This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Innovation Officer of UPMC and VP of UPMC Enterprises, the entrepreneurial division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Shrestha is also Co-Chair of Health Datapalooza, and discusses the need for design thinking and building a culture of innovation to truly transform the health care system.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Lisa Simpson, President and CEO of Academy Health, a non-partisan, non-profit research entity dedicated to improving health and health systems, and informing policy through better use of data. They discuss the research focus at Academy Health as well as their recent sponsorship of Health Datapalooza, an annual gathering of health industry researchers and activists seeking to “liberate” siloed health data to accelerate the pace of research.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Susannah Fox, Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Fox discusses the culture of innovation underway at HHS including the HHS Idea Lab and Health Datapalooza which liberates health data to researchers and tech entrepreneurs seeking to create improvements in health care.