Ask Pat Geraghty about his top takeaways from his third year at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, and he leads with a point not about the impact of artificial intelligence or universal coverage, but gender equality in the workplace. As you’ll hear in our GuideWell Insights interview with GuideWell’s CEO, AI and universal coverage are critical topics Pat looks to advance within and beyond our enterprise. But when 70 percent of GuideWell’s employees are women, Pat indicated his most practical takeaway from Davos was understanding how pervasive gender bias at work...

February 15, 2018
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GuideWell Chairman and CEO Pat Geraghty returned from his first visit to the annual conference of the World Economic Forum (WEF), aka “Davos” this January with a clear objective: “go bolder” in transforming the health industry.It's finding that fine balance point between going at a pace that's comfortable for the [health industry] stakeholders, and going at a pace that drives people into that uncomfortable zone where real change happens - and doing that effectively. All the stakeholders, including us, are going be uncomfortable over the next 5 to 20 years...

February 19, 2016 Davos

 Renee Finley, head of GuideWell Innovation and Nina Nashif, CEO and Founder of Healthbox By Kate WarnockIf you’re an entrepreneur and are considering a startup accelerator program, the one thing you likely don’t have is an excess of time or resources. How do you evaluate one business accelerator program as better from the next? If you’re accepted into a program, how do you get the most out of it? Does it make a difference if you’re coming from outside the health industry? Your questions are what motivated us to interview Nina Nashif, CEO and Founder of...

September 5, 2015 accelerator, entrepreneur, Healthbox
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By Kate WarnockJamie Grooms, the CEO of the Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Pubic Research (here forward, The Institute) may not be known as the successful publicly-funded, Florida-based start-up’s secret weapon, but he should be. A seasoned serial entrepreneur who transitioned to leading two successful companies, Jamie leads a host of business, human resources, financial and scientific advisors at The Institute who are charged with leading nascent companies started at Florida universities or research centers through the “Valley of Death.” This real-world...

Pat Geraghty speaking at 2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum

Image courtesy Lake Nona InstituteBy Kate Warnock, Social Media Manager at GuideWellThe Lake Nona Impact Forum, hosted this past February by the Lake Nona Institute in Medical City outside of Orlando, is singular in how it convenes health industry thought leaders to engage and inspire health innovation. As a founding partner and advisor on the event, GuideWell shares Lake Nona Institute’s passion for discovering synergies that might lead to new health solutions. In our latest episodes of GuideWell Insights, we interview three...

March 23, 2015
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By Kate Warnock, Social Media Manager at GuideWellMy interview with Arden Buchanan, GuideWell Connect’s director of database marketing, took a left turn about ten minutes into the podcast recording. Our topic was supposed to focus on hyperpersonalization, or the ability to use data models to help drive the right offer to the right audience at the right time. In this age when consumers expect a Brand to remember past visits and customize their current experience (without being creepy – too much familiarity is as bad as not enough), hyperpersonalization is an essential marketing...

March 10, 2015
Renee Finley Lake Nona Impact Forum

An Interview with Renee Finley by Kate Warnock In our most recent episode of GuideWell Insights, Renee Finley, Vice President of Enterprise Innovation at GuideWell, debriefs our listeners on her active role in two recent health innovation events. She advocated for changes to telemedicine legislation within Florida at the Florida Health Care Affordability Summit, an event hosted by the Associated Industries of Florida Foundation. Renee shared statistical evidence that the consumer market is ready to adopt more convenient, quality care. Soon after, Renee moderated a session on employee...

February 24, 2015

An Interview with Mark Stryker by Kate WarnockAccording to Mark Stryker, GuideWell Connect’s Chief Business Development Officer, the worst marketing approach a Brand can deploy is to try to be all things to all people. Not only is it “physically impossible,” Stryker suggests it could be the fastest way for your Brand to lose its competitive edge – and for consumers to smell a fake. The smarter way to connect with consumers begins with knowing the audience segment that is the best fit for your products, then personalizing that segment’s experience with your Brand...

February 24, 2015 marketing str
Singularity University

According to Renee Finley, our Vice President of Enterprise Innovation, one of the best places to see first-hand how technology is impacting medicine and healthcare is Exponential Medicine. This immersive experience was hosted by Singularity University in November 2014 with the intention to bring together a cross-section of healthcare industry experts to disrupt, innovate and collaborate on new health solutions. In our latest episode of GuideWell Insights, Renee shares her top take-aways from Exponential Medicine, and...

January 12, 2015

There are times when the smartest approach to a problem is to draw against the tested experience of others. In many ways, champion practitioners of population health can – and should – guide how value-based care is defined and delivered. We interviewed three such champions for our GuideWell Insights podcast on this topic:Roderick King, M.D., a pediatrician and CEO of Florida Institute for Health Innovation;James Corbett, M.Div, J.D., Senior Vice President of Community Health Improvement and Values Integration at Centura Health, and Fellow, Safra Center For Ethics, Harvard...