In this very first episode, I'm joined by Brad Perkins, CEO at Sapiens Data Science, Inc. for a dive into the likely emergence of a new healthcare industry, one built upon datascience (rather than medical practice), human-computer integration, consumer-driven, and for healthy people (as opposed to sick or injured people).
Lee: Hello, and welcome to the inaugural Hyper Wellbeing podcast. On today’s show, our first ever, we have Brad Perkins. His biography is, Brad is a visionary physician and scientist who recently left a position of Chief Medical Officer at Human Longevity Incorporated, found a new startup, Sapiens Data Science. At HLI he was responsible for leading all clinical and... Read MoreSapiens DS’ Brad Perkins on a new healthcare industry emerging from computing (transcript)
For what’s already underway, there’s no existing community, event or even established industry category. Yet it represents a strikingly positive future and opportunity of health, computing and consumer technologies. I see it as on the same scale as the arrival of the personal computer.
We may be clouded in seeing it yet because of the tendency to see the new in terms of the old, in the same way that trains were initially seen as a way of pulling canal boats. It’s not “digital health”, or “quantified self”, but is closely related, it is not “wearables” or “mobile”, although it’s the positive future of... Read MoreThe 3 Pillars of Wellness as a Service (WaaS): Human-Computer Integration, Redefinition of Health & Decentralization of Healthcare
‘Hyper wellbeing’ is a summit to foster an emerging consumer technology industry. Consumer data-driven health, wellness and lifestyle optimization plus disease risk reduction. It represents a power shift towards the consumer and the future of mobile, wearables, health and wellness.
Overview It is a consumer revolution that will restructure healthcare, redefine the meaning of health and rewrite the boundary of wellness. It is where value is shifting to and where additional value will be created. Today it is manifesting as a conglomerate of medicalization of the smartphone; the impending upgrade to clinical-grade sensors in wearables, within smartphones and within a... Read MoreWhat is ‘Hyper Wellbeing’? Version 1.0
Yesterday I had the summit tagline changed to "Wellness as a Service (WaaS) Summit”. This was because nothing else was quite working. It was not randomly plucked out of a hat as a marketing buzz phrase. Rather I coined it as the result of arduous labor.
Up until that conceptual barrier was broken through, something kept popping up which indicated misalignment. This was causing me alarm, distress and lost time. I knew at some level something was not quite right but I could not get a better handle on it. That was until a few days ago when I had the unexpected realization that a Wellness... Read MoreIntroducing Wellness as a Service (WaaS)
The first draft manifesto has been marginally updated (please see the original for an introductory cover letter). All changes herein were made to improve the readability of the text. No technical changes were made. Already in the pipeline is another version with technical changes 1) clarifying how insurance incentivizes are often not aligned with the long-term health of the individual 2) clarification... Read MoreMobile and Wearables for Health, Wellness and Optimal Living Manifesto Draft V1.2