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At Outcomes Rocket, we are the shared knowledge hub for healthcare's toughest problems. Our goal is twofold and clear. To help inspire and guide our listeners to 1. Improve patient outcomes and 2. Experience business success in healthcare. Tune in to learn more!

Saul Marquez, Healthcare Entrepreneur


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    Genetic Testing and Education: New Horizons with Sheetal Parmar, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Natera

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 22:47

    In this episode, we are honored to have Sheetal Parmar, who is here to chat about genetic counseling, something new to many of us and something other people may have heard about. Sheetal is a board-certified genetic counselor and the vice president of medical affairs at Natera. Natera is a global leader in cell-free (cfDNA) testing focusing on women's health, oncology, and organ health. Sheetal shares with us that genetic counseling is the process of helping people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological, and family implications of genetic diseases and their contribution of genetic disease to their families. Also, what a genetic counselor is and how their skills are used across any medical field. She tells us how genetic counselors work throughout Natera in patient and health care provider management. Sheetal also dives deep into how beneficial genetic testing can be to understand one's health. This episode is incredibly insightful regarding the many benefits of genetic testing and genetic counselors, tune in and enjoy! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Crowd Sourcing Your Marketing Efforts with Cary Richards, Co-Founder and CEO at infostack.io

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 9:53

    In this episode, let's listen to Cary Richards as he explains a new way of marketing your products. Cary is the CEO and founder of infostacks.io. He explains how his company brings together several digital information products every week to take to the market. He also shares the speed of doing marketing through stacks and why they create a sales funnel that lasts only a week. He also talks about possible ways of earning from this system. If you have a digital product you'd like to market, or if you're thinking of out of the box ways to get your product to the people, you'll find this episode interesting. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Healthcare Stole the American Dream. Let's Take it Back with David Contorno, CEO of E Powered Benefits

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 42:48

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket, we are privileged to host the outstanding David Contorno. David is a nationally recognized industry speaker in the employee benefits space and employee satisfaction, and today he talks about a creative solution to increase transparency and improve satisfaction. David talks about one of the biggest challenges in U.S. healthcare which is price transparency, what employers can do to curb their steep insurance costs, benefits of direct primary care, and why companies and people prefer insurance. He also shares two suggestions on how to become healthcare consumers. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Integrated Healthcare, One That Our Loved Ones Deserved with Albert Tai, Founder, and CEO of Hypercare

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 21:48

    In this episode, we are excited to host Albert Tai, the founder, and CEO of Hypercare, a care coordination platform built for clinicians to connect and collaborate for patient care. Albert talked about how his company empowers clinicians to devote more time to patient care by leveraging technology and smart features. Hypercare's platform allows clinicians to communicate, find the right person on call, maintain schedules in real-time, and track task collaborations, all with the highest security and privacy standards for healthcare. Albert also shared anecdotes on successes his company has achieved, along with key learnings from challenges they went through. We've really enjoyed our fascinating conversation with Albert, so please tune in! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Keeping People Safe and on Track with Their Treatment with Omri Shor, Founder & CEO at Medisafe® Medication Adherence Platform

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 19:50

    In this episode, we are excited to once again feature Omri Shor, the CEO, and co-founder of Medisafe, an award-winning medication reminder and pill tracker for multiple conditions. Omri discusses how his company improves patient compliance and leverages digital technology to transition from the synchronous experience to the asynchronous model. He also talks about some of Medisafe's accomplishments, current focus, challenges in both the B2B and B2C spaces, care continuum, and more! To learn more about Medisafe and how it helps improve outcomes, please tune in. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    The #1 Threat to a Good Patient Outcome with Dike Drummond, CEO and founder of TheHappyMD.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 26:41

    Do you need help overcoming burnout? In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket, we are privileged to feature Dr. Drummond, a Mayo trained family practice physician, burnout survivor, executive coach, CEO and founder of TheHappyMD.com. Dike has over 3000 hours of one-on-one physician coaching experience and has trained over 40,000 doctors on behalf of 175 corporate clients to date. He shares about the physician coaching, live burnout prevention training, and physician wellness champion training he conducts. Dike is passionate about helping physicians deal with burnout, build more life balance, and have a more ideal practice. If you are a physician or a physician leader who wants to help your team do better in their practice, stay fresh, and not be burned out, there's an opportunity to do it with Dr. Drummond's program, so please tune in!

