Spotlight Interview: Jennifer Goldsack, Executive Director, Digital Medicine Society, Discusses Digital Medicine and Digital Technology Acumen

About Jennifer Goldsack Jennifer C. Goldsack co-founded and serves as the executive director of the Digital Medicine Society (DiMe), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing digital medicine to optimize human health. Jen’s research focuses on applied approaches to the safe, effective, and equitable use of digital technologies to improve health,

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 8

Texas hospitals struggle with water pressure problems after extreme winter weather By Robert King FierceHealthcare.com - Several Texas hospitals have had to transfer patients and delay elective procedures amid water pressure and heat issues caused by extreme winter weather, according to several published reports. To view the original article in its entirety click

Volume 1, Issue 7: Jack Ezon, Founder and Managing Partner, Embark Beyond Travel, Discusses Travel Insurance, COVID-19 Testing and Travel Predictions Post-Pandemic

Dear colleagues, In this issue, we speak with Jack Ezon, Founder and Managing Partner, Embark Beyond Travel. Ezon discusses an interesting medical evacuation insurance that provides COVID-19 testing and transportation home for people traveling during the pandemic. This issue also brings you news on COVID-19 vaccines, hospital hacks, data privacy and more. Please

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 7

INDUSTRY NEWS Vaccine milestone as global Covid jabs pass number of confirmed cases By Clive Cookson and Alan Smith FinancialTimes.com—The number of Covid-19 vaccinations globally has surpassed the total number of confirmed cases, a landmark moment that underscores progress made in taming the pandemic despite mounting concern about the threat of new variants.

Volume 1, Issue 6: Andres Jurado, Chief Executive Officer, My Medical Vacations Discusses Medical Travel and COVID-19 Precautions in Mexico

Dear colleagues, While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted growth in the medical travel sector, expect the pace to pick up again throughout the new year as the opportunity for vaccines spreads worldwide. In response to market changes prompted by COVID-19 and advanced technology, we are broadening our focus to include digital health:

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 6

INDUSTRY NEWS Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a PandemicBy Ceylan Yeginsu NYTimes.com—On a cold February morning last year, as she lay curled up in a fetal position on her kitchen floor, Melissa Jackson called her manager at a New Jersey beauty salon to ask for some unpaid time off. It was

Volume 1, Issue 5: Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A., Principal, Kennedy & Company Education Strategies Discusses Medical Students on Meeting with Patients Virtually via Telehealth

Dear colleagues, We hope you had a safe and wonderful holiday season despite the continued unprecedented circumstances. While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted growth in the medical travel sector, expect the pace to pick up again throughout the new year as the opportunity for vaccines spreads worldwide. If you missed our announcement about

Spotlight Interview: Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A., Principal, Kennedy & Company Education Strategies

About Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A. Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A. is a Principal at Kennedy and Company, a Washington DC based higher education consulting firm.Hehas over 15 years of experience in medical education in both faculty and administrative roles, most recently as an Associate Dean of Medical Education. Dr. Palmer is a