Your Podsite trial is ending soon. Put the final touches on it with our tips on how to make a great podcast website.

Claim your custom domain name todayClaim your domain

S4: #035: John Pugh on Redefining the Rules of Healthcare

49 minutes

In this episode I spoke with John Pugh. John is the Health and Life Science Team Leader for Accenture. He describes himself as 100% digital innovator and entirely committed to transforming the Life Science and healthcare industry. We talk about redefining the rules of healthcare, and what he and his colleagues are working on in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Blockchain, Innovation and more. We dive into the program he’s heading called the HealthTech Innovation Challenge and how startups and corporations can participate and benefit. We also talk about some of the information and resources that Accenture has produced and made available to businesses and organizations of all sizes.

John started his career in the music business and got involved in the tech scene when he joined a startup during the first tech boom. He's here to share his perspective on collaboration, innovation and how creativity can thrive in a constrained and regulated environment. He also shares some insights into the HealthTech Innovation Challenge and how it can help startups and corporates shape the future of health through collaboration.


Topics Covered:

  • John Pugh’s journey from music, to tech startup, to leading digital programs in pharma, and now leading the HealthTech Challenge.
  • How C-Level Executives can engage with startups to create transformative change
  • How healthcare organizations can take responsibility for shaping the future
  • How the HealthTech Innovation Challenge helps startups engage with large corporates
  • How creativity can thrive when working within constraints
  • How design thinking can be applied to solve grand challenges


Links and Resources Mentioned:


Videos:

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge 2017: Awards

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge 2017: QuiO Pitch

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge 2017: Medxnote Pitch

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

More episodes from Digital Health Today 360 with Dan Kendall

S11: #110 Introducing the Host of the New Asia Pacific Edition: Tony Estrella

"In this episode, I'm excited to introduce you to yet another outstanding health innovation leader who is hosting another new show on Digital Health Today. His degrees are in engineering …

S11: #109 Introducing the Host of the new Digital Therapeutics Podcast: Eugene Borukhovich

In this episode, I have the pleasure of introducing you to one of the health sectors leading innovators, and probably one of the best known and, dare I say it, most loved, leaders I’ve had …

Coffee Talk: How Corporations Adapt in the Face of New Challenges

In this episode I welcome two executives from Bayer G4A. Bayer G4A has been a longtime sponsor of Digital Health Today. I caught up with Dominick Kennerson, Global Head G4A, Digital Health …

Coffee Talk: How Digital Health Startups Respond and Thrive in a Global Pandemic

Imagine this: You’re the founder of a digital health startup. You’ve been carefully selected and invited to participate in a brand new accelerator in …

S11: #108 - What the Clearance of Akili's EndeavorRX Means for the Company, Users and the Industry

If you’ve been tuned into nearly any news channel recently, you’ve probably seen the announcement by Akili about the clearance they announced on June 15 for their product EndeavorRX. It is …

Coffee Talk: How Innovative Companies can Partner with a Global Pharma Brand

For this special Coffee Talk, I invited Sophie Park, Chief Strategist for Bayer G4A Partnerships to discuss the opportunities for innovative companies to grow and partner with a global …

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to S11: #110 Introducing the Host of the New Asia Pacific Edition: Tony Estrella
28:29
Start listening to S11: #110 Introducing the Host of the New Asia Pacific Edition: Tony Estrella
28:29