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GeekWire Health Tech

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Health Tech is a narrative GeekWire podcast that explores the cutting edge of digital health.
Resilience: The story of Universal Cells
Oct 31 • 32 min
Twenty-one years ago, Claudia Mitchell arrived in a new country to start her doctorate program — with a 4-month old baby in tow. She is now a geneticist, an award-winning entrepreneur and the leader of Universal Cells, which was acquired in January for…
The little vaccine that could
Sep 14 • 21 min
In 2000, rotavirus killed more than half a million children every year. Not many people had even heard of the disease. Then an unlikely alliance of international scientists, policymakers, one inexperienced entrepreneur and the richest man in the world…
CAR T: The Underdog Cancer Killer
Aug 8 • 25 min
Nine years ago, Stephanie Florence was diagnosed with incurable blood cancer. Today, she’s cancer-free thanks to a new treatment called CAR T immunotherapy. This treatment is the golden child of cancer research today — but it wasn’t always this way. Find…
Can Amazon ‘fix’ healthcare?
Jul 12 • 29 min
The U.S. healthcare system needs to change. But how? Can the system be ‘fixed’ the way that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase want to fix it with their new healthcare company? What would ‘fixing’ the system even look like? We explore answers…
Doctors Without Data
Jun 6 • 22 min
Dr. Dan Low wanted to know how his patients were doing on a new drug. Getting the data was so painful, he decided to found his own software company to make it easier. On this episode of Health Tech: Dan’s journey from career doctor to startup CEO and…
AI vs. Cancer
May 3 • 20 min
Su-In Lee’s father passed away from incurable cancer. Now she’s using her expertise in artificial intelligence to help cancer patients find the most effective treatment — based on their genetic data. On this episode, we follow Su-In’s story and explore…
A ‘tricorder’ in your home: Lee Hood on the future of health technology
Feb 6 • 25 min
Technologies have drastically changed health and …
Health’s AI revolution
Jan 9 • 22 min
The healthcare world faces a lot of challenges, a…
CVS, Aetna and healthcare’s ‘mass freak-out’
Dec 6, 2017 • 18 min
Amazon might start selling prescription drugs onl…
Disrupting healthcare from the inside
Nov 29, 2017 • 33 min
Tech is all about disruption. Healthcare is about…
The Quadfather
Nov 1, 2017 • 35 min
Todd Stabelfeldt is a pretty chill dude — he’s fu…
How tech is reinventing doctor’s appointments
Oct 9, 2017 • 28 min
Getting a doctor’s appointment can be a pain. It’…
Using data and crowdsourcing to fight cancer
Sep 14, 2017 • 27 min
Dr. Tony Blau saw a big problem with cancer treat…
Health Tech: Former Amazon exec bringing tech insights to healthcare
Aug 16, 2017 • 30 min
Everyone has an opinion on healthcare and think t…
Health Tech: This diabetes patient built her own artificial pancreas
Jul 18, 2017 • 31 min
Dana Lewis has Type 1 diabetes, which means her p…
How these psychologists became app developers
Jun 28, 2017 • 28 min
Apps can be addictive — but can they also help us…
Season 1, Ep. 2: A tiny gadget takes on a giant health problem
Jun 6, 2017 • 23 min
Taking a pill isn’t so hard. The tricky thing is …
Season 1, Ep. 1: The ultimate medical device — a smartphone
Jun 1, 2017 • 27 min
At just 35 years old, computer scientist Shwetak …
Welcome to GeekWire’s new Health Tech podcast
Jun 1, 2017 • 3 min
An introduction to Health Tech, the new podcast f…