    How Cell-free DNA Testing is Revolutionizing Care with Paul Billings, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at Natera

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 27:36

    In this episode, we are privileged to feature the amazing Dr. Paul Billings. Paul is the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice president of Medical Affairs for Natera. Natera is a global leader in cell-free (cfDNA) testing with a focus on women's health, oncology, and organ health. The company is an expert at the process and measurement of cell-free DNA and at providing that in context with genetic information as well. Dr. Billings educates us on cell-free (cfDNA) testing. He discusses how his company develops millions of testing opportunities in genetics that have given them incredible expertise in measuring very small amounts of cell-free DNA. He shares how Natera has developed a series of products to cast light on things like the health of a fetus, recurrence of cancer, and health of an organ transplant. Dr.l also shares his hypothesis on how a drug post organ transplant is working through constant monitoring of cfDNA. He talks about the three indications Natera is working on, providing clear explanations of how they add enormous value to genetics and healthcare, and specific examples of how Natera works. There are so many things to learn from this insightful and exciting conversation with Paul, so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Embracing the Role of Nurse Leader in Hospital and Community Health Organization with Alice Benjamin, Chief Nursing Officer at Nurse.org

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 38:17

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are privileged to host the amazing Alice Benjamin. Also known as Nurse Alice, Alice is the Chief Nursing Officer at Nurse.org, the host of the Ask Nurse Alice Podcast, and an NBC Medical Correspondent. In this exciting and insight-filled conversation, Alice shares her ‘why' in nursing and her goal to become the best cardiac nurse in the world. She also talks about her advocacy of educating people about nursing through community work, how Nurse.org is helping foster a community of nurses, future nurses, and other healthcare professionals to work on workforce and practice issues. She shares her thoughts on putting nurses' health as a priority, nurse burnout, compassion fatigue, and more. There's plenty of gems to pick up from this episode, so make sure to tune in!

    Back in Control; a Chronic Pain Series with David Hanscom, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 27:41

    In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom, MD and author of the book "Back in Control - A Surgeon's Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain", dives into the problems of care, the overall operation of his Doc Roadmap, and issues of burnout. He shares personal anecdotes and some powerful insights from his experiences. It's been a fantastic episode, so tune in to our amazing interview with Dr. Hanscom! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Tradeoffs and Compromises: How Most Countries Struggle to Balance Cost, Quality, and Access with Peter Cram, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 26:39

    For this episode, we have the privilege to host the excellent Dr. Peter Cram, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is also the co-founder of the International Health System Research Collaborative (IHSRC). Dr. Cram discusses some of his experiences in the Canadian healthcare system. He also shares the result of some of his research on global healthcare costs, price transparency, and reference pricing. He also shares the hope of ensuring that everyone has healthcare. This is a stimulating conversation about prices of care so be sure to tune in!

    Reinventing undergarments for Patients who Require Catheters and Leg Bags Following Life-Altering Surgeries and Recovery with Brian Mohika, CEO at CathWear LLC

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 34:33

    There are many ways to impact healthcare and it is our guest's mission to enlighten other nursing students to show that other options are available. In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket Nursing podcast, we are honored to interview Brian Mohika, CEO at CathWear LLC. Cathwear is a revolutionary undergarment system for catheter and/or drainage leg bag needs. Brian discusses the pain point that CathWear solves. He shares how it improves the patient's medical condition and quality of life. He also talks of the value of nurses in medical invention, the unique vantage point nurses offer, and the need for nurses to be on the table. You'll also hear Brian's thoughts on success, learning from mistakes, what truly matters in life, and more. This is an inspiring interview and Brian dropped a lot of gems so make sure to tune in!

    Better Quality of Care: How a Matching Algorithm for Elderly Care Helps to Find the Right Caregiver with Anja Silberbauer, CEO at Harmony&Care

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 14:34

    In this episode, we are privileged to host the outstanding Anja Silberbauer, CEO at Harmony&Care, an Austrian start-up that focuses on supporting elderly home care. Anja talks about her company's mission to help find the right match for the elderly and sourcing caregivers better. She shares the benefits of both the patients, families and the caregiver agencies, reducing the turnovers and lack of satisfaction in care. She also shares some of the key learnings she made when she began her company. It's exciting what other countries are doing on the home care front, so make sure to tune in to learn about Harmony&Care!

