64 episodes

Every week, healthcare VCs and Jumpstart Health Investors co-founders Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney review and unpack the happenings in US Healthcare, finance, technology and policy. With a firm belief that our healthcare system is doomed without entrepreneurship, they work through the mud to find the jewels, highlight headwinds and tailwinds, and bring on the smartest guests to fill in the gaps.

Health:Further Marcus Whitney

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 38 Ratings

Every week, healthcare VCs and Jumpstart Health Investors co-founders Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney review and unpack the happenings in US Healthcare, finance, technology and policy. With a firm belief that our healthcare system is doomed without entrepreneurship, they work through the mud to find the jewels, highlight headwinds and tailwinds, and bring on the smartest guests to fill in the gaps.

    64 - VC Heats Up w/ 18 New Deals, Doctors Reach Breaking Point, Asthma Cured?

    64 - VC Heats Up w/ 18 New Deals, Doctors Reach Breaking Point, Asthma Cured?

    This episode covers the opioid epidemic in Baltimore, AI's impact in healthcare, remote patient monitoring benefits for heart failure, AI diagnostic discrepancies in breast cancer among black women, the health consequences of anger, the gender pay gap in medicine, the loss of drugstores and its effects on health equity, GSK's asthma drug, Banner Health's OR efficiency through AI, and Epic's open-source AI validation tool.

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    2:37 - Fed Officials Saw Longer Wait for Rate Cuts After Inflation Setbacks WSJ
    10:45 - Target reports sales fell 3.7%, the retailer’s fourth straight quarter of declines WSJ
    11:28 - Nvidia Stock: AI Chip Giant Does It Again, Smashes Quarterly Targets And Raises Outlook IBD
    14:13 - Boulder Care raises $35M for virtual addiction treatment Axios
    15:25 - Lore banks $80M to tackle loneliness; Fundraising summary  Fierce Healthcare
    20:30 - ARPA-H offering more than $50M for hospital cybersecurity pitches Fierce Healthcare
    25:18 - Nebraska Sues TikTok for Allegedly Harming Minors WSJ
    31:59 -  House Approves Crypto FIT21 Bill With Wave of Democratic Support CoinDesk
    40:50 - Optum Rx puts emphasis on predictability with new pricing model Fierce Healthcare
    42:31 - Centivo acquires virtual-first medical provider Eden Health Fierce Healthcare
    44:34 - Ascension Cybersecurity Event Update website
    45:59 - How the Ascension cyberattack is disrupting care at hospitals NPR
    47:13 - Ascension improves recurring operations by $1B at FY24's 9-month mark Fierce Healthcare...

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    63 - At the Intersection of Healthcare & Technology: A Conversation w/ Steve Lieber

    63 - At the Intersection of Healthcare & Technology: A Conversation w/ Steve Lieber

    In this compelling episode of Health Further, we sit down with Steve Lieber, a venerated figure in healthcare technology and association management. With a career spanning decades, including a significant tenure as CEO at HIMSS, Steve shares his journey through the evolution of healthcare IT, his insightful observations on the state of healthcare technology today, and his involvement in pioneering projects such as the Smart Hospital Initiative. From the genesis of HIMSS's global influence to the promising horizon of AI in healthcare, join us for an enlightening dialogue on the past, present, and future of healthcare innovation.

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    • 53 min
    62 - Kitty Roars w/ Goldilocks CPI, Guest Host gives Hospital Perspective, Dueling AI

    62 - Kitty Roars w/ Goldilocks CPI, Guest Host gives Hospital Perspective, Dueling AI

    In this episode, Paul Kappelman steps in as a guest host, bringing his rich background in healthcare operations and leadership to the table. As we examine a wide array of topics, from groundbreaking AI developments to the economics of healthcare, Paul's insights illuminate the complex landscape of healthcare innovation and management. His experiences, ranging from running a successful fertility service to navigating the tragic personal impact of cancer, provide a deeply human context to our discussion on healthcare trends, the future of AI in medical settings, and the strategies that drive both providers and payers. Join us for a deep dive into the evolving world of healthcare and technology, where we explore the intersection of operations, finance, and culture, and how artificial intelligence is set to redefine our approach to health and wellness.

