Digital Salutem
18 April 2023

50 Digital Health Innovators: Celebrating the Digital Health and Wearables Series 2nd Anniversary!

By Miguel Sanchiz
digital health and wearables series

It’s hard to believe that two years have already passed since the launch of the Digital Health and Wearables Series! This weekly event has been an amazing platform for experts to discuss the latest advancements in digital health and wearables.

Since the beginning, we have had the privilege of hosting some of the best digital health and wearables experts from around the world. They have shared their insights on various topics ranging from digital transformation in healthcare to telemedicine, patient care, wearables, virtual care, digital twins, and many more.

We are thrilled to announce that Digital Salutem’s YouTube channel – Digital Health and Wearables Series – is now two years old! It has been an exciting journey so far, and we are delighted to have reached this significant milestone.

Over the past two years, we have created an extensive library of content focused on the latest trends and developments in digital health and wearables. Our aim has always been to educate and inform our viewers about the potential of these technologies to transform healthcare and improve people’s lives.

50 Digital Health Innovators Celebrating the Digital Health and Wearables Series 2nd Anniversary

This article summarizes the insights, challenges, and perspectives on digital health and wearables shared by 50 digital health innovators. Our channel provides diverse content for individuals interested in the digital health and wearables field. We have covered an array of topics including telemedicine, health monitoring devices, fitness trackers, artificial intelligence, and more.

We are incredibly grateful to our viewers, who have been with us every step of the way. Your support and feedback have been instrumental in shaping our content and making it more relevant and engaging. We also want to thank our team of dedicated professionals who have worked tirelessly to bring you the best quality content.

As we celebrate our second anniversary, we are more committed than ever to continue providing you with valuable insights and knowledge on digital health and wearables. We are excited about the future and look forward to bringing you more exciting content in the years to come.

Thank you for being a part of our journey so far. We hope you continue to enjoy our content and join us as we explore the fascinating world of digital health and wearables.

All the videos of Year 2 at Digital Health and Wearables Series

#51 John Nosta twitter logo linkedin logo, Tatyana Kanzaveli twitter logo linkedin logo & Gil Bashe twitter logo linkedin logo

#51 The State of Digital Health with John Nosta, Tatyana Kanzaveli and Gil Bashe

In this episode, they discussed the State of Digital Health, Impactful HealthTech Technologies that will advance the Healthcare industry and much more. What’s the current state of digital health? Also they covered many of the nuances in the existing health systems.

The disintegration of Healthcare and many other aspects directly related to Digital Healthcare Innovation. Digital health is the concept of using digital data in relation to health and wellness helping patients get healthier, more productive, and more engaged with their environment. This includes, but is not limited to, mobile devices, telemedicine, online health monitoring tools and applications, wearables, sensors and more.

Digital Health is becoming a ground breaking and revolutionary concept in healthcare industry where various companies have started coming up with their products. Digital health care is dealing with the low cost and easy to use wearable devices, advanced monitoring, customized evidences which support the health and business of patients by helping them keep watch on their daily routine.

With this video we celebrated the first year of the Digital Health and Wearables Series, find here the post where we shared all the videos and guests from year 1 of our YouTube Channel

#52 Ogan Gurel  twitter logo linkedin logo

#52 The Healthcare Paradigm discussion with Ogan Gurel

In this episode, Ogan and João talked about the Healthcare Paradigm. Ogan shared amazing insights about what we can expect from Healthcare going forward. Also talked about the barriers in aligning Wellness and Medical. We’ve also addressed and discussed views on what’s missing in healthcare right now, from Consumer centric Medicine, to Personalized Medicine. We shared similar views that a common missing link is health education, so make sure you check Ogan’s Mini-MD programs.

We talked about the healthcare paradigm, how it’s changing and why. Also shared some insights on aligning wellness with medical. This is to complement Ogan’s mini-md platform, and to make sure people get proper education about their own health. Recently, we’ve talked about the Healthcare Paradigm. I was very honored to have our conversations shared by Dr. Ogan Gurel who talked about the future of healthcare

#53 Joe Kvedar  twitter logo linkedin logo

#53 Focusing on TeleHealth Adoption Discussion with Professor Joseph Charles Kvedar

They talked about the TeleHealth Adoption, Dr. Joseph Kvedar shared amazing insights on TeleHealth , Digital Healthcare Innovation, and main future predictions in DigitalHealth. We’ve also discussed the main challenges always encountered in Healthcare. And to implement TeleHealth more effectively.

Dr. Joseph Kvedar shared amazing insights on digital healthcare innovations and main future predictions with TeleHealth. We’ve talked about the main challenges always encountered in Healthcare and to implement TeleHealth more effectively. Healthcare is a growing digital industry. We’ve discussed how to implement TeleHealth more effectively. By using TeleHealth, healthcare systems will be able to adjust the treatment process based on the customer’s needs.

#54 Eugene Borukhovich twitter logo linkedin logo

#54 Health Coaching in Healthcare Discussion with Eugene Borukhovich and João Bocas

This time they talked about the Coaching in Healthcare, Digital Health and Wellness. Eugene shared amazing insights on why Health Coaching is important to healthcare and digital health. We’ve also discussed what’s health coaching and the future of Health and Wellness.

Coaching in Healthcare: Eugene Borukhovich Health Coaching is about the future of caring, wellness and health. Eugene opened the discussion on the importance of coaching in healthcare. The future of healthcare is not just about medicine and treating illness but also about preventive measures, good health recommendations and coaching patients through various aspects. With every patient looking to become healthy and active it is important to develop a coaching strategy which ensures that they remain fit and continue with their lifestyle changes.