    The Next Evolution of Vaginal Health Awareness, Screening, Practice, and Policy; Shrinking the Patient/Practitioner Gap with Sherrie Palm, Founder/CEO of Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 25:35

    In this episode, we are privileged to host Sherrie Palm, the founder, and CEO of the Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support (APOPS). APOPS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit advocacy agency founded to generate awareness of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). APOPS following consists of patients, clinicians, researchers, academics, and industry reps throughout 177 countries. Sherrie shares the genesis of APOPS and educates us on how the organization is creating awareness of pelvic organ prolapse, and ways it is supporting women navigate different aspects of life. Sherrie also gives us a walkthrough of the APOPS website which is a wonderful resource for all who are experiencing pelvic organ prolapse as well as hospital administrators who want to learn more about the disease. She also talks about challenges, some symptoms women can experience and encourages us all to learn more about POP. This is a great interview where you'll learn about POP and what we can do to help, so please tune in! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Revolutionizing Pharmacy with James Lott , founder and CEO of Script Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 21:37

    In this episode, I have the privilege of hosting James Lott , founder and CEO of Script Health. ScriptHealth is a health tech startup providing easy and safer access to prescription drugs. It's first public health initiative is to address the opioid crisis through the Naloxone exchange, allowing consumers to purchase the life-saving medication with ease. So far, the company has sent Naloxone to over 40 states. Script Health also developed Scripted, a platform that enables patients with or without insurance to get the same day care for common conditions at the local pharmacy. James discusses Script Health, the Naloxone Exchange, and Scripted. He also shares his thoughts on providing better access to care for people who choose to self-care, as well as some of his experiences and setbacks as an entrepreneur. Access to care does not always have to be through the doctor's office. Script Health is offering a new to do it, so make sure to tune in to learn more!

    Empowering the Next Nurse Generation Workforce Through Education with Jennifer Wallace, Nursing Educator Professor

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 37:09

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are excited to feature Jennifer Wallace. She is our first nursing educator professor on the show. Jen shares how the impact of having nurse mentors inspired her to also give back and mentor. She talks about the benefits of associate nursing degree programs for those seeking to become RN's, the need for diversity in the nursing faculty workforce, and how she as a professor is helping to change the mindset of changing the nursing culture to a healthier one. We also cover understanding nursing through the patient's lens, creating opportunities for yourself and others, and the many possibilities of virtual reality simulation in nursing education. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    The First Cell: And The Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to The Last with Azra Raza, the Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Center at Columbia Universi

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 35:27

    Today, let's take a closer look at cancer and learn more about this disease from someone who has devoted her life to studying cancer. In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket, we have the privilege of hosting the outstanding Dr. Azra Raza, the Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Center at Columbia University. She is also the author of the book “The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last”. Dr. Raza discusses the footprints of cancer and cancer-related statistics. She talks about her book The First Cell and how it advocates for the earliest possible detection and elimination of cancer at the first stage, first cell level. She calls out for a more holistic approach to cancer and emphasizes the need for better and advanced cancer treatment. Dr. Raza also shares her thoughts on reactive medicine, setbacks, changing paradigm, bringing the patient front and center into every conversation about cancer, and more! There are so many things to learn from this amazing interview with Dr. Raza so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Brain Tracking: The Future of Brain Health with Paul Sorbo, Director of Sales at Wavi Medical

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 27:38

    What do you know about your brain? In this episode, we are excited to host Paul Sorbo, the Director of Sales at Wavi Medical. Paul discusses the importance of providing a simple, fast, and affordable assessment to establish a baseline for the brain and then compare subsequent scans to monitor someone's progress. He also talks about the cost, insurance coverage, FDA approval, etc. He also provides a very clear example of the importance of knowing your brain's baseline, and the value of continuing education on brain health, researching, and gathering data. Wavi is pushing for proactive health with its innovative cap. Paul is passionate about brain health and has a wealth of knowledge to share about Wavi so please tune in to learn more! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Preventing Blindness with Early Mobile Eye Disease Detection with Mike Ricci, CEO at Spect

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 25:37

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket MedTech, we are excited to host Mike Ricci, CEO at Spect. Mike discusses how Spect offers screening for eye diseases, so patients can receive early diagnosis and treatment. He shares the company's genesis, value proposition, and the three key metrics which fit Spects in the workflow. He also talks of the business model and his long-term vision for the company. Spect is a multi-awarded startup data science company. It is a finalist in MedTech Innovator 2018. Spect has officially capped its seed fund, hired people for key positions, and is already getting a lot of commercial traction. Whether you are somebody who wants to work at a startup or an investor, this is a great opportunity, so make sure to tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    The Next Wave of Healthcare Informaticists with Sanket Shah, the AVP of National Accounts at Blue Health Intelligence

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 31:02

    In this episode, we are privileged to host Sanket Shah, the AVP of National Accounts at Blue Health Intelligence. Sanket discusses how his company leverages data to improve outcomes. He talks about prescriptive analysis, the importance of data science in deriving insights, partnering with the right people, and helping health systems prepare for COVID. Data is the future of health care, so it is essential to learn about it as much as you can. Sanket shares a lot of information so please tune in! Click this link to see the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Ensuring That Everyone in The World Has Health Care with Linda Anders, Nurse Leader

