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Digital Health Today

112 EpisodesProduced by Dan Kendall / Part of the Health Podcast NetworkWebsite

Digital Health Today features the innovators, leaders and pioneers reshaping health and wellness. From patients and clinicians, to inventors and investors, we speak with guests from around the world to share their insights, experience and knowledge from the front lines of health tech innovation. T… read more

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S4: #036: Mike Ryan on Creating Successful Businesses in Healthcare

In this episode we are joined by Mike Ryan. He is a widely recognized startup guru and has decades of experience across roles ranging from envelope-stuffer to CEO. In this episode, we talk about the role of resilience, creativity, collaboration and drive in creating successful companies.

Mike Ryan has served as Vice President, President and CEO within some of the largest health systems in the US including Ascension Health, HealthTrust and HCA. He is a board member of several organizations and a trusted advisor and mentor for dozens of individuals and companies focusing on delivering health solutions. In fact, he has served as a founder, advisor, investor, board member or CEO of 60 companies including TransCare, Salorix, Proteolix, Calithera Biosciences, HealthOnline and healthcare.com. He has built an incredible network of relationships and is one of the most connected people on Linkedin with about 22,000 connections. He’s also been on the receiving end of life-saving healthcare, and he can tell us how that experience has shaped his perspective on life and business.

What we cover in this episode:

Mike’s journey in entrepreneurship as a family businessThe key characteristics of successful entrepreneursThe big ideas and big opportunities to transform healthcareThe role of innovation labs in developing early stage health technologiesThe importance of having clinical input at the very outset of new companies and technologiesThe best place for startups to look for capital to fund their companiesSome of the biggest failures in healthcareThe innovation occurring to transform business models in healthcareAs always you can get all the notes and links from this show on the website. Just visit DigitalHealthToday.com/36. While you’re on the website, please take a moment to join our digital health community, I can’t wait to welcome you there!

 

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