#55 Mike Ryan  twitter logo linkedin logo

#55 The Maldistribution of Healthcare discussion with Mike Ryan

The Maldistribiution of Healthcare, how to leverage Digital Health globally and Decentralized Healthcare towards being Patient centered. Mike shared amazing insights on why Health Coaching is important to healthcare and digital health.We’ve also discussed how De-Institulionalised Medicine plays a crucial role in Diagnostics, On going treatments and Remote Patient Care.

We had Mike Ryan on the show, discussing his experience with Healthcare and De-Institutionalised Medicine. We covered a range of topics and shared many insights, including how digital health solutions can be leveraged globally, to bring healthcare to more people and improve their lives.

The global healthcare system is facing serious challenges. For example, a shortage of doctors in certain countries and regions, the aging population everywhere and the rise of lifestyle-related chronic diseases. We believe that Digital Health (especially Mobile Health) will play a major role in tackling these challenges to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes and make healthcare delivery more efficient.

#56 David Chou  twitter logo linkedin logo

#56 Digital Transformation in Healthcare discussion with David Chou

Digital Transformation in Healthcare, how to leverage digitalization. David shared amazing insights covering the trends in Healthcare Transformation, the next generation of the digital leader and he also talked about digitization and digitalization.

We chat about a common problem that every healthcare enterprise faces nowadays – the digital transformation in healthcare. David Chou delivers insights on how technology is changing the business and his predictions for the future. He talks about what makes a good healthcare leader and shifts in the role of a healthcare leader.

Taking a digital centric approach to business transformation is no easy task, but it does have significant rewards. Enjoy the video recording with David Chou about this great topic.

#57 Nina Sesto  twitter logo linkedin logo

#57 The Development of Advanced Technologies in Healthcare discussion with Nina Sesto

In this episode, they talked about the development of advanced technology in healthcare. Nina shared amazing insights covering digital health, remote patient monitoring and much more.

The Development of Advanced Technologies in Healthcare show is dedicated to helping you understand emerging technologies that are impacting the way people manage their healthcare and make decisions about the products and services they use. In this episode, we talked about the development of advanced technology in healthcare. Nina Sesto shared amazing insights covering digital health, remote patient monitoring and much more.

Wearables are proving their worth in medicine. However, the technology isn’t without its challenges. Chief among them are user adoption issues. I spoke with Nina Sesto about the major problems to scale digital health and what the key technologies are.

#58 Charles Michael Gibson twitter logo linkedin logo

#58 Virtual Clinical Trials Discussion with Charles Michael Gibson & João Bocas The Wearables Expert

Mike talked about Virtual Clinical Trials as opposed to traditional trials. We discuss the cost and also the main advantages in going virtual and moving to the electronic and digital world. Mike also gave amazing insights on Big Data, Data generated by Wearables and the need to work together.

Why participate in a Virtual Clinical Trial? Simply put, they’re more convenient and encourage more people to participate. There are several reasons for this. Participants don’t have to live near a clinical trial location, which makes them more useful for patients who live in rural areas or those with mobility issues. Many virtual trials can be completed at home, eliminating the burden of traveling to and from a trial or hospital, and reducing travel expenses that can be incurred during traditional trials.

#59 Zen Chu  twitter logo linkedin logo

#59 Talking Digital Health Funding, Impact and Wearables with Zen Chu | João Bocas | Digital Salutem

This guest talked about digital health impact, wearables and innovation in healthcare. Zen also gave amazing insights on MIT’s graduate course and its achievements with their graduates. Building great #HealthTech companies that impact the healthcare world.

What is digital health? What impact does it have in healthcare and what does the future of digital health bring? How does it change the innovation in the healthcare segment? We talked about digital health impact, wearables and how innovation in healthcare is driven by this new technology. The topic was exploring the impact of wearables, technology and innovation in healthcare. We heard from amazing speakers like Zen Chu and Shirley Wang who gave awesome insights on MIT’s graduate course “Digital Health” and its achievements with their graduates.

#60 Denise Silber  twitter logo linkedin logo

#60 Talking Digital Health and Virtual Reality with Denise Silber | João Bocas, The Wearables Expert

Denise talked about digital health and the impact of virtual reality in healthcare. Denise also gave amazing insights on where digital health is heading, plus a perspective on how technology is helping patients.

It’s so important that we find the right care for ourselves, and there is no better person to explain the process than Denise Silber. During this week’s interview with Denise, we talked about digital health and the impact of virtual reality in healthcare. Denise Silber also gave amazing insights on where digital health is heading, plus a perspective on how technology is helping patients.

She is an experienced entrepreneur, investor, and mentor for innovation at enterprise corporations. Denise has been recognized for her leadership and entrepreneurship in the technology and healthcare space

#61 Daniel Maier-Johnson twitter logo linkedin logo and Jens Koegler  twitter logo linkedin logo

#61 Digitization in Healthcare discussion with Daniel Maier-Johnson and Jens Koegler | João Bocas

They talked about digitization in healthcare and in the importance of security. A very prominent and important topic in Healthcare, as data security is crucial to ensure trust amongst patients, clinicians and all the stakeholders in healthcare. Very often nowadays we hear organizations being victims of data breaches and ransomware attacks.

Digitization in healthcare is clearly a very prominent and current topic. The importance of data security in healthcare cannot go unmentioned. With many recommendations for patients to make use of technology, the trust has to be there among the patients, clinicians and all the stakeholders in healthcare.

Data security is crucial for establishing trust amongst patients, clinicians and other stakeholders in healthcare. While digitization in health have many benefits, it also has many risks. It is important that we understand the key threats to data privacy and use best practices when dealing with it. Read more to familiarize yourself with some of the terms and solutions available.

