Digital Health Maven Podcast Short: Daniel Kraft on How to Practice Human-Centered Innovation

Kraft will be featured on the next full episode of the The Digital Health Maven Podcast in early December. The Digital Health Maven Podcast Shorts series consists of brief excerpts from upcoming interviews designed to get you excited for the next full program and help you learn something new about our mavens. This installment features Kraft talking about why it is essential for innovators to stay grounded in the in the day-to-day issues, problems and concerns of patients, physicians, family members and others that will use and be impacted by digital technologies. And why, at the end of the day, high-impact digital health innovation is all about putting humans first.

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Dave Chase on Conquering Fear and Fighting to Change Our Broken Healthcare System

Dave Chase wears many hats. He’s a respected, founder of Avado, which was purchased by WebMD and a venture capitalist. While all of these accomplishments are noteworthy, perhaps his most high-impact role is that of a mindset shifter. Recently he has focused on breaking through healthcare’s status quo and warns that simply throwing tech on top of broken processes is a recipe for disaster. You’ll hear Chase talk about The Big Heist, a new documentary he is executive producing that aims to shine a bright light on how the broken U.S. healthcare system is harming patients and providers — sometimes with fatal results.

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BJ Fogg on the Number One Mistake Digital Innovators Make, Almost Launching 1-800 Contacts and More

BJ Fogg is a digital health maven because of his relentless focus on using what we can learn about human psychology and behavior to help us craft highly effective digital solutions in health and beyond. Fogg directs research and design at Stanford University's Persuasive Technology Lab. He creates insight into how computing products--from websites to mobile phone apps--can be designed to change people's behaviors. Fogg is well-known for shaping the strategies and tactics many are using to improve how digital technologies shape and enhance behavior — especially in the health arena. Fogg has earned many accolades and was named by Fortune Magazine as one of 10 new gurus you should know.

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