At the HLTH 2022 conference at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas last week, healthcare leaders shared how their organizations are transforming healthcare from clinical decision support, interoperability, equity in healthcare, mental health, virtual care, remote patient monitoring and more make a difference Watch their interviews with MedCity News Editor in Chief Arundhati Parmar and Senior Reporter Katie Adams.
DexCare is a data-driven intelligence company, an offshoot of Providence’s healthcare system. Managing Director Derek Street talks about how the health tech business is providing services to improve access to healthcare and highlights how providers can use DexCare to reduce costs.
dr Brad Diephuis, Chief Business Officer of Thyme Care describes how the values-based oncology company provides a dedicated Thyme Care nurse and navigator to connect users with appropriate resources for patient and caregiver journeys.
Steve Yaskin, health gorilla CEO and co-founder, articulates his company’s goals as an interoperability platform for healthcare data that bridges the public and private sectors, with regulatory compliance as a priority. Yaskin also addresses Health Gorilla’s work of being part of the Trusted Exchange Framework, the Common Agreement and an entity of the Qualified Health Information Network.
David Stone, CEO of Babson Diagnostics, talks about his company’s collaboration with Becton Dickinson and Siemens. The goal is to improve the quality of blood testing from capillary blood vessels so that a smaller volume of blood can be collected and used for applications beyond determining blood glucose levels.
Michelle Davey, Wheel CEO and Founder, emphasizes the durability of virtual care, the importance of virtual first responders, and why her company is building an underlying infrastructure to enable virtual care services. Davey also shares her perspective on factors that separate great telemedicine from bad telemedicine.
dr Katherine Saunders, co-founder of Intellihealth, shares some of the misconceptions about obesity treatment and how Intellihealth is working to improve access and understanding of the standard of care through an app and telemedicine services.
Nine out of ten students surveyed say their school is experiencing a mental health crisis, but there is a significant mismatch between supply and demand. dr Bob Booth, Chief Care Officer of TimelyMD, explains that this is why Timely MD offers mental health services to college students. About 75% of students say the company has helped them improve their mental health, in part through Timely MD’s peer-to-peer platform, which students cited as a priority.
BrightInsight CEO and co-founder Kal Patel talks about his company’s quality management system, which has a rigorous, secure software infrastructure to support the product development needs of pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Patel also details some of the details of an expanded partnership with rare disease company CSL Behring and previews plans for 2023.
Web Sun, President and Co-Founder of Komodo Health, shares how life science companies are using their platform for health economics and health outcomes research studies for academic and life science company clients. He also highlights the research Komodo has conducted to identify coverage gaps and inequalities in maternal health care and how these can be addressed, e.g. B. Clinical studies.
Jonathan Salon, MDLive President, provides a glimpse of how the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the virtual care model from a transactional emergency care-centric business to a long-term care-centric business. For MDLive, it reflects a shift towards virtual primary care, which is far more complex than emergency care but far more personal. Our technology platform was built organically, eliminating friction points for patients. He also discusses the impact of acquiring Cigna subsidiary Evernorth.
Anna Barnes, Smart medical objects chairmannotes how the company seeks to help clinicians reduce burnout by providing richer, standardized, normalized data with a focus on the acute care and ambulatory provider market.
Dan Wadat, CEO and Founder of Huma, shares his company’s unique journey to support remote patient monitoring. Although Huma’s business is global, the American compensation model offers an advantage and opportunities to establish a presence in the US market. He also shares the importance of a strong user interface and onboarding strategy to improve patient engagement and identifies goals for 2023 including collaborations in asthma, COPD and oncology.
veda CEO and co-founder Meghan Gaffney discusses how automating healthcare data can save healthcare systems money and how the company views healthcare data challenges.