#62 Kate Lyden linkedin logo

#62 Digital Biomarkers in Health and Clinical Trials with Kate Lyden | VivoSense | João Bocas

Kate and João talked about digitital biomarkers in healthcare and clinical trials. A very innovative and futuristic topic in health, life sciences and pharma. Certainly, the work that VivoSense is doing is extremely impactful and industry groundbreaking change.

Imagine a world where every second of your day can be measured and recorded, allowing for instant feedback on your health. This is the digital biomarker revolution. Imagine an app that gives you real-time feedback across dozens of different parameters. This is digital healthcare in action. This medical trial service is here to revolutionize patient monitoring. It’s simple, fast and effective.

Digital health has had a great impact on Healthcare and the world at large. From wearable technology, the internet of things to smart cities. I love how digital health is being used as a digital biomarker in clinical trials. Certainly, the work that VivoSense is doing is extremely impactful and industry groundbreaking change.

#63 Zahid Ali  twitter logo linkedin logo

#63 Building a real world Integrated Healthcare Delivery Model at National Level with Zahid Ali

The topic was Integrated Healthcare, equity and accessibilty in Healthcare. A great discussion where we touched on many important points, from identifying the different stakeholders, building a common framework to exploring the capabilities to connect all the different facilities involved.

Integrated Healthcare is not just a buzzword, it is a growing trend impacting patients, providers and payers. How will it affect the way care is delivered? Zahid Ali will discuss equity and accessibilty in healthcare. Zahid, a fellow global health professional, discusses with us challenges faced by both traditional and digital health. We also find out what his plans are for future of healthcare, equity and accessibilty in healthcare.

Maintaining health is important, but what to do if you get sick? Integrated healthcare allows people to switch between different types of doctors and specialists easily. Integrated healthcare means that patients and providers work together to provide excellent health services.

#64 Craig Lipset  twitter logo linkedin logo

#64 Discussing Decentralized Clinical Trials with Craig Lipset | João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

Decentralized clinical trials in Pharma, was the topic this time. They discussed the importance and impact of health tech and #wearables in clinical trials. And the what we can expect in the future for the next generation of clinical trails.

Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCTs) enable pharma to do trials in a distributed manner that is more flexible and cheaper than centralised trials. Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT) are on fire and are being pushed as a way to bridge the gap between the clinic and the real world. There is however a fundamental challenge, how do we guarantee that all data coming from wearable devices can be trusted to play along with traditional clinical trial data?

Decentralized clinical trials are the future of medical research. Hear examples and learn how they will impact you, your patients and your institution from someone who is hands-on in integrating them into current clinical trials.

#65 Colin Hung  twitter logo linkedin logo

#65 Digital Health Enterpreneurship with Colin Hung | João Bocas | Healthcare Startups

Colin and The Wearables Expert talked about digital health startups. They mentioned many aspects of #enterpreneurship, covering common mistakes that entrepreneurs make and addressing the healthcare industry in broader terms.

Colin shares his experience working with digital health entrepreneurs and advises them to be prepared for the complexity of healthcare. Healthcare is not like any other business, and there are regulations and entrenched workflows that make it challenging to navigate. The conversation touches on common traps that digital health entrepreneurs fall into, such as thinking that having a great product is enough and assuming that one’s personal experience in healthcare makes them a healthcare expert.

#66 Jamey Edwards  twitter logo linkedin logo

#66 Talking Humanizing Healthcare with Jamey Edwards and João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

In this episode, they discussed about Humanizing Healthcare and the many important aspects of the role of technology in Healthcare. 

Humanizing Healthcare is not just about technology, though it does play a big role. It’s about how you interact with patients, how you care for them as human beings, and how your systems change to fit their needs. Technology has the power to bring more clearly into focus who are providing the care and what it’s like to be on the other side of it, but it must be accompanied by the right attitude in all other aspects of healthcare.

The best healthcare is not just about fancy gadgets, though they do make a big difference. It’s about how you interact with your patients, how you care for them as people, and how the systems evolve around their needs. Technology can bring more clearly into focus the people who provide that care and what it feels like to be on the receiving end of it, but it must be supported by the right attitude in all other aspects of healthcare.

#67 Ann Mond Johnson twitter logo linkedin logo

#67 Telemedicine and Telehealth discussion with Ann Mond Johnson from American Telemedicine Association

They talked about Telemedicine and Telehealth in Healthcare. As well, Ann and João also discussed industry standards, trends and the role of Technology in Healthcare.

The role of technology in healthcare is growing exponentially and reaching far beyond the needs of the professional healthcare provider. The increased use of mobile devices, wireless technologies and electronic patient records make telemedicine possible, extending health care services to remote regions where medical personnel might otherwise be scarce.

With the proliferation of technology and the rise of telemedicine industries, we are experiencing a shift in how health care is delivered. Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, sensors and data analytics are improving patient outcomes and reducing cost.

#68 Ian Weissman  twitter logo linkedin logo

#68 Health Equity, AI in Radiology and Physician Burnout discussion with Ian Weissman

Ian is a Radiologist at the Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Family Centred Care Outreach committee and President of the Wisconsin Radiology Society. He talked about Health Equity , AI in Radiology and Physician Burn out in Healthcare.

Health equity is a state where all people have the same opportunities to be healthy and lead productive lives. There are many barriers to achieving health equity, including social determinants (such as poverty or education) that affect access to quality healthcare services. The healthcare system must work to remove these barriers so that everyone has an equal chance at improving their health outcomes.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a technology that can be used for many things in the medical field, but one of its most exciting applications is in radiology, the use of computers to assist with radiologic image interpretation tasks. AI can analyze millions of images very quickly and provide doctors with information about specific diseases or conditions that would otherwise take them hours or days to find out on their own. This technology helps doctors provide more accurate diagnoses while saving time and money for both themselves and their patients.