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 22:19

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are privileged to feature the amazing Linda Anders. Linda is a passionate nurse leader dedicated to high-quality patient care and is blazing the trail of change with every step. She is committed to empowering nurses around the world to learn and grow which also impacts patient care worldwide. In this interview, you'll hear her inspiring story and learn why she is bold in sharing her ideas. Linda also talks of leadership and how it impacts early career nurses. We also talk of setbacks and insights she's learned, and many more! This is an inspiring episode with so many gems to learn, so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Steps You Can Take to Minimize Your Personal COVID Risk with Lon Jones, Family Medicine Physician and Author

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 21:10

    This is part 2 of our COVID interview series with Dr. Lon Jones. In this episode, Dr. Jones covers the history of infectious diseases. He discusses the different stages the virus works and shares historic references about hand washing. He also emphasized the importance of washing the nose and explains how treating the air either through cooling or heating is turning off an evolutionary defense which reduces our survival advantage. He also talks about the importance of well care, caring for your health even before you get sick. With COVID cases at it's at an all-time high, we need to be taking better care of our health, and Dr. Jones explains that hand washing is not enough, we need to wash our noses too. This is a great conversation so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript and resources: outcomesrocket.com

    Empowering a New View of Mental Health and Wellness with Tom Young, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of nView Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 22:47

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket, we have the privilege of hosting the outstanding Dr. Tom Young. Dr. Young is the founder and Chief Medical Officer of nView, an online behavioural health solutions company that helps healthcare professionals and research organizations to accurately and efficiently identify, diagnose, and monitor individuals who need behavioral health assistance. Tom discusses how his company identifies behavioral health disorders, enabling healthcare professionals, educators, and researchers access to better identify, diagnose, monitor, and treat the mental health of individuals who need assistance. Tom and his team at nView are deeply committed to delivering innovative solutions to improve the perception of and treatment for mental health. There's so much to learn from this amazing interview with Tom, so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Advance Care Planning: How COVID-19 Has Changed How We Think About End-of-Life Care with Ryan Van Wert, Co-founder and CEO at Vynca

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 22:18

    In this episode, we are privileged to feature Dr. Ryan Van Wert, co-founder and CEO at Vynca, an advanced care planning solution that enables healthcare organizations to deliver high-quality treatment consistent with individuals' preferences. In our interview, Ryan explains his company's mission to address critical unmet needs in end-of-life care, what set Vynca apart from other companies, partnering with organization to ensure widespread adoption and utilization of solutions, reductions in unwanted health care utilization, and a several examples of how Vynca adds value to organizations. He also shares his insights on overcoming challenges as an early-stage company, the changes happening in the payment structure to make sure that care is provided in the highest quality way possible, and more! This is a great podcast focused on improving care for individuals at the end of life, so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Empowering Health Professionals and Nurses Unlock Their True Potential with Deborah Hart, CEO of First Impressions Rejuvenation Clinic and Founder of the Entrepreneur Nursing Program

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 28:39

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are privileged to feature the amazing Deborah Hart, CEO of First Impressions Rejuvenation Clinic and Founder of the Entrepreneur Nursing Program. She discusses how Entreprenursing is empowering health care providers and nurses to unlock their true potential and be their own boss. She shares her insights on the impact of the healthcare system to healthcare professionals, the importance of aligning skills and vision in day-to-day living, finding entrepreneurship as a nurse in or outside the health system, shifting mindset, and more. This interview is packed with exceptional insights on nursing and entrepreneurship, so make sure to tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Continuous Vital Sign Monitoring the New Standard of Care with Werner Vorster, Founder & CEO at Vitls

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 14:47

    In this episode, we are excited to feature Werner Voster, the co-founder and CEO of Vitls. Werner shares the genesis of his company. He also discusses how Vitls innovative wearable device improves access to better, accurate, and more reliable data in and out of the hospital. He educates us on the advantages of the Vitls device especially for pediatric care and gives a long term perspective on the use of the device. Click this link to see the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Streamlining Medicare Advantage Plan Operations with Tom Pelegrin, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Convey Health Solutions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 27:01

