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Abby Stern of HITLAB’s Women’s Health Tech Initiative on Assisting Femtech Growth

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Abby Stern has been working with the Women’s Health Tech Initiative at HITLAB since the inception of the project and has provided leadership in seeing it through to current development. The mission is simply to provide support to femtech founders and leaders through education, fund challenges, research, data, and coaching. In this interview, Abby talks with Publisher, Mary Kurek, about …

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HERA Gives Access to Free Healthcare Resources and Compliance Messaging to Refugees in Turkey

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Aral Sürmeli is a medical professional turned innovator and entrepreneur.  Though he’s received a good bit of his education in Harvard circles, Aral is using his knowledge and experience to create solutions to problems, particularly ones that impact the enormous refugee population in Turkey. Aral and the HERA team of 6 have been working steadily on developing and finetuning a …

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DKT International Making Huge Impact on Family Planning and Reproductive Health Worldwide

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In 2019, 48 million people received 2 years’ worth of reproductive health products making DKT International one of the world’s largest providers of family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, and safe abortion products and services.  The positive impact is on women’s health, less unwanted pregnancies, maternal deaths, and unsafe abortions.  In areas of the world where these occurrences are common and threatening …

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Jay Reinstein – Role Model for Living with Younger-Onset Alzheimers

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Jay Reinstein is a public servant, and I say that as a current occupation because Jay had to leave the city government work he loved to begin a new path – one that takes him to the podium, the mic, and the camera. In this interview with Publisher, Mary Kurek, Jay talks about how he received the diagnosis for early-onset …

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Full Mental Jacket

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By Clint Adams This article is written to give the reader a snapshot of what is happening in our bodies and brains as we develop from being young children to adulthood. The purpose of this is then to introduce you to some initiatives you can take upon yourselves to enhance your mental health and overall resilience. These initiatives are to …

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John McNulty – Didgebridge

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John McNulty is passionate about the privacy and security of personal data.  His company, Didgebridge, is a privacy-focused company that serves the patient loyalty, regimen adherence, education, engagement, and retention needs of the healthcare and consumer retail industries.  They bridge the gap between high-quality video production and video content distribution. With so much of mental health tied to strict compliance …

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Finding Digital Tools for Positive Mental Health Habits 

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By Rae Steinbach The Coronavirus pandemic provided a boost to the landscape of virtual healthcare apps and services. Telemedicine was already growing in practice and popularity, but COVID-19 really helped test the waters for this practice. As many are finding out, digital healthcare tools can be a huge help when social distancing and sheltering are the smartest way to stay …

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Jim Robertson – Nu-Life Solutions

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Jim Robertson and the Nu-Life team have spent several years working toward the product that they are about to release early next year that will become a disruptor for those suffering pain, anxiety, and depression.  The tech behind this product has been around long enough for Jim to have made use of it when he suffered a painful injury several …

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Craig Fearn – Business Mental Wellbeing

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Craig Fearn works with corporations and organizations that care about their employees’ mental states.  He helps to create a plan to support a mentally healthy environment that becomes part of an employee benefit.  That plan may start with what Craig calls a “charter” and then moves on toward execution of the plan that a) includes proper communications for truthful and …

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Teepa Snow – World Renowned Dementia Expert on Shifting Care Approach

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Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist with 40 years of rich and varied clinical and academic experience. She presents with extraordinary expertise and humor to audiences large and small throughout the world. Her company, Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) provides on-line and in-person services, training, and products to professionals, family members, the lay public, and people living with brain changes …