#69 Tomaž Gornik  twitter logo linkedin logo

#69 Value Based Healthcare discussion with Tomaž Gornik and João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

Tomaž talked about Value Based Healthcare, Healthcare is going through a profound transformation right now.

Value-based healthcare is  all about how we pay for healthcare and, more importantly, how we pay for better outcomes. It’s about rewarding providers who provide high quality care at lower cost.

The way we currently pay for healthcare creates incentives to do more and more tests and procedures, which creates costs that the system has trouble keeping up with. The result is higher costs for patients and insurance companies alike. Value-based care pays providers based on whether they get their patients’ health outcomes right.

#70 Matthew Holt  twitter logo linkedin logo

#70 Health Policy and the Future of Care discussion with Matthew Holt | João Bocas | Digital Salutem

In this episode, they talked about Health Policy in Healthcare and many aspects of care that are under transformation. As digital health evolves, the continuum of care needs to be redesigned.

The digital health revolution is transforming the healthcare industry at a rapid pace. This is not just about technology: it’s about how we deliver care and the ways we improve outcomes. As digital health evolves, the continuum of care needs to be redesigned.

The health care industry is undergoing a transformation. As the digital health revolution continues to grow, many aspects of care that were once under the purview of medical professionals are now being handled by patients themselves.

This new role for patients has created an opportunity to rethink how care is delivered and managed as a whole. The continuum of care, which includes all aspects of treatment from diagnosis to recovery, must be redesigned in order to meet the needs of modern patients who are more independent and empowered than ever before.

#71 Dr Rizwan Malik  twitter logo linkedin logo

#71 Radiology, Artificial Intelligence and HealthTech discussion with Dr Rizwan Malik and João Bocas

Rizwan talked about Radiology AI and HealthTech We checked the pulse of Digital Healthcare as the industry transforms in a fast manner.

The healthcare industry is undergoing a major transformation, and radiologists are at the forefront of this change.

Radiology is an important part of the healthcare system that has traditionally been highly manual and time-consuming. The process of reading images and interpreting them can be time consuming, but it’s also highly important, as it helps doctors make diagnoses and come up with treatment plans.

AI has been applied to various aspects of healthcare, including radiology. By using AI to analyze radiological images, radiologists are able to spend less time on routine tasks and more on complex cases that need their attention.

#72 Danielle Siarri  twitter logo linkedin logo

#72 Nursing Informatics globally and folding AI into practice discussion with Danielle Siarri

Innonurse talked about Nursing and the importance of Nursing Informatics in Healthcare using AI.

n order to understand why nursing informatics is so important, it’s important to understand what it means. Nursing informatics refers to the use of technology in order to improve the quality of care provided by nurses. For example, if you’re trying to diagnose someone who has a fever and you use an app that tells you whether or not they have meningitis based on their symptoms and other information about them (like age), then you’re using nursing informatics!

AI-assisted diagnosis relies on machine learning algorithms that are trained on data from millions of past cases. This allows them to learn from previous mistakes and apply what they’ve learned in order to make more accurate diagnoses than humans could ever hope for. However, these systems still need guidance from human experts when making decisions about patient care.

#73 Stephen Docherty  twitter logo linkedin logo

#73 HealthTech and Innovation in the NHS with Stephen Docherty | João Bocas | Digital Salutem

The topic was HealthTech and Innovation in the NHS.

The NHS is huge and complicated, but its size isn’t the only thing slowing down adoption of HealthTech. It also has a long history of being resistant to change—and there are some good reasons for that resistance. The NHS was founded in 1948 as part of a socialized healthcare system that sought to treat everyone equally regardless of their ability to pay for medical services. That means the NHS has always been focused on providing treatments and medications for patients without worrying about how much money they had or whether or not they were insured.

In recent years, however, HealthTech companies have started to introduce new models into healthcare that could revolutionize how we deliver care in England and Wales, and we’re seeing more and more ways technology can help us provide better care at lower costs than ever before.

#74 Dr. Beverly Malone twitter logo linkedin logo

#74 The Future of Nursing discussion with Dr. Beverly Malone | CEO at National League for Nursing

National League for Nursing’s CEO talked about the Future of Nursing, Health Education and Healthcare. The future of nursing is a topic that has been discussed quite a bit in the past few years. As technology advances and health care becomes more accessible to everyone, nurses have had to adapt their practices to keep up with the times.

One area where this has become especially apparent is in online learning. In the past, students would have to attend physical classrooms in order to be able to take classes and earn degrees. Now, with online learning, it’s possible for students to study from anywhere in the world without having to leave their homes or jobs.

This isn’t just useful for people who are looking for a career change but also for those who are looking for more flexibility in their lives. Nurses can now spend less time commuting and more time playing with their children or spending time with family members without having to worry about missing class or missing deadlines because they were unable to access an office computer due to technical issues or other reasons like inclement weather conditions that might cause delays or cancellations due to snowstorms or other natural disasters like hurricanes which could affect power lines so they can’t access their homes either during this time period until such time as they get back on track again.

#75 Chrissa McFarlane twitter logo linkedin logo

#75 Blockchain Technology in Healthcare with Chrissa McFarlane | João Bocas | The Wearables Expert

Chrissa and João talked about Blockchain Technology in Healthcare.

Blockchain technology is being used to address numerous issues in the healthcare industry. Because blockchain technology can be applied to virtually any industry, it is no surprise that it has found its place in the healthcare industry.

