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Startup Inspiration: Digital Healthcare Influencers to follow in 2017

05 Jan 2017 , posted by Florian Semle

The healthcare system is undergoing a disruptive transformation: It shifts towards an interconnected, value- and patient based model, opening up unlimited new business opportunities for entrepreneurs and insurtech founders. Let us therefore present some of our most inspiring digital healthcare thought leaders, to follow and learn from:

David E. Albert
“David E. Albert is a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur who has developed medical and other life-saving technologies and products over the last 30 years. Dr Albert has 37 issued US patents, a large number pending and several new “secret inventions” in development.” (source: podbay.fm)
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“Joseph Babaian is a progressive leader and healthcare IT. He has over 15 years of IT management and business development experience supporting the healthcare and telecommunications sectors. Joseph works to be a driver for creating new efficiencies in business operations plus finding and creating new opportunities. (source: Mayo Clinic, Center for Information)
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Eugene Borukhovich
“Eugene Borukhovich is global head of digital health incubation and innovation at Bayer. He is also a results driven & passionate entrepreneur and executive with a proven record in envisioning, leading & executing multi-million dollar revenue and growth initiatives domestically and abroad. Valued member of executive management teams with key contributions beyond the technology expertise.” (source: linkedIn).
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Dan Burton
“Dan Burton is CEO of Health Catalyst, a healthcare data warehousing and analytics company. He is also the co-founder of HB Ventures, the first investor in Health Catalyst. He is passionate about digital transformation in healthcare.” (source: healthcare catalyst).
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Beverley Bryant
“Beverley Bryant is Director of Digital Technology for NHS England and was responsible for setting the national direction for technology and innovation across the NHS in England.” (source: crunchbase).
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Dr. Ruchi Dass
“Dr Ruchi Dass is an award winning Physician from India with a Post Graduate in Public Health and with medical technology applied expertise. Dr Dass serves on selected Advisory Boards of leading mHealth companies and is the Founder and CEO of HealthCursor Consulting Group, India working towards facilitating innovation and leadership around technology driven healthcare for the underprivileged across the World.” (source: changemakers)
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Richard Duszak
“Richard Duszak is Professor and Vice Chair for Health Policy and Practice in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University. He is recognized as one of the  most influential radiology researchers.” (source: homepage).
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Adam Falat
“Adam Falat is Senior UX Leader of Digital Health at Walgreens. Adam is responsible for the company’s pharmacy and health experiences across digital touch-points. His team uses human-centered design practices and emerging technologies to connect business goals with customer and patient needs.” (source: Innovation Enterprise Summit)
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 Jessica Federer
“Jessica Federer is the Chief Digital Officer at Bayer, a global enterprise of 113,000 people focused on advancing “Science For A Better Life”. Jessica is passionate about translating digital developments into public health advancements and is an avid supporter of global childhood education.” (source: crunchbase).
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Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox helps people navigate health and technology. She currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She was the Entrepreneur in Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation after 14 years at the Pew Research Center, where she directed the health and technology portfolio. (source: homepage).
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Pablo Graiver
“Pablo Graiver is Co-Founder of Antidote Technologies Ltd. (a/k/a TrialReach Ltd.) and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Pablo Graiver served as Vice President of Business Development, Europe of Kayak Software Corporation. He has over 12 years of entrepreneurial and management experience in the online industry.” (source: crunchbase).
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Dr. Keith Grimes
“Keith is a  UK based General Practitioner and Digital Healthcare Innovator. His abiding passions are Digital Health, Innovation and Technology. He has been involved in the creation and delivery of innovative clinical services such as the award nominated Roving GP service in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex.” (source: developVR)
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Dr. Rafael Grossmann
“Dr. Rafael Grossmann is a healthcare Futurist, technology Innovator and Surgeon. Dr. Grossmann is strong believing in the power of technology to better connect providers and patients. He was the first doctor who ever used Google Glass during a live surgery.” (source: LinkedIn).
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Dr. Vishal Gulati
“Dr. Vishal Gulati is one of the Europe’s leading digital healthcare investors. Vishal is a qualified physician and chairman of the Digital Health Forum. Digital Health Forum is a platform and leading conference in healthcare.” (source: Digital Healthcare World Congress 2017).
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Maneesh Juneja
“Maneesh Juneja is a Digital Health Futurist who explores the convergence of emerging technologies to see how they can make the world a healthier and happier place.“ (source: homepage)
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Daniel Kraft
“Daniel Kraft is a physician-scientist, inventor and innovator. He is faculty chair for the Medicine and Exponential Medicine program at Singularity University. Daniel Kraft is exploring the impact and potential of rapidly developing technologies as applied to health and medicine.” Source: TED speakers).
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Harlan Krumholz
“Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist and health care researcher at Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s first and most productive research units dedicated to producing innovations to improve patient outcomes and promote better population health.” (source: Yale university).
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Frank Kumli
“Frank Kumli is Advisory Customer Practice Leader at Ernst & Young. Frank Kumli s Healthcare 4.0! Passionate about Commercial Excellence and Digital Transformation in Life Sciences & Healthcare. His current areas of focus are omnichannel marketing, customer experience design, digital transformation and innovative business models for Life Sciences and Healthcare companies.” (source: LinkedIn)
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Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD
“Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD is ‘the Medical Futurist’, and healthcare keynote speaker. A geek physician with a PhD in genomics and Amazon Top 100 author, he envisions the impact of digital health technologies on the future of healthcare, and helps patients, doctors, government regulators and companies make it a reality.” (source: LinkedIn)
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John Nosta

“A thinker entrenched in the world of science, medicine and innovation. John is the founder of NOSTALAB—a digital health think tank. He’s generally regarded as one of the top global strategic and creative thinkers in this important and expanding area.” (source: nostalab)
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Dr. Sandeep Pulim
“Dr. Pulim is currently CMIO at @Point of Care™,  which leverages innovative health information technology. He founded several health tech companies, most recently as co-founder of Health Recovery Solutions, which helps empower patients to better manage their health and improve quality of life using evidence based interventions” (source: pharmacist partners).
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Dr. Brennan Spiegel
“Dr. Brennan Spiegel is the Director of Health Services Research for Cedars-Sinai Health System and Professor of Medicine and Public Health at University of California, where he teaches digital health science, health analytics, and health economics.” (source: UCLA Fielding School of Public Health)
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Dr. Nick van Terheyden
“Dr. Nick van Terhyeden is Chief Medical Officer for Dell’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Services business where he is responsible for providing strategic insight to help Dell advance its support of healthcare organizations, medical professionals and patients through information-enabled healthcare.” (source: homepage)
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Robert M. Wachter
“ Robert M. Wachter, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. In 2016, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked him as the fourth most influential physician-executive in the U.S., his ninth consecutive year in the top 50. (source: LinkedIn)
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