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#96: Netflix & No Chill 🍿
The one-minute healthtech roundup.
This week: Healthtech knocks Fintech into a cocked hat, TelaDoc facing investor lawsuit, and how using plain English can help healthtech thrive. Shall we? Oh yes, let’s.
News Bites 🥪
💨 Digital Health Faced Headwinds in the First Quarter of 2022 - A 26% drop Y-o-Y isn’t out of line with what other sectors are facing, but it’s arguably not ideal either.
🥵 May's Hottest Seeds - Healthtech is back in its rightful place at the top of the tech pile - the two biggest rounds of the month were both healthtech. Eat dust, fintech.
👩⚖️ Teladoc hit with investor lawsuit after share price sinks (£) - Presenting a pun that required just one additional letter: Will we see Teladoc in the Teladock? Cooking with gas here, pals. Cooking. With. Gas.
😬 NHS report recommends deployment of AI educational materials for staff - Are staff confident in the AI used in healthcare? The latest NHS report suggests not very.
🍭 How to become a CMO at a healthcare company - Do you work in medicine? Do you want to do something different with that skillset? Flo Health’s CMO walks us through how to get into that sweet, sweet, C-suite.
📼 NHS is stuck in 'Blockbuster health system in age of Netflix', says Sajid Javid - Blockbuster, formerly the world-leader in its space, went bust after 12 years of mismanagement. Must. Resist. Urge. To. Draw. Parallels.
🔮 The future of the $100 billion psychedelics industry (£) - About 100 research studies are in progress worldwide, examining psychedelics' potential as medicines. If Pigeon’s teenage Glastonbury experiences are anything to go by, this should provide huge breakthroughs, providing that the participants don’t have to wake up in a tent with just a warm bottle of Corona for hydration.
What to Listen to 🔊
🎧 Founders Keepers - Livia Ng - Neucruit - Pigeon’s already a big fan of this series, just two episodes in. Neucruit connects patients and researchers through data to optimise clinical trial management.
🐝 Beyond the buzzwords: What does digital health really mean? -Oh, Advisory.com. You had me at ‘Beyond the Buzzwords’. *Swoon*. Great pod examining what digital health is and could be if everyone stopped talking like they swallowed a management consultancy thesaurus as one of their MBA modules.
💥 Chief Medical Officer, NICE - NICE.
💸 Principle - Health Team, Speedinvest - Early-stage venture capital firm with more than €600M AuM are hiring a Principle.
🧪 Clinical Operations and Research, Dama Health - Want to work with a small team of passionate, ambitious and international people? You’ve got two options, this, or becoming one of Charlie’s Angels. And the Angels aren’t hiring.