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Interview with Dick Foster of Lux Capital, part I: Hospital technology trends

Mohan Giridharadas

Mohan Giridharadas

Founder & CEO, LeanTaaS

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.

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