A $600 billion problem
Why do we do what we do?
In the United States today, 130 million people struggle to understand basic written instructions and 1 in 5 of us go home to a family that speaks a language other than English.
We know that when you take care of one patient you are taking care of the whole world because we are extensions of each other emotionally and economically. We will make the best product for everyone including the percentage of the population that is normally ignored and left behind.
81% of patients age 60 and older at a public hospital could not read or understand basic material. – Williams
Chronic Disease Patients
People with limited health literacy skills are more likely to have chronic conditions and are less able to manage them effectively. – Institute of Medicine
1 in 5 patients go home to a family that speaks a language other than English. – US Census Bureau
Honor, Duty, Loyalty, Courage, Benevolence, Respect, Righteousness, Self-control, and Inclusiveness.
Chief Executive Officer
Susan Perry brings over 25 years of experience in product development, disruptive technology, manufacturing, branding and distribution, as the former President of International Business Equipment. During her 20 year tenure, Susan worked extensively in the West Indies, with Banks and Credit Unions, manufacturing hardware and other specialty goods in the Mid-West and China.
Director of Operations
More than fifteen years of experience in customer care, project and office management. She also has extensive experience as a paralegal and worked for seven years in a prestigious law firm position.
Chief Technical Officer
An IT graduate of University of Pune, Padmanabh has worked for, and founded, several companies, which have built enterprise level platforms. As both a senior level engineer and IT manager, he has experience in developing and managing everything from small offshore software projects, to building financial applications for Wells Fargo. In his spare time, he enjoys endurance cycling and considers himself to be an ‘avid fitness freak’.
David Scher, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Digital health technology consultant advising tech developers, healthcare enterprises, life science companies and other healthcare stakeholders from user and patient advocacy perspectives. Experiences as cardiologist, clinical investigator, IRB Chair, Medicare Advisory Committee member offer clients a unique perspective.
Diane S. Sánchez
Diane is an independent director and a proven c-suite executive in the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) sector with extensive senior management experience in strategic partnerships, corporate transformation, acquisitions, and market entry engaging in transformational technology.
Distinguished for her consensus building, she is instrumental in working with industry and thought leaders in Latin America and USA to formulate strategic alliances and cooperative business strategies directly contributing to successful market entry and rapid market growth.
Arthur Jey, MD
Born in the UK but received his medical training in the United States. Dr. Jey is currently an Emergency Medicine physician in Sacramento. After he attended Medical School at Boston University, he received his specialty training at the University of Rochester. Although his primary focus is medical education and mentorship Dr. Jey continues multiple research projects. With a basis in rational drug design and graduate work on the limbic system Dr. Jey now focuses his research on clinical research. A former Surgical Resident turned Emergency Medicine Dr. Jey is developing an Emergency Medicine Residency program in Sacramento. It is his students, family, friends, and mentors/mentees that inspire him.
I stand on the shoulders of giants – Sir Isaac Newton
Chris Chase, Ph.D.
Dr. Christopher Chase studied and lived in Japan for many years. As the President of the O.I.K.K.A., an international karate association, he has developed martial arts and international studies programs for schools and universities around the world. He travels extensively, conducting karate seminars, lecturing on cultural studies, and consulting businesses focusing on international collaborations and culture.