ITelagen, providing industry-leading IT solutions for Healthcare

June 7, 2013


John O’Keefe, CEO of ITelagen, the “One-Stop Shop” for IT and EHR infrastructure, all for a flat monthly subscription fee joins eHealth Radio and the HealthCare and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest John O’Keefe discuss the following:

  • How did ITelagen come to be? What was the inspiration?
  • ITelagen focuses on HIPAA Compliance and Data Security. Please explain.
  • Should a patient fear the use of an EHR by his/her provider?
  • What advice would give to providers?
  • What advice would you give to patients?


As ITelagen’s founder and lead visionary, Mr. O'Keefe brings over 13 years of technology and help desk automation experience to the company. Mr. O’Keefe began his career as a technical analyst for one of New York’s leading technology groups. It was here that he provided strategic marketing advice to companies such as Novell, Intel and IBM, assisting them with new product offerings and positioning. In 1996, responding to his vision of help desk support automation, Mr. O'Keefe founded Fine Point Technologies where he served as CEO/CTO for 9 years and designed help desk automation systems for the world’s leading service providers including Verizon, Earthlink and Telmex. Mr. O’Keefe defied the dot-com odds and grew the company past the post dot-com era to a profitable organization with offices and customer’s worldwide.

Again in 2005, leveraging his expertise in help desk support automation technologies, Mr. O’Keefe exited Fine Point Technologies and founded ITelagen, a flat-rate IT service that leverages support automation to prevent problems before they can occur.

Having three patents-pending in various support automation technologies, Mr. O’Keefe has been featured on CNN, CNET and in numerous magazines and is recognized as an industry leader in help desk automation. Mr. O'Keefe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is a New York State licensed EIT. He serves as the Chairman on ITelagen’s Board of Directors and an advisor to the Board of Fine Point Technologies, Inc.



ReboundBrooklyn, an treatment program specializing in addiction

June 6, 2013


Joe Schrank, the Founder of ReboundBrooklyn, an innovative treatment program specializing in addiction joins eHealth Radio and the Addiction Info Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Joe Schrank discuss the following:

  • Does rehab work?
  • Should marijuana be legalized?
  • Is total abstinence necessary for recovery?
  • How do process addictions such as (food, sex, gambling) relate to substance abuse?
  • Is Chris Christie a food addict?


Joe Schrank has spent his life in and around active alcoholism. After stabilizing his own post-undergrad depression and alcoholism, he returned to school and studied clinical social work at Iona College and the University of Illinois. Following a tenure at Promises in Malibu, CA, Joe established the first sober living facility in New York City, Loft 107. Frustrated with the lack of media attention on the recovery community, Joe then founded with Maer Roshan.

Most recently, Joe founded ReboundBrooklyn, an innovative treatment program, with Dr. Scott Bienenfeld, a prominent psychiatrist specializing in addiction. His hobbies include obsessing over the Yankees, overheating, and avoiding human contact. He's been intoxicant free for sixteen years.


Note: The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of the show host or it's owners.

Living Life For Yourself, Not Your Job with Vitra Singh

June 2, 2013


Vitra Singh, career expert and the author of "Living Life For Yourself, Not Your Job" joins eHealth Radio and the Stress Management Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Vitra Singh discuss the following:

  • Is it true that your job can negatively affect your health?
  • Tell me more about how your job can affect your emotions?
  • Let’s talk more about job related insomnia.
  • How does eating or lack of eating at work affect your physical health?
  • What else do we need to worry about from a health standpoint?
  • What are 5 things people can do to help alleviate the negativity their job might bring?


Vitra Singh is the author of Living Life For Yourself, Not Your Job, a book featuring the personal stories of a group of professionals who left their jobs to find or pursue their career passion. Vitra studied Journalism at New York University, earned an MBA, started up an e-commerce business, and in following her passion for interviewing others, wrote her first book to inspire people to love what they do for a living. She lives in San Francisco and continues to pursue her love of travel and writing.