“We can bring innovation at scale to solve problems. For harder questions, it is about motivating a whole ecosystem of problem solvers to accelerate ideas to new diagnostic or treatment impact for patients. – Lisa Kennedy
“With the democratization of innovation, we should be able to eradicate a new disease every 5-10 years the way we did for smallpox in the last century” – Lisa Kennedy
“It’s an interesting place we find ourselves now – we’re in the morning twilight of a superconvergence that will bring technology together and change the way we solve problems – really democratizing problem solving and innovation and that’s going to have an exponential impact on healthcare. -Lisa Kennedy, Crowdsourcing Aims to Cure Cancer
“Devices are becoming smaller, more mobile, affordable and consumer-friendly. Armed with these devices, consumers no longer need feel like passengers in their health, they can now drive it. – Lisa Kennedy
“Health starts in the home, the community and importantly in cities and begins with breaking down silos. Improving health outcomes in Cincinnati required the collaboration of 5 employers, 3 insurers, 3 local agencies, 3 national agencies, 5 hospitals, thousands of doctors and nurses and most importantly the 2.2 million health consumers living in the city. Only with this collaboration could advanced payment innovations, IT, quality improvements, patient center medical homes and consumer engagement tools really work to improve health.
“It shouldn’t be a secret but it isn’t widely known that traditional financing for life science start-ups like venture funding has significantly decreased. If we don’t find new ways to fund innovations, we could lose a generation of new treatments. -Lisa Kennedy
“One of the biggest things we’ll see in 2050 is a Digital environmental bio superconvergence: everything will have a digital heart and we will become the ‘4th Screen’. We see the seeds of this technology tethered to start-ups today. -Lisa Kennedy
NPR: Morning Edition, 12 Mar 2013: “[Self-trackers] are incredible, disruptive pioneers in a space with long-standing consequences that will be able to help us find diseases and potentially save lives,” -Dr. Lisa Kennedy, The Most Talked About Tech and Culture Trends at SXSW Interactive
The Wall Street Journal, 12 Mar 2013: “Data is the next currency for health,” -Dr. Lisa Kennedy
“In a world of over 7B people, there are only 5 types of healthcare systems -the question we need to ask is why? We must find new ways to structure health care – a search that will have an incalculable impact on health status over the next 30 years. -Lisa Kennedy
“Sensors everywhere, 1000 data points per person per second even today and 80% of all data unstructured but clinically meaningful: the Digital Bio Environmental Superconvergence is one of the biggest trends impacting healthcare over the next 20 years.