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

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/appstem

Treating Substance Abuse Through Telemental Health and in Primary Care

April 19, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health, Health Care, Health News & TeleMental Health Channels to discuss treating substance abuse through telemental health and in primary Care.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • How common are substance abuse issues in the United States?
  • You note that there are very high rates of mental health issues associated with substance abuse. What are those conditions and statistics?
  • You wrote an article discussing the epidemic of this issue, as well as some guidelines for treating them in new environments. What made you see a need for this?
  • What are some of the essential pieces of substance abuse treatment?
  • Substance abuse and addictions are two of your specialities. What drew you too them, and how can people reach you for help?

 

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.

She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, Sivana Spirit, Proud Stories, and a Contributor for the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.

 

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez

Exploring the Benefits of Telemental Health

April 10, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health, Health Care, Health News & Tele-Medicine Channels to discuss exploring the benefits of Telemental Health.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • Although we have discussed this before, remind us what Telemental Health is.
  • Who could benefit from Telemental Health?
  • Who would not be an ideal candidate for Telemental health?
  • Why is this such a popular option for many clients?
  • What would you say to someone who is leary to give this modality of therapy a chance? You provide Telemental Health Services. How can someone reach you if they are interested in this type of treatment?

 

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.

She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, Sivana Spirit, Proud Stories, and a Contributor for the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.

 

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez

 

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

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How TelaDietitian is redefining medical nutrition therapy in telehealth

March 20, 2017
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Jackie Arnett Elnahar the CEO of TelaDietitian the premier telehealth solution for nutrition counseling joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Nutrition & Telemedicine Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jackie Arnett Elnahar discuss the following:

  • What was the inspiration of your starting TelaDietitian?
  • What is the process for using TelaDietitian?
  • How is it different than the traditional approach of medical nutrition therapy?
  • What have been the results thus far?
  • Who is the ideal user of TelaDietitian?
  • As the leader in telenutrition, where is TelaDietitian heading?

 

Jackie Arnett Elnahar RD, Esq., is a dietitian and an attorney. She is CEO and co-founder of TelaDietitian, the premier telehealth solution for medical nutrition therapy consultations. As a registered dietitian, Elnahar specializes in weight loss and disease prevention, management, and reversal. She has helped many clients fulfill their health and wellness goals and achieve a long-term solution through a realistic and results-oriented approach that has changed lives. She is published in prominent journals, magazines, blogs, and newsletters. Elnahar has done extensive research in diets for clinical conditions, especially on nutrition and gene expression, and uses her in-depth scientific foundation to create practical nutritional solutions.

Elnahar worked in corporate wellness at Bloomberg LP, and has hosted healthy cooking classes at Bowery Culinary Center and Whole Foods Wellness Club in Tribeca in New York City. She also volunteers as a camp counselor for the Herbert G. Birch Camp for families struggling with AIDS, for which she modeled and raised $10,000 for the G.I.V.E. Jean Campaign for Ralph Lauren. A proponent of fitness and exercise, she is also a certified fitness instructor.

 

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Website: www.teladietitian.com

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The Growth of Telemedicine and the Reality of Its Potential

February 10, 2017
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Dr. Gay Gooden, Co-founder and Telemedicine Physician with RelyMD, a virtual health service that provides 24/7 access to board-certified emergency medicine doctors for both adults and children via video consultation joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare & TeleMedicine Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Gay Gooden discuss the following:

  • The number of patients using telehealth services is expected to rise from less than 350,000 in 2013 to nearly seven million in 2018. Why do you think those numbers are increasing so rapidly?
  • Health systems and patients aren’t the only ones reaping the benefits of telemedicine. What other types of organizations are seeing reductions in costs?
  • We’ve heard about two industries that are actively using telemedicine. Are there other fields where telemedicine will also see growth?
  • It sounds like there is a lot of good coming from telemedicine. What are the barriers that still need to be overcome?
  • You’re a co-founder and an actively practicing physician with RelyMD. Can you tell us a little about the company?   