    In this episode, we are privileged to host the outstanding Tom Pelegrin, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Convey Health Solutions. Tom discusses how his company provides purpose-built solutions in the Medicare markets and how they work with important stakeholders to bring a level of expertise and capability. Convey leverages technology to drive outcomes and improve the patient experience. Tom covers the different segments of Convey, collaborations with other companies like BPO, and data analytics for improved customer experience. He shares his thoughts on setbacks, flexibility, making smart decisions, and more! Tom has a wealth of knowledge and you're sure to learn something so please tune in! Click this link to see the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Removing Patient Financial Barriers to Care While Improving Pharmacy Financial Outcomes with Srulik Dvorsky, Co-founder and CEO at TailorMed

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 18:49

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket Pharma, we interview Srulik Dvorsky, co-founder and CEO at TailorMed. After serving as a primary caretaker for several family members following a cancer diagnosis, he started TailorMed with a personal mission to leverage technology to create a solution to remove financial barriers to care. Srulik shares how TailorMed allows patients to adhere to their treatment, offset out-of-pocket responsibility, and afford care without incurring monument costs. He talks about the main pillars to the value the company brings to their partners and stakeholders as well as the challenges an IT vendor like TailorMed faces when partnering with health systems. TailorMed is the leading financial navigation company that helps patients and health care providers remove financial barriers to care. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and show notes: outcomesrocket.health

    Reaching Out to Underserved Communities To Encourage Students in the Health Profession with Mary Rose Saint-Cyr, Second-Year Nursing Student in the Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing Program

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 28:14

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are privileged to feature Mary Rose Saint-Cyr, one of the great nursing leaders coming out of the next generation. Mary Rose has such an interesting background so we invited her to know why she decided to study nursing. Mary Rose talks about her inspiration for taking the plunge in nursing and overcoming the many noes. She also shares insights on the importance of diversity in the health workforce, the value of having a supportive community, adopting a holistic admissions process, and many more. This is an inspiring and eye-opening interview, especially for those who are considering nursing as a career, so make sure to tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Venture Capital Trends in Healthcare Technology with Michael Greeley, the Co-founder and General Partner at Flare Capital Partners

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 20:08

    Today we are going to talk about how to raise capital. What are the things you could do to be more successful in attracting the right investors to your company? What are the things that you could do to stand out from others that are also looking for money when a very limited number of companies are doing the majority of investments? In this episode, we are privileged to host Michael Greely, the Co-founder and General Partner at Flare Capital Partners. Michael discusses how his company helps entrepreneurs. He also talks about pattern recognition, market fit, venture capital being specialists, and more. He shares tips for entrepreneurs so take note! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Bringing Life-Saving Targeted Therapies to Patients with Critical Illnesses with Diego Rey, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Endpoint Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 29:04

    In this episode, we are privileged to feature Diego Rey, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Endpoint Health, a company on a mission to bring lifesaving targeted therapies to critically ill patients. In our interview, Diego covers his company's goal to improve patient outcomes, what sets it apart from other medical device companies, the companion diagnostics platform, precision care, business model, and more! He also shares his insights on overcoming challenges as business leaders. This is a great podcast focused on improving patient care, so please tune in! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Leveraging Digital Innovations and Data-Driven Insights to Improve Consumer Experience with Rajeev Ronanki, Chief Digital Officer at Anthem, Inc.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 21:53

    In this episode, we interview Rajeev Ronanki, Chief Digital Officer at Anthem, Inc. Rajeev discusses how Anthem leverages digital technologies and AI capabilities to create a more predictive, proactive, and personalized health care experience. He shares Anthem's goal of taking a whole-person approach to health and being proactive in keeping people healthy. Rajeev also shares how Anthem uses data to create and integrate solutions, especially since they have such a huge reach. He shares his personal stories and insights on setbacks and pursuing perfection. We see many innovations in healthcare, and Anthem is delivering excellent solutions for a personalized patient experience. Please tune in to my exciting conversation with Rajeev here. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Enabling Lower-Cost Prescribing at the Point-of-Care with Kyle Kiser, CEO at RxRevu

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 20:18

    In this Outcomes Rocket Pharma episode, we are privileged to host Kyle Kiser, CEO at RxRevu. Kyle discusses how his company provides patient-specific, real-time insights into prescribing decisions, delivering patient, provider, and health plan benefits due to lower cost and improved adherence. He also shares what makes RxRevu stand out from other companies in the pharma space. Kyle shares his thoughts on some of the challenges he has seen in both the payer and provider sides, so make sure to tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Reducing the Cognitive Load and Leveraging Technology to Improve Clinical Workflows and Care Team Collaboration with Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer at Vocera

