The​ ​Power​ ​of​ ​Personalized​ ​Technology​ ​in​ ​Health​ ​Promotion

Panel Discussion

Christina Bognet presents personalized technology for health promotion

Christina​ ​Bognet

Co-Founder & CEO, Platejoy Inc.

Amirkaveh​ Mojtahed, MD

Staff​ ​physician,​ ​Gastroenterology​ ​and​ ​Motility​ ​studies, Kaiser​ ​Permanente,​ Southern​ ​California​ ​Medical​ ​Group

Brenda Schmidt, MA, MS

President & CEO Solar Health, Inc.


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The​ ​effectiveness​ ​of​ ​lifestyle​ ​change​ ​programs​ ​on​ ​diabetes,​ ​obesity​ ​and​ ​other​ ​chronic conditions​ ​has​ ​driven​ ​new​ ​innovations​ ​in​ ​health​ ​promotion,​ ​allowing​ ​practitioners​ ​and​ ​employers to​ ​offer​ ​programs​ ​tailored​ ​to​ ​their​ ​population’s​ ​unique​ ​risk​ ​factors.​ ​This​ ​session​ ​will​ ​review​ ​the efficacy​ ​of​ ​personalized​ ​wellness​ ​programs​ ​in​ ​a​ ​range​ ​of​ ​health​ ​settings,​ ​including​ ​diabetes prevention,​ ​gastrointestinal​ ​disorders​ ​and​ ​weight​ ​loss.​ ​It​ ​will​ ​also​ ​include​ ​examples​ ​of​ ​how employers​ ​and​ ​health​ ​practitioners​ ​are​ ​using​ ​these​ ​new​ ​technologies​ ​to​ ​improve​ ​patient outcomes,​ ​increase​ ​engagement​ ​and​ ​reduce​ ​healthcare​ ​spend


Presenter Bio(s):

Christina​ ​Bognet​ ​(Moderator)​​ ​is​ ​the​ ​founder​ ​and​ ​CEO​ ​of​ ​PlateJoy​ ​Health,​ ​which​ ​designs personalized​ ​lifestyle​ ​change​ ​programs​ ​to​ ​prevent​ ​chronic​ ​disease,​ ​including​ ​its CDC-recognized​ ​Diabetes​ ​Prevention​ ​Program.​ ​She​ ​graduated​ ​from​ ​MIT​ ​with​ ​a​ ​degree​ ​in neuroscience​ ​and​ ​conducted​ ​research​ ​at​ ​Children’s​ ​Hospital​ ​Boston.​ ​


Amirkaveh​ ​Mojtahed,​ ​MD,​ ​​is​ ​staff​ ​physician,​ ​gastroenterology​ ​and​ ​motility​ ​studies,​ ​at​ ​Kaiser Permanente,​ ​Southern​ ​California​ ​Medical​ ​Group.​ ​ ​Dr.​ ​Mojtahed completed​ ​his​ ​residency​ ​at​ ​Stanford​ ​University​ ​Medical​ ​Center​ ​and​ ​graduated​ ​from​ ​the University​ ​of​ ​New​ ​Mexico​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Medicine.


Christine​ ​Fallabel,​ ​MPH,​​ ​is​ ​the​ ​Mountain​ ​Region​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​State​ ​Government​ ​Affairs​ ​and Advocacy​ ​for​ ​The​ ​American​ ​Diabetes​ ​Association.​ ​She​ ​has​ ​been​ ​living​ ​with​ ​type​ ​1​ ​diabetes​ ​for 18​ ​years.​ ​She​ ​received​ ​her​ ​Master’s​ ​in​ ​Public​ ​Health​ ​from​ ​Temple​ ​University​ ​and​ ​received​ ​her undergraduate​ ​degree​ ​from​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Delaware.​ ​She​ ​lives​ ​in​ ​Denver,​ ​Colorado