Betting Big on Health

From digital medicine to the next generation of human-centered designs for health, donors and investors are asking big questions and placing big bets on the future. Working at the intersection of money and meaning, and unafraid of risk, they are targeting seed funding at digital health, looking for low-cost technology that can easily reach rural populations, and much more. What’s the best health-related idea to invest in now? What holds the biggest promise of large-scale payoff?

Festival: Spotlight Health 2015

Watch and Listen: Health

The Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellows are industry leaders selected for their entrepreneurial approaches to... See more
Artificial intelligence, which recognizes patterns in data, images, and sound, is poised to move from the laboratory to... See more
The Veterans Health Administration, which serves nine million vets, has come under fire for long delays in providing... See more
Federal funds could not be used to pay for sugar-sweetened beverages under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... See more
Cancer is on the rise in Africa, with the World Health Organization predicting that by 2020, it will take the lives of... See more
Community health workers bring lifesaving care to hard-to-reach locations. More than one billion people inhabit areas... See more

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