John Phelan

Founder of ZweenaJohn Phelan | Founder & CEO

With over 17 years of healthcare and pharmaceutical experience, John is the vision behind Zweena. He left the pharmaceutical industry to embark on a great opportunity to help shape and influence the developing consumer healthcare movement.

John currently resides in Princeton, NJ with his wife and four children.

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STAT: 27% of Annual Healthcare Spend Considered “Waste”

June 18, 2014

Healthcare Stat of the Day More than 27% of healthcare costs, to the tune of $765 billion each year, is considered “waste” in a recent Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) study

How Zweena and Microsoft HealthVault Work Together

June 8, 2014

Zweena clinical coordinators collect medical records on behalf of Zweena members and securely store them in HealthVault. This ensures the medical records being stored will only be available to a Zweena member within their secure HealthVault account. A Microsoft HealthVault account is required to use Zweena. Zweena Health, when used in conjunction with Microsoft HealthVault, [&hellip

Why Zweena Chose Microsoft HealthVault

June 8, 2014

Microsoft HealthVault is the leading online health platform. It is a secure online storage center for medical information. Therefore, Microsoft holds itself to the highest standards of security to safeguard health information from theft, loss or damage. This includes: When health data is transmitted between applications/devices/programs and HealthVault servers, that information is encrypted. Data back-ups, [&hellip

Benefits of Microsoft HealthVault

June 8, 2014

Microsoft HealthVault is a Web-based platform built to store and maintain health and fitness information. With Zweena Health membership that includes a Microsoft HealthVault account, Zweena members are able to have a 360-degree view of their health. The benefits of Microsoft HealthVault include: Advanced security to secure and protect your information. This ensures you are [&hellip

Differentiating Aspects of the Microsoft HealthVault Platform

June 8, 2014

Zweena’s integration with Microsoft HealthVault gives Zweena members a complete and comprehensive view of their health. The benefits of a HealthVault account includes: The ability to sync with over 200 medical devices. A growing list of devices such as pedometers, blood pressure monitors, blood glucose monitors, weight scales and more integrate with HealthVault. HealthVault connects [&hellip

The time has come for patients to have their own medical records

June 5, 2014

“Patients should own their health records” Last month the Washington Post interviewed Don Berwick, senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, about his opinion on whether providers or patients should ultimately own their own health records, a subject we’ve written about once or twice ourselves :-)

There’s an Apple HealthKit and “Health” App Alternative: It’s Better and Been Around for 8 Years

June 3, 2014

Apple’s unveiling of their HealthKit platform and accompanying mobile app “Health” at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 brought healthcare to the forefront for consumers. It was confirmation of Apple’s rumored big foray into the health scene, and while it didn’t include the announcement of a “wearable” that many expected, Apple made a wise [&hellip

Unnecessary Health Care is a Problem and Doctors Think So, Too

May 28, 2014

Estimates peg unnecessary care as being as much as 1/3rd of the nation’s $2.8 trillion health spend every year. Physicians think it’s a problem, too

Ranked by State: Potentially Preventable Deaths (Visual Map)

May 15, 2014

Zweena visually shows data included the CDC report “Potentially Preventable Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death – United States, 2008-2010.”

Zweena LLC Supports Vision of Direct Primary Care by Providing Resources for Providers and Patients

May 6, 2014

The core values of direct primary care providers align with the values of Zweena Health; empowering patients to take a more active role in their health