34 episodes

The AWS Health Innovation Podcast showcases entrepreneurs and investors who are driving progress in healthcare and life science across the globe.

AWS Health Innovation Podcast Joe Shonkwiler

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

The AWS Health Innovation Podcast showcases entrepreneurs and investors who are driving progress in healthcare and life science across the globe.

    #33, Michelle Wagner, Mindstrong

    #33, Michelle Wagner, Mindstrong

    Michelle Wagner, CEO of Mindstrong, discusses why integrating data collected between treatment sessions can be a game changer for behavioral health, why selling digital health products via large employers can look a lot like direct-to-consumer sales, and why entrepreneurs in healthcare must learn to embrace iterative change as part of a large and complex system.

    • 32 min
    #32, Andrew Eye, ClosedLoop & Amanda Goltz, AWS Accelerator focused on health equity

    #32, Andrew Eye, ClosedLoop & Amanda Goltz, AWS Accelerator focused on health equity

    Andrew Eye, CEO and co-founder of ClosedLoop, and Amanda Goltz, lead for the AWS Accelerator focused on health equity, join the podcast for the 3rd and final episode of our mini-season featuring startups addressing health equity. Hear how the AWS Accelerator supports healthcare startups, how the aims of health equity are aligned with Value-Based Care, and why Andrew believes local data is so essential to building powerful, unbiased predictive models in healthcare.

    • 32 min
    #31, Baha Zeidan, Azalea Health

    #31, Baha Zeidan, Azalea Health

    Baha Zeidan from Azalea Health discusses the unique operational challenges rural providers face delivering care & managing their practices, health inequities facing 1 in 5 Americans who live in rural environments, and how cloud technology enables Azalea to rapidly iterate and improve its products in a secure & compliant fashion.

    • 33 min
    #30, Kevin Dedner, Hurdle Health

    #30, Kevin Dedner, Hurdle Health

    Kevin Dedner, CEO and co-founder of Hurdle Health, joins the podcast as part of our mini-season featuring startups addressing health equity. Kevin shares his insights on why he is optimistic about the future of health equity, how COVID-19 impacted how we think about mental health, and why Hurdle Health focuses on cultural humility, cultural responsiveness, and cultural intentionality, instead of cultural competency.

    • 28 min
    #29, Warren Ratliff, AdaptX

    #29, Warren Ratliff, AdaptX

    Warren Ratliff, CEO and co-founder of AdaptX, discusses why he doesn’t want to create super users among his provider customers, how he thinks about building momentum with customers during long sales cycles, and when focusing on positive deviants can be a powerful adoption driver.

    • 34 min
    #28, Caitlin Donovan, Uber Health & Jacob Laufer, ShiftMed

    #28, Caitlin Donovan, Uber Health & Jacob Laufer, ShiftMed

    Caitlin Donovan, Global Head of Uber Health, and Jacob Laufer, COO of Shiftmed, discuss the implications of more care moving outside the hospital, the role of transportation in driving retention among providers, and the way complementary, tech-enabled solutions can combine forces to solve healthcare’s most pressing challenges.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

KEbs23 ,

Interesting and informative

I learn so much listening to this podcast. High caliber guests and the host is engaging and asks great questions. Highly recommend!

CASchtz ,

Real-world insights for digital health innovators

There are many (maybe too many) podcasts about tech and innovation in healthcare and life sciences. This one is unique, because Dr. Shonkwiler is a startup founder who deeply understands the space. His guests comprise some of the most innovative entrepreneurs and thinkers working in health-tech today, and they candidly share their experiences and perspectives.

Joe Shonkwiler ,

AWS HEALTH INNOVATIONS PODCAST

Great Podcast that’s extremely informative.

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