Dr. Arlen D. Meyers and Digital Health Innovation – Episode #29, Segment 4

Dr. Arlen D. Meyers, founder of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, returns to Business Unconventional to discuss his forthcoming book, The Life Science Innovation Roadmap: Getting Your Ideas to Market. Dr. Meyers was first a guest on our February 12, 2012 program.

In the words of one of B. Unconventional's producers, "Dr. Meyers may very well be 'The Most Interesting Man in the World.'"  Dr. Meyers is a Fulbright Scholar, a university professor with an MD and MBA, a serial entrepreneur, and a champion for health care innovation.  

On B. Unconventional, Dr. Meyers shares his vision for transforming Colorado into the Digital Health Capital of the World.  His mission is to speed health care innovation from concept to the patient bedside.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.  

Rotbart is managing editor of Medical Backbone and serves as the volunteer director of communications for SoPE.

Original Air Date:  May 13, 2012
Photo:  Dr. Arlen D. Meyers, SoPE 

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Adult Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and the Facts Behind Peyton Manning's Treatment - Episode #24, Segment #4

Two of the nation's leading experts on the topic of adult stem cells are the guests on this segment of Business Unconventional.  They are Dr. Ben Guiot, a neurosurgeon affiliated with Littleton Adventist Hospital and South Denver Neurosurgery; and James Poser, PhD, chief scientific officer of Celling Biosciences, based in Austin, Texas.

Adult stem cells were central to the treatment and recovery of Peyton Manning, the SuperBowl-winning NFL quarterback who was recently signed by the Denver Broncos.  Drs. Guiot and Poser discuss the advances that are allowing many patients to benefit from similar medical technologies.

This is the final segment on this special edition of Business Unconventional, which dedicates all four segments to an examination of Colorado as a growing hub for medical and healthcare innovation.  Colorado is home to numerous physician-entrepreneurs and is the global base of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a group dedicated to promoting advancements in healthcare.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MDT).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.  

The program is also a sponsor of Medical Backbone, an initiative to honor and highlight the contributions of outstanding individuals and institutions to our nation's health infrastructure.  Dr. Guiot serves as chairman of the Medical BackBone Board of Advisors.

Original air date:  April 8, 2012 
Photo: Dr. Ben Guiot, South Denver Neurosurgery

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Interview with Ruth Benton, CEO, New West Physicians - Episode #24, Segment #3

Ruth Benton, CEO of New West Physicians, is interviewed on this special edition of Business Unconventional, which dedicates all four segments to an examination of Colorado as a growing hub for medical and healthcare innovation.  

New West Physicians is a nationally acclaimed group of primary care physicians - based in Golden, Colorado -  that has won recognition as a role model of doctors who are delivering excellence in treatment and also containing healthcare costs.  Benton, a cofounder of the company, is one of Colorado's most-effective CEOs, not just in healthcare, but in any field.

New West Physicians serves patients from 16 greater Denver area offices.

Colorado is home to numerous physician-entrepreneurs and is the global base of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a group dedicated to promoting advancements in healthcare.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MDT).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.  

The program is also a sponsor of Medical Backbone, an initiative to honor and highlight the contributions of outstanding individuals and instutitions to our nation's health infrastructure.

Original air date:  April 8, 2012 
Photo: Ruth Benton, New West Physicians

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The Potential of Nutritional Supplements in the Healthcare Mix - Episode #24, Segment #2

Dr. James Ehrlich discusses the role that non-regulated nutritional supplements can serve in helping to prevent major illnesses.  Dr. Ehrlich is also one of the nation's leading experts on early detection and prevention of major illnesses, including heart diseases and cancer.  He was founder of Colorado Heart and Body Imaging in 1996, and remains a cutting-edge medical/health businessman.

Dr. Ehrlich is a guest on this special edition of Business Unconventional, which dedicates all four segments to an examination of Colorado as a growing hub for medical and healthcare innovation.  Colorado is home to numerous physician-entrepreneurs and is the global base of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a group dedicated to promoting advancements in healthcare.

This is the second of a two-part interview with Dr. Ehrlich, who is a clinical associate professor at the University of Colorado in Denver.

Also on this segment, we hear from Homer Hudson Hillis, Jr., B. Unconventional's Certified Entrepreneur #1, who shares his thoughts on how entrepreneurs can "reverse the risk" for their customers.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MDT).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.  

