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Flint Water Crisis Whistle Blower Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha on the Aftermath of the Poisoning of a City

Flint Water Crisis Whistle Blower Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha on the Aftermath of the Poisoning of a City

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Pediatrician and public health activist, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, who exposed the Flint Water Crisis brought on by state and city officials who switched Flint’s water supply. She discusses her book on the crisis, “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance and Hope in an American City” which exposes government efforts to deny their role, and the ongoing community-wide effort to address the public health crisis.

AI, Blockchain and Cybersecurity: HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf on Topics Dominating Upcoming Global Conference

AI, Blockchain and Cybersecurity: HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf on Topics Dominating Upcoming Global Conference

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Hal Wolf, President and CEO of HIMSS – the Health Information Management Systems Society which seeks to advance information technology in health care. He discusses the upcoming HIMSS 2019 Global Conference, the largest gathering of its kind in the world on topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Voice Technology, Cybersecurity and Blockchain which are expected to dominate this year’s event.

Best of 2018: AI, CRISPR, Telemedicine, and Emerging Health Care Trends

Best of 2018: AI, CRISPR, Telemedicine, and Emerging Health Care Trends

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter look back at some of the most memorable guests from 2018, which included thought leaders in areas such as CRISPR gene editing technology, Artificial Intelligence and Voice in health care, the rise of innovative care delivery models as well as the transformation in health profession training. They also welcomed award-winning investigative journalists who exposed the dark side of the health industry in which corporations profited from defrauding the public and putting patients’…

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Fitbit Medical Director Dr. John Moore on Wearable Tech Company’s New Personalized Health and Fitness Coaching Platform

Fitbit Medical Director Dr. John Moore on Wearable Tech Company’s New Personalized Health and Fitness Coaching Platform

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Moore, Medical Director of Fitbit, on their newly launched Fitbit Care – a digitally supported personal health and fitness coaching platform that provides personalized support 24/7. Dr. Moore talks about the platform’s ability to help participants set achievable goals, linking their real time data to health coaches through their digital technology.

National Cancer Institute Director Dr. Norman Sharpless on the Future of Genomics, Prevention, and Personalized Oncology

National Cancer Institute Director Dr. Norman Sharpless on the Future of Genomics, Prevention, and Personalized Oncology

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Norman Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. They discuss the accelerated pace of discovery in cancer research driven by genomics, big data analytics and personalized oncology. He also stresses the need to address fragmented pockets of research for more rapid deployment of treatment breakthroughs.

Microsoft’s Voice and AI Evangelist Noelle LaCharite Talks About Transforming Healthcare With Applied AI Coding

Microsoft’s Voice and AI Evangelist Noelle LaCharite Talks About Transforming Healthcare With Applied AI Coding

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Noelle LaCharite Principal Program Manager for Applied AI and Cognitive Services at Microsoft, and one of the original voice ‘skills’ developers for Amazon’s Alexa. She talks about the promise of applied AI, machine learning and voice technology systems which enable coders, developers or anyone to create their own applications and voice skills to enhance and advance the health care experience.