8 episodes

We recognize that we need a global movement to change healthcare that works for the patients. For that movement, we need a community of leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators who are at the vanguard of transforming healthcare through digital health. Persimmon Health wants to curate, cultivate, and moderate conversations with those community leaders. Hence, we believe that podcasting is a great medium to bring the community together. In the podcast, you will find discussions and real stories of digital health innovators and enablers of digital health. We will bring the conversations on the various topics such as digital health startups, products, technologies, etc, within the digital health ecosystem to the community. We invite you to participate in the movement of transforming healthcare for everyone, to join the community and share stories that accelerate the movement.

Digital Health Community by Persimmon Health Digital Health Community

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We recognize that we need a global movement to change healthcare that works for the patients. For that movement, we need a community of leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators who are at the vanguard of transforming healthcare through digital health. Persimmon Health wants to curate, cultivate, and moderate conversations with those community leaders. Hence, we believe that podcasting is a great medium to bring the community together. In the podcast, you will find discussions and real stories of digital health innovators and enablers of digital health. We will bring the conversations on the various topics such as digital health startups, products, technologies, etc, within the digital health ecosystem to the community. We invite you to participate in the movement of transforming healthcare for everyone, to join the community and share stories that accelerate the movement.

    Technology is the future of heart health | Ron Fridman | Digital Health Community | EP 8

    Technology is the future of heart health | Ron Fridman | Digital Health Community | EP 8

    Ron Fridman–our guest for this episode of the Digital Health Community podcast by Persimmon–is  a serial entrepreneur with a strong background in System analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. 
    As the CEO/Co-founder of Mawi–a company that creates wearable medical devices and technology to diagnose and monitor cardiac diseases, Ron shares his knowledge on wearables and medical devices for the human heart while he also talks about his experience so far in digital healthcare with Chris Sprague, CEO of Persimmon.
    Seasoned with hands-on experience in the healthcare realm, Ron also talks about how he co-founded Mawi, the adjustments he had to make,  coming from a European background with no experience in healthcare, and a lot more regarding healthcare.
    Don’t miss this insightful conversation between two healthcare experts.


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    Chris Sprague | Ron Fridman

    About us:
    The Digital Health Community is Persimmon’s effort to create a network of like-minded people and organizations working in the digital health sphere. The goal is to bring together a community of spearheads to support the movement in the healthcare system and build on the collaborative strength of the stakeholders.

    Let's connect on:
    LinkedIn | Twitter | Tiktok

    Learn more at: https://www.persimmonhealth.com/podcast

    Contact us:
    Website: https://www.persimmonhealth.com
    Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
    Tel: 770-280-7696
    Email: hello@persimmonhealth.com

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Precision is the future of medicine | Michael Fang | Digital Health Community | EP 7

    Precision is the future of medicine | Michael Fang | Digital Health Community | EP 7

    Michael Fang, a physician, specializing in geriatrics and a serial entrepreneur, joins us as a guest on this episode of the Digital Health Community podcast by Persimmon. 

    Having dreamed of taking care of the elderly, Michael shares with us how he followed his passion, added technology to his medical knowledge and came up with his startup, Base 10. Michael also talks about his challenges in his journey with sound advice for physician entrepreneurs and his views on the US healthcare system.



    Follow them on Linkedin:
    Chris Sprague | Michael Fang

    About us:
    The Digital Health Community is Persimmon’s effort to create a network of like-minded people and organizations working in the digital health sphere. The goal is to bring together a community of spearheads to support the movement in the healthcare system and build on the collaborative strength of the stakeholders.

    Let's connect on:
    LinkedIn | Twitter | Tiktok

    Learn more at: https://www.persimmonhealth.com/podcast

    Contact us:
    Website: https://www.persimmonhealth.com
    Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
    Tel: 770-280-7696
    Email: hello@persimmonhealth.com

    • 1 hr
    Simplifying the access to quality care | Paula Muto | Digital Health Community | EP 6

    Simplifying the access to quality care | Paula Muto | Digital Health Community | EP 6

    This episode of the Digital Health Community podcast by Persimmon features a true change agent within healthcare. Paula Muto,  a practicing vascular and general surgeon, physician, entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of UBERDOC, talks about the need for ease of access in the healthcare industry.


    A stalwart in the healthcare industry, Paula has a strong desire and vision to change the incumbent American healthcare system. This is why she created UBERDOC - a telehealth startup that “provides priority access to the best doctors for an affordable, transparent price.” 


    In this podcast, Paula shares her views on women entrepreneurs, types of business models in healthcare, how she started and scaled UBERDOC, and the challenges she faced along the way.

    Follow them on Linkedin:
    Chris Sprague | Paula Muto

    About us:
    The Digital Health Community is Persimmon’s effort to create a network of like-minded people and organizations working in the digital health sphere. The goal is to bring together a community of spearheads to support the movement in the healthcare system and build on the collaborative strength of the stakeholders.

