Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Thoughts On A Modern Pre-Medical Curriculum

As a pre-medical student at the University of Maryland, I am taking classes that will prepare me, hopefully, for medical school. I took organismal biology and mammalian physiology for a fundamental understanding of the human body. These classes are excellent at teaching the necessary facts and are tried and tested. Healthcare decisions such as choosing […]

The Many Faces of the Zika Virus: Meet the Experts

The Georgetown University Journal of Health Sciences and Healthcare Innovators hosted a panel discussion on the Zika virus at Georgetown University on Friday, March 18, 2016 entitled, “The Many Faces of the Zika Virus: Meet the Experts.” Our panelists provided insight on the biological, political, and epidemiological dimensions of the Zika virus. They also described […]

A conversation with Vasant Kumar Ramaswamy

We publish our conversations with inspirational individuals in the healthcare industry to promote the innovation discourse and support framework. We spoke with Vasant Kumar Ramaswamy, Founder and CEO of Scriplogix. Scriplogix offers strategy, market research, and data analytics services to companies across the healthcare industry. Mr. Kumar’s work has been published in the Harvard Business [...

A conversation with John O. Moore, M.D., Ph.D.

We publish our conversations with inspirational individuals in the healthcare industry to promote the innovation discourse and support framework. We spoke with Dr. John Moore, Co-Founder and CEO of Twine Health. Twine Health empowers patients to take an active role in their care through a cloud-based software platform. Twine Health has been recognized by Harvard […]

A conversation with Dan Hogan

We publish our conversations with inspirational individuals in the healthcare industry to promote the innovation discourse and support framework. We spoke with Dan Hogan, Founder, President, and CEO of Medalogix. Medalogix provides predictive modeling and analytics technology to the home health setting and has been recognized by Fierce as a Fierce Innovation finalist and Harvard […]

A conversation with W. Nicholson Price II, J.D., Ph.D.

We publish our conversations with inspirational individuals in the healthcare industry to promote the innovation discourse and support framework. We spoke with W. Nicholson Price II, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Law at University of New Hampshire School of Law and Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. […]

A conversation with Arlen D. Meyers, M.D., M.B.A

We publish our conversations with inspirational individuals in the healthcare industry to promote the innovation discourse and support framework. We spoke with Arlen D. Meyers, M.D., M.B.A., the Founder and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE). SoPE provides a network with peers and industry partners involved in all aspects of the innovation commercialization process […]

Innovations in Health Financing and Policy in the Developing World

Since the 1990s, neonatal deaths have accounted for more and more childhood deaths globally. Countries with soaring neonatal mortality rates (per 1000 live births) include Pakistan (46), Angola (49), and the Central African Republic (43). Interestingly enough, there isn’t a direct correlation between these deaths and income; other low-middle income countries like Guatemala and Bangladesh [&helli...