The use of blockchain technology in healthcare has been around for a while now, but the technology is still considered to be in its infancy. This means that there are still many ways that blockchain can be used to improve upon existing processes, while also providing new opportunities for innovation.

#76 Susanne Baars  twitter logo linkedin logo

#76 Precision Medicine and the Future of Cancer Care with Susanne Baars and João Bocas

She talked about the Precision Medicine and the Future of Cancer care in Healthcare. Precision medicine is a new way of understanding the potential of cancer treatments. It’s based on the theory that every person’s cancer is unique, so they need a treatment that’s specific to them. This is why precision medicine is so exciting—it can be used to develop personalized treatments for patients with cancer.

The future of cancer care will involve more than just individualized treatments: it will also mean using technology like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to analyze your genetic makeup, looking for patterns among large groups of people with similar diseases or conditions. This kind of analysis could lead to better drug therapies and vaccines for all kinds of cancers.

So what does this mean for you? Well, one day soon it may be possible for scientists to identify specific genetic markers in your body’s cells that signal whether or not you’re susceptible to certain types of cancer, and if so, which ones! This would allow doctors to tailor their treatments specifically for your unique needs, rather than relying on one-size-fits-all approaches like chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

#77 Dima Gazda twitter logo linkedin logo

#77 LifeLike Robotic Limbs for Humans with Dima Gazda & João Bocas | The Wearables Expert

They talked about Lifelike Robotic Limbs for Humans. These wearable types of Prosthetic Innovation will have multiple applications in the future.

The industry has been around since the late 1800’s, but it hasn’t changed much since then. The current prosthetic devices are mostly made out of metal and plastic, which can be uncomfortable for patients to wear and causes them to easily break. There are also some issues with the way these devices are manufactured; they are often mass produced in factories overseas, which means they don’t always fit the patient properly or need to be replaced frequently due to poor stitching or materials.

There are many innovative companies that have developed new technologies for this industry by using 3D printing and other advanced manufacturing techniques, but these technologies are still being used on a small scale compared with traditional manufacturing methods. We think we can help change that by putting these new techniques into practice on a larger scale and making them accessible to more people who need prosthetics

#78 Dr. Ami Bhatt  twitter logo linkedin logo

#78 Consumerism as Patient Agency discussion with Dr. Ami Bhatt & João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

The Chief Innovation Officer at the American College of Cardiology talked about Consumerism as Patient Agency. Consumer health and digital health are now taking a new dimension. The role of Digital Health is impacting Patient consumerism like never before.

Consumerism is often misunderstood as just another term for “buying things.” But it’s actually much more than that. Consumerism is a way of thinking about the world around us—how we interact with other people and what we buy or don’t buy based on those interactions. It’s not just about spending money; it’s also about being conscious of what you’re buying, why you’re buying it, and where your money goes when you make purchases.

The idea behind using consumerism in healthcare is that if patients feel like they’re being heard by their providers when they bring up concerns about their treatments, then they’ll be more likely to trust those providers going forward. This can lead to better outcomes for everyone involved!

#79 Indra Joshi  twitter logo linkedin logo

#79 The Value of AI in Clinical Settings discussion with Indra Joshi & João Bocas, Wearables Expert

Indra talked about the Value of AI in Clinical Settings in Healthcare. As AI is often overused as a buzz term , but not often understood. Indra sheds some light on how to leverage AI to its full capabilities.

The technology has already made its way into many aspects of healthcare, from helping doctors make quicker diagnoses to improving the ease and efficiency of medical records. There are still some challenges that need to be overcome before AI can truly take hold in clinical settings, but experts believe it will happen soon. Artificial intelligence is a game-changer for the medical industry.

It can help medical professionals do their jobs better and more efficiently, which means that patients are receiving better care. While artificial intelligence has been present in clinical settings for decades, it’s only recently that we’ve seen its true potential emerge. Artificial intelligence can help doctors make diagnoses based on an analysis of their patient’s data, while also providing them with insights into their patients’ health that they might not have otherwise noticed.

#80 Dr. Janak Gunatilleke  twitter logo linkedin logo

#80 AI – Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare discussion with Dr. Janak Gunatilleke | João Bocas

They yalked about artificial intelligence in Healthcare. We discuss many aspects of AI in Healthcare and ways to improve it to make the most out of it.

AI is a powerful tool to help doctors make better decisions, but it’s not without its flaws. Doctors are using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve patient care, but there are issues that need to be addressed in order for them to get the most out of this technology.

One such issue is bias. Many systems that rely on AI have been shown to be biased against certain populations based on their race or gender. For example, a study from 2017 found that an automated system used by radiologists was more likely to misdiagnose darker skinned women than lighter skinned men. Another problem with AI in healthcare is that it can’t always answer all questions, even if it has access to more data than human doctors do.

A recent paper published in Nature Medicine found that an AI system trained on medical records from one hospital was unable to predict patient outcomes at another hospital where they had different protocols and procedures. This means that some patients might not receive the right treatment if they go to a different facility because their records aren’t available there or they don’t follow the same standards as their current doctor does when making decisions about treatment options for each individual case.

#81 Kelly Benning  twitter logo linkedin logo

#81 The Epidemic of Hypertension discussion with Kelly Benning of LiveMetric | João Bocas

They talked about the Epidemic of Hypertension and how can Digital Health and #Wearables make an impact and help patients. They also covered the traditional cup monitor and the concept of making passive and remote monitoring more accessible to patients.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one in three Americans has high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. The condition is considered to be a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and other health problems.

While there are many different ways to manage hypertension, including lifestyle changes and medication, there’s also a new way to help patients track their blood pressure: wearables.

