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Fruit Street Health, a new digital wellness and telemedicine platform

Laurence Girard
Posted: September 5, 2014 at 9:04 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

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Laurence Girard, Founder of Fruit Street Health, a new digital wellness and telemedicine platform which helps patients live a healthier lifestyle while enabling healthcare providers to connect with patients using telemedicine and wearable mobile technologies joins Entrepreneurial Fit Radio.

Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Laurence Girard discuss the following:

  • What is Fruit Street Health all about? Tell us a bit more about what it does, its mission, etc.
  • How did the idea to create Fruit Street Health evolve?
  • How is Fruit Street Health different from other telemedicine and health/tech platforms? What are the core differentiators?
  • How is Fruit Street Health being developed from a technology perspective?
  • You’re planning to launch Fruit Street Health in the coming months? Can you share some of your plans and strategy for launch, and then what people can expect to see from Fruit Street Health after the launch over the next 12 months or so?
  • Obesity is one issue that Fruit Street Health focuses on, which is obviously one of the most important health-related issues in our country today. Can you talk to us about how Fruit Street Health tackles obesity, as well as any other health or wellness topics that the platform will address?
  • You were faced with a tricky challenge at your previous company, which was shut down as a result of a corporate takeover after you had spent a lot of time building the business. Can you share with our listeners some lessons you learned from this, and any tips/advice you can share with first-time entrepreneurs on how they can handle these types of situations if they’re ever faced with them, particularly with investors?

Duration: 16:07

Laurence Girard is CEO and Founder of Fruit Street Health. Fruit Street is an online wellness and telehealth platform that provides consumers with a monthly subscription to a registered dietitian, a personal health record that integrates with wearable fitness devices, health content, commerce, and social networking. The company also provides a digital practice solution to private practice physicians and implements corporate wellness portals for employers.

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Web Site: www.fruitstreet.com

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