-chief Executive Officer of Mode. A serial entrepreneur, designer and inventor, Izzy has more than a decade of experience leading hardware and software engineering, branding and marketing teams across a variety of products and digital properties. Izzy’s past entrepreneurial endeavors include IoT hardware startup, Altitude Co., and travel app, AirportChatter. His inspiration for Mode came after a personal injury highlighted the lack of proper cannabinoid dosing devices. With Mode’s personalized cannabis dosing, Izzy aims to create a healthier, happier and more productive society.

 

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Website: https://mode.co

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/joinmode
Instagram: instagram.com/mode.co
Twitter: twitter.com/JoinMode

How Light Therapy Boosts Brain Health

How Light Therapy Boosts Brain Health

September 7, 2020

 

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Terry Moore, Founder & CEO of HomeoLux, a health and technology company that designs wellness products based on cutting-edge science joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Technology Channels. Their mission is to enable providers to offer care at any time from any location in the world.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Terry Moore discuss the following:

  1. Tell us about the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and why you established HomeoLux?
  2. What is 40hz light therapy and how does it boost brain function?
  3. Who benefits most from 40hz light therapy?
  4. What does the future for cognitive health look like?
  5. What are your personal wellness routines for maintaining cognitive health?

TIP: People try all kinds of crazy routines and habits to lead the healthiest lives possible, mentally and physically. Triathlons, taking psychedelic drugs, etc. These all lead to intense brain experiences, but they won’t bring the heightened brain activity and clarity that 40hz light therapy will give you as it cleans your brain. It can also be simply adopted into any daily routine without disrupting your current day to day activities.

 

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Terry Moore is the CEO and Founder of HomeoLux. Known as a Business Philosopher, Terry has been a lifelong leader in science, and research. He came out of retirement to launch HomeoLux, a health and technology company that designs wellness products based on cutting-edge science. The company is Terry’s answer to his wife’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis and is dedicated to families battling cognitive decline.

Terry is also the founder of the Radius Foundation, a forum for exploring and gaining insight from different worldviews. He serves as a board member at The Columbia Center for Radiology Research and has popular TED Talks that examine how to master even the most simplistic life skills.

 

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Website: https://homeolux.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/homeolux 
Instagram: instagram.com/homeolux 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/homeolux

How Telehealth is Transforming the Way We Receive Care

How Telehealth is Transforming the Way We Receive Care

September 1, 2020

 

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Art Cooksey, Founder and CEO of Let’s Talk Interactive, a provider of customizable telehealth solutions including a sophisticated HIPAA-compliant video conferencing platform, kiosks, medical carts, virtual clinics and more joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care & Tele-Health Channels. Their mission is to enable providers to offer care at any time from any location in the world.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Art Cooksey discuss the following:

  1. Tele-health has really taken off since the pandemic hit (demand in the U.S. expected to increase by 64% in the U.S. alone). When did you get involved in Tele-health technology and in your opinion, how is it evolving since COVID-19? What key areas should people look for in a tele-health platform?
  2. How does Let’s Talk Interactive fit into those areas?
  3. Walk us through what a tele-medicine visit is like.
  4. Tell us about the areas where tele-health can be impactful to people - beyond primary care practitioners and hospitals.
  5. What does the future hold for tele-health and tele-medicine? Where will we be using it that we are not today?

 

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Arthur Cooksey serves as the Chairman and CEO of Let’s Talk Interactive, Inc. (LTI), leading the corporate strategy and development to drive the adoption of LTI’s suite of products and services. He founded the technology platform in 2001 as a way to provide consumers with access to qualified and licensed behavioral health professionals, which he later evolved to customized services and telehealth technology that LTI is known for today.

The platform is having a major impact in the Florida Panhandle region. Championed by Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis and her Hope for Healing Initiative, the program placed telehealth kiosks from Let’s Talk Interactive in 63 public schools throughout the region. As a result, more than 60,000 students have access to mental health support.

In addition to collaborating with schools, Arthur continues to lead the growth of LTI into correctional institution programs, working alongside sheriff teams in Franklin County, FL to reduce recidivism through behavioral health support for inmates. He also emphasizes telehealth innovation among political leaders by attending judiciary hearings and White House event including the Summit on Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, and Substance Abuse.

Prior to Let’s Talk Interactive, Arthur held corporate and strategic roles for more than a decade, including leading corporate development with Bank of America Merchant Services. He was selected as a member of Bank of America’s Market President team where he reviewed social, economic and education issues, and sat on a political action committee that supported nonprofits throughout the Charlotte region.

A Charlotte native, Arthur continues to reside in his hometown.