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 37:45

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are privileged to host the outstanding Dr. Rhonda Collins, Chief Nursing Officer at Vocera. Rhonda discusses how Vocera enables nurses to communicate even in the most stressful situations. She also explains the impact of the cognitive load of nurses and how it can be reduced by technology. Rhonda shares her insight on leveraging technology for communication to improve clinical outcomes, setbacks she has faced and what she learned from them, and things she is looking forward to. There are so many things to learn from this amazing interview, so please tune! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Improving Patient Access to Cancer Clinical Trials with Dana Dornsife, the Founder, President, and CEO of Lazarex Cancer Foundation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 34:11

    Today, we are excited to feature Dana Dornsife, founder, and CEO of Lazarex Cancer Foundation. This nationwide foundation assists advanced-stage cancer patients and the medically underserved by helping with funds needed to participate in FDA clinical trials. In this episode, Dana shares how a family experience with cancer led her to the creation of Lazarex. She discusses how her foundation addresses barriers like social determinants of health, minority participation, and equitable access. She also talks about overcoming challenges, creating solutions from the bottom up, receiving strength in numbers, and more. Dana's insights, motivation, and passion are truly inspirational. If you are interested in the issue of disparities in healthcare and improving patient access to clinical trials, this episode is one you shouldn't miss. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    How AposHealth is Using Gait Technologies to Create a More Frictionless Healthcare System with Clifford Bleustein, Global President and CEO of AposHealth

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 21:57

    Could gait be the next predictor of overall health? That is one of the many things we will talk about in this interview. For this episode, we have the privilege to host the excellent Dr. Clifford Bleustein, Global President and CEO of AposHealth, an FDA-cleared foot device designed to alleviate pain and treat gait-related conditions. Dr. Bluestein discusses how AposHealth's shoe device leverages biomechanics to help patients get temporary relief for pain, improve function, and develop better movements. He talks of ways his company delivers better outcomes for patients' musculoskeletal care. We also cover challenges, business models, client profiles, and more. This is a stimulating conversation about gait and its impact on our health, so be sure to tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Blake Mandell, Co-founder and President of Transcend Therapeutics

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 21:57

    In this Outcomes Rocket Pharma episode, we are privileged to host the outstanding Blake Mandell, co-founder and President of Transcend Therapeutics which discovers, develops, and delivers next-generation medicines to work towards a world in which people no longer suffer from the neuropsychiatric disease. Blake discusses how his company Carly explains how her work has an opportunity to improve patient experience on many levels. She highlights some of the changes happening in terms of patient care in the pharma space like the move towards holistic, patient-centered care and partnerships with innovation organizations to meet customer needs. She also talks about some of the programs of Moda Health in supporting communities, therapeutic advancements made, the biggest challenges facing the pharma industry, and more. This is a great conversation on patient-centric care in the Pharma space, so please tune in!

    Strengthening the Skills of Nurses and Nurse Leaders with Kathy Driscoll, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of Humana

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 32:40

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket Nursing, we are excited to host an innovative nursing leader who is changing the future of nursing and healthcare. Kathy Driscoll is the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of Humana. Kathy discusses Humana's focus on delivering collaborative and holistic care and shares several examples of how her company gives nurses a platform to learn and expand their skillset. She talks about evolving from the traditional healthcare model and moving towards patient-directed and patient-centered care. She encourages nurses to step up and lead the transformation of healthcare. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    How Digital Is Making It Possible To Scale Effective Care Models with Amanda DeMano, Vice President at AVIA Health Innovation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 18:08

    In this episode, we have the privilege to feature Amanda Demano, Vice President at Avia Health Innovation. Amanda discusses how Avia, as the nation's leading network for the health system, seeks to innovate and transform through digital strategy. She shares excellent examples of how her company has improved outcomes, how Avia is helping health systems and payers address things like disparities in health care, her insights on health innovation, and more. Learn how Amanda and her team are assisting accelerate digital adoption. Enjoy! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.com

    Podcasting and Healthcare IT Insights with Joy Rios, Co-Founder of Chirpy Bird Health IT Consulting and Podcast Host

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 24:39

    In this podcast, I am excited to host Joy Rios, the co-founder of Chirpy Bird Health I.T. Consulting and the Hit Like a Girl podcast co-host. Today, we hear Joy discuss her podcast and I.T. consulting business's genesis and how her company helps clients by providing transitioning advice on transitioning to value-based care. Joy also shares insightful anecdotes, the joy of a supportive community through the Hit Like a Girl podcast, and key learnings from setbacks she has experienced. You can hear Joy's passion for healthcare as she speaks. We've really enjoyed our interview with Joy, and we hope you will, too! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Re-Branding the Image of Nursing in Africa with Josiah Jackson-Okesola, Digital Media Strategist of the Nurses on Air Foundation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 41:56

