Jennifer Shine Dyer is a pediatric endocrinology physician and social media enthusiast, Stanford artificial pancreas researcher, and app developer/tech entrepreneur in Columbus, Ohio. She has a patient-centered focus looking to make health outcomes better for people living with diabetes or other chronic diseases with technology.
She focuses on how technology can solve clinical problems and bring joy back to medicine.
As an entrepreneur, she created the startup EndoGoddess, LLC in 2011 which entered into partnership with a larger local mobile software startup, Duet Health (eProximiti). Together they developed the EndoGoddess app in 2011, and the EndoGoal app in 2012 for patients with diabetes who require insulin therapy and need motivation for glucose and insulin tracking.
Jennifer is currently creating a new diabetes-specific video game for kids with diabetes in collaboration with The Ohio State University College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Jennifer is an experienced keynote speaker and has appeared on the TEDx stage. Her story focuses on how technology can solve clinical problems and bring joy back to medicine.
Jennifer speaks about the following topics:
How to solve clinical problems using mobile technology
Mobile technology development and entrepreneurship
The road to improving health care over the past several years has most certainly had a focus on implementing upgrade technologies such as EMRs and tablets, but also creating new technologies like 3-D printers and Watson-like doctors.
However, in my opinion as both a practicing doctor and technology entrepreneur, the focus is all wrong. EMRs, 3-D printers, and Watson-like brains are not fixing the real problems that plague the broken health ...
A recent Health Affairs article casts doubt on the cost-saving prospects of health information technology despite the significant investments made by hospitals, physicians, and the federal government to promote electronic records.
Reduced ordering of imaging and other diagnostic studies by physicians is often cited as a likely mechanism for estimated cost savings due to health information technology. Possible mechanisms include reduction in redundant (duplicated) tests secondary to better access to ...
I just returned home from mHealth Summit Meeting in DC which, in my opinion, is still one of the biggest and best mobile health conferences of the year. On the first day of the conference, I discussed the EndoGoddess App as a use case example of mobile health from the practicioner point of view.
Sadly, the numbers of physicians in the mobile health entrepreneural space at mHealth Summit were still few and essentially unchanged ...