Curtis Duggan, Co-Founder and CEO of Blue Mesa, explains how the start-up is using mobile tech, wearables, and other tools to help people take control of their disease.listen on itunes
Yiding Yu, MD, founder and chief medical officer of Twiage, explains how her start-up is using mobile technologies to clear the line between the EMTs and ER personnel.
On this week’s installment of Breaking Health, Host Steve Krupa – CEO of the Psilos Group – dives into the intriguing story behind SolveBio, a company working to disrupt precision medicine. In this interview, Mark Kaganovich,
Circulation co-founder and CEO Robin Heffernan explains how her start-up is working with the transportation giant to make it easier for patients to see a doctor.
Breaking Health Host Steve Krupa hears some exciting news from Optum’s Michael Weintraub and talks Analytics with Mudit Garg, founder and CEO of analyticsMD.
CEO Dan Burton, receiving the DHIS Innovator Award on behalf of the data warehouse company, speaks to strengths and values that have driven the company’s success.
Inspired by the sad tale of one patient, Kim founded One Caring Team to create a way to keep patients better connected through Virtual Reality.
Norwest Venture Partners’ Robert Mittendorff, MD, and host Steve Krupa discuss the “proof points” that demonstrate how technology is beginning to change how health care is delivered.
IORA’s co-founder and CEO Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, has spent the past decade trying to improve primary care. Hear how IORA Health is delivering on that long-time pursuit.
Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton will be in Boston on Nov. 2 to receive the Digital Healthcare Innovator Award on behalf of the analytics company. Listen to the company’s winning philosophy in one of our earlier podcasts.listen on itunes
Oren Frank knows therapy saved his marriage. He and his wife, Roni, founded talkspace to make therapy an accessible, approachable and affordable option to everyone who could benefit.listen on itunes
Host Steve Krupa of the Psilos Group interviews Bill Geary, general partner of Flare Capital Partners, about his new firm, opportunities in health care, and the opportunities that inspired this year’s agenda.listen on itunes
Jared Heyman founded CrowdMed to turn diagnostics on its head. Rather than asking patients to find one physician with the right answer, CrowdMed is trying to harness the Wisdom of the Crowd.listen on itunes
Nearly two million people a year acquire infections while hospitalized. Five percent of those patients die. SwipeSense’s CEO says it has the tech, plan and passion to make a difference.listen on itunes
OnShift CEO Mark Woodka knows better management of health care professionals can improve care. And he practices what he preaches, explaining how HR also is essential to a start-up.listen on itunes
CEO Marko Ahtisaari brings a rich background of design and music to a new quest to identify music that can actually help people maintain or regain their health. In this interview, Ahtisaari references a few websites, including go.syncproject.com where you can offer your song suggestions. You can find out more about project advisor Dr. Robert Zatorre in this interview and hear Ahtisaari’s view on company culture.listen on itunes
The business of building mobile networks that can operate safely and securely within hospital walls is complicated and competitive. President and CEO Si Luo explains how PatientSafe Solutions is taking a “one base at a time” approach to building a leader in this area.listen on itunes
Inspired by the problems facing her youngest brother, Zoë Barry founded ZappRx to streamline the process to secure prescription meds, especially for chronically ill patients who need the meds most.listen on itunes
Deborah Kilpatrick, PhD, CEO of Evidation Health, explains how the company is creating a way to validate the efficacy of digital tools in health care. Bonus Breaking Health Podcast Trivia: What famous Yankee game did Steve Krupa attend as a child?listen on itunes
Wellframe co-founder and CEO Jacob Sattelmair on how his company intends to win the race to create the most effective digital tools to engage patients and providers.listen on itunes
Canary Health is working with payers, providers, and Medtech suppliers like Medtronic to give patients – and their caregivers – the tools necessary to manage their chronic disease. Adam Kaufman, CEO and president, explains how his company is riding the “third wave” of health care.listen on itunes
PureTech historically has focused on creating new biotech and medical device technologies. CEO and founder Daphne Zohar explains PureTech’s move into digital therapeutics, including companies that use sound and games to promote good health.listen on itunes