 

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Website: www.letstalkinteractive.com

Facebook: facebook.com/LetsTalkInteractive

Covid-19 Rapid and at Home Testing is Almost Here

Covid-19 Rapid and at Home Testing is Almost Here

August 29, 2020

 

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Shep Doniger, a communications strategy consultant to diabetes testing company Decision Diagnostics who has re-engineered their diabetes technology to be able to detect the Covid-19 virus through blood and saliva using a test strip and meter or reader joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Shep Doniger discuss the following:

  1. What is your test all about? Does it test for the virus or for the antibodies?
  2. What are the points that make your test different than others in the marketplace?
  3. What is the status of your testing and technology right now? Is it FDA approved?
  4. Any idea when we might see it here in the US? Is the test available anywhere else?
  5. What do you think the impact of such a test will be on the country and the ability to rapidly test anywhere, anytime?

 

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Whether it’s working for some of the nation’s leading political figures, at one of the world’s Fortune 100 companies, with a leading type 1 diabetes foundation or with emerging technology, financial services/payments or med-tech, law firms or consumer packaged goods companies, Shep Doniger has spent nearly 30 years creating successful strategies and messaging, developed deep connections with key influencers and implemented interesting and differentiating programs that achieve the desired results his clients want. He has helped build brands, developed crisis communications plans and protect the reputations of US Senators and big city Mayors as well as that of the Chairman of IBM.

He’s run the NY offices of two advertising/PR agencies leading accounts that included Visa USA, Olympus, Seiko, the US Virgin Islands and Bank One. He’s built a multi-disciplinary communications agency headquartered in Florida with a satellite office in New York that creates and manages marketing events, media trains business leaders and manages crisis situations across industry sectors with a keen eye on building and protecting brands while satisfying business objectives.

Shep has been a frequent spokesperson for his clients and sought after for his strategic communications expertise, most recently featured as the cover story in the UK’s Total Prestige Magazine. His work has energized emerging local, regional and national brands in industry verticals as diverse as beverages, not-for-profits, food, financial services, health and technology, helping them gain awareness, credibility, trial and sales while building and protecting their reputations.


Website: www.decisiondiagnostics.com

First-of-its Kind Technology Created to Help Improve the Outcomes of Chronically Ill Patients

First-of-its Kind Technology Created to Help Improve the Outcomes of Chronically Ill Patients

August 28, 2020

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Dr. Bob Monteverdi, Global Healthcare Solutions Leader for Lenovo Health at Lenovo who is an executive and physician with over three decades of experience across business and healthcare joins eHealth Radio and the Technology and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Bob Monteverdi discuss the following:

  1. When we think about bigger picture in healthcare right now, what products does Lenovo have and what do they mean for healthcare providers and patients?
  2. Is Virtual Rounding a solution that will still be relevant after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided?
  3. So, why Lenovo in the healthcare space?
  4. Recently, Dr. Fauci warned that we might be seeing 100K new cases of COVID-19 each day.
  5. How does tele-health and virtual care help minimize these numbers? What results are you seeing from this type of care?

 

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“Dr. Bob” is an executive and physician with three plus decades leading cross-functional business lines, healthcare product management organizations and strategic marketing efforts. His leadership roles have ranged across firms from early stage startups on through major corporate entities that include Thomson Reuters, McKesson, Optum, IBM, and SAS.

During his career he has led numerous efforts in the acute and ambulatory provider markets in addition to driving organizations in the payer, life sciences and pharmacy segments. He is known for his passionate, collaborative and motivational results-driven leadership style, is a graduate of Hofstra University and was in private medical practice in New York State for a decade before embarking on his healthcare information technology career.

At Lenovo, Dr. Bob leads the effort to transform Lenovo Health from a hardware focused entity into providing a broader portfolio of healthcare technology solutions encompassing software and services.

 

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Websites: https://www.lenovo.com/us

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lenovoUS 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lenovous 
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LenovoVision 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lenovous

Innovation in dentistry during COVID-19 with Dr. Gautam Herle

Innovation in dentistry during COVID-19 with Dr. Gautam Herle

August 4, 2020

 

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Dr. Gautam Herle, Principal Dentist at The Myers Street Dental Clinic in Geelong, Australia; a clinic that combines years of quality experience with the latest dental technology to guarantee its supports its clients to live healthy, happy and confident lives joins eHealth Radio and the Dental Health and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Gautam Herle discuss the following:

  1. A lot of people would like to visit the dentist less frequently, so what has the Myers Street Clinic been doing to help this happen?
  2. What protocols has your practice brought about to enhanced infection control in the wake of COVID-19?
  3. How has the use of ozone water disinfection of water lines and as pre procedure rinse helped guard against COVID-19 transmissions?
  4. You have been studying to get your Masters in laser dentistry. Can laser technology be used to disinfect gums?
  5. How many other ways are there for laser technology to be used for better disinfection of the teeth?

Tip: Though you may be apprehensive about seeing the dentist during this current health crisis, it’s important to remember that your teeth will still need attention and care, and that your dentist will have brought about more strict health and safety measures to ensure that your visit is safe and you are at ease about visiting.

