Providing Protein and Nutrients for Life...
Medical internist, dermatologist, author and entrepreneur with a serious commitment to improving life and health in the United States and worldwide. Expertise includes innovation in nutrition and healthcare, medical information and business systems, management of clinical and business operations and telemedicine.
Asta is a biotechnology company with a proprietary technology for creating a highly bio-available "pasteurized polypeptide powder" (PPP) from fish and meat/fish processing residuals that would otherwise be wasted. High quality fish oil and calcium are by-products of this environmentally friendly process. PPP has a large number of applications all along the human food chain, ranging from increasing the productivity of milk cows and aquaculture farms, to serving as a highly nutritious and inexpensive source of protein for humans in first, second and third-world countries.
Currently available for sale on Amazon.com, this book will be released by Financial Times Press on February 14, 2011.
Focused on improving the efficiency and and effectiveness of healthcare-related products and services, from nutrients to delivery systems to simple, inexpensive and intuitive healthcare information technologies.
Founder and CEO. Created the company's seamless "paper-to-clean-electronic-data" business model, that allows healthcare providers to derive all of the benefits of electronic medical record systems, but without forcing them to type into computers. The company's technologies increased provider gross revenues by an average of 15%, while increasing the profitability of medical billing operations by 300% - all by improving efficiency of clinical and billing operations, while reducing the burden of administrative overhead.
The TRC created the Telemedicine Information Exchange (TIE), the single largest repository of telehealth and telemedicine information on the Web.
Principal Investigator on dermatology and medical informatics research projects for the National Cancer Institute and National Library of Medicine
Performed skin imaging research in the Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology for the Flinn Foundation and Arizona Disease Control Research Commission