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Kemisola Bolarinwa is Paving the Way for African Women in Tech by Innovating in Women’s Health

In Africa, African Influence, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Kemisola Bolarinwa is a Nigerian bundle of female fire. She’s passionate and excited about using tech to innovate for impact and she’s started with a wearable to help detect breast cancer. She’s taken her own family experience and knowledge of the pain and death caused by this cancer and moved it into the lab where she has put her skills …

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Brad Ringeisen Works to Bring CRISPR Innovation to Climate Change

In Climate, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Along with the multitude of innovation tasks on his plate, Brad Ringeisen, Exec. Dir. of the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) at UC Berkeley, brings a special passion to the work of applying CRISPR technology to solving some of our planet’s toughest problems. Ringeisen has more invested at DARPA (research and innovation) than most people have invested in raising kids, but, …

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Joe Hamel is the US Government’s Secret Innovation Weapon in the War Against Major Health Disasters

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Joe Hamel is the Director of Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) for Innovation and Industrial Base Expansion (IBx) for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He received his BA in molecular biology from Colgate University and his MS in biotechnology from John Hopkins University. Prior to joining the ASPR, Hamel worked as a …

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Networking Opportunities Identified in The Introducer Edition on Health Tech

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Welcome to what The Introducer does best – facilitate connection.  For those who have been reading The Introducer for a while, you know that about a week after the edition goes live, we post the networking connections we see between those featured in the current edition (and we include some from previous editions where there’s a fit).  So, for The …

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Caribbean Health Research To Serve a UNSDG

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 IMPLEMENTING A CARIBBEAN HEALTH RESEARCH INFORMATICS NETWORK By Gene D. Morse, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS Small island nations in the Caribbean face diverse health challenges. To address these challenges, health systems in the region need to be strengthened, especially in the area of surveillance and monitoring of health outcomes. This step is also a critical input for countries to be able …

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The Effect of 5G Technology on the Healthcare Industry

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By Evan Kirstel and Irma Rastegayeva of (Originally posted on Linkedin March 2, 2018) Minutes upon Evan’s return from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (#MWC18), we wanted to share our excitement about the exploding #mobile ecosystem, #5G technology, and how it will continue to enable #innovation in #healthcare. See a brief highlight video here: Has your healthcare experience …

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Dr. David Armstrong – Health Tech Hero For Diabetics

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David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD Professor of Surgery and Director, Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC) You are about to meet an extraordinary expert on Diabetes and a master of technology aimed at helping diabetics to save limbs. Dr. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California. He …

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Cris De Luca on The Value of Health Tech

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Stakeholder Series:  The Value of Health Tech – Q & A With… Cris De Luca, Global Director, Digital Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Cris De Luca was named a 40 under 40 Healthcare Innovator by the Boston Business Journal and Medtech Boston.  He is a seasoned entrepreneur/intrapreneur who is driven to improve human health through technology and innovation.  Cris is currently the Global Director of Digital …

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Game Changer Jonathan Sudharta (Health Tech)

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Jonathan Sudharta, CEO and Co-Founder, Halodoc, Greater Jakarta Area Why This Focus of Impact: Jonathan Sudharta on Health Teach starts here:  Jonathan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Halodoc, Indonesia’s First Online healthcare platform. Halodoc aims to simplify access to healthcare; from telemedicine via video call, through medicine delivery for under 60 minutes and home services for laboratory check. Halodoc …

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Why Asia? Q and A with Julien de Salaberry of Galen Growth

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Julien de Salaberry is Galen Growth’s Champion for Scaling Health Tech for an Entire Continent   By Mary Kurek, Publisher and Editor, The Introducer Julien de Salaberry is the CEO and founder of Galen Growth Asia (GGA) headquartered in Singapore. This thought leader and digital-health advocate calls himself a “healthcare change catalyst and evangelist who challenges the status quo in …