The RBV Blog

The people, products, and ideas shaping healthcare today – by Dr. Richard Vanderveer, Chief Innovation Officer, ThinkGen

Richard Vanderveer, Ph.D.

Richard Vanderveer, Ph.D.

In addition to his blog, Dr. Vanderveer has written numerous articles on innovation in healthcare marketing and marketing research - not only to challenge new thinking, but also to provide specific and practical advice.

Physician Startup CEO’s

How do these words fit together, and why is their confluence so important? Check this out. What you will see is an article written by a physician who adamantly believes that we need more physicians as CEO’s of startup companies. Atul Gawande, the CEO of the Amazon/Berkshire...

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What the CEO Knows!!!

Note: The first half of this blog was delivered on Tuesday, August 14. While half a blog is not necessarily better than none . . .  we wanted you to get the whole thing. The entire blog appears below. Sorry for the computer glitch. Check this out. What...

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What the CEO Knows!!!

Check this out. What you will see is an invitation to attend a seminar conducted by a former hospital CEO. What will you learn? Everything you need in order to double your sales next year, that’s what! Ponder the topics listed and the fact that the seminar only...

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Three Financial Enemies of Physicians

Check this out. What you will see is a post by the “White Coat Investor,” pictured above. Jim Dahle is an ER doc who got tired of being ripped off by “investment advisors” and decided to take his financial future into his own hands. SO. The fact that he lists “financial...

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Global Interaction

Those two words, the head of G-MED believes, will encourage their world-wide network of physicians to make active use of this new social medium “for physicians only.” Check this out. In a MD crowd-sourcing world that already has forces like Doximity and Sermo...

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Tapping Into Online Medical Advice

I haven’t looked at WIRED in years. While the Internet was coming into our world, and I needed to get an advanced look at how it might impact our world, I read it regularly. I even subscribed, amusingly enough, to the hard copy version. That was then and now...

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