Dave Chase

Money Ball for Medicine – Business Models for Healthcare

Entrepreneurial epiphanies surface in random places. For Eric Page, it was watching Brad Pitt’s latest movie, Moneyball. The epiphany caused him to shift Amplify Health’s business model from a pro

Report Highlights Huge Gender Disparity in Healthcare Leadership

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>This guest post was written by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-chase" target="_blank">Dave Chase</a>, the CEO of <a href="https://avado.com/" ta

Avado Launches ‘Patient Relationship Management’ Platform To Help Healthcare Providers Go Digital

Back in May, <a href="http://www.avado.com/">Avado</a> was chosen as a finalist at TechCrunch Disrupt in NYC. The startup's ambition was, said in reductive terms, to become the Salesforce.com of perso

Health 2.0: Innovators, Opportunists & Delusionals

Last week, <a href="http://www.health2con.com/">Health 2.0</a> wrapped up its largest ever event with 50 percent more attendees than their previously largest event. <a href="http://thehealthcareblog.c

HealthTech FAIL: Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Health Startups Gone Awry

Healthtech is an ever-growing sector, but from the $1 billion pool VCs poured into startups over the last year, health companies only received about 3 percent of that total. Not many healthtech startu

Lessons HealthTech Startups Can Take From ZocDoc

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>This guest post was written by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-chase">Dave Chase</a>, the CEO of <a href="https://avado.com/">Avado.com</a>, a Pati

Healthcare Disruption: Providers Will Use HealthTech to Differentiate and Produce Better Outcomes (Part II)

Historically, in the U.S. Healthcare system, a primary way to differentiate oneself as a healthcare provider has been to have impressive physical assets such as newly built clinics/hospitals/wings and

Healthcare Disruption: Pharma 3.0 Will Drive Shift from Life Science to HealthTech Investing (Part I of III)

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>This guest post was written by Dave Chase, the CEO of <a href="https://avado.com/">Avado.com</a>, a health technology company that was a <a href="https://beta.tec

Hotwire For Surgery

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/surgery.jpg"/> The hotel bed that is empty tonight can never be sold again. That insight led Hotwire to create a disruptive model that has gi

Declaration of Insurance Independence (Part II): Unleash The Health IT Startups

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/declaration-of-independence.jpg" /> <em>This is Part II of a two-part guest post.</em> The only hope to address the need for innovati

The Declaration of Insurance Independence

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/writing-declaration-of-independence.jpg" /> The scale of the Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Health Reform movement is dramatically bigger than I

How DIY Health Reform Can Help You Win The Talent Wars

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/health.jpg"/> The talent wars that were common back in the late 90′s appear to have returned whether it’s using <a href="http://www.geek