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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

October 02nd 2013:Caregiving Goes High-Tech: Benefits, Challenges, Wish List

Today’s buzz: Caregivers. In April, we discussed how technology is being developed to help 65 million U.S. caregivers, and others around the world, who provide weekly care to the ill, disabled and aged. Now, half a year later, we’ll examine the realities of this technology – benefits, limitations, negatives, challenges – and a wish list for the future. The experts speak. Jayne Dixon Weber, National Fragile X Foundation: “Technology can help you when you get a diagnosis. It can help you get information, find doctors, find other people in your situation…and it can help you feel overwhelmed.”

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Jayne Dixon Weber

Jayne Dixon Weber has served as the Support Services Coordinator for the National Fragile X Foundation (NFXF) since 2007. In this role, she talks and emails with parents around the world, helping them with whatever issues they are having. In addition to assisting in the creation of the NFXF’s Adolescent & Adult Project, Jayne authored the book, “Transitioning ‘Special’ Children into Elementary School” and is the editor for the book, “Children with Fragile X Syndrome.” She has presented at many conferences and is the co-leader for the LINKS parent support group in Colorado. Jayne has two children— an adult son who has fragile X syndrome and a ‘typical’ daughter.
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Faheem Ahmed

Faheem Ahmed is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at SAP, overseeing the research, design, development, and product management for SAP's consumer healthcare initiatives. He serves as founder and "Entrepreneur-in-Residence" for Care Circles, a wellness platform connecting families with the information and services they need to care for their loved ones. Previously, Faheem was vice president for portfolio marketing, leading the development and rollout of a series of social CRM applications. Before that, he held various management roles in strategic planning, market strategy and solution management for multiple product lines. Faheem began his career in South Africa in 1997, and spent sev
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Louise W. Gane

Louise W. Gane, MS, is a Genetic Associate at the University of California Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, working with the Fragile X Treatment and Research Center under the Directorship of Dr. Randi Hagerman. She has worked with more than 1500 patients with fragile X associated disorders (FXD) over 25 years. She is currently Co-PI on the fragile X Newborn Screening project under the NIH-funded University of Washington Center of Excellence. Louise works on the NIH-funded: Genotype Phenotype studies in Fragile X; DOD-funded study: A Controlled Double-Blind Cross-over Trial of Ganaxolone in Children with Fragile X Syndrome; HRSA-funded: An Open Resource for Autism iPSCs and their Derivatives; and
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 25/10/2017 08:00 25/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Today’s buzz: Caregivers. In April, we discussed how technology is being developed to help 65 million U.S. caregivers, and others around the world, who provide weekly care to the ill, disabled and aged. Now, half a year later, we’ll examine the realities of this technology – benefits, limitations, negatives, challenges – and a wish list for the future. The experts speak. Jayne Dixon Weber, National Fragile X Foundation: “Technology can help you when you get a diagnosis. It can help you get information, find doctors, find other people in your situation…and it can help you feel overwhelmed.” Louise W. Gane, MS, M.I.N.D. Institute: “Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness to pull another hand into the light.” (Norman B. Rice, former Mayor of Seattle, WA) Faheem Ahmed, SAP: “The ‘health’ industry is much larger than the ‘healthcare provider’ industry. Sometimes people don't recognize themselves as caregiver.” Join us for Caregiving Goes High-Tech: Benefits, Challenges, Wish List. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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