Dick Foster is a Partner at Lux Capital and a member of our Board. Becker’s  interviewed him to get his thoughts on healthcare trends and the “hospital of the future”. 

NOTE: This is the first segment in Becker’s two-part interview with Dr. Dick Foster. In Part I of this interview, they will cover the latest technology trends and challenges facing healthcare. In this Part II, they will focus on predictive analytics and the hospital of the future.

Dick Foster knows a thing or two about healthcare. A 31-year McKinsey veteran, he was one of the founders of McKinsey’s healthcare practice, authored two bestselling business books: “Innovation: The Attacker’s Advantage” (1986) and “Creative Destruction” (2001), led the Study Group for the Council on Foreign Relations on Innovation and Economic Power, was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the President’s Circle of the National Academies, and has been on the boards or advisory boards of many healthcare enterprises, including the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Yale School of Medicine, athenahealth, LeanTaaS and more.

We sat down with him to get his views on current healthcare trends and the much anticipated “hospital of the future.” In this two-part series, we’ll cover his insights on the latest trends in hospital technology, implications on value-based care, and what the hospital of the future will look like.

Read the full interview in Becker’s Hospital Review.

Mohan Giridharadas

Mohan Giridharadas

Founder & CEO, LeanTaaS
Former Sr. Partner at McKinsey and Co.
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Mohan Giridharadas is an accomplished expert in lean methodologies. During his 18-year career at McKinsey & Company (where he was a senior partner/director for six years), he co-created the lean service operations practice and ran the North American lean manufacturing and service operations practices and the Asia-Pacific operations practice. He has helped numerous Fortune 500 companies drive operational efficiency with lean practices. As Founder and CEO of LeanTaaS- a Silicon Valley-based innovator of cloud-based solutions to healthcare's biggest challenges -Mohan works closely with dozens of leading healthcare institutions including Stanford Health Care, UCHealth, NewYork-Presbyterian, Cleveland Clinic, MD Anderson and more. Mohan holds a B.Tech from IIT Bombay, MS in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Stanford GSB. He is on the faculty of Continuing Education at Stanford University and UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the top entrepreneurs innovating in Healthcare.
Mohan Giridharadas