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Tech Tonics: Vishal Gulati, VC and Agitator By Nature

November 28th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Vishal Gulati, VC and Agitator By Nature

Vishal Gulati says he was “genetically predisposed to be a doctor.” But as it turns out, he was born to be a pioneer in open data, digital health and global venture capital.

During his medical training, Vishal realized that the practice ...
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Tech Tonics: Taha Kass-Hout – OpenFDA, Open Mind, Open Heart

November 14th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Taha Kass-Hout – OpenFDA, Open Mind, Open Heart

A cardiologist by training and a data scientist long before it was sexy, Dr. Taha Kass-Hout demonstrates the outsized impact possible when heart, vision, and passion meet commitment to government service, and beyond. Originally from Syria, Taha discovered his love ...
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Tech Tonics: The Most Interesting Man in Silicon Valley

October 31st, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: The Most Interesting Man in Silicon Valley

Jazz musician, cardiologist, geneticist, engineer, entrepreneur, referee of kids soccer: our guest today, Stanford’s Euan Ashley, does it all, and just might be the most interesting man in Silicon Valley.

Scotsman by birth, doctor by destiny, and a technologist by choice, ...
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Tech Tonics: Jody Holtzman of AARP – Innovation is Not Only for the Young

October 17th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Jody Holtzman of AARP – Innovation is Not Only for the Young

Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President of Market Innovation at AARP, has a favorite quote, which is Thomas Edison’s, “…there are no rules here – – we’re trying to accomplish something.” He has certainly brought that idea to life as he ...
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Tech Tonics: Speaking Health Care in Spanish with Abner Mason

October 3rd, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Speaking Health Care in Spanish with Abner Mason

The U.S. healthcare system was designed primarily based on our understanding of the biological and social needs of white men. Of course, our current experience tells us that society is far more complex and that the system must recognize and ...
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Tech Tonics: Dorit Donoviel, To Infinity and Beyond

September 19th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Dorit Donoviel, To Infinity and Beyond

A self-described geek, Dorit Donoviel was happily pursuing a career in molecular biology until a chance encountered diverted her course to space medicine. Today, Dorit directs the Biomedical Innovations Lab, Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in ...
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Tech Tonics: Jessica Rousset – Today’s Kids Are Tomorrow’s Adults

September 6th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Jessica Rousset – Today’s Kids Are Tomorrow’s Adults

While determining what to do with college and her career, Jessica Rousset struggled to decide – go with the right brain and be an artist or go with the left brain and pursue engineering. In a way she has managed ...
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Tech Tonics: Diego Miralles – Physician, Scientist, Drug Developer, Humanist

August 22nd, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Diego Miralles – Physician, Scientist, Drug Developer, Humanist

Infectious disease physician, entrepreneur, and life-long innovator, Diego Miralles has pursued the frontiers of medicine on three continents, and in at least three distinct settings: academia, biotech startups, and the largest pharma company on earth, J&J. There, he founded both ...
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Tech Tonics: Our Favorite Bioethicist, Michelle Meyer

Tech Tonics: When Companies Go Awry

Tech Tonics: When Companies Go Awry

The success of Silicon Valley is often attributed to the ability of the entrepreneurial community to embrace setbacks rather than punishing those who experience them. Celebrating these setbacks has become an art form of it own as a recent NYT ...
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Tech Tonics: Whoop Founder, Will Ahmed

Tech Tonics: Kara Dennis and the Development of New Therapies

Tech Tonics: Kara Dennis and the Development of New Therapies

The gap between the promise and practice of technology has been especially vivid in the area of pharmaceutical clinical trials, where even switching from paper to electronic data capture has proved too radical for some sponsors. Today’s guest, Kara Dennis, ...
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Tech Tonics: Jim Joyce, A Man of Genius Makes No Mistakes

Tech Tonics:  Jim Joyce, A Man of Genius Makes No Mistakes

James Joyce, the famous Irish author once said, “A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portraits of discovery.” His namesake, entrepreneur Jim Joyce, could not agree more. An entrepreneur many ...
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Tech Tonics: Merck’s Robert Plenge on Human Biology and Social Media

