CEO of Digital Salutem, keynote speaker, and thought leader in the healthcare industry João Bocas is joining Mike Moore on this week’s episode to discuss Joao’s skillset, observations about the healthcare industry, and his work as The Wearables Expert™. As they discuss the future of healthcare, obstacles for startups and big tech companies, and why mobile healthcare is dominating the industry, João shares how his 25 years of experience in corporate environments has informed his understanding of the direction the healthcare industry is heading given current technological advancements. He also shares his ultimate vision for the future of care as they unpack the politics that currently exist in the realm of data ownership, production, and analysis. Notable Quotes“This would be my ultimate vision. I would love to see as people, patients if you like, turn the system upside down, and one day the power be transferred not from the organization that owns the data but to the patient. And the patient approaches the organization and says, ‘Here is my data. Help me.’” – João (27:34)In This Episode(2:01) The rate at which the industry evolves and the issue of fragmentation(7:29) How to assess the potential and success of a digital health company(13:39) João’s predictions about future verticals (15:42) mHealth growth in the industry (17:00) The obstacles that exist for big tech companies in digital health(20:42) Accumulating data vs. understanding it(22:50) The challenges that arise when developing insights(24:38) The politics of data ownership Our GuestJoão Bocas is the CEO of Digital Salutem, a digital influencer, keynote speaker, and The Wearables Expert. With over 25 years of corporate experience in various industries including finance, media, sporting, and healthcare, he’s using his expertise in wearable technology to support the rise of digital health and refine the industry as a whole.
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