Episodes

August 05, 2020

Episode 22: "The Importance of Healthcare Data Security" | Suprit Patel, Ionic

Suprit Patel is the healthcare principal at Ionic Security. This is a company that provides dynamic control and trust by consolidating data access policy in the healthcare space. Listen in to learn the importance of data security in the healthcare space especially in the digital age when patients are utilizing virtual health platforms. You will also know the role of companies like Ionic in securing data and ensuring that only those who need it can access and make the world a better place.

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July 29, 2020

Episode 21: "A Step by Step Concept of Validating an Idea Into a Business" | Ryan Whitham, Papercurve

Ryan Whitham is the CEO and co-founder of Papercurve, a cloud-based company that simplifies professional reviews for regulated industries including pharmaceuticals and cannabis. In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast, Ryan talks about his journey in design and product management and his eventual healthcare tech entrepreneurship journey. He shares how he and his partners identified a problem in the market and the step by step strategy they used to get it from just an idea to a working business. Listen in to learn how to create a consumer-friendly software product while bettering it based on customer feedback.

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July 22, 2020

Episode 20: "How to Build and Run A Successful SaaS Healthcare Platform" | Ardy Arianpour, Seqster

Ardy Arianpour is the CEO and co-founder of Seqster, an awarding winning SaaS healthcare platform that enables organizations to drive efficient healthcare via comprehensive medical records, individual genomic profiles, and personal device data. In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast with Rodney Hu, Ardy shares his journey from an executive who helped startups grow into large enterprises to a business owner in the science and business field. He also shares the strategies that have seen him fail and rise again to become a successful entrepreneur. Listen in to learn what it takes to build and run a successful SaaS company in the healthcare tech industry.

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July 15, 2020

Episode 19: "Merging Health Policies with Innovations for Better Healthcare" | Robert Longyear, Wanderly

Robert Longyear is the vice president of the digital health and innovations at Avenu and Wanderly. He is also the author of Innovating for Wellness. Wanderly is an online marketplace made for healthcare professionals to compare travel healthcare jobs from leading agencies. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Robert shares details of how they saw the need to start Wanderly and later built Avenu to better provide healthcare services using technology. Listen in to hear how personal reasons drove Robert to write his book ‘Innovating for Wellness’ to better illustrate the need for technology in delivering healthcare.

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July 08, 2020

Episode 18: "Simplifying Scientific Language for Healthcare Startup Investors" | Kris Ramadurai, Neue Fund

Kris Ramadurai is the senior associate at Neue Fund, a multi-published author, a business and science thought leader, and a professional brainstormer. In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast with Rodney Hu, Kris shares his background working as a scientist and his passion for combining the health and business sector. He defines his role as the senior associate at Neue and how he works towards making sure scientists use the correct language to get investments for their healthcare startups. Listen in to learn what would qualify you as a healthcare tech startup for an investment to grow your business.

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July 01, 2020

Episode 17: "What You Need to Know to Run A Healthcare Tech Company" | Adam Turinas, Healthlaunchpad

Adam Turinas is the CEO of Healthlaunchpad, a new firm that helps technology companies grow their healthcare business. He is also a mentor towards two startups and the TMC innovations accelerator program as well as the capital factories accelerator program. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Adam shares his journey in the healthcare tech industry which started back in 2012 and its ups and downs. Listen in to hear the lessons that Adam has learned while running a startup with limited finances in a highly saturated market.

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June 24, 2020

Episode 16: "Restoring the Sick Healthcare System"| Priyanka Mathur, MediPocket

Dr. Priyanka Mathur is the founder and CEO of Medipocket and a medical doctor with diverse medical experience. Medipocket app is a virtual health companion that includes the prescription discount card, appointment reminders, a symptom checker, and the ability to store and manage medical records. It is an all in one solution that fits in one pocket. In this episode of HealthTech Hustle, Dr. Priyanka shares how she saw a common problem in patients across different countries and decided to incorporate technology to bring a solution. Listen in to learn how she navigated the challenges that came her way as a woman entrepreneur to create a market sustainable program.

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June 03, 2020

Episode 15: "Investing in Healthcare Tech Companies" | Maximilian Winter, Neue Fund

Maximilian Winter is a venture capital investor helping entrepreneurs launch exponential organizations in human health and breakthrough technology. He is also the founder and CEO of the Neue Fund. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Maximilian shares how he got into health tech investing and the type of companies that his Fund works with. He also shares the processes they go through to ensure that a company qualifies for an investment.

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May 27, 2020

Episode 14: "Catering for What Is Not Taught in Medical School Using Technology" | Dr. Lyndsey Harper, Rosy Wellness, Inc

Dr. Lyndsey Harper is a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M and an attending physician at Baylor Scott and White Health. She is also the founder and CEO of Rosy, which is an app she’s been working on. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Dr. Lyndsey shares how she left her full-time practising position as a doctor to manage an app that caters to women’s sexual health called Rosy. She also shares how the idea of Rosy was born and the journey of executing it and presenting it to the target market.

