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Meet Dr Dave Albert Inventor of the AliveCor ECG

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On the Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 broadcast at 10AM Pacific/1PM Eastern we welcome Dr. Dave Albert, the inventor of the Alivecor ECG phone.  Also known as @DrDave01 on twitter, Dr. Dave is a Physician, Scientist, Inventor, Entrepreneur, Husband & Father, who's mantra notes: 'Saving lives one invention at a time.'

Also joining me on the broadcast as co-host is Dr. Phil Marshall, Chief Product Officer of ConversaHealth aka @conversahealth. More on Phil here.

Dr. Albert is an Oklahoma native. He is a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur who has developed medical and other life-saving technologies and products over the last 30 years, turning a number of those innovations into tech startups.

Founder of 3 tech companies, InnovAlarm, Lifetone Technology and AliveCor, his previous startups include Corazonix Corp (sold to Arrhythmia Research Technology and Data Critical (sold to GE). Dr. Albert left GE in 2004 as Chief Scientist of GE Cardiology to disrupt several new markets. His latest invention, the iPhone ECG, became a global sensation via a 4-minute YouTube Video in January around the Consumer Electronics Show and was featured on local media, ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox News among many other media outlets.

Dr Albert has 40+ issued US patents, a large number pending and several new "secret inventions" in development. He has authored or co-authored over 50 scientific abstracts and publications principally in the Cardiology literature. Also, Dr Albert has lectured at the Entrepreneurship programs at the MIT Sloan School and the University of Oklahoma. 

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