Category: Welkin Shares

Building a Technology Foundation for Patient-Centered Care

I’m Canadian. Growing up, the comment about healthcare was always, “If you have a cold, Canada’s the place to be. If you have a heart attack, you want to be in the U.S.” That’s because the U.S. healthcare system excels at addressing acute problems: cancer, heart attacks, major injuries, you get the picture. But hospitals here are increasingly turning into repair shops, the medical equivalent...Read More >

Transforming Musculoskeletal Health: A Deep Dive into Risalto

Today we sit down with Risalto’s Allison Schoeneck, Vice President of Clinical Product, and Molica Anderson, Director of Clinical Implementation, to go deep on using technology and an evidence-based approach to create a better experience with better outcomes for musculoskeletal patients. We’ll start out with an easy one: what’s Risalto all about? ALLISON: We’re a digitally-focused musculoskeletal health company that helps patients get the highest...Read More >

It’s Time to Make Telemedicine A Permanent Part of Your Practice. Here’s How.

It’s no great secret: the medical community has not generally loved telemedicine.  The resistance mostly stems from the way we’re trained: that the best care comes from being right there with your patient, able to look them in the eye, to be hands on with the body. It stems from a largely unfounded fear that if we choose a telehealth model, we’ll miss something vital...Read More >

Welkin Shares: The Benefits of a Plant Based Whole Food (PBWF) Diet

About 5 years ago I decided to look at my diet in some detail mainly because of a strong family history of coronary artery disease. My dad suffered an M.I. (Myocardial Infarction or ‘heart attack’) at age 47!  I read books, research papers, watched movies, attended meetings and webinars to educate myself on this topic – see some of the references below. After digesting all...Read More >

Welkin Shares: My Dedication to the Mission

For a number of years, I have been helping healthcare organizations of all sizes modernize their systems and processes by leveraging cloud based solutions. I first got into the healthcare space working at Salesforce where I was asked to build a healthcare program. This was my introduction to the healthcare world. I didn’t know much about the space, but I was incredibly drawn to it,...Read More >

Team Member Spotlight: Michelle Pampin

At Welkin Health, we believe a company is only as amazing as its people. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving the lives of care teams and want to show off the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make that happen. We’ll be doing a Q&A with one of our extraordinary team members to show off the people behind the product. We wanted to introduce...Read More >