In April 2018, Oren Frank was hired by Talkspace as the chief medical officer. Since his hiring, Oren Frank has played an instrumental role in the company’s success, generating over several million dollars from implemented programs. Franks decision to take on the position came an appropriate time when more studies are revealing today that society is facing more health issues than ever before. One thing that Oren Frank wants to focus on is building up the business reputation of Talkspace in the medical industry. For him, it is a starting point. Other major plans that he has in store is app-development for combating mental health conditions.
Indeed, mental health conditions in the US have garnered more attention nationwide, with millennials at the highest risk for depression. These are significant challenges that talk space is looking to find solutions for. Oren Frank is currently working to revise internal company policies. This way, the company has more flexibility in achieving its goals. It’s not a straightforward process, however. A set protocol such as an election for advising new members to the company must take place. Therefore, the company must undergo some significant changes. To help meet these goals, Oren Frank has also partnered up with other healthcare professionals.
Recent tweets from Oren Frank focus on the mental health challenges that are faced in the US. One notable tweet discusses how many working American citizens are living in an age of anxiety. The main objective is to open the discussion to mental health. One huge hurdle to overcome is dismantling the stigma associated with the mental condition. Many are reluctant to seek necessary treatment because they may not find it necessary. By making his ideas and thoughts more public, Oren Frank can normalize seeking treatment for taking care of mental health.