Derrick Reyes is the Co-Founder and CEO of Queerly Health. Queerly Health lives on Queerly.Health, which will be the future home of an online marketplace of LGBTQ-friendly health and wellness providers, telehealth capabilities, and concierge health services. With a background in LGBTQ health, education, and social services, and a member of the LGBTQ community themself, Derrick knows firsthand how difficult it is for LGBTQ people to access anything related to healthcare. Derrick also understands digital health’s potential to create some much needed change. Determined to carve out a space for LGBTQ people in digital health, Derrick came up with the […]
Did you know that many innovations can be traced back to space travel? Memory foam, LED lights, baby formula, and CAT scans are just a few examples. Cool, huh? And now, a new way of sourcing innovation may also have its roots in space, thanks to The Collaborative Health Innovation Platform (known as CHIP). CHIP is a machine learning platform that is currently assisting the NASA-funded Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) source innovation for astronaut health – matching healthcare companies with startups and technologies to address gaps identified by NASA, that are keeping astronauts from visiting Mars.