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Caribbean Health Research To Serve a UNSDG

In Features12, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek

 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

In Features12, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek

By Evan Kirstel and Irma Rastegayeva of eViRaHealth.com (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: http://bit.ly/KirstelTalks5G Has your healthcare experience …

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Dr. David Armstrong – Health Tech Hero For Diabetics

In Features12, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek

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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Game Changer Jonathan Sudharta (Health Tech)

In Game Changers, Game Changers Health Tech 12, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek

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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One To Watch: Tim Fitzpatrick (Health Tech)

In Game Changers, Game Changers Health Tech 12, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek

Tim Fitzpatrick Co-Founder and CEO, IKONA Health, US Why This Focus of Impact: Tim Fitzpatrick is definitely “one to watch” in health tech over the next year.  Tim co-founded IKONA Health because of his experiences as a VA patient while serving in the US Navy. After eighteen months filled with several back surgeries and hundreds of painful wound care treatments, …

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Game Changer Joe Hitt (Health Tech)

In Game Changers, Game Changers Health Tech 12, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek

Joe Hitt, CEO, GoX Labs, US Why This Focus of Impact: Joe Hitt on Health Tech starts here:  Joe is the CEO of GoX Labs.  Musculoskeletal injury is the top reason for discharge from the military and evacuation from the theater of operations.  As a commander of a parachute unit, he has seen and experienced this first hand.  As a professor …

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Finding the SwitchPoints: Events that Spark Connections

In Features12, Health Tech, News by Lisa Cole

Partnership and innovation go hand-in-hand. That’s why IntraHealth International’s moonshot division, SwitchPoint, works to build the kind of unexpected partnerships that can advance health and social good around the world. IntraHealth’s annual SwitchPoint conference brings together hundreds of leaders from all over the globe and from all backgrounds to share their humanitarian work and stories. As the SwitchPoint organizers, we …

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This is How You End a Year: Partnerships, Money, and Disruptive Innovations…The Frontrunners League 2018

In News by Mary Kurek

IN 2018, OUR FRONTRUNNERS LEAGUE MEMBERS CREATED AI MEDICAL CHATBOTS, FORMED PARTNERSHIPS WITH AN INTERNATIONAL BRANCH OF THE RED CROSS AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORG, AND SECURED MAJOR FUNDING FOR AWARD-WINNING INNOVATIONS. AND, THAT ISN’T ALL… https://youtu.be/MYwMRAhEJkU (Jan. 2019) Here at Mary Kurek Impact Connections, we’ve been quite busy.  Along with producing The Introducer Magazine, we’ve been managing an active and successful …