Upending Early-Stage Drug Research

A few years ago, researchers at Novartis saw a disconnect between its robust cancer drug development pipeline, and the speed and efficacy by which...

Health Is Healthcare’s Biggest Innovation

“Health insurers traditionally try to help people through our call centers, but our approach now is to push innovations that make the provider community...

Patients Are Consumers

There are 18 million cancer patients going through therapy right now, and that number increases by 2 million or so annually. After combating illness,...

Holistic Care As Innovation Platform

“Dialysis patients receive treatment in a facility for an average of four hours per treatment, three times a week,” according to Dr. Stephen McMurray,...

Changing Minds While Innovating Hearts

When Stan Rowe took his search for funding a minimally-invasive alternative to heart valve replacement to VCs on Sand Hill Road back in 2000,...

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The Oldest Innovation: Monopoly

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is further evidence of its plan to corner the market on retail. It’s about consolidation, not innovation. In fact, controlling...