The Health Technology Podcast
Dan Riskin: Leading with Authenticity

Dan Riskin: Leading with Authenticity

January 24, 2022

COVID brought medicine and politics together on the national stage, and left many Americans wondering: how are healthcare decisions actually made in Washington?

As an M.D., inventor, and veteran Congressional speaker, our guest today Dan Riskin has the unique insight into both politics and healthcare to answer this question. His Congressional testimony in the 21st Century Cures Initiative in 2014 helped define the 21st Century Cures Act passed in 2015, and his companies and products influence the care of millions of patients annually. Dan is currently the CEO and founder of Verantos, as well as the adjunct professor of surgery and Biomedical Informatics Research at Stanford. In this episode, Dan discusses healthtech career strategies and the power of authentic leadership.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

Andy Doraiswamy: Moving the Needle

Andy Doraiswamy: Moving the Needle

January 18, 2022

Andy Doraiswamy is the founder and CEO of Koya Medical. Koya is dedicated to addressing chronic lymphatic and venous diseases. Before Koya, Andy worked with various healthcare organizations to revolutionize medical technology and patient care. Most notably, he invented sight-restoring intraocular implants, which were used successfully on over 6 million patients across the globe. He’s an innovative CEO and, surprisingly, a skillful mountain climber. In this episode, Andy talks about some of the lessons he learned through his long and remarkable career.

 Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

Steve Wigginton: The Leadership Baseline

Steve Wigginton: The Leadership Baseline

January 10, 2022

Steve Wigginton is the CEO of iCario, a health action company, and he has over 20 years in the healthcare industry under his belt. Some companies he’s worked with include NoviHealth, Sutter Health, Valence Health, and Evolent Health.

Steve knows, working successfully in the healthcare industry means having an excellent understanding of human behavior. In this episode, we talk about how behavioral psychology affects access to care and why the digital divide exists, plus a good deal more.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

 

 

Nancy Lurker: Getting Out There

Nancy Lurker: Getting Out There

January 3, 2022

We are kicking off 2022 with Nancy Lurker, a giant in the pharmaceutical industry. She has more than 30 years of experience in both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. She’s an accomplished businesswoman and leader with a track record of advancing new medical therapies and implementing very successful US and global drug launches. She also serves on many boards across public and private companies.

Currently, she’s the President and CEO of EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, an ocular drug delivery company for patients with serious eye disorders.

In this episode, she shares some secrets to her success in the industry, and the leadership strategies that kept getting her promoted.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

Adrienne Schneider: Reputation is Everything

Adrienne Schneider: Reputation is Everything

December 27, 2021

Adrienne Schneider is a veteran of the health benefits industry as well as newly minted CEO of the Camille Group. She spent a good portion of her career with American Airlines, where, as head of health benefits, she was in charge of the implementation and execution of health programs for over 100,000 beneficiaries.

Now, as the founder and CEO of The Camille Group, she uses her years of experience and business acumen to help clients tailor their operational strategies.

In this episode, she explains what employees really want out of health plans, what it takes to make it in a difficult industry like healthcare, and how to stand out to executives as a healthcare startup. Here’s our conversation.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

Nicholas Conn: The Seat of Power

Nicholas Conn: The Seat of Power

December 20, 2021

Nicholas Conn is the founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Casana, where he developed the “Heart Seat,” the first toilet-seat-based cardiovascular monitoring system. He earned his PhD in Microsystems Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and worked as a research scientist while developing the “Heart Seat”.

In this episode, he takes me through his career journey and how accessible medical technology is increasingly necessary.

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“The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

 

Kimberly Smith: Good Trouble

Kimberly Smith: Good Trouble

December 13, 2021

Dr. Kimberly Smith is a Senior Vice President and Head of Research and Development at ViiV Healthcare. She oversees the development of the ViiV Healthcare marketed and pipeline assets. Before joining ViiV Healthcare, she spent twenty years as an HIV clinician and researcher.

Dr. Smith is the recipient of many awards over her career recognizing her HIV patient care and advocacy, including the Black AIDS Institute "Heroes in the Struggle" Award, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Award of Excellence in Medicine, the Clinical Educator Award, and the National Medical Association's Scroll of Merit.

In this episode, we talk over the importance of representation, her incredible career, and how to cause good trouble in the industry.

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“The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek

 

Catalina Hoffman: Fighting the Nos

Catalina Hoffman: Fighting the Nos

December 6, 2021

Catalina Hoffman Muñoz-Seca, created the revolutionary “Hoffman Method” at only 26 years old, which changed the industry’s understanding of elderly care. Since then, she’s been appointed president of SECOT, awarded the Prince of Girona Foundation Award, and founded the Catalina Hoffman Holding Group. She’s also been in the top 100 Women Leaders in Spain and the top ten CEOs.

Throughout her career, she’s always aimed to use her cognitive science background and entrepreneurial skills to aid elderly people and their families and to challenge our understanding of what “old” really means.  

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“The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Reimagining Diversity

Reimagining Diversity

November 29, 2021

Professor Frank Dobbin is the Chair of Sociology at Harvard University, and author of the critically acclaimed book Inventing Equal Opportunity. Frank’s work on diversifying the workplace focuses on developing an evidence-based approach to understand how and why businesses often remain segregated.

In this podcast, Frank talks about the roots of the diversity problem, and how better business diversity practices benefit everyone in the long run. It’s a complicated issue affected by management strategies, promotion patterns, and years of systemic racism and segregation, but it’s worth diving into.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday.
“The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

 

 

Peter Hames: The Only Person Awake

Peter Hames: The Only Person Awake

November 15, 2021

Peter Hames is the co-founder and CEO of Big Health. Peter is also an NHS Innovation fellow, and holds a Masters in Experimental Psychology from Oxford. 

As a former insomniac, Peter was frustrated by the limited treatments available for sleep difficulties. And so, inspired by his own success with cognitive behavioral therapy, he founded Big Health in order to deliver CBT-based insomnia treatment and mental health care to patients all around the world.  

Today, Big Health delivers fully virtual therapeutics for those struggling with their mental health. It’s a 24-hour solution, with the digital therapeutic “Sleepio” addressing sleep difficulties, and “Daylight” addressing daytime worry and anxiety. 

In this episode, we discuss pandemic-era mental health, the far-reaching effects of insomnia, and how Big Health can offer a solution.  

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday.
“The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek. 

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