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StartUp Health NOW celebrates the innovators, industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are reimagining health and wellness.

StartUp Health NOW Podcast Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 39 Ratings

StartUp Health NOW celebrates the innovators, industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are reimagining health and wellness.

    Sales Strategies With Reed Mollins and Brian Neman

    Sales Strategies With Reed Mollins and Brian Neman

    This week on the podcast we get tactical with two founders from the StartUp Health portfolio to talk about sales strategies. Our first guest is Reed Mollins, the VP of Strategic Partnerships at Press Ganey. Mollins is well known in our community for co-founding Doctor.com and scaling it over most of a decade before being acquired by Press Ganey last year. Our second guest is Brian Neman, the CEO & Founder of Sanguine Biosciences. Brian built his clinical trials platform from zero to eight-figure revenue today.



    Entrepreneurs: How to get investment from StartUp Health startuphealth.com



    Investors: How to invest in StartUp Health Moonshots healthmoonshots.com

    Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at startuphealth.com/content.

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    • 42 min
    Dr. Bob Wachter and Dr. Howard Krein on Achieving Health Moonshots in a COVID World

    Dr. Bob Wachter and Dr. Howard Krein on Achieving Health Moonshots in a COVID World

    On a recent Fireside Chat, Startup Health's Chief Medical Officer Howard Krein, MD, PhD, caught up with Bob Wachter, MD, renowned UCSF internist, bestselling author, and former podcast host of 'In the Bubble - From the Frontlines.' Over the last 18 months, Dr. Bob – who coined the term “hospitalist” and is a national leader in quality, patient safety, and the digitization of medicine – became a trusted voice on COVID. Our candid conversation covered navigating COVID and the after-COVID world, the state of digital innovation, and the future of healthcare.



    Entrepreneurs: How to get investment from StartUp Health startuphealth.com



    Investors: How to invest in StartUp Health Moonshots healthmoonshots.com

    Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at startuphealth.com/content.

    Sign up for StartUp Health Insider™ to get funding insights, news, and special updates delivered to your inbox.

    • 51 min
    These Two StartUp Health Entrepreneurs Are Driving Down Healthcare Costs

    These Two StartUp Health Entrepreneurs Are Driving Down Healthcare Costs

    This episode is part of our monthly Health Moonshot series. Last month it was all about mental health, today, we’re talking about founders and companies creating new ways to drive down healthcare costs. Ismail Badjie, CEO & Co-founder of Innovarx, has built a conglomerate of healthcare services including multiple brick and mortar stores, an e-commerce business, a global telemedicine platform, and a mobile clinical unit called, “Wellness on Wheels,” all formed to become the primary clinical service company in The Gambia. Bill Nordmark, CEO of Aver, has developed a purpose-built single instance, multitenant, HITRUST certified platform that supports payers to design and implement value-based contracts.



    Entrepreneurs: How to get investment from StartUp Health startuphealth.com



    Investors: How to invest in StartUp Health Moonshots healthmoonshots.com

    Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at startuphealth.com/content.

    Sign up for StartUp Health Insider™ to get funding insights, news, and special updates delivered to your inbox.

    • 17 min
    Health Assurance With General Catalyst’s Chitra Nawbatt

    Health Assurance With General Catalyst’s Chitra Nawbatt

    In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, we spoke with Chitra Nawbatt, Global Head of Health Assurance and Innovation at General Catalyst. During this 60-minute chat, Chitra shared her focus on investing in companies that are transforming the healthcare industry from a "sick care" system to a resilient, proactive health assurance system. She also gave her perspective on what makes a company stand the test of time and best practices to collaborate across systems, leaders, portfolio companies, partners, and operators.



    Entrepreneurs: How to get investment from StartUp Health startuphealth.com



    Investors: How to invest in StartUp Health Moonshots healthmoonshots.com

    Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at startuphealth.com/content.

    Sign up for StartUp Health Insider™ to get funding insights, news, and special updates delivered to your inbox.

    • 35 min
    Melissa Buckley Gets Candid on How Philanthropies Partner With Startups

    Melissa Buckley Gets Candid on How Philanthropies Partner With Startups

    In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, we sat down with Melissa Buckley, the Director of the Innovation Fund at the California Health Care Foundation, a non-profit with a unique mission and vision for how to support health innovation. In this conversation we unpack the philanthropic foundation and the unique way it invests in new ideas based on impact, strategies behind impact investing, how startups can find opportunities working with philanthropies, and how Melissa’s work in California can help us see where the market is heading next more broadly.



    Entrepreneurs: How to get investment from StartUp Health startuphealth.com



    Investors: How to invest in StartUp Health Moonshots healthmoonshots.com

    Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at startuphealth.com/content.

    Sign up for StartUp Health Insider™ to get funding insights, news, and special updates delivered to your inbox.

    • 37 min
    Scott Powder Launches Advocate Aurora Enterprises to Build Health System Innovation Partnerships

    Scott Powder Launches Advocate Aurora Enterprises to Build Health System Innovation Partnerships

    On this episode we interview Scott Powder, president of Advocate Aurora Enterprises and former head of strategy at Advocate Aurora Health System. Advocate Aurora is rooted in the Midwest and covers 26 hospitals, 500 care sites and 75,000 employees, including 10,000 physicians. In our conversation, which was held in front of a live audience of founders from the StartUp Health portfolio, Scott breaks down the Advocate Aurora Enterprises investment thesis, and we discuss best practices for startups wanting to link arms with an enterprise health system.



    Entrepreneurs: How to get investment from StartUp Health startuphealth.com



    Investors: How to invest in StartUp Health Moonshots healthmoonshots.com

    Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at startuphealth.com/content.

    Sign up for StartUp Health Insider™ to get funding insights, news, and special updates delivered to your inbox.

    • 56 min

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39 Ratings

39 Ratings

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