Tech Tonics has shared many stories of digital health pioneers who were passionate about health and computers from a young age, and fell effortlessly into a career at the interface of these interests. David Van Sickle, on the other hand, was most passionate about drumming. When he graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara, David […]
Digital Health & Medical Devices: Star-Crossed Lovers or Can they Complete Each Other?
“Two households, both alike in dignity…” Shakespeare’s opening lines to Romeo and Juliet Digital health made its debut on the stage this week at the annual Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati (WSGR) Medical Device Conference. In each of this conference’s many prior years, the conference has focused exclusively on the traditional medical device industry, by which […]
Employers and Health Innovation: Will They Go Long or Advance One Yard at a Time?
Last week I had the honor of being asked to moderate a panel on cardiology innovations at the first Innovation Day meeting of the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH). For those of you who don’t know PBGH, they are a San Francisco-based organization founded in 1989 that has 60 member companies comprised of large […]