Redefining MedTech shares the stories of clinicians, executives, entrepreneurs, and researchers: all of whom are transforming and expanding the landscape of healthcare through the uses, applications, and developments of medical technology. Through an in-depth exploration of the marriage between humans and technology, interviews will explore the journeys of digital health leaders—highlighting both their personal and professional experiences in the rapidly growing movement of health technology. Showcasing intimate conversations, this podcast will illustrate and examine the progress, challenges, and continuous growth experienced by digital health leaders across the globe.
Redefining Medtech | Felicity Harper, PhD
Today’s episode on Redefining MedTech spotlights Felicity Harper, PhD: an NIH funded investigator, professor, licensed clinical psychologist, and health tech app developer. With over 17 years of experience working with cancer patients as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Harper shares how she witnessed a significant lack in psychological care within standard cancer treatment. Through a commitment to creating a data-driven and researched-based digital application, Dr. Harper has led the development of My Patient Pal: a comprehensive healthcare app that allows patients to track cancer symptoms, manage medications and develop shareable medical charts. Hear Dr. Harper explain how technology and patient care go hand in hand to improve physical medical care and psychological outcomes, thus serving to empower patients, clinicians, and researchers alike.
Redefining Medtech | Vik Bakhru
Today’s episode on Redefining MedTech features Vik Bakhru MD: the Chief Operating Officer of ConsejoSano, Inc, a multicultural technology platform dedicated to improving health outcomes for under-served populations. After graduating from George Washington University with an M.D., and receiving his M.B.A. from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Bakhru went on to build a prominent career in the spaces of both healthcare and business. Through a firm commitment to personalized, advanced, and accessible health care delivery, Dr. Bahkru’s team at ConsejoSano navigate how social determinants of health can be addressed to benefit vulnerable populations. Listen to Dr. Bahkru discuss the various ways in which he uses past experiences to effectively serve at the intersection of health, technology, and culture.
Redefining MedTech | Jillian Bridgette Cohen
Today's episode on Redefining MedTech features Jillian Bridgette Cohen: CEO & Co-Founder of Virtual Health Partners. As a long-time key player in the medical industry, Cohen initially began her career in medical device sales, where she was introduced to the concept of start-ups: specifically, the non-invasive weight loss space. After building on an initial idea inspired by the concept of Uber, Cohen developed Virtual Health Partners, focusing on conquering health goals through live support including virtual nutrition and lifestyle modification & fitness. Operating through a “software as a service” model and currently tracking 20,000+ users, Virtual Health Partners uses AI to customize its offerings based on specific clients. With a strong belief in the potential of technological platforms to change patients’ lives, listen to Cohen discuss entrepreneurship, her strategies for success, and the concept of future business growth in the digital health sector.
Redefining Medtech | Cory Kidd
Our first episode spotlights Cory Kidd, MS, PhD: AI expert and founder & CEO of Catalia Health, a chronic disease care management company. In seeking to generate patient behavior change through a fusion of technology and psychology. Kidd’s work provides patients & care providers with a voice-activated AI-based robot that delivers care guidance and transmits relevant health information, offering an interactive care management solution for the almost 50% of the U.S. population impacted by chronic conditions. Kidd’s technology emphasizes the aspect of patient care that occurs subsequent to the clinic—moving beyond pharmaceuticals, procedures, and devices. Listen to the interview for an exclusive perspective featuring one of the primary experts in AI & robotics in healthcare, and hear from both Dr. Kidd and a special guest as he discusses how he brought a technological invention to market.