Wearables are quickly becoming the go-to accessory for people who want to keep track of their health. They can tell you how much sleep you got last night, how many steps you’ve taken today, and even if your heart rate is too fast or too slow. Wearables are especially helpful for people with chronic conditions like hypertension because they can be used at home without having to visit a doctor’s office or hospital every time you need your blood pressure checked.

#82 Edward Marx  twitter logo linkedin logo

#82 Digital Acceleration, not Transformation conversation with Edward Marx of Divurgent | João Bocas

Edaward talked about digital transformation in healthcare and we explore this concept of digital acceleration and not transformation.

Healthcare is a field that’s always changing, and it’s no secret that the way we deliver care today looks very different from how we delivered it even five years ago. The way we do things now will be different again in five years.

That’s why we need to do everything we can to ensure that healthcare stays ahead of the curve. And if you think about it, the pace at which technology changes is one of the biggest drivers of change in our industry.

In order to stay on the cutting edge of innovation, we need to make sure that digital acceleration plays a big part in our strategy for healthcare moving forward.

#83 Tom Lawry  twitter logo linkedin logo

#83 AI (Artificial Intelligence) in Health and Medicine with Tom Lawry | João Bocas Digital Salutem

This time the topic was Artificial Intelligence in health and medicine.

AI is starting to penetrate a number of industries. We’ve discussed ways that AI technology can have an impact on life as we know it. With applications such as chatbots, virtual assistants, and surgical assistants all gaining public acceptance, we think that AI’s evolution will take some unexpected turns in the upcoming years.

Artificial Intelligence has proven to be a valuable resource in health and medicine already. But, as we become more familiar with this new technology, there are bound to be new applications for it as well. At this point, there are still quite a few obstacles keeping AI technology from achieving its full potential. However, every day it continues to prove that it has the potential to impact our lives in ways we never imagined before.

Even if you don’t live long enough to gain any sort of personal benefit from Artificial Intelligence, future generations will undoubtedly thank us for laying the groundwork for these amazing machines to come into their own and improve every aspect of their lives in ways beyond our wildest expectations

#84 Howard Rosen  twitter logo linkedin logo

#84 The Future of Healthcare discussion with Howard Rosen | João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

They talked about the Future of Healthcare using technology.

Health technology has come a long way from the days of old. More and more people are getting their hands on this technology and starting to use it for their health and wellness. This Hub gives you an idea about where we are with health technology, and how you too can get this technology for yourself.

The future is looking very exciting for health tech. With the rate of technology development over the past twenty or so years, there are plenty of predictions that technology will have advanced to a point where we can eliminate degenerative diseases as well replicate various vital organs.

There is also a lot of promise with regard to how technology will be able to assist those who are suffering from degenerative diseases. These are the ideas that will lead humanity forward in terms of medicine.

#85 J. Cris Salinas  twitter logo linkedin logo

#85 The Intersection of Wearables & Sensors in MedTech Discussion with J. Cris Salinas | João Bocas

Cris talked about The Intersection of Wearables and Sensors and Their Role in the MedTech Industry

Sensors are devices that measure physical properties or chemical changes within their surrounding environment, such as temperature or pressure. They can also be used to detect electromagnetic radiation, such as light or sound waves.

The most common types of sensors include accelerometers (which measure acceleration), pressure gauges (which measure force), flow meters (which measure fluid flow), and gyroscopes (which measure angular velocity). Wearables and sensors are a natural fit for the medical technology industry, as they can be used to track the health of patients and even predict medical issues before they occur.

The most common wearable device used in medicine is a fitness tracker, which helps doctors and nurses keep track of their patients’ movement, heart rate, blood pressure, and more. The data gathered from these devices can help doctors better understand their patients’ health and how they respond to treatment.

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#86 The Wearables in Health discussion with Pierre-Alexandre Fournier | João Bocas

They talked about The Wearables in Healthcare. They cover collaborations and also what we expect coming in the future.

The use of wearables in healthcare is growing rapidly. They are used to monitor and track patients’ health, and they can be used to inform doctors about a patient’s condition. Wearables have been used for the monitoring of heart rate, blood pressure, and other vital signs.

They can also be used to track activity levels and sleep patterns. Wearables are becoming more common in hospitals as well. The technology has been implemented in operating rooms to help with surgical procedures and monitor anesthesia levels throughout the procedure.

The Wearables and mhealth are the new trend in the medical industry. These devices can be used in many different ways to help patients and doctors. They can be used as fitness trackers, health monitors, or patient monitoring systems. The main goal of these devices is to keep track of your health and prevent any illnesses from occurring.

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#87 Wearables and Remote Monitoring in Healthcare & Health | Jessica & Anders from Sony | João Bocas

Jessica Tennhammar, Senior Product Manager for #mSafety and Anders Strömberg, Head of the Health Solution Division at Sony Network Communications Europe, talked about the importance of Wearables in Healthcare, in creating a more proactive and sustainable model of Health delivery.

#mSafety is a development platform with a connected wearable that allows you to design value-adding health and safety applications. With mSafety, your health business can unlock the possibilities of real-time monitoring of digital biomarkers. You will have complete control over the solution design and the health data you collect. Choose to develop your unique mSafety solution in-house, or make use of our development service and have us do it for you.

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#88 Digital Healthcare & Medicine in the front lines discussion with Jonathan Baktari | João Bocas

This time the topic was Digital Healthcare in the front lines of Medicine.

The future of digital technologies’ impact on healthcare is an exciting one. We are already seeing it in the form of apps that help patients track their medications, monitor their symptoms, and connect with their doctors.

What’s more, we’re starting to see the way that digital technologies can be used to provide care prior to a patient even showing up at the doctor’s office. This is especially true when it comes to chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease. And it’s not just about collecting data; it’s also about using that data to help prevent serious health issues from developing in the first place

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#89 The Digital Pharma Experience conversation with Omri Shor | João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

He talked about The Digital Pharma Experience.

