Using Voice to Save Lives: Interview with James Amihood, CEO of Cardiokol
Know Stroke Podcast Ep 34 -Spotlight on Afib Awareness
September is Afib Awareness Month. Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is the most common irregular heartbeat and is characterized by heart palpitations, dizziness, and shortness of breath. Afib is sometimes silent and may not exhibit symptoms at all yet it increases stroke risk and can lead to heart failure, kidney problems and dementia. It can also increase your risk of death so early detection and treatment is critical to reduce risk.
About our Guest:
On today’s show we were joined by James Amihood, CEO of Cardiokol
Cardiokol is a privately-owned digital telehealth company that develops voice-based markers and methods for monitoring and screening heart rhythm disorders in large at-risk populations.
James has 25 years of management experience including CEO of PRM Inc., GM of Syqe Medical and senior positions at multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare companies (Teva, Schering Plough, Perrigo), managing subsidiaries and heading BD and M&A. He holds BSc in Chemistry, BSc IE, MBA
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Today’s Show Resources:
Afib Awareness Resource https://www.stopafib.org
Music intro credit to Jake Dansereau, connect at JAKEEZo on Soundcloud @user-257386777.
Our intro welcome is the voice of Caroline Goggin, a stroke survivor and our first podcast guest! Please listen to her inspiring story on Episode 2 of the podcast. Thank you Caroline!
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