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  1. About Health Tech Hatch

    Health Tech Hatch is an online, mobile resource dedicated to launching early-stage innovations in health care and putting them into the hands of patients, physicians, wellness professionals and consumers.


    Their model creates a synergy among a crowdfunding model–a groundbreaking method of raising start-up funds for a new business or product—concept and prototype testing and expert mentorship.

    Feel free to check em’ out.

    Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA


  2. Is there still room in healthcare for more stakeholders?

    Watch out, Doc. Emboldened venture capitalists have fresh ideas for how to practice healthcare using algorithms instead of thought.

    “Will Silicon Valley’s Confident Technologist Investors Save Healthcare?” by David Shaywitz, contributor, Forbes, June 22, 2013


    In describing his opinion of the poor state of US healthcare and how to fix it, Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive and founder of the venture capital firm Social+Capital Partnership, tells Forbes: “The software is crap, the services are crap, the people are crap. So there is a lot of value that people like us can add because you have a very different perspective on how the system should work.”


    Silicon Valley venture capitalists with clever algorithms and lots of money look forward to helping us perform dental procedures for anxious patients – some of whom are also difficult to numb.

    “Learn to code. Everything else is secondary” – Chamath Palihapitiya

    “I’m rich, I don’t give a shit” – also Chamath Palihapitiya

    D. Kellus Pruitt DDS


  3. A New-Wave Entrepreneur

    I have been involved in the highly competitive “for-profit” healthcare sector for two decades. Yet, I am familiar with business innovation and economic incubation in the larger public university educational ecosystem.

    For example, I’ve led business start-up and planning presentations at the Georgia Technology Advanced Development competition in Atlanta; including Triangle Technology Park NC; and the Whitman School of Business Management in Syracuse NY. Funding was achieved for technology and educational access initiatives that were deemed most viable, efficient and profitable.

    Similarly, over the past 18 years, venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson has heard thousands of pitches. And so, I am delighted to provide this link.

    Steve Jurvetson On How To Pitch A Venture Capitalist

    Jurvetson is managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the Menlo Park, California, venture capital firm that has backed such successful companies as Skype, Hotmail, and Tesla Motors.



    Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA CMP™



  4. Shackles drop off advertising for startups

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    And, what about healthcare start-ups?



  5. Transforming Healthcare
    [The Promise of Innovation]

    Ray Kurzweil, the American author, computer scientist, inventor, futurist, and speaker at the 2014 Healthcare Analytics Summit, pointed out that technologies change across industries grows at an exponential, not a linear, rate.

    And, the emerging revolution in healthcare promises to be the most powerful in history.



  6. More on VINOD and Healthcare
    [Google Co-Founders: “Thanks, But No Thanks”]

    At this yearly CEO summit, noted VC Vinod Khosla spoke with Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page about healthcare.


    But, not interested!



  7. Healthcare providers test new venture capital, innovation models

    A few academic medical centers, physician networks and health plans are thinking differently about venture capital by coming up with new ways to spark healthcare entrepreneurship.




  8. Healthcare Executive Group Top 10 Challenges for 2018
    1. Clinical and Data Analytics
    2. Population Health Services Organizations
    3. Value-based Payments
    4. Cost Transparency
    5. Total Consumer Health
    6. Cybersecurity
    7. Healthcare Reform
    8. Harnessing Mobile Health Technology
    9. Addressing Pharmacy Costs
    10. The Engaged Digital Consumer

    Source: HCEG


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