Tech Tonics: Merck’s Robert Plenge on Human Biology and Social Media

For years, medical research seemed focused on understanding disease processes primarily through model organisms such as yeast, flies, and mice. Today’s guest, Merck’s Robert Plenge, offers the radical suggestion that with the help of emerging technology “humans serve as the ...
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Tech Tonics: Martin Kelly, Conductor of a Global Orchestra of Entrepreneurship

Tech Tonics: Martin Kelly, Conductor of a Global Orchestra of Entrepreneurship

One of the most significant challenges faced by the healthcare community is that the biggest companies want to innovate but can’t get out of their own way, while the smallest companies want to have an impact, but can’t get any ...
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Tech Tonics: 2016 Preview

Tech Tonics: 2016 Preview

Tech Tonics started 2015 with a goal of featuring the people and passion at the intersection of technology and health. We had 24 great shows featuring the perspectives of consumers and physicians, technologists and investors and others who represent the ...
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Tech Tonics: John Hixson, From Aggie To Techie

December 23rd, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: John Hixson, From Aggie To Techie

John Hixson’s career has taken him from a small town near Waco, Texas to the Johns Hopkins Medical School, a neurology residency at the University of Pennyslvannia, and ultimately to his current role at neurologist at UCSF and the San ...
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Tech Tonics: Alex Drane Talks about the Unmentionables

December 7th, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: Alex Drane Talks about the Unmentionables

Alexandra “Alex” Drane has been talking about the Unmentionables like end of life, sex, loneliness and empathy long before it was cool to address these topics as core healthcare issues. Always the brightest light in any room, Alex draws people ...
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Tech Tonics: Thomas Goetz, Bridging the Analog Divide

November 23rd, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: Thomas Goetz, Bridging the Analog Divide

Writer, editor, entrepreneur, visionary – Thomas Goetz has always combined a sophisticated understanding of emerging technologies with a profound sense of humanism. This was evident in his work at Wired (where he served as executive editor for eleven years), ...
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Tech Tonics: Dr. Sachin Jain… Professional Culture, Patient Focused

November 2nd, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: Dr. Sachin Jain… Professional Culture, Patient Focused

When Dr. Sachin Jain got the call to become Chief Medical Officer of Anthem’s highly-regarded CareMore Unit, he could hardly have feigned surprise. It must have seemed like the role to which he was destined: a physician leader in ...
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Tech Tonics: Dr. Brennan Spiegel, Translating Technology into Practice

October 18th, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: Dr. Brennan Spiegel, Translating Technology into Practice

It seemed like a simple enough idea – evaluating whether the use of virtual reality goggles would reduce the pain experienced by hospitalized patients. Yet, when Brennan Spiegel, a gastroenterologist, clinical trial expert, and digital health pioneer at Cedar Sinai ...
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Tech Tonics: 2015 Health 2.0 Preview with Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya

Tech Tonics: 2015 Health 2.0 Preview with Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya

Matthew Holt has spent 20 years in health care as a researcher, forecaster, and strategist. He learned from some of the best in forecasting, policy and survey organizations, like the Institute for the Future and Harris Interactive. But these days ...
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Tech Tonics: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Getting Close to Home on Healthcare Costs

September 28th, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Getting Close to Home on Healthcare Costs

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn’s mother was named Polly. Polly was diagnosed in 1971 with leukemia treated with the current state of medieval medicine and told she would not live long. But armed with a well-equipped librarian, some cooperative doctors and Adelle Davis’ ...
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Tech Tonics: John Wilbanks, Participant-Centric Innovation

September 15th, 2015 |
Tech Tonics: John Wilbanks, Participant-Centric Innovation

When John Wilbanks graduated from Tulane with a major in philosophy and almost a minor in French, he had little idea that he would become one of the world’s most important forces for good in the areas of citizen science, ...
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Tech Tonics: Bijan Salehizadeh, from Dr. Oz to Venture Capital

Tech Tonics: Bijan Salehizadeh, from Dr. Oz to Venture Capital

In his final year of medical school at Columbia, Bijan Salehizadeh weighed whether to become a cardiothoracic surgeon or pursue what was a very unusual path at the time: a career in entrepreneurship.

Inspired by mentors including Dr. Mehmet Oz ...
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