EverSleep, Giving you the Power to Improve your Sleep

August 18, 2017
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Chris Crowley a R&D Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in medical devices, geophysics and consumer electronics that has developed a lot of fascinating products with the most recent one is EverSleep joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Sleep Health Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Chris Crowley discuss the following:

  • Can you tell our audience a little about your background as it pertains to health and medical devices?
  • What us EverSleep and can you tell us about how it was developed and funded?
  • What are your future plans for EverSleep?
  • Any tips for medical device entrepreneurs?
  • Where can the audience go to find more information about the crowdfunding campaign?

 

Chris Crowley is a R&D Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in medical devices, geophysics and consumer electronics.

His latest success has been the engineering and developing of a personal sleep tracker called EverSleep which has just been fully funded on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo with $100,000 raised and was featured in national media including VentureBeat, Popular Science and more.

 

Website: www.geteversleep.com

 

Meet the on-demand, mental wellness platform designed to hack happiness

July 6, 2017
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Aaron Robin, CEO at iExhale, an online, on-demand, wellness and mental health platform joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Mental Health Channels.

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Aaron Robin discuss the following:

  • For our listeners that have never heard of iExhale, what is it and what is it all about?
  • Who are your users?
  • How do people access your service, where is it available? And how much is the service?
  • What got you interested in starting this health platform?
  • Why do you think iExhale is so important? How has it been helping users?

Feel Better, Be Better. Whether you need a helping hand or have a hand to lend, iExhale can be a lifeline of hope and understanding. Get iExhale on iOS.

Website: www.iexhale.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iexhale
Twitter: https://twitter.com/iexhaleapp

 

Top 10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children Get Fit and Create a Healthy and Supportive Home Environment for the Whole Family

June 29, 2017
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Thea Runyan, childhood obesity expert and Co-Founder of  Kurbo, a health/weight app designed just for children joins eHealth Radio and the Children's Health & Technology Channels. 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Thea Runyan discuss the following:

  • How can a parent broach the topic of weight with a child or teen who is in the dangerous zone of obesity or nearing those levels without doing more damage?
  • What are some of the most common mistakes parents make when they try to help their overweight children?
  • What are some of the most common struggles and/or questions parents working with Kurbo have for your coaches when they have their weekly video chats?
  • What are some of the most common complaints Kurbo "kids" have about their parents that they discuss with their Kurbo coaches?
  • What are the top 3 things a parent can do to create a healthy, supportive home environment for a child/teen struggling with his/her weight?

 

Prior to joining Kurbo, Thea spent 12 years as the lead behavior coach for the Pediatric Weight Control Program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, where her expertise in this field has helped hundreds of kids, teens, and families manage weight and lead healthier lifestyles. Known as “The Stoplight Lady,” Thea writes about health and weight management on the Kurbo Health blog and heads up the coaching program for Kurbo. She’s been a frequent guest on TV and radio shows and speaks at childhood obesity conferences around the world.  

 

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Websitewww.kurbo.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kurbohealth
Twitter: @kurbohealth

Leading healthcare companies partner with Appstem to go mobile

June 16, 2017
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Robert Armstrong the Co-Founder and CEO of Appstem a leading software design and development firm creating innovative mobile and web products that specializes in mobile apps, web development, IoT integration, and backend solutions joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Robert Armstrong discuss the following:

  • What are some of the ways that you've seen healthcare companies use mobile technology?
  • What is the impact of wearables in today's industry?
  • Do you think that telemedicine will have a dramatic impact on people's access to healthcare?
  • The healthcare industry has a reputation of being very proprietary and siloed? Is that changing?
  • What are some of the issues that a start-up should consider before developing a mobile healthcare app?

 

Robert Armstrong is the Co-Founder and CEO of Appstem, a leading mobile design and development firm. He has been selling technology products and services for the last 15 years. Prior to Appstem, Robert spent five years at Oracle Corporation selling enterprise application software and left in 2010 when he saw an opportunity in the mobile application market. Robert has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from California State University, Chico.

 

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Website: www.appstem.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/appstemmedia
Twitter: https://twitter.com/appstem

IQYOU - The First On-Line Smart Tool to Empower Your Health

June 4, 2017
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Marc Isaacson, CEO of ithrive Personal Health, that created an on-line Smart Tool called IQYOU, which empowers consumers with actionable information to take charge of their health, naturally joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Marc Isaacson discuss the following:

  • Tell me about your journey and how you arrived at the idea of scaling personalized health through AI/Logic and science?
  • How does IQYOU work?
  • What is the output, how will it help customers and clients?
  • Can you provide a case history example?
  • How does  someone get access and what is the cost?