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    10:47 - Inflation Cooled Slightly, Offering Some Relief for Consumers and the Fed (NYT)
    12:37 - BoA Consumer Checkpoint: April flowers, not showers (BoA website)
    13:47 - High Interest Rates Are Hitting Poorer Americans the Hardest (NYT)
    15:00 - ‘Roaring Kitty’ Came Out of Hibernation. Is the Meme Stock Craze Back? (WSJ)
    17:02 - State of Private Markets: Q1 2024 (Carta report)
    21:31 - This $2.2 Billion Startup’s GPT-4 Powered AI Bot Demystifies Health Insurance (Forbes)
    24:30 - AI Challenger Mistral Set to Nearly Triple Valuation to $6 Billion in Six Months (WSJ)
    25:53 - Portfolia files $65M for women's health (Axios)
    26:30 - CVS warns it could lose up to 10% of its Medicare members next year (Fierce Healthcare) 28:00 - How major payers fared in a Q1 dragged by a cyberattack, MA challenges (Fierce healthcare) 29:30 - a...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    61 - The Future of Healthcare: AI, Innovation, and Impact with Ambar Bhattacharyya

    61 - The Future of Healthcare: AI, Innovation, and Impact with Ambar Bhattacharyya

    In this episode, Vic & Marcus sit down with Ambar Bhattacharya, managing partner at Maverick Ventures and a fellow member of the Aspen Health Innovators Fellowship, to dive deep into the burgeoning intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare. With the landscape of healthcare innovation evolving at an unprecedented pace, Ambar shares his unique insights gleaned from years at the forefront of the venture capital world and his hands-on experience with emerging technologies. From the transformative potential of generative AI in streamlining processes and enhancing patient care to the moral and operational challenges ahead, this conversation sheds light on the pivotal changes reshaping our approach to healthcare. Join us as we explore how visionary leaders like Ambar are steering the future of health further, leveraging AI not just as a tool of convenience but as a catalyst for comprehensive reform and improved outcomes for all. Please check out our Episode

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    60 - Job Loss, Ascension Disrupted, Gene Therapy Cures, CRISPR, AI Friends

    60 - Job Loss, Ascension Disrupted, Gene Therapy Cures, CRISPR, AI Friends

    This episode unravels the potential and challenges of AI and gene therapy, exploring groundbreaking treatments for diseases like sickle cell anemia, the profound connections between AI and healthcare, and the transformation of the job market due to AI advancements. Join our hosts as they dissect major health and tech news, including significant investments in AI by leading companies, the augmentation of human capabilities through gene editing, and critical cybersecurity concerns in health systems. Uncover the future of healthcare, technology’s role in shaping our world, and the ethical considerations we face on the brink of these technological revolutions. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, healthcare professional, or someone intrigued by the rapid evolution of technology and its societal implications.

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    05:02 - US weekly jobless claims hit highest level since August of 2023 (AP)
    07:40 - The Economic Slowdown Is Finally Here. Welcome It. (WSJ)
    17:47 - Sift Healthcare collects $20M for medical billing tools (Axios)
    19:49 - Rad AI clinches $50M to scale generative AI tech for radiologists (Fierce Healthcare)
    20:25 - In-House Health nabs $4M for AI-enabled nurse scheduling (Fierce Healthcare)
    21:34 - Medicare Hospital Trust Fund to Stay Solvent Until 2036 (MedPage) 
    25:29 - Clover Health authorizes $20 million share buyback, raises full-year guidance (Fierce Healthcare)
    28:03 - NeueHealth (fka Bright Health) posts $242M in revenue, turns small adjusted EBITDA profit (Fierce Healthcare)
    29:47 - Oscar Health records first quarterly net profit, exceeds EPS expectations (Fierce Healthcare) 32:06 -  One of the Biggest Hospital Failures in Decades Raises Concerns for Patient Care (WSJ) 36:20 - The Private-Equity Deal That Flattened a Hospital Chain and Its Landlord (WSJ)
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    59 - Food As Medicine w/ Lauren Driscoll

    59 - Food As Medicine w/ Lauren Driscoll

    Vic interviews guest expert Lauren Driscoll, CEO of NourishedRx, To learn about the importance of personalized nutrition in achieving health equity. NourishRx provides nutrition and food access to vulnerable populations, integrating with various partners to deliver tailored programs. By addressing food insecurity, NourishRx aims to improve health outcomes, drive down medical costs, and enhance patient engagement with health plans and providers.

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    • 41 min

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4.6 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Katie Joy B. ,

Legendary Healthcare Leaders!

The entire Future of Health team, along with their stellar guests, shine the brightest of lights on what it means to be forward-thinking in our ever-changing healthcare culture! Bold, insightful, and engaging are just a few of the words I’d use to describe the time you’ll spend with them. You’ll get tons of actionable advice and tangible tips, but you’ll also get heaps of inspiration from truly engaging individuals who genuinely want to see the industry succeed in every way. Thanks for putting out such a superb show guys - keep up the great work!

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Great Podcast and Guests

Enough can’t be said about the topics and substance.

Room for improvement: hard to hear even with headphones on. Please use better mics. It’s hard to hear. It sounds like it was recorded with a tape recorder left in middle of the room.

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Excellent Healthcare Podcast

If you want to be update with the current trends in health and the healthcare industry listen to this well done informative podcast.

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