Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) significantly impacts individuals’ lives, causing joint pain, stiffness, and fatigue that limit mobility and quality of life. Over time, it can lead to joint damage and deformities, affecting independence and daily activities.

Hand pain cause by rheumatoid arthritis

Challenges Facing Healthcare Providers

Patient Resistance: 

Many smokers are not ready or willing to quit. They may be aware of the health risks but struggle with addiction, denial, or lack of motivation to quit.

Nicotine Addiction: 

Nicotine is highly addictive, making it difficult for smokers to quit without experiencing withdrawal symptoms such as cravings, irritability, and anxiety.

Limited Time: 

Healthcare providers often have limited time during patient visits to address smoking cessation adequately. This can lead to brief interventions that may not be as effective as longer counseling sessions.


Quitting smoking is often a process that involves multiple attempts, and relapse is common. Healthcare providers need to provide ongoing support and encouragement to help patients maintain their quit attempts.

How Can The Healthcare Industry Do Better?

Integration of Smoking Cessation Services

Healthcare systems should integrate smoking cessation services into routine care, ensuring that all patients are screened for tobacco use and provided with appropriate interventions, including counseling and medication.

Comprehensive Training for Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers should receive comprehensive training in smoking cessation techniques, including motivational interviewing, behavioral therapy, and pharmacotherapy. This training should be ongoing to keep providers up-to-date with the latest evidence-based practices.

Patient Education and Empowerment

Patients should be educated about the health risks of smoking, the benefits of quitting, and available resources for support. Empowering patients to take control of their health and make informed decisions about smoking cessation is crucial.

Accessible and Affordable Resources

Healthcare systems should ensure that smoking cessation resources, such as counseling, medications, and support groups, are accessible and affordable for all patients, regardless of their insurance coverage or socioeconomic status.

Technology and Telehealth

Utilizing technology, such as mobile apps, telehealth platforms, and online support groups, can expand access to smoking cessation services and provide ongoing support to patients outside of traditional healthcare settings.


SmartCare360 is an online platform that partners with your physician to make world-class healthcare available on-demand, virtually or in person. By customizing our many resources to your specific. conditions and needs, we simplify the process of managing your chronic diseases, accessing a doctor whenever you need, and being proactive about preventative healthcare.

Benefits Of SMARTCARE360°

SmartCare360 makes healthcare easier to access, more personalized, and more affordable for every patient. Here are the main benefits of our virtual healthcare platform for patients with all kinds of healthcare needs.
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Key Features Of SMARTCARE360°

 SmartCare360 streamlines access to healthcare, tailoring it to each patient’s unique requirements while also making it more cost-effective. Here are some of the key advantages our virtual healthcare platform offers to patients with diverse healthcare needs.

Remote Monitoring

SmartCare360 integrates with a wide range of remote monitoring tools to provide a way for providers to identify and diagnose health issues before they create serious complications.

Telehealth Appointments

SmartCare360 allows patients to schedule or request virtual appointments. These appointments put their healthcare team within easy reach of evaluation, discussion, questions, and follow up for their conditions.

Disease-Specific Care Management

Disease-Specific Care Management

Tailored to your chronic conditions, our care management focuses on risk assessments, preventative care, and regular check-ins to help patients better control their disease. Plus, our providers are always available through messaging.

Educational Content

Educational Content

Through SmartCare360, patients get tips, emails, games, recipes, and more specialized to your chronic condition and preferences. That supports patients in staying abreast of their condition and how to manage it well.

Patient Portal

Fragmented care could be a thing of the past if providers leverage the unifying power of virtual healthcare to take care of their health issues. Through SmartCare360, patients can access anyone on their healthcare team whenever they need to.

Lower Healthcare Costs

Cost Effectiveness

We accept Medicare and Medicaid and only charge you your copay! That puts exceptional virtual care, at patients' fingertips, without costing them more than they would pay to go to the doctor anyway.

