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Sima Pendharkar

Sven Gierlinger, Chief Patient Experience Office Talks Patient Experience!

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Patient Experience Week is April 24-28. In honor of this event, Dr. Pendharkar, Founder and CEO of Valeet Healthcare, sat down to chat with Sven Gierlinger, VP and Chief Patient Experience Officer at Northwell Health System, to discuss his perspectives on patient experience. Dr. Pendharkar: I understand you worked in the hospitality industry prior to healthcare. How did you make the transition into healthcare? Sven:  I was approached to go into healthcare by Henry Ford Health System. Henry Ford was opening a new hospital, and they wanted it to be very service centric — very hospitality focused. Hospitality, wellness, and…

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Meet the Team: Dr. Sanjeev Suratwala

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Dr. Sanjeev Suratwala is an orthopedic surgeon and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwell Health. He serves as an advisor to Valeet Healthcare and is passionate about all things digital health! We sat down with Dr. Suratwala to get his take on a few different areas and here’s what he had to say: What got you interested in digital health? Digital health provides an opportunity to empower the patient as well as the clinician. The promise of always on and everywhere connectivity, if implemented properly, can finally move healthcare into the 21st century. I see tremendous potential in digital health…

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Exciting Trends in Digital Health

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Digital health can be defined as “the convergence of digital and genomics revolutions with health, living, healthcare and society.”  The digital health “movement,” as it is often referred to,  allows individuals to track their health more easily and be empowered to have better health outcomes.  As the digital health revolution continues to grow and expand, new data and research will cue us as to what is and is not working, and certain patterns will solidify while others will continue to evolve.   Here are some of the trends which we think will be most promising for digital health moving forward:…

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A Letter from Our CEO

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We at Valeet Healthcare hope this newsletter finds you well and enjoying the Fall season — from the changing leaves to pumpkin spiced lattes to apple picking and more!   The Valeet Healthcare team continues to be buzzing with activity and excitement.  Since the last update, we have been pushing the limits in innovation with the expansion and development of our engagement platform.  We kickstarted our social media platforms (we are now active on Instagram, thanks to our own Lindsay Densmore!)  We’ve also been busy demonstrating our digital platform and continuing conversations with prospective customers, as well as showcasing our product…

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Reflections on Innovation in Healthcare

By | Blog, Data, Digital Health, EHR, EMR integration, Health, Health Innovations, Health Outcomes, Hospitals, Patient Activation, Patient Understanding, Provider workflow | No Comments

Innovation. As I prepare to attend Health 2.0 next week and share the Valeet Healthcare engagement platform, I’ve been reflecting on innovation in medicine, an essential ingredient to progress and transformation. It’s fascinating to realize how far we have come – and to imagine how much further we can go. While there have been a myriad of milestones and breakthrough innovations in the history of medicine, there are several that stand out in my mind: The magnifying glass — first created in 1250 by Roger Bacon, he designed a convex lens specifically used for science. Shortly thereafter, lenses were constructed…

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