How Are Non-Healthcare Professionals Creating a Revolution in Healthcare Through Consumer Apps?

As part of the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Leadership Salon series, KPCB Partner Beth Seidenberg hosted a panel of leaders in the booming digital health field. Ray Bradford, Founder & CEO of Spruce Health, Jason Oberfest, Co-Founder and CEO of Mango Health, and Andrew Rosenthal, Group Manager for Platform and Wellness of Jawbone, discussed the genesis of their various products, the increased need for privacy and data security, as well as how digital health can help revolutionize how consumers interact with their medical providers.

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A Report Card for the Digital Health Ecosystem

Digital health has a pretty erratic grade point average, or so says Dana Mead, a parter at venture firm Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers. He outlined and graded what he called the five most important elements of the digital health ecosystem at Qualcomm Life‘s Connect2014 conference this week in San Diego, and this is how he slices it…

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KPCB Digital Health Leadership Salon

Digital health professionals met in our KPCB San Francisco Office to talk about trends in health technology. Moderated by KPCB’s Beth Seidenberg, the panel of CEOs included Rock Health’s Halle Tecco, MyFitnessPal’s Mike Lee and Practice Fusion’s Ryan Howard. The night was filled with discussion on the future of health & wearables, development of mobile & social apps and the challenges of growing a digital startup.

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