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Listen: Accenture, Advocate Aurora Health and the AMA discuss fostering clinician well-being

June 9, 2021

For more than a year, healthcare heroes have put their lives on the line to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental Health America surveyed 1,119 healthcare workers about their mental health and well-being, and the results were resounding: 93 percent reported stress, 86 percent reported anxiety, 77 percent reported frustration, 76 percent reported exhaustion and burnout and 75 percent said they wer…

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Listen: Startup founders discuss opportunities to increase investment in women's health

June 3, 2021

Women control 80 percent of healthcare decisions in the U.S. and spend 29 percent more per capita on healthcare compared to men — yet solutions focused on women’s health received only 3.3 percent of total digital health funding in 2019 and 1.5 percent in the first half of 2020.

In a virtual conversation led by investor and serial entrepreneur Pamela York, co-founder and managing partner of Cap…

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Healthcare 2040: How AI will transform clinical decision making

May 11, 2021

What will healthcare look like in 20 years? What should we invest in today to help us get there?

In 2021, MATTER and Hillrom partnered to produce Healthcare 2040, an event series that invites industry leaders working in significantly transformative areas of healthcare to help us explore these questions.

For the inaugural event, Microsoft Health Next Corporate Vice President Dr. Greg Moore joi…

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What is brand essence — and why does it matter for startups?

April 26, 2021

A conversation with Public Communications Inc.

This post was originally published on March 10, 2020 and updated on April 26, 2021.

Each day in the life of an entrepreneur is filled with competing questions.

Do we need to hire more people? Who’s going to buy our product? How long is our runway?

Because so many of those questions seem to demand an immediate answer, it’s easy to save the ones…

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The business case for a circular medtech sector

April 19, 2021

An executive summary of MATTER and Green Innovation Group A/S white paper on circularity in healthcare

See the full white paper here

The effects of climate change — perhaps the most complex issue facing modern society — influence every aspect of human life, including health on an individual and societal level. There is a growing awareness that both public and private actors need to move quick…

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