Maja Kecman joins Ben Goldsmith to talk about both product and app innovation in healthcare.
Maja currently leads Helix, a team of designers embedded in St. Mary's Hospital, and is currently spending the summer on a secondment at Balderton.
Listed below are a few key questions in the podcast:
2:10 How do you get a product to market in healthcare?
4:30 How does a product innovation in healthtech evolve?
7:15 Can MVP-style thinking and procedures be applied to healthtech?
9:00 Due to the specialist nature of healthcare innovations and high up-front cost in product, does the funding procedure look different.
11:30 Do VCs in healthtech need to be doctors or medical experts?
14:30 What is your piece of advice to an inventor/entrepreneur in healthtech
16:15 Is the NHS a good or a bad thing for healthtech?
18:50 Due to the recent proliferation in healthcare apps, Maja forwards the idea for a system by which the NHS (or another qualified third party) offers a mark of approval to healthcare apps.