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May 20, 2020

Episode 13: "Teaching Holistic Financial Health to Dentists" |Kyle Spencer, Dentist Advisors

Kyle Spencer is the Director of Strategy for Dentist Advisors, a practice that helps dentists understand holistic financial health. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Kyle shares how he fell in love with healthcare technology and the desire to help healthcare practitioners. He also shares his journey of being in the service industry, going back to school, and starting a program that teaches dentists how to take care of their finances as they excel in their practice.

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May 13, 2020

Episode 12: "From A Pediatrician to An Entrepreneur" | Dr. Ismail Sayeed, ViOS

Dr. Ismail Sayeed is a pediatrician, physician, a two-time amazon author, and the founder of ViOS. ViOS is a unique healthcare startup that aims to improve the skills and sustainability of private practitioners, who wish to communicate their values to their communities. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Dr. Ismail shares about his journey from a pediatrician to an entrepreneur. He describes why he decided to create a product that caters to both doctors and patients and what he hopes to accomplish with it.

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April 29, 2020

Episode 11: "How to Transition from An Employee to A Health Tech Business" | Jaden Risner, Family Proud, Inc.

Jaden Risner is the CEO and co-founder of Family Proud, a software company that connects patients and companies with the resources necessary to effectively manage the burden of care. He’s also been in the US military for over 12 years. In this episode of the HealthTech Hustle, Jaden shares his journey transitioning from the military to the healthcare tech industry. He talks about the ups and downs of running a startup and the importance of having a team that resonates with you.

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April 22, 2020

Episode. 10: "An Affordable Digital Security and Privacy Officer in the Healthcare Industry" | Stacy Kirk, Posture and QualityWorks.

Stacy Kirk is the CEO of Posture & QualityWorks. Quality Works is a top-rated software consultancy firm while Posture is a HIPAA security and privacy officer for hire. In this episode of the Health tech side hustle, Stacy shares her passion for technology and what drove her to start a security and privacy technology in the healthcare sector.

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April 20, 2020

Episode. 9: "How to Be a Successful Content Strategist for Health Tech Startups" | Oryna Schiffman

Meet Oryna Schiffman, a content marketing strategist who specializes in the healthtech field. She decided to do writing and marketing content in healthtech after years of ghostwriting and working with startups that proved successful. In this episode of HealthTech Hustle Podcast with Rodney Hu, Oryna shares the challenges she sees with health tech startups when it comes to reaching out to the market and how she helps. She describes her research strategy that has proven success in writing medical content even though she doesn’t have a background in the field. Listen in to learn the type of content that communicates when marketing to both businesses and consumers.

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April 16, 2020

Episode 8: "Helping HealthTech Startups Reach Their Commercial Potential"| Ryan Sadlo, Accelerate Health

Meet Ryan Sadlo, an early HealthTech commercialization expert, the founder of Accelerate Health, and the current Head of Business Development at Lazarus Enterprises. In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast, Rodney Hu speaks with Ryan as he shares his vast knowledge in the HealthTech industry. He explains the process in which a new technology goes through before it is ready to be released to the market. Listen in to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic might change the healthcare dynamics for good. You will also learn how Ryan manages his time as a professional who is involved with many ventures. “Investors are willing to fund something that’s not completely finished from a technology perspective or even clinically validated if by completing it, you’re addressing some major market need that is acute.”- Ryan Sadlo [6:31] Top Takeaways:  The process of bringing new healthcare technology into the market through a startup.  The strategy that Ryan uses to build startups from the bottom up.  How COVID-19 is reshaping the healthcare scene?  The power of having a reliable and efficient team in a healthcare tech startup.  Understanding the process of approving a new technology and the time it takes before becoming ready for the market.  Learn how to set all your priorities right when working towards success. Key Moments: [1:10] How Ryan transitioned from naval architecture to healthcare. [2:20] Is Boston placed in a better position with life sciences and investing in healthcare? [3:57] How is new healthcare technology brought into the market through a startup? [5:44] Why taking both clinical and technology risks is important for startups. [7:12] Ryan describes the strategy of building something from the ground up that he uses when working with startups. [8:53] What challenges are healthcare tech startups facing with the current COVID-19 pandemic? How is it shaping the healthcare industry? [13:13] The importance of knowing where your capabilities are and where they’re lacking when working with a team. [15:25] How does the process of approving a new technology work? [16:38] Ryan explains the time and process a new technology takes before getting approved for the market. [19:34] How does Ryan manage his time when he’s involved with so many ventures? [21:38] Ryan answers the rapid-fire round of questions. Relevant Links: Website: http://acceleratehealthtech.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-sadlo-61291242/

