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Empowering Hypertension Self-Care with Dr. Jay Shah

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This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Catalyst. To virtually tour Catalyst and claim your space on campus, or host an upcoming event: CLICK HERE --- Episode Overview:  During this episode, we connect with Dr. Jay Shah, Chief Medical Officer of Aktiia, a high-growth startup revolutionizing blood pressure monitoring.  Bringing deep clinical expertise, Jay is driven to apply technology to solve practical problems in medicine. While together, Jay shares how Aktiia’s innovative cuffless arm bracelet tracks optical blood pressure signals to provide continuous, actionable data. Additionally, Jay unpacks the potential to empower patients through tests assessing interventions over time, facilitated by remote monitoring. We also delve into leveraging partnerships to scale impact beyond the device itself.  Join us as Jay outlines the future of preventative, patient-centered hypertension care enabled by novel digital health technologies and gain inspiration from his dedication to improving this silent epidemic by impacting over 1 billion people worldwide. Let’s go! Episode Highlights: Jay brings clinical leadership to disrupt antiquated blood pressure monitoring technologyAktiia’s cuffless bracelet tracks optical signals to deliver continuous blood pressure dataRemote monitoring allows carefully assessing interventions over timeFuture digital tools can empower patients in preventative self-careJay exemplifies commitment to tackling the global hypertension crisis About our Guest:  Dr. Jay Shah has 15+ years of medical expertise and leadership in healthcare delivery at city general hospitals, to community settings, to the Mayo Clinic.  He has brought his experience and expertise to the Swiss startup Aktiia, to change the paradigm of how the world’s most common disease – hypertension – is understood and managed.  Also an angel investor and advisor, he is passionate about applying technology to solve practical problems in medicine and believes strongly in the power of positive thinking and collaboration. Links Supporting This Episode: Aktiia Website: CLICK HEREDr. Jay Shah LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREAktiia Twitter page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form: CLICK HERE

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