8 episodes

In this podcast series, Willis Towers Watson interviews entrepreneurs who created technology companies that are changing the way healthcare and employee benefits are delivered.

Cure for the Common Co. Willis Towers Watson

    • Entrepreneurship

In this podcast series, Willis Towers Watson interviews entrepreneurs who created technology companies that are changing the way healthcare and employee benefits are delivered.

    Episode 8: Noah Lang, Stride Health

    Episode 8: Noah Lang, Stride Health

    Noah Lang tells the story behind the company he founded and leads today, Stride. He describes how the online tool and app helps the growing number of people working in the gig economy purchase health insurance, get federal subsidies and tax credits, and obtain other benefits usually provided to full-time employees such as dental, vision and life insurance.

    • 44 min
    Episode 7: Daniel Perez, Hinge Health

    Episode 7: Daniel Perez, Hinge Health

    Dan Perez talks about how suffering from major injuries inspired both him and his business partner to found Hinge when they were PhD students at Oxford. He also explains the philosophy underpinning the company: To be effective long term, musculoskeletal care must go beyond physical therapy to include coaching, patient education and behavioral health support. Otherwise initial results from physical therapy will evaporate over time, increasing the odds that surgery becomes necessary.

    • 39 min
    Episode 6: Sami Inkinen, MS, MBA, Virta

    Episode 6: Sami Inkinen, MS, MBA, Virta

    Sami Inkinen trained as a physicist and started his career in a nuclear power plant. Despite being a world-class triathlete, Sami learned he was becoming pre-diabetic, setting him on a journey that led him to found Virta Health, a technology-enabled virtual clinic that can treat diabetes without medication.

    • 43 min
    Episode 5: Sangeeta Agarawal, RN, MS, Helpsy

    Episode 5: Sangeeta Agarawal, RN, MS, Helpsy

    Sangeeta tells the story of how her own health challenges led her change careers, from engineering to health care, ultimately leading to her founding Helpsy, a whole health and artificial intelligence cancer nurse that anticipates and addresses patients' physical, emotional and social needs.

    • 42 min
    Episode 4: Andrew Le, MD, CEO and co-founder, Buoy

    Episode 4: Andrew Le, MD, CEO and co-founder, Buoy

    Andrew Le trained as a surgeon, but decided not to practice medicine because he wanted to help more people than he realized he could within the parameters of the way medicine is practiced today. So he started Buoy, an app that uses AI, probability, statistics and machine learning to help those who realize they are ill to take the first step in getting care. The app helps people understand what is going on clinically and matches services and benefits to the individual's specific condition.

    • 56 min
    Episode 3: Mette Dyhrberg, Founder and CEO, MyMee

    Episode 3: Mette Dyhrberg, Founder and CEO, MyMee

    Mette Dyhrberg, tells the story of her personal journey that led her to found MyMee, a digital therapeutic that provides a platform for understanding the triggers that can set the immune systems of those suffering from chronic illnesses. She explains how MyMee can be used to treat autoimmune diseases without medication.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

Maine Run Girl ,

Kept me running

I tuned in while on the treadmill & was so engaged that I ran all of the way through the first 2 episodes!

nwnova454 ,

WTW always ahead of the curve!

So glad to finally have a great podcast with a focus on benefits and market trends! Already subscribed and looking forward to getting more insider info about the industry and where it is headed!

13gialittle ,

Great new podcast for digital health

This is a great podcast to hear what is out there in the world of digital health and employee benefits as they meet with up and coming vendors to talk about what is trending in the industry.

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