Episode 39: The Story of Philips and Healthtech Corporates 💡
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Ever wondered how a technology giant like Philips thinks about healthcare and healthtech? This week, James is joined by Jan Kimpen, Chief Medical Officer at Philips. As the leader for clinical strategy, Jan works in close collaboration with health system customers to deliver health technology solutions that support better health outcomes and experiences at lower-cost. A former hospital CEO and Professor of Paediatrics, Jan is an expert on digital innovation in healthcare with deep expertise on data management and artificial intelligence, precision medicine, telehealth and advanced homecare.

Jan is also the lead spokesperson for Philips’ Future Health Index (FHI), a yearly study surveying healthcare professionals and the general populations in 15 countries to determine the readiness of nations to address global health challenges and build sustainable health systems.  Jan and James talk about Jan's career, how Philips think about healthtech startups, how they're acquiring companies and the implications of the FHI report.

https://www.healthworks.philips.com/ is the Philips start-up engagement team’s webpage which includes a submission form for enabling startups to contact them.

https://www.philips.com/a-w/about/news/future-health-index is the Future Health Index landing page for those keen to read up on the report.

For more information and content, check out our website www.hs.ventures. You can follow us on Twitter @HSVenture, on Instagram @hs.ventures, on Linkedin at HS. and you can email us at info@hs.live 

You can get our host, Dr. James Somauroo, at www.jamessomauroo.com and you can follow him on Twitter @jamessomauroo, on Instagram @j_soms and on Linkedin at james-somauroo

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