    Challenges in the nursing profession are found all over the world. In the episode of the Outcomes Rocket Nursing episode, we are privileged to feature the outstanding Josiah Jackson-Okesola, a multiple award-winning nurse innovator and Digital Media Strategist of the Nurses on Air Foundation. Josiah explains the challenges of nurses and healthcare in Africa and what he and his team did to find solutions to the many problems they are facing. Leveraging the power of innovation and digital technology, Josiah founded Nurses on Air, helping change the perception of people on nurses. He also shares incredible examples of what African nurses go through and encourages decision-makers to involve nurses in their plans. Josiah is passionate about nursing, innovation and digital media, and he shares amazing insights in this interview, so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Accessible and Scalable Cognitive Rehab Training with Mark Watson, the CEO and Executive Director at ABI Wellness

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 18:29

    If you or someone you know is having issues with attention, memory, planning, and organizing following a brain injury, is it possible to improve that brain through a good, well-dosed cognitive rehabilitation platform? In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket, we are excited to once again feature Mark Watson, the CEO and Executive Director at ABI Wellness. Mark has been in the podcast before, and today he is back to share with us how what he is doing to empower others in the realm of improving cognition as a method to improve outcomes and brain injury. Mark discusses ABI Wellness's efforts in helping clinicians further standardize, optimize and extend their care and improve the outcomes of the patients through the BEARS (Brain Enhanced And Recovery System) method. He also explains the different groups who benefit from the training. Find out how ABI Wellness is helping clinicians and organizations take the patients' care to the next cognitive level. Please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Reimagining Compression Therapy for Lymphedema and Venous Disease with Andy Doraiswamy, Founder and CEO of Koya Medical

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 22:48

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket MedTech, we have the privilege of hosting Andy Doraiswamy, founder and CEO of Koya Medical and a finalist in Medtech Innovator in 2019. Koya is a transformative healthcare company developing breakthrough treatments for lymphedema and venous diseases to increase movement mobility and personalized care that is unavailable with traditional compression therapy. Andy discusses how his company's reimagined treatment delivers improved quality of life for patients with movement and mobility problems. He talks about Dayspring's advantage over existing solutions, the recent 501k clearance from the FDA, and the new CMS code. He shares his thoughts on some important things an innovator needs like having the right backers, having a fantastic team who understands your mission, and being transparent with them. Get your notes ready because there's plenty of things to learn from this interview with Andy. Please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Digital Health After COVID-19 with René Quashie, Vice President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Digital Health at the Consumer Technology Association

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 21:20

    In this episode, we are privilege to host Rene Quashie, the first-ever Vice President of Policy and Regulation Affairs, Digital Health at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). Rene covers the Consumer Technology Association's functions and features, its growing segment of digital health companies, and the CES digital health summit. He emphasized how CTA leverages technology to bring outside the box solutions to various issues in healthcare. Rene also shared the different benefits of joining the CTA. We also discussed some challenges the organization faces, conducting education campaigns, guiding principles for privacy. Click here for the show notes, transcript, and resource(s): outcomesrocket.health

    Helping Create AI for Everyone, Everywhere with Bill Fox, Business Development Executive at SambaNova System

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 18:47

    In this episode, we have the privilege of hosting the amazing Bill Fox, Business Development Executive at SambaNova System. This is Bill's second time on the podcast and he's doing fantastic work in healthcare. Bill discusses how his company is bringing that next generation of technology into the real Bill talks about the improvement of technology and how our current technology now supports data accumulation. SambaNova created the new generation of computing with the aim to bring AI to everyone. Bill shares the company's successes, including being used for COVID and cancer research. SambaNova's expertise is great especially if you want to scale as a business, so listen and enjoy! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Peter Crane, Venture Investor at Outsized Ventures

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 26:06

    In today's episode of the Outcomes Rocket Pharma, we are privileged to have Peter Crane, a venture investor at Outsized Ventures, an early-stage VC fund based in London that partners with founders pushing the boundaries of science and technology to solve the world's greatest challenges. Peter shares his fund's mission to invest in science and engineering-focused companies and the capital partner role they plan in scaling the businesses and bring them to market. Unlike other VC funds that take a long time to process, Peter emphasized Outsized Ventures release funds in a quick and unfussy way, enabling innovators and companies to achieve full potential at a faster pace. He also shares his thoughts on opportunities he has seen across drug discovery and e-tech healthcare and changes the value chain will go through as the new modalities enter the market. Join us and listen to this fascinating interview with Peter Crane!

