As a venture/private equity investor, I have one of those jobs that is somewhat nebulous to most people. They ask questions like, “What the heck do you actually DO?” “How do you spend your time on an average day?” and “Do you actually, you know, work?” For those of you who think that the life […]
Striving for Obsolescence!
Bono, Summers, Suennen-seriously?
Striving for Obsolescence
Next Best Thing to Sliced Bread?
Healthcare: When Innovation is Not Enough
Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending an event put together by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a branch of the US Department Of Health and Human Services whose mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. AHRQ has established an Innovations …
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How Health Insurers Can Avoid Being Blockbuster in a Netflix World
Talking about health insurance is a good way to clear a room. It is a rare person who is excited to interact with their insurance company or who can understand the explanation of benefits they receive in the mail detailing all of the things that the insurance carrier has decided not to pay on their […]
Sound and Fury Signifying Quite a Lot, Actually
This last week I attended Health Evolution Partners’ Leadership Summit in Laguna Niguel. If you have to leave home for work, Laguna Niguel is the place you want to go. I had a moment during the closing dinner where, on the lawn just beyond my ocean cliff-side table, there were six little bunnies hopping around […]
I am definitely intrigued by collisions between pop culture and venture capital. It’s pretty weird to see your profession turned into entertainment, particularly when the average board meeting is about as entertaining as watching paint dry. Despite that, there have been numerous forays into the field by athletes and entertainers, who apparently have secret market […]