June 18, 2014
Bryan Seaborn Joins Healthspek As Senior Software Developer
Veteran Programmer to Continue Buildout of Personal Health Management App
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Healthspek has added more development talent to the growing team, announcing the addition of Bryan Seaborn as senior software developer.
Seaborn, a native of Canada who spent his early professional years working with the Alberta-based companion care company Greystoke, has been integral in the development of at least 10 mobile apps available today, and brings deep experience to the Healthspek team.
“We are constantly working to enhance our personal health management app based on user feedback, and Bryan will play a lead role in bringing new functionality to life,” said Bruce LeFew, Healthspek’s co-founder. “Our product is designed to be totally customizable, allowing the user to add ‘speks’ that make the app tailored to their personal needs. If a function makes Healthspek more valuable to our community, then we will build it.”
Seaborn studied business and marketing at Lethbridge College in Alberta before joining Greystoke, where he focused on information technology, human resources, web and marketing initiatives. He moved to Nashville with his wife, Rebecca, and worked with Playmaker, where he led the development of an online marketing tool for hospice agencies.
Over the last three years, he has become a well-known iOS (Apple) software developer, and his work is evident in several popular products available through the App Store. One recent project is the “Am I Hungry?” nutrition management app, which guides users through a step-by-step process for healthy eating and other wellness initiatives.
“I believe Healthspek is powerful enough to revolutionize the way Americans look at personal health management,” Seaborn said. “We’ve reached a point in the regulatory environment where technology has the ability to improve healthcare, and people are now empowered to take control of their own health management. It’s an exciting time to be a developer in this space.”
Seaborn will over see spek development for the company, working to produce some components in-house and serving as a liaison with external developers. One spek on the horizon is a pregnancy tracker that will allow expecting parents to integrate all of their pertinent health information into the monitoring process.
Through dozens of speks designed to suit individual needs, Healthspek allow consumers to own and manage everything from vitals, charts and imaging to a knowledge library on medical conditions, prescription refills and appointment reminders, allergy and drug interaction information and more.
The tool—which is accessible 24/7 from multiple devices, anywhere in the world—helps consumers manage medications; record physician, insurance and emergency contacts; and access a personal photograph and even a signature. It also receives medical records and facilitates electronic communication with providers. With the patient’s permission, doctors can access records and legal documents through Healthspek’s www.chartnow.com.
The free app is available for iPads through the App Store, and accessible on multiple devices. The company plans to roll out a universal platform in July.
- Entrepreneur of the Week: Randy Farr, Healthspek, Co-Founder & CEO—The Longevity Network
- HealthIT: Brentwood-based Healthspek eyes $1.5MM Series A capraise—Venture Nashville Connections
- Consumer Health Platform Healthspek Launches Precision Medicine—Yahoo! Finance
- Consumer Health Platform Healthspek Launches Precision Medicine—BusinessWire
- Must-Have Gear For Traveling With Kids—Daily Parent