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Prior to our Cryo Energy based Eco-System, there hasn’t been a single platform that simultaneously provides zero local emissions for transportation while also providing low upfront cost and low operating cost but still providing the all important convenience of 5 minute quick refueling. Since our primary material is unlimited (remember, it’s just air!), we can scale our technology infinity without any resource limitations.

As a part of my series about “Big Ideas That Might Change The World In The Next Few Years” I had the pleasure of interviewing Mark Cann.

Mark is the CEO / co-CTO for CryomatiKs Inc., a company commercializing a 100% zero emissions “Wind to Wheel” and “Sun to Wheel” platform that uses the air we all breathe every single day as a type of “fuel” for transportation vehicles and infinitely scalable energy storage.


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We need to change the medical education system to reward thoroughness, logical competence, analytical skills, physical exam skills, and procedural skills — and not reward the memorization of disconnected facts. If we can change the premise of medical education to teaching the key skills and how to use information, we will advance medicine.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Art Papier.

Dr. Papier is the co-founder of VisualDx and Chief Executive Officer. A thought leader in health information technology, Dr. Papier maintains the overall vision for the VisualDx product with a keen focus on software integration and impacting costs in healthcare through clinical accuracy. His entrepreneurial drive, years of clinical experience, and passion for delivering impactful and useful healthcare solutions have propelled VisualDx clinical decision support to be the most widely used diagnostic system in healthcare.


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As individuals, it’s important we advocate for change in the healthcare system, especially in the areas of increased patient participation, primary, preventive and community-based care, and more rational approaches to funding, such as value-based care models. These should not be partisan political issues; rather, they should be expressions of the output from many years of extensive research into the U.S. health system — what works and what doesn’t.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Chris Hobson, Chief Medical Officer at Orion Health. Dr. …


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Before reaching any conclusions about the relative quality of the U.S. healthcare system, it is important to understand the criteria being applied to reach those conclusions. Based on my own limited view, the problems with the U.S. health care system are (a) a failure to focus on preventive care; (b) a failure to ensure access to quality health care in certain urban and rural areas; and a failure to enact tax policy that would address the financial repercussions of catastrophic illness.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Jeff Robbins. Mr. Robbins possesses over 15 years’ experience as a practicing attorney. Over the last 9 years, Mr. Robbins has served as a partner in the firm of Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP, Irvine, CA where he specialized in litigation. He holds a B.A. degree in English from UCLA and a J.D. degree with great distinction from the University Of The Pacific McGeorge School Of Law. Mr. …


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Healthcare, in general, is a very complex topic. It must take into account the commitment of the individual. It is the individual who must establish their particular health care existence. I believe healthcare is a privilege and not a right. Starting with nutrition, exercise, not smoking, and minimal alcohol intake. No one under any circumstances should be using illegal or street drugs. This must be learned from childhood.

As a part of our series about the future of healthcare I had the pleasure of interviewing renowned Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Trevisani.

Dr. Thomas Trevisani, often referred to as Dr. Tom, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in Rhinoplasty, Primary, and Revision, as well as Body Contouring after weight loss including post-bariatric reconstruction. His body contouring procedures are precise and transformative. His Rhinoplasties are elegant and refined. Practicing for over 30 years, Dr. Tom has become widely known for performing Closed Rhinoplasty, also referred to as Endonasal Rhinoplasty, nasal surgery performed by making all main incisions hidden inside.


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Transparency is the number one issue that can improve healthcare. Virtually no one knows how much healthcare costs and what they are going to pay. We are trying to tackle this with several solutions such as a real-time benefit check at point-of-care.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Steve Silvestro. Steve is Chief Commercial Officer at OptimizeRx, where he leads enterprise-level product adoption of the direct-to-patient and direct-to-provider digital health platform, supporting treatment adherence to achieve positive patient outcomes. Prior to OptimizeRx, Steve was driving change in the healthcare industry as a consultant to pharmaceutical company executives for more than a decade with Decision Resources Group (DRG), the prominent health research and analytics organization, providing his insights on shaping markets and understanding novel therapies and prevalence of diseases. …


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Adopt a single patient identifier. In the United States it is almost impossible to assess the total population health experience because data resides in silos. Out of the 122,000+ COVID-19 cases reported to the CDC in Q1, only 5.8% of patients had data available pertaining to underlying health conditions or risk factors. One significant reason for this is the industry’s lack of interoperability. Creating a single patient identifier or similar analytics ecosystem of all patient data that would ensure all relevant information from across the industry is accessible as well as clean, accurate, and useful.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Jordan Bazinsky, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Cotiviti. As Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Jordan is responsible for Cotiviti’s corporate strategy and is entrusted with ensuring that Cotiviti’s vision aligns with its clients and the broader marketplace. Jordan has spent his career focused on technology and innovation, often applied towards developing sustainable business models for healthcare financing and delivery.


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I’m a pragmatic optimist :) so I believe we’re actually on the right track just not moving fast enough. I implore leaders, communities, corporations and individuals to press for acceleration of the above or other ideas that make healthcare more like other commercially rationalized markets. But know that rationalized markets by definition are always in a state of tension between the many forces that push and pull on them. Some dream of a placid sea in healthcare delivery and I’d love for it to be so. …


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Analyze competitors and similar businesses. Digital marketing tools allow you to know exactly what your competitors are doing, how they are doing it, and when they are doing it. You’ll also want to track related businesses where purchasing behaviors may be similar. Identify all the potential touchpoints with your customer and find where you can gain an edge.

As a part of our series about “Marketing Strategies From The Top” I had the pleasure of interviewing David Azar. David Azar is the founder and CEO of Outsmart Labs, a boutique digital marketing firm named a Top Rising Agency by Google. He’s known for his work with luxury brands such as LVMH (Louis Vuitton and other houses across the five major sectors of the luxury market) as well as other world-class clients. …


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Invest in early intervention and prevention. If there were incentives provided for keeping people healthy or managing symptoms effectively it would be far better than the current reward system which overwhelmingly provides reimbursement for treating illnesses while ignoring the potential rewards (and savings) that could be accessed by transitioning to a model where prevention and early intervention are key.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Meghan Marcum.

Dr. Marcum is an addiction and mental health specialist who serves as Chief Psychologist at A Better Life Recovery and A Mission for Michael in San Juan Capistrano, California. Dr. Marcum’s role is to ensure the highest standard of clinical care for each client. Dr. Marcum earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Arizona State University and a doctorate in clinical psychology from The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She completed her pre and post-doctoral training in the specialty field of chemical dependency. Dr. Marcum previously worked in the Neurosciences Institute at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, California where she continues to hold full privileges. She has developed an interest in helping those with co-occurring disorders by examining substance abuse as it relates to neurological changes over the course of the illness.

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Christina D. Warner

Author of The Art of Healthcare Innovation. Order it at amzn.to/31TBrZM or christinadwarner.com

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