Monthly Archives: July 2016

#87: The Maker Movement in Healthcare – Susannah Fox, HHS

Susannah Fox, CTO at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses the Invent Health initiative and the potential she sees in the creation of new tools in and around improving innovation in health care.

GUEST: Susannah Fox, HHS
HOST: Unity Stoakes, StartUp Health
LOCATION: StartUp Health Festival, San Francisco, CA

“Invent Health”
An Innovation Nation
The Potential in the Creation of Tools, Through the “ Invent Health” Initiative
Supporting the Invent Health Initiative

#86: Pharma’s Digital Transformation – Bruno Villetelle & Nicole Mowad-Nassar, Takeda Pharma

Bruno Villetelle, Chief Digital Officer, and Nicole Mowad-Nassar, Vice President of Marketing at Takeda Pharmaceutical, discuss their embarkation on a digital transformation journey; how commercial innovation is bridging the gap between industry, providers, academia and patients to coordinate care; and how large companies evolve as a result of the wave of innovation that’s coming into the market.

GUEST: Bruno Villetelle and Nicole Mowad-Nassar, Takeda Pharmaceutical
HOST: Unity Stoakes, StartUp Health
LOCATION: Wearable Tech + Digital Health Conference, San Francisco, CA

Lessons Learned by Large Companies Working With Small Emerging Startups
Collaborating With Takeda: Advice to the Startup
Takeda in the Future

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#85: Solutions for Behavior Change in Corporate Wellness – Chris Cutter, LifeDojo

Chris Cutter, founder and CEO of LifeDojo, discusses his reasons for building a behavioral health company, advice on breaking into the corporate wellness market, what’s next for LifeDojo and a personal behavior change tip to build healthy habits at the office or at home.

#84: Turning Accidents into Opportunities – Dr. Philip Low, NeuroVigil

Dr. Philip Low, Founder, Chairman and CEO of NeuroVigil, discusses the mission of his neurodiagnostics company, the importance of taking risks in building your business and how unexpected circumstances can be turned into valuable opportunities.