For years we’ve tracked investment trends at StartUp Health and talked quarter after quarter about how women’s health has been underfunded. Finally, that is changing, and more founders and more funders are actively bridging that divide, creating new, necessary solutions for women, whether in fitness, pre- and post-natal care, chronic conditions, fertility, or menopause.
Our podcast guests this week are two Health Transformers who have been dedicated to FemTech before the new surge in interest in women’s health innovation.
First we'll talk to Wendy Powell, CEO & Founder of MUTU System, a UK-based fitness platform that helps women recover from pregnancy and regain independence and confidence – focusing on core and pelvic floor reconnection, recovery, and strengthening. Wendy’s been in business for more than a decade and joined StartUp Health last year to help expand her reach.
Then we’ll hear from Missy Lavender, CEO & Founder of Renalis, about how she’s helping women with below-the-belt conditions like overactive bladder get the care they need through an AI chatbot called CeCe. Missy's company – which joined StartUp Health in 2019 – is bringing therapy to women who have suffered in silence with pelvic health conditions. She’s not just extending a lifeline to women, but to their doctors as well, who have struggled to figure out how to manage these challenging conditions.
Enjoy the episode, which was recorded at the ViVE 2023 conference in Nashville, with these two founders breaking through the stigma around women's pelvic health.
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June 2, 2023
This National AI R&D Strategic Plan – with key updates from OSTP for the first time in four years – describes the priorities and goals for federal investments.
June 2, 2023
On episode 424 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Chuck Jankowski, RN, BSN, CCRN, TCRN, CEN, a thirteen-year RN with experience in critical care, trauma, ED, and rapid response team nursing.
During the pandemic, Chuck crossed the country, providing federal relief to hospitals that were overwhelmed by patient load or strained due to staffing crises. In those hospitals, Chuck saw new grad and novice nurses tossed feet first into highly acute, critical care situations, with no senior nurses available or few able to toss them a lifeline when they were overwhelmed.
Now, working as a professional development instructor, Chuck mentors new grad RNs in their first year of practice. He developed the UnstoppableRN program to give new grads the skills they need not just to survive but to thrive in their first year of practice and build a strong foundation for their careers. The UnstoppableRN brand includes its signature cruise for nurses.
Chuck also serves on a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) in the US Department of Health and Human Services National Disaster Medical System. Prior to, and early in his nursing career, he was a firefighter and later a Lieutenant in the Fire Department of the City of New York.
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June 2, 2023
Elyse talks with Dr. Austin Nation, professor at Cal State Fullerton and Clinical Administrative Supervisor at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Austin presented a study at ACNL’s recent annual program in February exploring healthcare access and experiences for LGBTQ individuals living in Orange County. Elyse and Austin talk about barriers LGBTQ+ individuals face when it comes to receiving healthcare and mental health services, what kinds of competencies healthcare providers need when assisting LGBTQ+ patients versus heterosexual or cisgender patients, and how Nurse Leaders can learn more about these populations and improve the level of care they receive.
Elyse Shelger, MSN, RN, PHN, CCRN, NE-BC (https://www.linkedin.com/in/elyse-shelger-msn-rn-phn-ccrn-ne-bc-004b234b/)
Austin Nation, PhD, RN, PHN (https://www.linkedin.com/in/austin-nation-phd-rn-phn-bb305a19/)
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Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Human Rights Campaign
Becoming Austin Nation
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June 2, 2023
Madaket Health coordinates real-time data between providers and payers, says CEO Eric Demers.