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most advanced when it comes to using digital technology, which is why they have been able to create new ways to improve patient outcomes. The advances made in this area have allowed medical professionals to perform their jobs more effectively and efficiently. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, it’s important to keep pace with new technologies that will help patients receive better care.

The use of digital technologies has been shown to improve patient satisfaction scores and reduce costs by reducing errors and increasing efficiency. The advancement of digital technology has changed the way we live and do business. The role of pharma companies is no exception. The same technologies that are being used for personal entertainment, social media and communication are also used by the pharma industry to promote their products.

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#90 Cardiac Monitoring, Diagnostics to Patient Management discussion with Ron Fridman | João Bocas

This time they talked about the missed Puzzle in Cardiac monitoring, from diagnostics to patient management.

Wearables is one of the most popular areas in the field of wearable technology and I think it will be a trend that never goes away. The reason behind this is the fact that wearables does more than just track your daily activity, it is also able to record what you are eating and how much you are sleeping each day. It allows us to reach our wellness goals by keeping track of these factors and pushing yourself hard to reach those goals.

The medical devices are more advanced and accurate than the wearable tech expected to be introduced soon, but will they be the determining factor in how successful each product is? If a wearable device is required to be worn on the body continuously and accurately track useful information, then wearability may be the deciding factor. However, if wearability is a negative aspect of the medical devices, then medical grade features will become even more critical to the average person wanting such an invention for tracking information about their health.

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#91 Digital Health Success and the Importance of Talent with Michael J. Moore | João Bocas

Michael talked about the importance of talent to achieve digital health success. Talent is the most important factor in digital health success.

There’s a reason why there are so many resources and courses designed to teach you how to code, or how to become a project manager, or how to do QA. These skills are vital for digital health companies, but they’re not the only things that matter when it comes to your company’s success.

Talent is the most important factor in digital health success and it’s what keeps your company going. Talent is key in every part of your business: sales, marketing, product development… even customer service needs talented people.

You need talented people on your team who can bring their A-game every day. They need to be able to communicate effectively with each other and with clients; they need to be flexible enough to take on new challenges; and they need to be able to work well under pressure.

With digital health on the rise, it’s important to keep in mind that success is not just about having the right technology, it’s also about having the right people.

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#92 Mental Health Research and Community Practice discussion with Jason Grant | João Bocas

They talked about mental health , community research practices and digital innovations.

The topic of mental health is one that has been gaining attention in the past few years. With the rise of social media and other technologies, there has been a lot of discussion about how these developments affect people’s mental health and well-being.

Community research practices and digital innovations are two areas of study that are rapidly growing in the field of psychology. Currently, there is a lack of research on these two topics. This lack of research means that there is limited understanding about the effects of these practices on mental health and community members’ ability to access services.

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#93 Empowering the Patient Voice in Innovation with Grace Vinton | João Bocas

Grace talked about patient voice in innovation and how we can fix a common problem of dismissing patients’ interactions and contributions to create new innovations.

We hear it all the time: patients want to be heard. They want more than just a place to get their treatment, they want to feel like what they have to say matters and that their experiences can help shape how the healthcare system works. And yet, we still often hear about patients being ignored when it comes to innovation.

It’s not hard to understand why this happens. Doctors and nurses are busy people who are trained to focus on the technical aspects of their jobs, but we also know that there’s a lot of value in listening to patients’ interactions—and that it can lead directly to better care for everyone involved.

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#94 Digital Health for your Vagina & #FemTech with Malia Funk | João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

The founder of POV talked about the femtech industry and how can digital health can impact women’s health. The femtech industry is growing fast, and it’s no surprise why.

Women are more than half the population, and they have a lot of needs that aren’t being met by existing technology. This is especially true when it comes to their health—women are more likely than men to suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. And when they do, they’re often less likely to seek help because of stigma surrounding mental illness in women.

So what does this mean for the future of digital health? It means that #digitalhealth can be used to help women manage their mental health more effectively and efficiently. We’ve seen some great examples of this already: apps like Calm offer guided meditation programs for people who want an alternative to medication or therapy. And there are also apps like Woebot that offer real-time support from trained therapists via text message or messenger app in case you’re feeling especially low or anxious.

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#95 How Neurotwins & Digital Twins are Helping Patients, conversation with Ana Maiques | João Bocas

Ana talked about Neuro Twins & Digital Twins – How a digital copy of your brain is helping personalize therapies in #patients from brain diseases.

Neuro Twins is a company that is working on helping personalize therapies in patients from brain diseases. Neuro Twins has developed a digital twin of brains, this means that they have a digital copy of your brain. This digital copy of your brain can be used to better understand how you work, how you react to drugs, and what treatments work best for you.

Digital twins are copies of real-world systems. These systems are being used by companies like Tesla and Uber to help them understand how their cars or self-driving cars work. The same concept applies to our brains. A digital twin of your brain will help NeuroTwins understand how your brain works, so they can create better personalized therapies for patients suffering from brain diseases.

Neuro Twins and Digital Twins are helping to personalize therapies in patients from brain diseases by giving them a digital copy of their brains.

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#96 Entrepreneurship and Happiness discussion with David Meltzer | João Bocas – The Wearables Expert

This speaker talked about entrepreneurship and happiness, in their conversation with touched on a very important aspect of life, happiness and gratitude.

There is no doubt that human beings are willing to pursue growth and progress, but there is another evolutionary factor that determines how we act. Psychological studies suggest that even relatively simple living creatures, like snails, display a basic level of optimism. Despite the lack of intelligence, and a brain which contains less than one million neurons (compared to one billion for humans), snails tend to go towards the light, trying to find a way out of their shells when put in a dark place.