 

Dr. Gay Gooden is a practicing board-certified emergency medicine physician at Wake Emergency Physicians, PA in Raleigh, N.C.  She is a co-founder of RelyMD and currently serves as the Medical Staff President of WakeMed Cary. Dr. Gooden completed both her Doctorate of Medicine and residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also received her bachelor of science in biology at UNC.
 
RelyMD, is a virtual health service that provides 24/7 access to board-certified emergency medicine doctors for both adults and children via video consultation. Patients are able to seek treatment from a doctor with an average wait time of less than 10 minutes via web browser or mobile app. RelyMD is owned and staffed by Wake Emergency Physicians, PA, a group of 100 emergency medicine physicians who provide care to approximately 300,000 patients annually at hospitals throughout the region.

 

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Website: www.relymd.com

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Twitter: www.twitter.com/rely_md

The Power of Negative Self-Talk and How to Change It

August 24, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development Channel to discuss the power of negative self-talk and how to change it.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • What is self-talk?
  • Where and why do we learn negative self-talk and messages?
  • Why is negative self-talk so much harder to break, than it is to learn positive self-talk?
  • What are a few examples of ways in which you can replace a negative thought with a positive or more realistic one?
  • What are some ways in which you can start and end your day with positive messages to set a tone?


    Duration: 11:00


    Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.


    She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, and a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.


    Links:
    Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
    Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez


    The views and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

The Benefits of Telehealth in Mental Health, for Those New to the Concept

August 13, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health and Telemedicine Channels to discuss the benefits of Telehealth in Mental Health, for fhose new to the concept.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • Can you tell us what Telehealth is, when it comes to mental health, and what a person could expect during a session with you?
  • What types of issues lend themselves to Telehealth?
  • What types of issues would not be appropriate for telehealth, and require a different level of care. 
  • What are some benefits a person can experience with Telehealth?
  • What would you tell someone who is leery, or on the fence about giving Telehealth a chance?


Duration: 8:57


Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.


She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, and a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.


Links:
Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez

Mobile and Texting: A Strategic Communication Tool for Healthcare Providers

August 6, 2016
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Ken Saitow, CEO of CareWire, a text-first mobile patient communication and engagement company joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Ken Saitow discuss the following:

  • Why is it important for healthcare providers to be focusing on how they communicate with their patients?
  • What are some of the challenges they face in communicating with their patients?
  • Why should providers evaluate mobile communication and, more specifically, text messaging? 
  • Is texting really suitable for healthcare given regulatory concerns and the variation of age and socioeconomic status of patients?
  • What are some ways that texting can support healthcare provider's goals?


Duration: 20:07


Ken Saitow is the President & CEO of CareWire, Inc. Ken has over two decades of experience providing performance improvement solutions for leading healthcare organizations across the country. He has also held operational and strategic leadership positions for a number of premier healthcare consulting firms.


Ken has a track record of successfully bringing new solutions and services to market. Most recently, Ken was a Managing Director in Huron Consulting Group’s Healthcare Practice. Prior to that, he was an owner of Stockamp & Associates Inc. and a partner within the Global Health Services Practice at Accenture.


Ken holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Georgia.



Website: www.carewireinc.com


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Twitter: @carewire
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/carewire-inc

The rise of branded hospital apps, and why healthcare should deliver on mobile

July 7, 2016
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Janna Badalian, Marketing Director at MobileSmith – the #1 platform for building branded hospital apps in the US joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Janna Badalian discuss the following:

  • As a company helping healthcare providers to deliver patient-facing apps, what’s your take on the hottest trends in hospital and healthcare app market?
  • Do we have evidence that mobile health apps really work?
  • How should a hospital or clinic go about building their own app for patients?
  • What are some of the more successful hospital-launched apps?
  • In your opinion, what does the mobile future look like for patients and providers?


Duration: 9:36


Janna Badalian is Marketing Director at MobileSmith. Since 2012, Janna has been in charge of MobileSmith’s brand, marketing, and content strategy, contributing to the company’s thought leadership in mobile healthcare. Janna has authored numerous whitepapers and articles on agile mobile development practices for healthcare providers and the most efficient hospital app use cases for patient engagement.  Janna has 15+ years of marketing and solution selling experience in the software industry, including companies such as IBM and Kaspersky lab.



Website: www.mobilesmith.com


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