February 4, 2014

Self-Health and Technology – consumer-driven health with technology is the focus of this 2-hour @centerhmp HealthStyles broadcast today from 3-5 PM ET WBAI-FM NY, 99.5; also live streamed at wbai.org  CHMP Senior Fellow Liz Seegert will be live-tweeting this segment using hashtag #Healthstyles

Co-host Barbara Glickstein interviews Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, health economist, advisor, co-founder at HealthcareDIY and blogger at THINK-HEALTH and HEALTH Populi and Andre Blackman leading analyst in sustainable health innovation design, founder of Pulse + Signal and co-founder of FastForward Health.  Follow Jane on Twitter @healthythinker and Andre @mindofandre @PulseAndSignal.  @FastFwdHealth

There’s an interview with co-founders of MakerNurse Anna Young and Jose Gomez-Marquez, research scientists at the Little Devices Lab @MIT.  What’s MakerNurse? “It’s when nurses have Apollo 13 moments” explained Jose Gomez-Marquez. Anna Young offered this insight “There are so many parallels to nurses working in completely different operating systems globally who are trying to solve problems with their hands inventing things to provide better care.” MakerNurse  is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson’s Pioneer Portfolio Project and The Institute for Medical Engineering and Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Follow them on Twitter @makernurse

Whether you’re a techno-optimist and early adaptor of wearables, a follower of slow medicine or you’ve been left out of the conversation by choice or design  you’ll get up to speed listening to this broadcast. Or at least have an exciting peek into this world. It ain’t science fiction.