Jung Scott

Scott Jung

Medical Technology and Digital Health Enthusiast

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Ever since I had an atresia surgically repaired at age five, I've been fascinated with the field of medical science. I'm always looking for the next big thing in medical technology and digital health. Interested in helping me transform lives? I'd love to get in touch with you!

Bio

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Scott Jung is a Silicon Valley based medical and health technology journalist and advocate. He currently is a senior editor at Medgadget, one of the world’s most trafficked and linked to medical blogs on the internet. He has also been a guest contributor to Intel’s iQ e-magazine and Rock Health’s corporate blog and has provided live, on-site coverage of the International CES and Digital Health Summit and Stanford Medicine X conference. Most recently, he has been appearing on TWiT.tv’s The New Screen Savers as a semi-regular medical and health technology correspondent.

 

Scott’s other past experiences includes supporting the launch of PEAK Surgical (acquired by Medtronic in 2011), assisting in the development of “neoglycosides”, a new class of antibiotics shown to combat drug-resistant bacteria, connecting health entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators at Rock Health, and selling the world’s best products at Apple.

 

Scott also is an Senior Application Engineer at VitalConnect, a Silicon Valley medical device company that has developed a revolutionary clinical-grade wearable biosensor capable of monitoring eight vital signs continuously, in real time.

 

Scott holds a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Topics of Interest

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  • Wearable computing
  • Smartphone/Mobile Health
  • Health and Fitness Tracking
  • Quantified Self
  • Emerging Technologies

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2. Where My Work Can Be Found

Medgadget – an independent publication edited and published by a group of MDs and biomedical engineers.

Telemedicine Magazine – a new industry magazine that looks into the role of telemedicine in the future of healthcare.

Innovation & Tech Today – a magazine that caters to a loyal audience of millions of tech enthusiasts, early adopters, and industry influencers in business, education, gaming, entertainment, wearables, and home automation.

Future Health Index – a website discussing insights, discussion, and collaboration on the future of health with an annual report from Philips.

TWiT.tv: The New Screen Savers – a variety show for tech on the TWiT network.

iQ by Intel – an e-magazine that explores technology culture, news, trends, innovations, and the people behind them.

PURWater.com – the company blog for PUR, makers of consumer water filtration products.

LinkedIn – monthly essays on leadership, faith, and the philosophical side of medicine.