In preparation for an upcoming talk on how Open is driving innovation in healthcare, I contacted a number of applicants to Allscripts Open App Challenge. Over the course of just a couple of days, I was able to video chat with CEOs and Founders of, SampleRx, Purple Binder, ROYL, Chiron Data Systems, mHealthCoach and more. My main reason for contacting them wasn’t so much to understand what their companies do. Rather, I wanted to understand WHY they had started a healthcare company. I was inspired to learn more after hearing the story of Samuel Pierpont Langley in this amazing Ted Talk by Simon Sinek, one of the most famous Ted Talks ever. A couple of takeaways from my interactions with these innovators: First, these innovators have extremely deep understandings of their domains within healthcare. Whether that’s making it easier […]