This type of behavior is not being learned from experience; it is an inherent mechanism of evolution, which all life forms share. In other words, we are wired to hope for the best, even if our most basic instincts tell us that it is futile. However, we are also endowed with free will and can choose what we do and how we live our lives. That’s why you should never forget to look back once in a while and notice small positive things that happen in your every day life. It will help you keep things in perspective and maintain focus on the bigger picture, regardless of how turbulent times may seem.

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#97 Health Systems and Digital Health conversation with Jan Beger | João Bocas- The Wearables Expert

Jan alked about health systems and digital health. Considering many aspects for successful implementation of Digital Health transformation.

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a revolution. Digital health is on the rise, with patients demanding more control over their own care and providers looking for ways to improve efficiency. But even though digital health has great potential, there are many challenges involved with its implementation.

Health systems are currently facing the challenge of transforming their existing infrastructure and processes to accommodate the new digital health era that is arriving. It’s a lot like the shift from analog to digital television, we all knew that it would happen, but no one knew how long it would take or how we’d make the switch.

And yet, here we are: we’re talking about Digital Health as if it were a given. We know that it’s going to happen, but we don’t know exactly when or how it will come about.

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#98 Wearable Technology and Mental Health with Dr. David Rabin and João Bocas

The topic was Wearable Technology and mental health.

Wearables are a great way to monitor your mental health because they can be used to track things like stress levels, sleep quality, and even emotions. This kind of data helps users understand what’s happening with their minds and bodies on a day-to-day basis, which allows them to make better decisions about how they want to manage their lives.

But aside from just keeping tabs on your mental state over time, wearables can also offer real-time feedback on what’s happening right now—like if you’re experiencing an anxiety attack or if you’re feeling depressed enough that you need help right away. And this information could save someone’s life

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#99 How Digital Health help meet Healthcare Capacity Goals discussion with Jennifer Bae & João Bocas

She talked about how digital health can help meet global healthcare capacity goals.

Digital health is a very important part of the healthcare industry. The goal of digital health is to help meet healthcare capacity goals. Digital health helps to improve patient care and make it more efficient.

With the introduction of digital health, healthcare providers can better serve their patients by providing them with faster access to care. This means that patients do not have to wait for an appointment or go through the hassle of waiting in line at the doctor’s office. It also allows patients to interact with their doctor remotely, which means they don’t have to travel as much or take time off from work if they need medical attention.

From Digital Health and Wearables series to Healthcare Uncomplicated

It’s exciting to hear that the Digital Health and Wearables Series has now evolved into the Healthcare Uncomplicated series. With this change, it’s clear that the mission has shifted towards making healthcare simpler and more accessible for everyone.

Healthcare is a complex industry, and it can be difficult for patients to navigate through the system. The Healthcare Uncomplicated series aims to change this by bringing together experts from various fields to discuss ways to simplify healthcare and make it more patient-centric.

One of the goals of Healthcare Uncomplicated is to remove the barriers that prevent patients from accessing healthcare services. This includes reducing costs, improving access to care, and leveraging technology to create a more streamlined healthcare system.

The new series will also focus on addressing some of the biggest challenges in healthcare, such as the opioid epidemic, mental health, and chronic disease management. By bringing together experts in these areas, we can work towards finding innovative solutions to these complex problems.

Ultimately, the Healthcare Uncomplicated series aims to create a more patient-focused healthcare system that is easier to navigate and provides better outcomes for everyone. We are excited to see what this new series will bring and look forward to continuing to learn from experts in the field as we work towards fixing healthcare.

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#100 Taking the pulse on Digital Health with Dr. Eric Topol and João Bocas | 2 Years Anniversary

This was a very special episode that marks the 2 year anniversary of the YouTube Channel. The Topic was Taking the pulse on Digital Health.

Digital Health moves very slowly, we’ve been ready to see a roll out for well over a decade and we have seen some progress obviously the pandemic helped user in Telehealth which is one component but there’s so much more especially now that we have the tools of AI to help bring these into the real practice.

There’s been some progress we still don’t have the regard for sensors that I would hope we would broad use of sensors we’re still not liberating from keyboard for clinicians.

We’ve made very little progress towards hospital at home which should be attainable, there’s many things we can do that we haven’t done yet, I would still say we’re in the first inning of the digital Health progress and we’re still largely an analog entity unfortunately.

Thank you!

The digital health revolution has brought about a lot of changes in the healthcare industry. Technology has made it possible for patients to access healthcare services from the comfort of their homes, and doctors can now monitor patients’ health remotely using wearables and other connected devices. This has made healthcare more efficient and convenient, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Digital Health and Wearables Series has been at the forefront of this revolution, bringing together experts who are driving change in the industry. Their knowledge and expertise have helped us understand the challenges and opportunities of digital health, and how we can leverage technology to improve patient outcomes.

As we celebrate the second anniversary of the Digital Health and Wearables Series, we would like to express our gratitude to all the speakers who have participated in this event. Your insights and expertise have been invaluable to us and our audience.

We also want to thank our audience for their continued support and engagement. Without you, this series would not have been possible. We are committed to bringing you the latest and most insightful conversations on digital health and wearables, and we look forward to another year of learning and growth together.

In conclusion, the Digital Health and Wearables Series has been an incredible platform for experts to share their insights on digital health and wearables. It has brought together some of the best minds in the industry, and we are proud to have been a part of it. We look forward to many more years of promoting innovation and collaboration in digital health.

Now it’s time to make Healthcare Uncomplicated!

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