The program is also a sponsor of Medical Backbone, an initiative to honor and highlight the contributions of outstanding individuals and instutitions to our nation's health infrastructure.

Original air date:  April 8, 2012 
Photo: James Ehrlich, M.D. 

Direct download: 040812_BUnconventional_Segment-2_14Min.mp3
Category:Healthcare -- posted at: 7:15am MST

Early Detection and Preventative Medicine - Episode #24, Segment #1

Dr. James Ehrlich is one of the nation's leading experts on early detection and prevention of major illnesses, including heart disease and cancer.  A founder of Colorado Heart and Body Imaging in 1996, he remains a cutting-edge medical/health entrepreneur.

Dr. Ehrlich is the first guest on this special edition of Business Unconventional, which dedicates all four segments to an examination of Colorado as a growing hub for medical and healthcare innovation.  Colorado is home to numerous physician-entrepreneurs and is the global base of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a group dedicated to promoting advancements in healthcare.

This is the first of a two-part interview with Dr. Ehrlich, who is a clinical associate professor at the University of Colorado in Denver.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MDT).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com The program is also a sponsor of Medical Backbone, an initiative to honor and highlight the contributions of outstanding individuals and instutitions to our nation's health infrastructure.

Original air date:  April 8, 2012 
Photo: James Ehrlich, M.D. 

Direct download: 040812_BUnconventional_Segment-1_9Min.mp3
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Episode #16, Segment #4 - Physician Entrepreneurs

Physician entrepreneurs and the role they can play in speeding new health-related treaments and devices to market are the subject of this segment. Our guest is Dr. Arlen D. Meyers, a noted Colorado physician and president of the Society of Physician Entrepeneurs, SoPE.

Co-Host Dean Rotbart recently conducted a field interview with Dr. Meyers at the Veteran Administration Medical Center in Denver.

Dr. Meyer explain the rapid growth of SoPE, which he founded in 2008, and the type of education, services and networking that it provides to doctors and other healthcare providers.  SoPE now has more than 2,100 members in 16 worldwide chapters.

The interview with Dr. Meyers is presented in connection with Medical BackBone and Medical BackBone Radio. Medical BackBone is a new initiative aimed at highlighting and honoring the institutions and people who comprise our nation's vital medical infrastructure. Medical BackBone is headed by Dr. Ben Guiot, himself a noted neurosurgeon, who serves as chairman of the Medical BackBone Board of Advisors.

B. Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  The program, hosted by David Biondo and DeanRotbart, is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Original air date:  February 12, 2012

Photo: Dr. Arlen D. Meyers, president and CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs

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Episode #14, Segment #2 - Life Gift Cards for the Uninsured and Under-Insured

Life Gift Cards offers an opportunity for employers and loved ones to pay for vital medical care and testing for individuals who do not have their own health insurance or who are under-insured.

Michelle Marte, founder, and Joseph 'Joey' Truscelli, CEO, of the Colorado Springs, Colorado-based startup have unconventional backgrounds.  She's a yoga teacher.  He's an ex-marine and one-time Indy Series race car driver.  But believing in their dreams, the two entrepreneurs have dedicated themselves to expanding the financial options for physicians and patients alike.

This is part two of a two-part interview.

B. Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Original air date:  January 29, 2012

Direct download: 012912_BUnconventional_Segment-2-db_14min.mp3
Category:Healthcare -- posted at: 10:10am MST

Episode #14, Segment #1 - Life Gift Cards for the Uninsured and Under-Insured

Life Gift Cards offers an opportunity for employers and loved ones to pay for vital medical care and testing for individuals who do not have their own health insurance or who are under-insured.

Michelle Marte, founder, and Joseph 'Joey' Truscelli, CEO, of the Colorado Springs, Colorado-based startup have unconventional backgrounds.  She's a yoga teacher.  He's an ex-marine and one-time Indy Series race car driver.  But believing in their dreams, the two entrepreneurs have dedicated themselves to expanding the financial options for physicans and patients alike.

This is part one of a two-part interview.

B. Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (MST) on 710 KNUS in Denver.  It is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. 

Original air date:  January 29, 2012

Photo: Michelle Marte and Joey Truscelli

 

Direct download: 012912_BUnconventional_Segment-1-db_9min.mp3
Category:Healthcare -- posted at: 10:05am MST