 

Marc Isaacson is the current CEO of iThrive Health, LLC and iThrive Personal Health.
 
Mr. Isaacson has lead successful entrepreneurial ventures for over 20 years including Glacier Ridge, a beverage company, expanding Melitta Coffee into the U.S. Market, and most recently expanding Village Green Apothecary from an integrative pharmacy into a multi-company personal health growth company with a custom compounding lab, the acquisition of Sinus Survival, the development of the Pathway brand and the joint venture, IQYOU.
 
Mr. Isaacson has been an active member of EO (Entrepreneur Organization), which now has over 10,000 members, and is the global thought leader on entrepreneurship, where he’s connected with many business leaders who are leading innovation and growth companies.
 
Mr. Isaacson has a passion for changing the current healthcare model through personalized solutions to each individual, versus the “Sick Care” focus that healthcare has become.  Marc is a platinum member of the JJ Virgin Health Collaborative, and an active member of Michael Fishman’s “Healthcare Summit”. Marc founded “The Essentials of Healthy Living” radio show in the DC market, which has become a trusted weekly radio show interviewing best-selling authors and leading health practitioners from around the world.

iThrive Personal Health was founded in 2016 to continue to grow and promote IQYOU, a personalized, science-based health portal, which has been a 3-Year collaboration between Dr. Joseph Pizzorno’s company, Salugenesis, Inc. and iThrivePH. IQYOU has the potential to change how we think of health, how health providers practice health and to provide consumers the blueprint to achieve their best health outcomes. By harnessing the power of science, logic and technology, with over 40,000 medical studies, 200 labs, 6,000 prescription data, toxin data, lifestyle data and other data points, IQYOU is a brilliant platform to simplify a person's health. IQYOU provides a blueprint for health by providing a person's risks and the underlying proven natural solutions to take charge of a person's health.

 

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Websites: www.iqyouhealth.com | www.thetoxinsolution.com

Alternate Websites:
http://trustednaturalhealth.com
http://www.myvillagegreen.com
https://www.sinussurvival.com

Facebook Links:
https://www.facebook.com/IQYou123
https://www.facebook.com/villagegreenapothecary
https://www.facebook.com/ilovecycling123

Do you have trouble liking your body? Ground-breaking text program can quickly help you turn negative body image around!

May 6, 2017
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A nationally recognized authority in the treatment and prevention of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and related mental health issues, Lori Osachy MSS, LCSW who recently launched text2Bwell, powered by CareWire joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Mental Health & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Lori Osachy discuss the following:

  • Why did you develop a texting program to help people with a negative body image?
  • Why do so many people criticize their bodies and pick them apart?
  • How does negative body image hurt other parts of a person's life?
  • If I have a bad body image, does it mean I have an eating disorder?
  • If one doesn't like their body, is there anything they can do to feel better about it?

 

A nationally recognized authority in the treatment and prevention of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and related mental health issues, Lori Osachy has successfully counseled adults, children and families for over twenty years. She regularly lectures, teaches and is the author of numerous articles promoting eating disorders education among health care professionals and the lay population, and is a regular mental health consultant for broadcast and print media. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, and her M.S.S. from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. Lori is the owner of The Body Image Counseling Center in Jacksonville, Fla. For more information visit www.bodyimagecounseling.com or call 904-737-3232.

 

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Website: www.text2bwell.com

The Evolution of Population Health Management

April 25, 2017
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Dr. Sasha Loffredo, Vice President of Medical Services at Marathon Health, an onsite health care provider joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care & Health News Channels to discuss population health management.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Sasha Loffredo discuss the following:

  • What is population health management?
  • What are the characteristics of a successful population health management program?
  • What impact does population health management have on physical health?
  • What other factors should be taken into consideration beyond physical health?
  • What do you see as being the future of population health management?

 

Alexandra “Sasha” Loffredo, MD, is a family physician and clinical leader at Marathon Health. Prior to joining Marathon Health, Dr. Loffredo spent nearly a decade on faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, educating residents and medical students and taking care of patients of all ages. She received her medical degree from the University of Vermont and completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the Hunterdon Medical Center in New Jersey. Outside of work, Sasha enjoys time with her family, including her high-school-aged daughter, her husband, who flies for Southwest Airlines, and her four dogs. Her family enjoys skiing, camping, and traveling the world.