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April 13, 2020

Episode 7: "The One-Stop Device for Chronic Illnesses Data Collection" | Sathya Elumalai , Aidar Health

Meet Sathya Elumalai, the founder and CEO of Aidar Health. He is also a healthcare executive with over 15 years of experience in working with the payers, providers, pharmaceuticals, and patients. In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast with Rodney Hu, Sathya shares how his company Aidar is working towards the most important solution for the current COVID-19 pandemic. He describes how he came up with a noninvasive rapid medical assessment device after witnessing firsthand, fragments in healthcare procedures. Listen in to learn how MouthLab™ device was created, how it operates and sends patient data. You will also learn the ups and downs of running a healthcare tech startup company as well as introducing a new device into the market. “Today we are faced with a much bigger challenge where we are not prepared for the pandemic even though the best health systems are based in the US- we are the most affected.”- Sathya Elumalai [3:07] Relevant Links: Website: https://aidar.com/alhome/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sathyaelumalai/

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April 08, 2020

Episode 6 : "Digital Approach of solving Health-care and Fitness Issues" | Kyle Puckhaber, I2 Fitness Coaching

For this Podcast episode, an extensive discussion on Health tech was made with Kyle Puckhaber. Kyle has over eight years of experience in product management, and he’s working in various capacities in health tech companies. He has worked as a product manager for health tech in the long-term care industry, and currently working in the fitness industry with his brothers, helping people achieve and maintain their fitness goals. Kyle started his career as a life insurance representative for six months and then decided to focus on Health care domain, by being an account manager for a Health care firm. His enthusiasm for health care software made him become the product manager. This position made him dig into thorough research about the product they were giving to medical practitioners. Key Takeaways · Incorporation of technology in Health-care bolsters productivity. · Price of services rendered to body-fitness customers must worth the value added to them. · Understanding the dynamics of target groups within health and fitness niche aids substantial growth. Key Moments 1:23 - Kyle talked about the early stage of his career. 2:43 - Activities that stimulated Kyle’s Career as a product Manager. 3:58 - Developing software to support Medicare and Medic-aid system. 5:00 - Drafting Health-tech software from drawing-board to production. 5:30 - Solving problems by understanding government regulations, and challenges in the industry. 8:30 - Current challenges in Health-care industry. 11:27 - Coping with health and fitness industry amidst COVID-19. 15:23 - Kyle elucidated how to leverage online technologies for health benefit. 17:03 - Effect of cost on health and nutrition services. 23:00 - The means of reaching out to the target group in fitness industry. 24:55 - How to use technology to add value to business. 28:48 - Obstacles in business growth. 36:16 - Germane pillars for a business foundational growth.

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April 01, 2020

Episode 5: "Teaching Doctors the Importance of Medical Cannabis" | Jay Mulhern, Delta 9 Summits

In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast, Rodney Hu speaks with Jay as he shares his health journey that led him to believe in the power of medical cannabis. He describes how his passion for seeing the cannabis being adopted as a mode of treatment is the genesis of holding educational events. Listen in to understand why Jay swears by medical cannabis and creates campaigns/ events to see his vision succeed. You will also hear the fear of the COVID-19 that Jay has for both his business and his health as well as that of his father’s.

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April 01, 2020

Episode 4: A Health Care Technology for the “American Grandparents”| Josh Albrechtsen, Cortex Healthcare

In this episode of Health Tech Hustle Podcast, the host Rodney Hu talks with Josh as he shares his journey from a technology career to the healthcare industry. He explains in detail how Cortex came about, their mission, the work they have put in place to grow the company, and the industry challenges they face.

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April 01, 2020

Episode 3: "Understanding the Complexities of the End-User"| Nithin Krishna, BloominMind Healthtech

In this episode, I talk with Nithin Krishna about identifying problems and providing solutions. Nithin shares his journey within the field of psychiatry and connecting patients to healthcare providers.

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April 01, 2020

Episode 2: "Leveling the Playing field in Healthcare" | Bill Reisacher, NovoPlexus

In this episode, I talk with Bill Reisacher about his experiences as a medical professional and serial entrepreneur. He shares his journey on how his most recent entrepreneurial venture, NovoPlexus, started as an idea over drinks.

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March 30, 2020

Episode 1: " Welcome to HealthTech Hustle" | Rodney Hu, 209Digital

In this episode, Rodney talks about his experience as an MRI Technologist, and why he started Health-Tech Hustle Podcast. He shares his experience as both the professional in the health-tech field and his experience as the patient. Technology is advancing at an increasing rate, but the healthcare field is slow to adopt new technology. Rodney talks about the benefits of technology, the problems in the health industry, and the goal of HealthTech Hustle Podcast. HealthTech Hustle Podcast is the place for innovators seeking to create a better environment, professionals looking to provide a service, and persons in the health-tech space, to share insights into their industry. Rodney Hu is the Founder of 209Digital and host of HealthTech Hustle Podcast.

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