Tag: healthcare

VirtualHealth CEO Aims to Bring Ritz Carlton Mentality To Healthcare

Adam Sabloff, CEO of VirtualHealth, talked with us about how he is trying to bring the Ritz Carlton customer service mentality to a healthcare company.

OnlyBoth CEO Talks Going From Academia To Business

Raul Valdes-Perez, PhD, CEO of OnlyBoth, is running his second company based on a technology he developed at Carnegie Mellon. For him, it was a challenge going from academia to the business world.

Using Tech To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic, Healthcare Costs

Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Kit Check, saw an opportunity to make the healthcare system more efficient with technology—now he sees an opportunity help curb the opioid epidemic.

Prognos CEO: Healthcare Is Overdue For Innovation Disruption

Amazon, Apple and other big tech companies are knocking at the door in healthcare—ready to give an infusion of innovation. Sundeep Bhan, CEO of Prognos and serial healthcare entrepreneur, says it’s about time.

AccessOne CEO On Bringing A Doctor’s Mentality To Business

AccessOne CEO Mark Spinner spoke to Chief Executive about the shift in healthcare to consumer-facing costs and the challenges this kind environment brings.

CVS-Aetna Merger Approved By DOJ: What CEOs Should Know

The Justice Department approved the $69 billion CVS-Aetna merger. What will be the larger impact of vertical integration in healthcare?

Pharma CEO On Opioids, Medication Prices And Overregulation

Anthony Tabasso, CEO of KVK Tech, talks with Chief Executive about the challenges in manufacturing a controlled substance, a highly-regulated industry, and manufacturing generic medications with lower price pressure.

Theracycle CEO On Finding A Niche Market With Parkinson’s Patients

Some people get into their line of work “by accident,” but in Peter Blumenthal’s case, he really did suffer a life-threatening accident that eventually got him to buy Theracycle. He spoke with Chief Executive about it and how he found the company’s niche market.

ZappRx CEO Says Healthcare Needs More Innovation

Zoë Barry, 32-year-old CEO of ZappRX, is going after a $300 billion market that she says “floats on the back of fax machines.” She speaks with Chief Executive about Amazon’s foray into healthcare, the industry’s innovation problem and the challenges of being a young CEO.

ChronWell CEO On Why Consolidation in Healthcare Is A Good Thing

Joe Rubinsztain, CEO of ChronWell, talks with Chief Executive about the trends of consumer-driven healthcare, the lack of risks taken by the insurance industry, and non-traditional consolidation between payers and providers.
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