Today we hear from Jude Samson of RFMx. His company is breaking barriers to offer true health care tools for doctors and patients. You, Your Doctor, Your Coach and your Nutritionist are teaming up on a shared platform to make you the best and healthiest person you can be. Tune in to find out the driving forces in this new approach are and how they fit into your life!
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Since January 2019, Jude Samson is the cofounder and CEO of RFMx, Inc, a health and wellness company focusing on the utilization of a digital health approach and remote monitoring to eradicate chronic diseases while developing new revenue streams for its clients. Prior to joining RFMx, Jude confounded Samson and Benson in 2010, which was a high-impact consultancy.
In 2000, Jude cofounded and served as CEO of Levelfield.com Inc, an online agency. He currently still serves on the board of Levelfield.com. Jude specializes in developing business models, business process design, and business network with a focus in maximizing social capital by allowing an organization to utilize its most precious resource, its people, at their highest level. Outside of work, Jude is an avid soccer player, a dedicated son, husband, and father, and a leader in his communities.
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What is digital health?
Digital health is the convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare, living, and society to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery.
A digital health company. A platform that is constantly expanding and improving. Provides a structure for the patient and physician to combat chronic disease as a team. From the patient’s standpoint, it provides a community-based system that tracks all of their biometrics and has the physician, the health coach, and the nutrition coach working together for them to achieve their goals. From the physician’s standpoint, it provides a model to transition from the current fee-for-service model to a preventative healthcare model, utilizing biometric data and wearable devices and remote monitoring. They’re also incentivized to actually keep you healthy versus the current model, you feel bad, you get sick, you go to the doctor, you pay, and you get well. Remote monitoring system that combines your Fitbit, your weight scale, your blood pressure cuff, your sleep apnea machine, grabs that data, consolidates it, risk stratifies it, and then they start working with you on your goals to keep you healthy so you never actually have to go to the doctor.
How RFMx Was Founded
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“I looked at all the skills I had, and I realized that this would be a way that I could utilize all of my life experience and the skills that I have, and continually grow, and impact people at their foundation, at the very root of their existence.”
Three Really Important Things in Life
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Current Health Statistics
6 of 10 Americans have 1 chronic disease 4 of 10 have 2 chronic diseases
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