Psilos CEO Steve Krupa gets some well deserved time in the spotlight after hosting half a year’s worth of podcasts. In this interview we ask Steve why he agreed to host the podcast, how he become a VC, and how companies might pitch ideas to Psilos.listen on itunes
Quartet Health recently closed on a $40 million second round to build a support platform for behavorial health patients. The company partners with health systems to provide consistent online support for their patients. Investors include former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, GV (formerly Google Ventures), F-Prime Capital Partners, Polaris Partners and others.listen on itunes
Telemedicine player Pager is working with insurers and physicians to allow sick people to get treated in their homes. CEO and Co-founder Gaspard de Dreuzy explains how Pager is working to cut health care costs.listen on itunes
CEO and co-founder Owen Tripp goes back to share the origins of Grand Rounds’ mission, a meeting over coffee and pastries with co-founder Lawrence “Rusty” Hoffman, MD, to help patients find the appropriate doctor for their specific needs and diagnosis. Our Steve “Scoop” Krupa also digs up a bit of news.listen on itunes
Pear Therapeutics CEO Corey McCann, MD, PhD delves into the potential digital therapeutics have in helping people who abuse drugs and alcohol. The company’s product pipeline includes potential treatment for schizophrenia, combat-PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, insomnia and traumatic brain injury.listen on itunes
With the blessing of UnitedHealthcare, CEO Tom Vanderheyden left the insurance giant to create a company that puts primary care front and center. With doctors seeing fewer patients and health coaches leading the way, can the company create a healthier – and less expensive – patient population?listen on itunes
Health care doesn’t just happen at hospitals. Start-up Healthify is building a software platforms to help patients stay healthy after they’ve left the hospital or physicians office by tracking and managing their basic needs.listen on itunes
AiCure is taking a simple, but critical step to ensuring people get healthier. Its system of ensuring meds are taken can improve care and help bolster clinical trial performances.listen on itunes
Behavioral health isn’t always seen as an integral part of health care, but Care Management Technologies is breaking down those walls.listen on itunes
CareSync founder and CEO Travis Bond speaks with Steve Krupa of the Psilos Group about CareSync’s bid to enlist physicians and relatives into better caring for chronically ill patients.listen on itunes
Just prior to being feted at the White House, Jonathan Hirsch, co-founder and president of Syapse, lays out the company’s aggressive plans to dominate precision medicine and bring “-omics” to routine health care.listen on itunes
This week’s podcast features an interview between Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, and long-time backer, health care VC Brandon Hull. The pair discuss the current and future state of HER. Bush lays out his plan for the health care Internet.listen on itunes
Zipnosis doesn’t just bring the doctor to your phone. The company’s app also includes a set of questions geared toward diagnosing your problems and determining if a doctor’s visit is necessary. If an office visit is required, the app can even speed registration. Zipnosis recently raised a $17 million Series A round from Ascension Ventures, Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures, Waterline Ventures, and Omphalos Ventures.listen on itunes
Geisinger Health System, recognized as one of the better-run health care systems, created xG Health to export the model it used to earn the recognition. CEO Earl P. Steinberg explains how xG Health is successfully deploying Geisinger’s tried-and-true methods to help other health systems.listen on itunes
HealthEdge has built and automated claims processing system for payers, a precursor to the “Digital Payer” that will make insurance and health care easier and cheaper to manage. CEO Rob Gillette joins Breaking Health host Steve Krupa of the Psilos Group in telling how HealthEdge has built a powerful tool for the insurance industry.listen on itunes
With capital and a broad network of notable mentors, Blueprint Health is helping to build out the Digital Health sector in New York. Founding Partner Brad Weinberg, MD, explains how the group vets new companies and what it hopes to build long term.listen on itunes
