BY REBECCA MITCHELL, MD & KATHY KU, MD | OCTOBER 30, 2023
The Digital Health Mafias
As former operators ourselves, we at Vive Collective are big believers in companies founded by digital health operators who helped build and steer a hyper-growth rocketship. These gladiators persevered through the healthcare trough of disillusionment, and can put together a team that has already built together in this tough industry. This series will celebrate and spread the hard-won expertise of these leaders.
BY CHERYL CHENG | JUNE 1, 2022
SamaCare Series A
Over the years I have sat down with executives from various pharmaceutical companies to discuss a range of innovation ideas. One of the consistent frustrations and biggest opportunities I hear of are the inefficiencies that providers, patients and pharma companies experience in trying to get patients on the right medications. Patients sometimes wait up to nine months...
BY CHERYL CHENG | JANUARY 7, 2022
Introducing our first investment
Seven years ago, I was honored to join the board of The Ronald McDonald House at Stanford. I had a front row seat to the incredible impact of pediatric hospitals, but I also noticed opportunities to improve patient outcomes. For example, despite the amazing care that health...