Cutting through the Hype in Healthcare Innovation with David Shaywitz and Lisa Suennen

David Shaywitz, CMO, DNAnexus

Lisa Suennen, Investor, Venture Valkyrie

Chapters: (Advance the marker)

0:00 Intro

1:02 A Twitter romance

6:15 The next generation of wearables

11:33 ‘Consumerization' of healthcare the answer to changing behavior

16:26 The entrepreneur’s role in activating healthcare consumers

18:19 The emerging power of peer-to-peer

21:24 Are we becoming a nation of hypochondriacs?

26:00 Who are your dream guests for upcoming TechTonics Podcasts?

In today’s special studio interview, the health tech duo, David Shaywitz and Lisa Suennen, walk us through the changing paradigms around healthcare. They offer their thoughts on some of the new digital health and peer-to-peer social platforms which are becoming integrated in daily clinical care.

Lisa grew up in Silicon Valley and is an investor in the health tech space. David is a newcomer to the Valley and is currently the Chief Medical Officer at DNAnexus, a company that provides cloud based genomics data storage and analytics. They are both avid bloggers and recently compiled much of their written work together into a book, "TechTonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare with Technology?" They also co-host a new podcast by the same name.