Tom Spann, co-founder, vice chairman and chief operating officer, left a “pretty good job” at Ac-centure to create a company that helps patients manager their health care insurance. Accolade is hired by companies like Comcast to serve as a go-between its employees and health care insurers. The company goes far beyond understanding why health care bills costs what they do. It works to help patients get the best bang for their buck by understanding what care people re-ally need.listen on itunes
TigerText’s secure messaging app promises to improve com-munications between health care workers who can’t use standard technology. Chief Medical Officer Andrew Brooks, MD, explains where current technologies fall short and how TigerText is spanning the gap. TigerText’s CEO Brad Brooks – brother of the CMO – spoke at our Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit.listen on itunes
Digital therapeutics companies are taking root in health care as companies like Omada Health establish a track record – and clinical data – demonstrating their benefits on patient health. CEO and Co-Founder Sean Duffy explains why he left Med School to help create a new class of health care company.listen on itunes
Lonny Reisman, MD, returns to the start-up life after several years as chief medical officer of Aetna. In his new venture, Reisman is continuing his long-time pursuit of trying to find ways to keep the chronically ill as well as possible.listen in itunes
Innovator Award Winner CEO Jason Gorevic tells how Teladoc is blazing trails for the telehealth industry.listen in itunes
Anita Pramoda, CEO of Owned Outcomes, a health analytics company that has worked with more than 100 hospitals implement value based care initiatives and bundled payments. Breaking Health Host Steve Krupa, CEO of Psilos Group, delves into Owned Outcomes unique approach to helping health care systems – and patients – migrate to new forms of health care payment.listen in itunes
The Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit brought together over 300 leaders in Digital Technology and Health Care to dig into what will finally bring real change to health care. The message is clear – change is coming. EMRs are up and running. Health care workers are demanding mobile technologies. And physicians find telehealth visits to be a viable – and cost effective way – of managing patient health. All discussions as well as private interviews with health care leaders will be available at digitalhealthcaresummit.com. Until they arrive, listen to Healthegy Content Director Tom Salemi and Steve Krupa, CEO of Psilos Group and host of Breaking Health Podcast, share their takes from the productive day’s discussions.listen in itunes
People enduring chronic stress are less likely to eat right, exercise, sleep enough, or do many of the basic things necessary for good health, says Jan Bruce, co-founder of meQuilibrium. The answer, of course, is simple. Find ways to reduce stress, but the path to a less stressful existence isn’t as clear as it might be. Bruce co-founded meQuilibrium to deliver individualized plans for employees designed to help them build “resilience” to stress. Psilos CEO Steve Krupa and Bruce delve into the actual impacts stress is having on health and the economy.listen in itunes
A serial entrepreneur, Steve Wiggins made his bones in health care two decades ago running Oxford Health Plans, a company he describes as being a mix between Castlight and Oscar. Today, Wiggins is chairman of Remedy Partners, a company that’s offering itself to providers as go-between in managing bundled payments from CMS. “We’re the cheapest way into the pro-gram,” Wiggins tells Breaking Health Host Steve Krupa in this week’s podcast. “It would cost a provider anywhere between 4-5% on these bundles to manage them themselves.” Remedy Partners, which manages $5 billion in payments, is able to do the same job for less. Hear Wiggins’ unique take on how companies like Remedy can help fix health care.listen in itunes
Host Steve Krupa of Psilos Group interviews Dan Burton, CEO of Data Warehousing powerhouse Health Catalyst about fund-raising, resisting early strategic sales and how Big Data is changing health care.listen in itunes
Norwest Venture Partners’ Robert Mittendorff, MD, and Breaking Health Host Steve Krupa of Psilos Group bring their considerable experiences to bear. Krupa delves into Mittendorff’s ability to balance practicing medicine with identifying game-changing new digital health technologies for one of the leading investors in digital health. Mittendorff also discusses the highlights he sees in the coming Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit including Digital Therapeutics, Population Health, and the Rise of the Consumer.listen in itunes