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On the Wedsnesday June 11th 2014 broadcast at 10AM PT/1PM ET our very special guest is Lygeia Ricciardi, EdM the Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).
We caught up with Lygeia at the 5th Annual Health Datapalooza in Washington, DC spreading the word and sharing the love of consumer ehealth initiatives including the Fall rollout of the BlueButton public service campaign.
For an earlier chat with Lygeia on "This Week in Health Innovation', click here.
'Lygeia is responsible for leading the development and implementation of ONC's national strategy to engage consumers in their health and healthcare via information technology.
Prior to joining ONC in 2011, Lygeia ran a consulting practice called Clear Voice Consulting specializing in consumer eHealth. Previously, she was a Director in the Health program at the Markle Foundation, a Policy Advisor and Speechwriter for the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, a Content Manager at a dot com, and a Research Associate at Harvard Business School. She earned a Masters in Technology & Education from Harvard, and has also studied at the MIT Media Lab and Wellesley College. Lygeia has lived in Europe, Africa, and the sometimes equally exotic culture of Washington, DC, where she currently resides with her family.'
Join us for a chat with a determined leader in the Federal Government making a difference in the lives of patients, their families and their loved ones.
Thank You for joining us today on 'Be A Healthy Caregiver' hosted by Chris MacLellan, 'The Bow-Tie-Guy' on Blog Talk Radio!
Today's Guest: Nate Purpura from eHealth, Inc.
Today's Topic: The Financial Struggles in Caregiving
There is an estimated 44 million working family Caregivers in the United States today. Recent studies also indicate that due to time off of work, Caregivers can expect to lose wages totaling over $140,000! According to eHealth Insurance, about one-third of adults who provide unpaid care for their elderly parents say they'll have to use their own retirement savings to help their parents financially.
Our guest today, Nate Purpura, is the Director of Public Relations for eHealthmedicare.com and eHealthinsurance.com - division of eHealth, Inc has spent the last decade working in the health care and insurance industries.
Having a grasp of finances is a critical component to Caregiving, but at times, an area that can be left unattended.
Through our conversation with Nate, we will learn why Caregivers often struggle with finances, along with gaining some helpful tips to make this area of our Caregiving journey less stressful so that we can all 'Be A Healthy Caregiver!'
On the Friday September 27th 2013 at 1PM Pacific/4PM Eastern broadcast of this week in health innovation we're continuing our countdown to health 2.0 silicon valley aka 'the fall classic' series with a very special guest with an encore performnance see 'Lounging with Lygeia'. Lygeia Riccardi aka @lygeia on twitter is the Director, Office of Consumer eHealth, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at HHS.
We'll hear from this standard bearer and superb spokesperson for patient centered healthcare and the empowerment of those who interact with the health system either directly or indirectly through access to personal health information.
On Lygeia plate is the broader message of the 'epatient' movement as well as related key initiatives including Blue Button Plus.
We'll get Lygeia view on health reform, patient engagement and the ONC including what's in her line of sight at the Health 2.0 Fall Classic.
A discussion with Denise Silber, CEO of Basil Strategies, about why it is important for empowered patients ('ePatients') to attend eHealth conferences. Silber will talk about her efforts to establish and fund ePatient Travel Scholarships so that more patients can attend the third annual Doctors 2.0 & You conference, which her company is hosting.
This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts about Healthcare IT and how cloud, collaboration, security, mobility and other emerging technologies are impacting the industry.
Joel E. Barthelemy, Founder and Managing Director of GlobalMed, which is leading provider of telehealth hardware and software R&D, design, engineering, manufacture and support.
This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts on Healthcare IT specifically as it relates to Cloud, Collaboration, Mobility and Information Security.
Today we are speaking with Gary DePreta, Director of Federal Healthcare and Scientific Agencies at Cisco
Be sure to check out the full podcast below.
Considered an innovator in prenatal dance and fitness, Suzanne Caesar, MA, is a perinatal fitness expert, a choreographer and founder of Rhythm For Life™. Dancing her way through two pregnancies inspired Suzanne to create her prenatal dance program, Maternal Dance™. Major news outlets such as Discovery Health Channel, NY1 News, Foxnews.com, Self Magazine, eHealth Radio and Pilates Style Magazine regularly feature Suzanne and The Prenatal Belly Dance Workout DVD, selected by the March of Dimes. Suzanne speaks and presents dance as a vehicle for women to move through life’s transitions for women’s groups, wellness retreats and spas as well as Maternal Dance teacher trainings. Visit www.maternaldance.com and www.rhythmforlife.info for information about upcoming events, workshops and trainings.
Join hosts Ben and Corey in a conversation about how mHealth innovations can change the healthcare landscape with those who have put their ideas into practice: Naomi Fried, Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children's Hospital, and Arvin Marchel, Director of eHealth Planning and Analysis at Walgreens.
We will also discuss breaking mHealth news with newsmaker Dr. Dave Albert, Co-Founder of AliveCor, who will tell us about AliveCor’s Heart Monitor which was just cleared by the FDA. In addition, we review the latest in app security with Domingo Guerra of Appthority.
Tune in for exclusive interviews with:
Mark W. Stevens, Senior Director, eHealth Innovation at World Congress Robert L. Pakter, M.D., Founder and CEO of PillJogger Bradley Merrill Thompson, JD, Shareholder, Connected Health Practice at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.; and General Counsel at mHealth Regulatory Coalition; and Counsel at Continua Health Alliance Sridhar G. Iyengar, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, AgaMatrix, Inc.
Debbie Laskey has 15 years of marketing experience and an MBA Degree. She developed her marketing expertise while working in the high-tech industry, the Consumer Marketing Department at Disneyland Paris in France, the non-profit arena, and the insurance industry
. Currently, Debbie is a brand marketing, social media, and employee engagement consultant to small businesses, start-ups, and non-profits in California. Recognized as a “Woman Making a Difference” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Debbie served as a mentor for the Strategic Technology Program sponsored by the California TeleMedicine & eHealth Center as well as on the boards of numerous non-profits. Since 2002, Debbie has served as a judge for the Web Marketing Association’s annual web award competition.
Follow Debbie on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/DebbieLaskeyMBA) and on her Blog (http://debbielaskey.blogspot.com).
On the Wednesday, February 15th 2012 broadcast at 11AM Pacific/2PM Eastern, my special guest on the HIMSS 2012 Countdown Series is Vince Kuraitis. Out topic is: 'The Connection Between HIT Platforms and Accountable Care.'
We're one week out from the HIMSS 2012 conference in Las Vegas, and the anticipation is palpable. For conference details, click here.
One of the key events I plan on covering is the eCollaboration Forum on Thursday, February 23rd.
As we debate the pathways to enable the accountable care vision the role of health information technology is at the core of those discussions.
For a summary of the eHealth Initiative survey, see: 'Interoperable IT Crucial For Accountable Health Organizations'.
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