These days it seems that nearly every major healthcare entity, whether public or private, for-profit or not-for-profit, considers venture investing a core activity to advance their innovation agenda. Some are in it to learn, some to profit, others are in it because everyone else is doing it and thus FOMO is activated writ large. Corporate […]
Less Disruption Please!
At the Health Evolution Summit last week, I facilitated a meeting of about 25 corporate venture capital groups. To lighten up the discussion, I asked the group, comprised of payers, providers, health IT and tech companies and a smattering of pharma/medtech companies, to vote on the buzzword that they can’t stand to hear ever again […]
Talking Taboos and Tacos
It’s always so interesting when people are forced to discuss taboo subjects, or are willing to do so, in public settings. It is also particularly interesting to me that different settings seem to define what is taboo and what is totally acceptable discourse. No where is this more true than in healthcare vs. popular culture […]