Entrepreneurial Innovation In Medicine

Last updated: March 10, 2020

Parallel revolutions in molecular biology and digital technology have created profound new opportunities to reconceptualize healthcare and medical discovery, providing us with the tools to refine our understanding of health and disease, and rigorously evaluate and iteratively optimize potential solutions.

david_shaywitz_headshot_19p6419_web.jpgDelivering on this promise has proved far more challenging than many originally anticipated.  Both biology and healthcare are enormously complicated, stakeholders are deeply entrenched, and to paraphrase C.S. Lewis, your view of the problem tends to depend a great deal on where you are standing.

Success requires a deep understanding of the existing system – an intuitive appreciation of the real problems to be solved, and the irrepressible determination to deliver an actionable solution.

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