 

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Website: www.marathon-health.com

Social Media Links:
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/marathon-health
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marathon-Health
Twitter: @marathonhealth

FootprintID- Benefits to Employers, Employees and Travelers

April 8, 2017
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Beth Tofel, President of FootprintID that helps individuals have always access to their health and medical information again joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care & Technology Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Beth Tofel discuss the following:

  • What is new since we spoke last?
  • How does that work with FootprintID being provided to employees as an Employee Benefit, and how does it benefit an employee?
  • What is the benefit to an Employer?
  • You had mentioned the benefits for travelers and in the travel industry, can you share with us what value you provide there?
  • What issues or trends in healthcare are you seeing and how are you helping to solve some of those issues?

 

You never leave home without your keys – but what about your health information? With FootprintID®, you can carry your entire health history right in your pocket.

We’ve designed this unique membership service to help parents, caretakers, and seniors keep track of their medical records – and access them whenever and wherever they need to.

Signing up takes minutes, and you can store your entire family’s records in one secure, easy-to-use online portal. With FootprintID®, you can keep important health information at the ready and manage it from your phone, tablet, or computer.

FootprintID® lets you share your information with physicians, emergency responders, and other family members. Coordinate medical histories across healthcare providers. And keep updated information on hand for school nurses, sports teams, summer camps – and in case of emergency.

If you are a business owner who is looking to enhance your healthcare benefits, FootprintID® delivers an affordable, value-added option that empowers your employees to take their health into their hands. It reduces stress and the downtime that can result from lengthy phone calls to physicians and pharmacies, as well as unnecessary doctor visits, tests and follow-up. And it can literally be a lifesaver in an emergency.

FootprintID® is a simple and portable solution for keeping vital health records organized, secure, and on hand. For more information about how it can benefit you, your family or your employees, contact me at beth@footprintid.com, or visit www.footprintid.com.

 

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Website: www.footprintid.com

Follow FootprintID:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/footprintid
Twitter: @footprintid

Silicon Valley IoT security startup with a mission to cure IoT Healthcare: Life or Death Mission

March 25, 2017
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Dr. May Wang is Co-Founder and CTO of ZingBox, a Silicon Valley IoT security startup with a mission to cure IoT Healthcare: Life or Death Mission joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care, Health News & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. May Wang discuss the following:

  • What is ZingBox’s vision?
  • You have a statement “IoT Healthcare: Life or Death Mission? What’s so critical about this mission?
  • How is ZingBox addressing this issue?
  • How will your approach to help the healthcare industry address this issue?
  • Do consumers/patients benefit from your solution?

 

Dr. May Wang is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder of ZingBox. May was previously the Head of Asia Pac Research and a Principal Architect in the Cisco CTO office, leading the Internet of Things (IoT) innovation. She was responsible for driving new technology initiatives. She developed algorithms and built systems that are deployed in multiple Cisco best-selling products.

May’s work focuses on real-time large data analysis, cybersecurity, and next generation network architecture. She also serves as a Venture Partner at SAIF, a $4B Private Equity firm. She is on the advisory board of several VC firms and tech companies, as well as a Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs member.

May has authored a book of biographies titled “Women Executives in Silicon Valley” and was the 10th President of NACSA, a high-tech professional organization with over 4,000 members. May received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering.    

 

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Website: www.zingbox.com

Twitter: @ZingBoxSecurity

What this digital health company is doing in the workplace to overcome mental health

March 2, 2017
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Alex Goldberg, CEO at Provata Health, a digital health company that improves health and lowers medical costs by creating innovative digital health products and solutions joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care, Health News & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Alex Goldberg discuss the following:

  • Your digital health company is turning its attention to mental health - in your view is mental health a significant factor in overall physical well being? How significant is it and why place such a focus on it right now?
  • Are there common misconceptions about mental health that you have run into while working on Provata VR and engaging with your customers?
  • Who are some of the clients you are sending headsets to and what kind of feedback have you received?
  • What role should the workplace play in health and wellness - to include mental wellness - and what would you tell a CEO who was considering starting a program for the first time?
  • What are your personal tips, things that you practice every day?

 

Alex Goldberg is CEO of Provata Health, which delivers the first digital health platform proven in peer-reviewed medical journals to positively impact both the mental and physical health of participants. Provata partners with employers, health plans, and hospital systems to deliver digital programs that are scientifically designed, tested, and proven to change behaviors and generate significant health outcomes.

Forbes dubbed Provata as the startup leading the digital health revolution; while other media outlets including Inc., Entrepreneur, the Huffington Post, and Geekwire have celebrated Provata’s impact on the digital health landscape.

 

The company is changing the healthcare industry by pioneering digital preventive medicine proven to generate better health, better care, and lower medical costs.

 

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Website: www.provatahealth.com

Twitter: @provatahealth

Watch the Video: http://provatahealth.com/vr-health#provata-vr-video

Website for the app: http://provatahealth.com/vr-health

Download the app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/provata-vr-guided-meditation