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Contributor to 2 features on Bloomberg Law

Broken Ventilators Require Easier Fixes:: Virus Masks’ Poor Fit Unlikely to Get Fixed in Court for Workers Originally published on   "California Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted that Los Angeles received 170 broken ventilators from the stockpile in March. Northwell Health, the largest health system in New York state, told Bloomberg Law that most of the few [...]

By | 2020-04-30T20:45:06+00:00 April 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Innovation needs to continue…. Especially now.

These are scary times and I’m personally scared. I’m not a doctor and will not be providing any health advise here, there are much better sources like the WHO and the CDC. What many of us in the healthcare industry need to focus on is the continuation of our work. Yes, we have to be careful and [...]

By | 2020-03-25T01:51:04+00:00 March 25th, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

TEDx Speaker Experience – with overview video and pictures

Helping women have access to quality healthcare is my passion and my life’s mission. I also recognize that the current method which most people give to charity is through an outdated and not-as-impactful-as-it-could-be model of philanthropy. And it all started from a conversation in a bar! On September 28th 2019, I had the supreme honor to deliver [...]

By | 2019-10-24T19:57:35+00:00 October 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Health Innovation Senior Executive program

Several weeks ago, I participated in the inaugural session of the Senior Executive Program in Global Health Innovation Management (SEP-GHIM). It was eye opening to see the impact so many other executives are having around the world focused on global health and an honor to be included. I loved learning from these incredible people, being exposed to [...]

By | 2019-07-29T20:51:42+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Real Health: More Than Just a Number

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” It’s a common phrase, but something about it doesn’t sit well with me. First it makes me think, poor doctors—their presence is so unwelcome that we make up phrases about repelling them with fruit. Thinking about it a little more deeply, though, I see the real problem: [...]

By | 2019-06-24T20:02:51+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How does Equal Pay Correlate to a Better Life and Better Health?

This week the US “commemorated” Equal Pay Day, which isn’t a real holiday and shouldn’t be a celebration of anything. It is the day where women have to work into the next year to earn as much as men earned as of December 31st of the previous year. In other words, to make the same amount of [...]

By | 2019-04-08T20:07:17+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Bounty of Choices, but Ugh to Health Insurance

“I have to keep thinking that if I didn’t live where I do, how I live, and have the ability to make these choices, what would my life look like and how would my be health be affected?”  As I spend countless hours figuring out which healthcare insurance provider to switch to, I have to [...]

By | 2019-03-21T01:43:30+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments