Disruptor League

Arlen Meyers

How to thrive in the Medapocalypse

Sickcare spending continues to spiral out of control. Patients are becoming impatient voters. Hospitals are folding or consolidating and rural hospitals are disappearing. bringing the number of rural hospital closures up to 98 since 2010. Hundreds more are likely to follow. Currently, 46% of rural hospitals operate at a loss, compared to 44% in 2018 and …

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What if Private Equity Ran Medical Schools?

Dear Miss. Robertson, Thank you for responding to our solicitation for a new Dean of our medical school. We are intrigued by your past experience and background in private equity. As you are well aware, things are changing quickly in sick care and the medical education establishment has been slow to adapt. You’ve no doubt …

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“Idea”​ is not a four letter word

Here are some reasons why your innovation initiative will fail. When they do, and, according to some estimates they will 90% of the time, you should learn from your mistakes and move on. It would also help to have an innovation morbidity and mortality conference so others can learn from your mistakes. One reason your new product or process …

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How to experiment with Eventbrite

If you run an organization that holds regularly scheduled meetings and networking events, there are many online invitation services that automate the process of creating, distributing and collecting fees, if applicable, to attend. Meetup, Eventbrite and Mailchimp are but a few. Our organization, The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE), a global non-profit with a mission to help …

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How and what to teach to win the 4th industrial revolution

If for nothing else than the future of your children, take 12 minutes to watch this. If you agree, then thriving in the 4th industrial revolution will require nothing short of restructuring public education at all levels, not just k-12. Even doctors will need to change how they educate their young. How many things can you do …

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How to pick a coworking space in an innovation district

Coworking is the way people work these days. Coworking now takes up 27million sq feet of office space across the US, and 19 more growth statistics that prove coworking is the new normal. There are currently 14,411 coworking spaces in the world today. The number of coworking members will rise to 3.8 million by 2020 and …

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What is Your Global Digital Health Strategy?

WHO has released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services. However, implementing these ideas around the globe will require : Overcoming the barriers to dissemination and implementation Creating a global cybernervous system Transforming sick care to …

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Delivering Value Starts With Defining It

My definition of entrepreneurship has five parts: The pursuit of opportunity Working under conditions of uncertainty with scarce resources The goal is to create multiples of user defined value when compared to a competitive offering or the status quo Through the development and deployment of innovation (NB: one way is to create a company, but there …

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