A Breath of Fresh Air: An Oral History of Propeller Health

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September 6, 2017

A Breath of Fresh Air: An Oral History of Propeller Health

The path of a startup is rarely linear. The macro trends surrounding a technology can have a profound impact on its success or failure. In…

Posted by Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

August 14, 2017

Postscript: Selling to the Enterprise

Cloud has been a blessing and a curse for enterprise selling. The risk shift of managing infrastructure from the customer to the vendor can accelerate…

Posted by Todd Hewlin

May 1, 2017

Innovating in a Crowded Marketplace for Healthcare Delivery

Every patient desires high-quality care at a cost-efficient price.  Studies have shown that these two characteristics are not always in conflict, as less-expensive sites may…

Posted by Seth Zuckerman

March 7, 2017

Winning the Digital Disruption Game: Answering the ‘CAST’ing Call

This post originally appeared on CIOReview.com on March 6th, 2017.  By: Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research, Salesforce and Scott Snyder, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,…

Posted by Scott Snyder, Ph.D

Internet of Things January 17, 2017

Is IoT the Next App Store?

This post originally appeared on CIOReview.com, January 11th, 2017. It is hard to think about the current wave of digital innovation and empowered end-users without…

Posted by Scott Snyder, Ph.D

Digital Health Seed Funding Initiative December 8, 2016

A Partnership Ripe for the Region

By now, most people are aware of Safeguard’s rich history of fostering innovation and supporting entrepreneurs along their path to disruption. Our tried and true…

Posted by David Luk

October 20, 2016

Data Democratization Bridges Chasm in Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare represents a broader, deeper content set than any other domain by orders of magnitude. Healthcare costs represent 17.6 percent of GDP, which translates to…

Posted by Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

September 15, 2016

Plugging the Holes in Healthcare Data Security

Today, it’s rare to go a week without reading a story in the news about hackers finding and/or exploiting security vulnerabilities in a healthcare setting.…

Posted by Mike Kijewski

January 4, 2016

Zipnosis: Empowering health systems to launch their own branded virtual care service lines

To kick-off the new year, we’re excited to announce a new partner company—Zipnosis. Safeguard led Zipnosis’ $17 million Series A financing with participation from Ascension Ventures, a subsidiary…

Posted by Al Wiegman

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