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Revolutionizing Healthcare: Bridging Gaps for Minority Communities with Cutting-Edge Technology

April’s National Minority Health Month, a effort driven by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a pivotal time to spotlight the ongoing health challenges faced by racial and ethnic minority groups in the US. Amidst these challenges, a beacon of hope emerges with the advent of groundbreaking technologies poised to revolutionize healthcare accessibility and equity. As we delve into this year’s theme, “Be the Source for Better Health,” we’re excited to unveil how new technology from

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Going the Distance: Being an Entrepreneur is NOT Like Running a Marathon

Every self-help, rah-rah business book you’ll ever read will compare building and running your own business to running a marathon. One foot in front of the other, they’ll say. The battle is more mental than physical, they’ll say. Never give up, they’ll say. I’ve run eight half-marathons, and I’ve been an entrepreneur in the home diagnostics space for more than three years, and I’m here to tell you that the entire marathon analogy is bullshit.  Yes, continuing to push forward

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Just Keep Swimming: Being a Small Fish in a Big JPM Pond

In the days and weeks before my first JPM week experience – where I was to present about RT MicroDx’s molecular, home-based diagnostic technology and the importance of affordable, accurate, accessible home diagnostics – I can’t say that I felt excitement or positive anticipation. I was just nervous. I’d heard too many stories about how large and overwhelming the whole experience could be. I knew I was a small fish heading for a pond that seemed so big, it may

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Navigating a Fragmented Healthcare System: Treatment Begins with Diagnosis

We’ve all heard the phrase “fragmented health system.” I think we have some general concept of what it means, but how many of us who work in the industry have thought about what it really means for the patients, who are just trying to manage their illnesses, take care of their health, and feel better? From the outside, we can see that silos and lack of communication are a big problem. Primary care physicians don’t talk to specialists, specialists don’t

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A MedTech Founder’s Story: Courage Means Showing Up Every Day

When I share my story, a lot of people tell me I’m brave. But their definition of brave is very different from mine. They say I’m courageous because I had an idea and I ran with it, starting and self-funding a med tech company during a pandemic. But honestly – I don’t feel like I’m doing a brave thing. I don’t feel like I have any courage right now. I don’t keep going because I have the courage to keep

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