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 IT Infrastructure & Architecture 
Lucas is a 20+ year experience enterprise Cloud Solutions Architect who has worked with fortune 100 companies and is competent in the following: Enterprise API Gateways – AWS | Azure | Salesforce | Mulesoft | Apigee | IBM Cloud | Anypoint | Cloud Data Warehouse – Snowflake | DBT | Cloudara | Airflow | Kubernetes | AWS | Looker | Prometheus | Full-Stack / Cloud Native – C# / Java / React / Angular / Golang / Python – Cloud DBs – Dynamo / Mysql / Postgres / MSSql / Oracle / Netezza
Compliance & Regulatory 
Experienced Director of Strategic Development with a demonstrated history of spearheading initiatives throughout the healthcare system. Skilled in Physician Relations, Software Documentation, Healthcare Management, Healthcare, and Public Speaking. Strong program and project management professional with years of a proven track record that showcases a creative and proficient skill-set in problem solving.
Investor Relations & Finance 
Ty has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of Houston and a Master’s degree in Economics and Corporate Finance from Rice University. Previously, Ty worked as a senior consultant at FTI Consulting, Inc., advising various stakeholders of troubled and distressed companies across a wide range of industries, including financial services, hospitality, gaming, commercial real estate, energy & oil field services, construction, infrastructure, and municipal-related assets. Additionally, my prior experience includes roles at BNY Mellon and Ocean Park Advisors, LLC’s Investment Bank where I was involved in equity and debt capital raising transactions as well as M&A assignments, liquidity forecasting and assessments, business plan due diligence, development of waterfall and recovery analyses, stakeholder negotiations, plan of reorganization development, M&A/transaction advisory including purchase and sale negotiations and seller due diligence support, board/shareholder representation, developing executive compensation/bonus plans, and ad-hoc strategic and operational assessments.
Strategic Development
Dr Malcom’s Medical Professional qualities are based on 10+ yrs. of participation and exposure to numerous resources as an ER Medical Business Co-Founder, IT Market Leader, Mentor, Red Cross Humanitarian Participant, Graduate of Masters Studies, Graduate of Medical Doctorate (M.D.), Hospital Administrator, and member of the Physician Executive Team. My unique background and combination of these attributes & skills have created a unique innovative space that helps reinforce my ability to grasp the different areas of healthcare that positively impact the hospital ecosystem and be a valuable member of the C-Suite team, as DHR Health’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Physician Executive Leadership Committee, and the Cerner Advisory Committee.
Dr. Sun-Wright
Medical Director 

Dr. Sun-Wright holds a PhD in Biochemistry and an MD with a history of strong leadership and process ownership in primary care and multi-specialty clinical settings working with some of the largest healthcare organizations in the country. While serving as a board member and managing partner of a large independent physician association and Chief Strategy Officer as the primary advocate for financial and operational decisions. As Medical Director for Well Med her responsibilities included the development of organizational goals and targets for clinical performance in a governed Medicare Advantage environment.

Senior Executive Director
Dispensing, assessing and monitoring medications, in patients requiring pharmaceutical therapy. Providing and assessing point of care testing. Providing excellent service and customer satisfaction. Drug information and education. hospital readmission prevention consultant, transition care provider, medication reconciliation provider, pharmacogenomic testing, point of care testing. Medication Therapy Management, medication adherence and legislative advocate as it pertains to pharmacy and patient care.
Director People & Clinical Outcomes 

Physician Assistant turned Entrepreneur with Bachelor in Neuroscience, Masters in Public Health and Health Sciences, After working 80 hours a week as a cardiothoracic surgery physician associate, my workload took a toll on my personal and professional life. That was when I realized my life needed to change. I ended up taking a deep dive into performance sciences and positive intelligence. As a result, I cut down my clinical hours by 30% and increased my income by 50%.

Reggie Abraham
Managing Director  

Experienced Healthcare Executive with a demonstrated history of working in a hospital setting and various other health care facilities. Skilled in Healthcare Operations, EHR & PM Systems, Budgeting, HR Management, Strategic Planning, and Revenue Cycle Management, . Strong business development professional with a Doctorate in Management and Organizational Leadership, Master’s in Healthcare Administration, Master’s in Business Administration. Exceptional track record of establishing strong leadership teams and developing effective operational efficiencies in healthcare operations. Establish and maintain good working relationships with physicians, staff, vendors, government agencies, managed care companies, and clients.

Vascular General, Cardiac, OB Sonography
Founder/CEO - Strategic Development  
Assists Physicians and Healthcare Executives in Leveraging Virtual Care Management Technologies, NEW Billable CPT Codes, and Value Based Care Models to Improve Clinical Outcomes and Create NEW Revenue streams. Kyle holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a minor in marketing, and a Degree in Vascular, General, Cardiac, and Obstetrical Sonography. His philanthropy work focuses on veteran affairs, single mothers, first responders, and mentoring terminally ill and at-risk youth through organizations such as Beauty for Freedom, Ferrari Kid, Southwest Keys Program, ICON Talks, and Living Beyond A Dream.