    Let's connect on:
    LinkedIn | Twitter | Tiktok

    Learn more at: https://www.persimmonhealth.com/podcast

    Contact us:
    Website: https://www.persimmonhealth.com
    Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
    Tel: 770-280-7696
    Email: hello@persimmonhealth.com

    • 1 hr 28 min
    An innovator’s advice for healthcare entrepreneurs | Leon Eisen | Digital Health Community | EP 5

    An innovator’s advice for healthcare entrepreneurs | Leon Eisen | Digital Health Community | EP 5

    Our guest for today, Leon Eisen, the founder and executive chairman of Oxitone Medical, is a pioneer in wearable technology for digital healthcare. Leon invented the world's first FDA-approved wrist sensor pulse oximetry monitor. In his over two-decades-long career.


    Leon has also been mentoring both novice and seasoned entrepreneurs. In this episode of the Digital Health Community podcast by Persimmon, Leon shares his tips and nuances on understanding human psychology, building a business strategy and how to think like an entrepreneur. He provides unique insight and perspective to aspiring entrepreneurs about team building, utilizing people’s strengths, understanding psychology for business strategy and basically everything a striving entrepreneur needs to succeed.


    This podcast aims to present you with the inspiration and strategies you need to fire up your entrepreneurial journey and create the life you’ve always dreamed of in the digital health world.


    Follow them on Linkedin:
    Chris Sprague | Leon Eisen

    About us:
    The Digital Health Community is Persimmon’s effort to create a network of like-minded people and organizations working in the digital health sphere. The goal is to bring together a community of spearheads to support the movement in the healthcare system and build on the collaborative strength of the stakeholders.

    Let's connect on:
    LinkedIn | Twitter | Tiktok

    Learn more at:
    https://frog.ly/persimmon-podcast

    Contact us:
    Website: https://www.persimmonhealth.com
    Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
    Tel: 770-280-7696
    Email: hello@persimmonhealth.com

    • 56 min
    The different roles of physicians in driving American healthcare innovation | Tariq Chaudry | Digital Health Community | EP 4

    The different roles of physicians in driving American healthcare innovation | Tariq Chaudry | Digital Health Community | EP 4

    Entrepreneurship is at the heart of the American spirit, and many healthcare professionals are leaning toward it. Having said that, entrepreneurship is more complex in the healthcare industry due to the multi-sided ecosystem in which patients, providers, physicians, insurance companies, government, regulators and investors collide.
    In this episode of the Digital Health community podcast, our guest of honor is Tariq Chaudry, Chief Quality Officer at Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Chief Medical Officer at Omniscia Health. Tariq is a pediatrician turned intrapreneur, startup entrepreneur, and advisor who is exploring the world of institutional investments with angels and VCs. He has a lot to share about his journey, learnings and advice for digital health entrepreneurs. Also, as a quality and safety expert, Tariq offers insights into how technology enables the spectacular digital transitions in healthcare and what should be our steps to redesign the US healthcare ecosystem.

    Follow them on Linkedin:
    Chris Sprague | Tariq Chaudry

    About us:
    The Digital Health Community is Persimmon’s effort to create a network of like-minded people and organizations working in the digital health sphere. The goal is to bring together a community of spearheads to support the movement in the healthcare system and build on the collaborative strength of the stakeholders.

    Let's connect on:
    LinkedIn | Twitter | Tiktok

    Learn more at: https://www.persimmonhealth.com/podcast

    Contact us:
    Website: https://www.persimmonhealth.com
    Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
    Tel: 770-280-7696
    Email: hello@persimmonhealth.com

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Inventing the first ever FDA-approved Pulse Oximetry | Leon Eisen | Digital Health Community

    Inventing the first ever FDA-approved Pulse Oximetry | Leon Eisen | Digital Health Community

    In this podcast, Leon Eisen, the founder and executive chairman of Oxitone Medical and inventor of the world's first FDA-cleared wrist sensor pulse oximetry monitor shares wisdom about all things medical and wearable devices. From the history of medical devices to the business of building medical device digital health companies, Leon imparts valuable insights on design thinking, product development and how accurate medical wearables have become over the years. 


    Who should listen to this? Anyone who is curious about medical and wearables devices, their implications in medicine and healthcare, incorporating these devices for health and wellness applications etc.

    Follow them on Linkedin:
    Chris Sprague | Leon Eisen

    About us:
    The Digital Health Community is Persimmon’s effort to create a network of like-minded people and organizations working in the digital health sphere. The goal is to bring together a community of spearheads to support the movement in the healthcare system and build on the collaborative strength of the stakeholders.

    Let's connect on:
    LinkedIn | Twitter | Tiktok

    Learn more at:
    https://frog.ly/persimmon-podcast

    Contact us:
    Website: https://www.persimmonhealth.com
    Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
    Tel: 770-280-7696
    Email: hello@persimmonhealth.com

    • 55 min

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