 

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Having been practicing dentistry in Geelong, Australia for more than a decade, Dr. Gautam Herle is highly invested in current technology to serve his patients in the best possible way. In addition to the use of fluorescence technology for regular oral cancer screening, Dr Herle introduced the new 3Shape TRIOS digital impression system into his practice. This new and improved digital workflow can provide more efficient, comfortable and predictable dentistry to patients. Dr Herle also uses a microscope which is a valuable piece of equipment used in successful management of dental treatment. He is married and a proud father of two, and proud owner of two dogs.

 

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Website: myersdental.com.au

 

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/Myers-Street-Dental-Clinic 
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/myers-street-dental

Thrive in the new normal post Covid-19 with self hypnosis

Thrive in the new normal post Covid-19 with self hypnosis

July 28, 2020

 

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Christine Deschemin, a certified hypnotherapist and Founder of the Renewed Edge Hypnotherapy Centre in Hong Kong and released the self-hypnosis ap, UpNow and has joined eHealth Radio and the Hypnosis and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Christine Deschemin discuss the following:

  1. What got you interested in Hypnotherapy?
  2. What inspired you to create UpNow?
  3. What can be accomplished with Self-Hypnosis?
  4. How does Hypnotherapy work?
  5. How can people access UpNow?

 

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Christine Deschemin is a certified hypnotherapist and Founder of the Renewed Edge Hypnotherapy Centre in Hong Kong and she has recently released the self-hypnosis ap, UpNow.

After a career in aeronautical engineering and finance, she foresaw the increased need for solution-focused wellness, became a certified hypnotherapist and opened the first hypnotherapy center in Hong Kong. Her experience as a fencing athlete led her to fully grasp the importance and power of mindset not only for optimal health but also for performance very early on. In her quest for non-invasive and safe methods for self-improvement, she noticed the growing amount of research pointing to the efficacy of hypnosis for a variety of mental and physical ailments and the increased use of hypnosis by medical practitioners in Europe and the US. This led her to obtain diplomas and certifications in hypnosis and NLP. With a keen interest in resilience, she leverages her experience as an athlete and as a former engineer and banker in high-stress environments with her executives and sports clients.

In March of 2020, she released the UpNow hypnosis app to bring the benefits of self-hypnosis to the fingertips of anyone in need. The self-hypnosis downloads can be accessed online and offline and make the access to mental health aids affordable.

In addition to her many scholastic achievements, Christine Deschemin is fluent in four languages, has a Master of Science from the Ecole Polytechnique (France), and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Website: https://upnow.com

 

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/UpNowHypnosis 
Instagram: instagram.com/upnowhypnosis 
Twitter: twitter.com/UpNowHypnosis 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/upnowhypnosis

At-Home Fitness for the Serious Athlete with John LaVoie

At-Home Fitness for the Serious Athlete with John LaVoie

April 27, 2020

 

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John LaVoie, Fitness expert for global wellness and fitness app, VERV joins eHealth Radio and the Fitness & Health News Channels. In his role as fitness ambassador for Verv, John uses his multiple exercise and weightlifting certifications plus his background as a triathlete, Olympic weightlifter and competitive dancer to help people get into optimum shape.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest John LaVoie discuss the following:

  1. What is your background and what has inspired you to a career in physical fitness?
  2. How can competitive weight lifters keep in shape when they typically rely on heavy and specialized workout equipment?
  3. For ultra-athletes such as runners and others, what are their best tips for maintaining endurance and fitness?
  4. Is there any way for a top-performing athlete to improve any aspect of their workout, or is a stay-at-home regimen primarily about maintenance?
  5. Are there any surprising workout tips you’d have for a bodybuilder or elite athlete that they may not have considered?
  6. What free or affordable resources are out there for home-bound folks wanting to get in a workout?

John LaVoie is fitness expert with multiple training certifications and a commitment to helping individuals obtain safe, optimal results in fitness and weight loss.  His personal experience includes training and competing as an international tri-athlete, Olympic weightlifter and dancer.  John’s credentials include Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Level 1 Sports Performance Coach in USA Weightlifting, Group Fitness through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and CPR/AED Training through American Red Cross.  John  a degree in exercise and movement from University of Vermont.  In addition to serving as Verv’s Fitness Expert, John operates a Massachusetts-based training facility, John LaVoie Training.

ABOUT VERV:

Verv is a comprehensive personal mobile health assistant that brings together physical fitness, mindfulness, healthy eating, and good sleep to make a true and significant difference in your well-being. The app is available for iOS, with the Android version in development for release later this year.  The Verv app is available globally with nine language options and offers a free stay-at-home fitness kit as a community service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Verv currently offers its subscribers:

  • 200 interval trainings
  • 100 fitness workouts
  • 340 running workouts
  • 40 meditations
  • 1,000 hot music mixes
  • 400 vegan, keto and other recipes
  • 100 ASMR, sleep stories and sounds.

 

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For more information visit here.

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