TRANSFORMING THE HEALTHCARE CONSTRUCT
Unearthing the keys to innovation
EP. 14 | THE INNOVATION COOKBOOK
Andrew Greenstein welcomes Andrew Smith, the Chief Operations and Innovation Officer at Vituity, a physician-owned-and-led partnership and leader in acute care innovation. Joining Vituity in 2012, Andrew is responsible for integrating cutting edge innovations into core operations that will improve the lives of patients and providers.
After learning at an early age about the detrimental impact the lack of medical access can have, Andrew has since spent the last twenty years impassioned to revolutionize healthcare delivery. Prior to joining Vituity, Andrew spent twelve years leading performance improvement teams and program development at Banner Health. J Andrew is a graduate of Arizona State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology. In his leisure, Andrew is as an avid musician and audio engineer when he is not spending time with his amazing wife and son.
- The pillars of Vituity's ethos, including how an equal playing field contributes to an innovative company culture.
Why Andrew Smith thinks of Vituity as a solutions company, and how a focus on problem solving leads to (successful) subsidiary technology startups.
The Andrews discuss the evolution of mental health treatment in hospitals, and where Andrew Smith sees that kind of care in the next ten years.
- The growing role of wearable technology in personal and preventative healthcare, as well as the challenges involved in getting people to engage in their own healthcare.
- Vituity's key takeaways on successful prototyping and running pilot programs.
Andrew Smith discusses the types of early stage startups Vituity invests in, and what makes those companies great candidates for funding and partnerships.
“[I look to work with] early stage founders that want to disrupt the way healthcare is delivered.”