How do you go from arctic warfare in the military to becoming a healthtech entrepreneur? This week I'm joined by Matt Wilson, founder and CEO of uMed, which enables healthcare providers to efficiently deliver cutting edge research to their patients, whilst radically reducing the barriers for scientists to conduct the studies that underpin our fight against disease.
This week James is joined by Peter Birch, host of the Talking HealthTech podcast. They discuss getting into, and building, a career in healthtech as well as Peter's career and the Australian healthtech scene.
This week's guest is Ross Harper, CEO of Limbic, the company that is on a mission to model human psychology.
James is joined by Chief Digital Officer of Novartis, Bertrand Bodson, discussing his career and why we need to go big on digital and data.
This week James is joined by Pharmacy2U’s CEO, Mark Livingstone, to discuss his epic career.
In October 2018, we started The HS. Health-Tech Podcast. The goal was to connect everyone in healthtech from around the world and to spread the best insights from our own learning and from successful entrepreneurs. Through 2019 it grew rapidly. We saw almost 20% week-on-week growth, and listeners went from solely in the UK to 84 different countries. Here are 5 things I've learned from hosting:
This week, James is joined by Natalie Douglas, who has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare services sector.
Wednesday September 25 saw the U.K. launch of a device that has the potential to change the way ultrasound scans are performed. Already, the company has raised $250 million investment at a $1.25 billion valuation from the likes of The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Fidelity and Fosun Pharma, demonstrating their global intent.
When the gifted hands make a mistake — Surgical errors and the urgent need to invest in patient safety
In this guest blog by Yesh, founder of our portfolio company, Scalpel, we delve into the world of surgery and surgical safety. Yesh explores his passions for surgery and how he combined his skills to start the computer vision company to make surgery faster and safer.
James is joined by Dr. Jud Brewer who holds the position of 4th most-watched TED talk ever, with 12 million views. Jud is the founder of MindSciences Inc developing digital therapeutics in the area of addiction, he is Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University and research affiliate at MIT.
HS. cofounder James Somauroo's latest for Forbes: This week, Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) announced that it will be collaborating with Singapore’s government to provide their 5.6 million population with fitness trackers in a nationwide public health initiative.
HS. cofounder Dr. James Somauroo's latest for Forbes: A new report by consulting firm EY suggests that if the U.K. National Health Service (NHS) datasets were put to use, their value could be up to £9.6 billion ($12 billion) per year.