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VIDEO: How entrepreneurs are making big data make sense

Today is our February Hangout and we’ll be talking about entrepreneurs who are wrangling big streams of data into manageable intelligence. We also will have a doctor in on the conversation to have a provider-centric reality check in place. Scroll down to see examples of a blood test result from WellnessFX. Tweet your questions to […]

Today is our February Hangout and we’ll be talking about entrepreneurs who are wrangling big streams of data into manageable intelligence. We also will have a doctor in on the conversation to have a provider-centric reality check in place.

Scroll down to see examples of a blood test result from WellnessFX.

Tweet your questions to @medcitynews with the hashtag #mcnhangout.

Panelists include:

    • Robert Ballou – As the CEO of CyberSettle and Pay MD, Robert is making it easier for patients to pay their bills and for hospitals to collect those bills. Pay MD analyzes multiple data sources to create personalized payment options for patients. Pay MD creates a 24/7 billing office for hospitals and lets patients pay in full or in installments. Robert has more than 30 years of experience in building early-stage businesses in information technology, financial, professional and business service markets.

 

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  • Jeff French – Jeff is the head designer at WellnessFX. His responsibilities range from user flow interaction and feature design to visual branding and upholding front-end code standards. WellnessFX helps people track and understand their blood test results. The design of their reports is both elegant and useful.

 

 

 

 

  • Elizabeth Ann Stringer – Elizabeth is an analyst for Axial Healthcare. Axial is crunching data from payers to automate evidence-based support for chronic pain therapy and to reduce variability in interventional procedures, including opiate prescribing and spine surgeries. She has a Ph.D. in neuroimaging from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and did post doc work at the Pain Management Center at Stanford University School of Medicine.

 

These are from a WellnessFX blood test report.
The first screen shot is an overview of the lipid panel.

This is what you see if you click on the Total Cholesterol section.

This is a more detailed view of the red blood cell test.

This is an explanation of the MCHC measurement. It is concise but tells the patient whether or not she needs to worry.