June 2, 2023
The American Association of Critical Care Nurses hosts an annual conference called NTI. Sarah and her team were able to attend NTI 2023 and they’re all recapping their experiences at the 4-day event in the episode!Sarah is joined by her team, Walker, Elisabeth, and Ashley, as well as special guest, ICU Nurse Sarah. They recorded each night to share the key takeaways from each day of the conference, from the wonderful people they met and inspirational speakers to the educational lessons in their sessions.You’ll hear highlights from NTI 2023, including how artificial intelligence is being used in the medical field, life-changing products and technology, the importance of mentorship, and LOTS MORE.Tune in as Sarah and her fellow nurses discuss what’s new in the world of nursing, and how NTI’s upcoming virtual sessions can help you become a better nurse!Topics discussed in this episode:Everyone’s experiences in the pre-conference cadaver labThe valuable role that mentorship plays in shifting the culture of NursingWhat everyone learned during the first day’s super session and classesExciting events from day 2… including the “Critical Care Challenge”Walker’s discoveries talking to sepsis researchersThe effect of COVID-19 on nursingRebuilding after COVID and our path forward as NursesGet more information on AACN's National Conference NTI and the upcoming virtual event on June 12-14th!https://www.aacn.org/conferences-and-events/nti?tab=NTI%20VirtualConnect with our guest, ICU Nurse Sarah's, Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/iseeu_nurse/Mentioned in this episode:AND
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June 2, 2023
A groundbreaking transformation is taking place, revolutionizing the way health plans operate and cater to the needs of their members. This new era is driven by the AI paradigm shift, which has opened up new avenues for innovation, efficiency, and personalized care. Join Michael Pacolay, Manager of CX Analytics and Outcomes from Highmark Health and host Alan Tam as they discuss the potential for AI to reduce costs, improve patient outcomes, and enhance the overall quality of care. As a result, health plans can be better equipped to meet the evolving needs of their members and stay competitive in an increasingly complex and dynamic healthcare landscape. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
June 2, 2023
In this episode we interview the co-founders and chief clinical officer of HealthyMD. HealthyMD is a Black owned sexual telehealth startup working to address the stigma around STIs and provides innovative solutions to get the most vulnerable communities tested and treated.
Visit the HealthyMD website to access free at home STI testing kits, confidential results, along with free telehealth visits. Take control of your sexual health!
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June 2, 2023
Join us as we dive into a conversation with Christine Gibson, a family physician and trauma specialist. Christine shares her expertise on dissociation, trauma, and the profound impact they have on health care. Discover the importance of reconnecting with our humanity and the healing potential that lies within trauma recovery. Gain valuable insights into addressing dissociation, prioritizing self-care, and fostering interconnection in the medical field. Christine Gibson is a family physician and trauma specialist. She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "Why doctors are experts at dissociating." The Podcast by KevinMD is brought to you by the Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience. With a growing physician shortage, increasing burnout, and declining patient satisfaction, a dramatic change is needed to make health care more efficient and effective and bring back the joy of practicing medicine. AI-driven ambient clinical intelligence promises to help by revolutionizing patient and provider experiences with clinical documentation that writes itself. The Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience, or DAX for short, is a voice-enabled, ambient clinical intelligence solution that automatically captures patient encounters securely and accurately at the point of care. Physicians who use DAX have reported a 50 percent decrease in documentation time and a 70 percent reduction in feelings of burnout, and 83 percent of patients say their physician is more personable and conversational. Rediscover the joy of medicine with clinical documentation that writes itself, all within the EHR. VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/dJaZ1s Powered by CMEfy.
June 2, 2023
June 2, 2023: Chief Digital and Information Officer Kristin Myers shares what innovations Mount Sinai Health System has been implementing and other priorities. How has Mount Sinai Health System transformed digitally? How do they ensure seamless digital experiences for patients and employees? How does the clinical community contribute to and guide digital projects? How is artificial intelligence (AI) being applied and governed at Mount Sinai Health System? How do they balance rapid adoption of digital initiatives with oversight and quality control? What initiatives are in place to improve healthcare access for underserved communities? How do they incorporate patient feedback to improve their digital solutions?Key Points:Digital transformationAI and intelligent automationClinical community involvementGovernance of AIHealthcare access for underserved communities"The Future of Care Spaces" is an upcoming webinar that explores the latest healthcare technologies and solutions transforming care spaces in America. Hospitals, clinics, and at-home treatments are all affected by the advancements in healthcare technology, which can improve workflows, treatments, and patient outcomes. What are the latest remote monitoring tools, advanced telehealth solutions, and other innovative technologies transforming care spaces across America? Join us June 8th, 2023 1:00 PM ET and Register HereSubscribe: This Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
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