    Cost Savings by Proactive Surgical Condition Management with Ami Rakshit, CEO and President at PreAcute PHM

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 17:01

    In today's episode of Outcomes Rocket, we are excited to share with your our interview with Ami Rakshit, the CEO and President at PreAcute PHM. Ami talks about how his company reduces unnecessary surgeries and lower costs. He shares four ways his company adds value to the health care space, the best stakeholder partner to implement the changes, and how Pre Acute makes business better. He also talks about the challenges brought about by COVID and in being an early-stage company. Please tune in to my full interview with Ami! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Enhancing Surgical Outcomes with Transformative Adhesive Materials with Natalie Artzi, co-founder and CEO at BioDevek

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 22:11

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket Medtech podcast, we are excited to feature Dr. Natalie Artzi, co-founder and CEO at BioDevek. Natalie shares how she started from engineering materials to make airplanes go at supersonic speed to creating the next generation of adhesive materials, one of which can be injected and sprayer for better wound closure to prevent leakages during surgeries. She discusses how her company's tissue-responsive biomaterial can improve outcomes for both patients and hospitals and how it enables the natural healing mechanism of the body to take place, resulting in enhanced wound healing. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Preventing Disability in High-Risk Stroke Patients with Sandra Saldana, CEO and Co-Founder at Alva Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 33:41

    Dr. Sandra Saldana, CEO and Co-Founder at Alva Health, has always been passionate about building things that don't exist, doing things that are unprecedented, and building something from scratch. This passion drove her to entrepreneurship in the medtech space and she has dedicated her whole life and career to the healthcare space. In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket MedTech, Dr. Saldana discusses how her company automated the process of stroke symptom recognition and emergency response without relying on the user to have input. She explains the value prop of the Alva wristband for both patients and insurance, setbacks and insights, and more. It's estimated that about one in four U.S. adults over the age of twenty-five actually have a high risk of stroke. Alva's wristband enables around-the-clock continuous long-term monitoring of stroke symptoms in a remote way, using a lightweight, user-friendly, unobtrusive form factor. Find out more about this innovative product in this interview. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Revolutionizing Healthcare with Wearable Continuous Molecular Monitoring with Peter Vranes, Co-CEO & Co- Founder at Nutromics

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 31:46

    In this Outcomes Rocket MedTech podcast, we are excited to feature Peter Vranes, CEO & Co-Founder of Nutromics, an Australian medtech company revolutionizing healthcare through continuous real-time molecular monitoring. Peter discusses how Nutromic's smart patch biosensor solves some of the healthcare challenges in chronic disease prevention and management, acute diseases, and therapeutic drug monitoring. He shares the lightbulb moment which led to the creation of Nutromic, dives into vancomycin, what happens when patients have overdosed, and how the smart patch can help clinicians have accurate, real-time data, continuous monitoring of vancomycin. He also talks about therapeutic drug monitoring for a whole range of drugs, the benefits for both physicians and patients, and the different pivots the company did that led to the smart patch. Peter also shares his insights on being transparent and building relationships of trust with VCs. The company is preparing for a clinical trial in a few months and has closed a 7.5 multimillion-dollar grant. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Redefining Non-Invasive Wireless Patient Monitoring with Jeff Pompeo, President and CEO at Caretaker Medical

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 27:28

    In this episode of Outcomes Rocket MedTech, we are privileged to feature Jeff Pompeo, a serial entrepreneur and investor, and President and CEO at Caretaker Medical. Jeff discusses how Caretaker adds value to the care continuum. He also shares the genesis of the company and a setback they've experienced in the process of developing the product. He also shares a scoop, so you'll be the first one to hear this before it is announced publicly! Make sure to tune in. Continuous blood pressure monitoring is essential in managing critically ill patients. Caretaker is setting a new standard of monitoring patients beat by beat blood pressure continuously and in real-time. It is one of the very few FDA-cleared, beat-by-beat blood pressure monitors. Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

    Revolutionizing the Way People Experience Cancer Treatment with Kate Dilligan, Founder and CEO at Cooler Heads

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 28:51

    In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket MedTech, we are excited to feature Kate Dilligan, the founder and CEO at Cooler Heads and one of the five finalists in the MedTech Innovator 2021 competition. Kate shares the story behind Cooler Heads and how her experience as a cancer patient pushed her to find ways to eliminate chemotherapy-induced hair loss more affordably. She discusses the value prop of her product and the difference over the existing standard of care. Kate also talks about setbacks and insights, and she strongly emphasized the importance of working with the FDA. There are so many things to learn from this insight-packed interview with Kate so please tune in! Click this link to the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health

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