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  • Liesolette Heederick tells us about Nazava Water Filters, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Health category for its innovative solution to lack of clean water accessibility in Indonesia.

    Featuring Lieselotte Heederik
  • Stanford business professor Jennifer Aaker discusses how social media can do more than just provide entertainment—it can also prolong or save lives.

    Featuring Jennifer Aaker
  • Eric_Dishman Eric Dishman, director of health innovation at Intel, asserts that mobile technologies can create sustainable healthcare for all.

    Featuring Eric Dishman
  • Michele Barry, Director of Global Health Programs in Medicine at Stanford leads a distinguished group of global health professionals who have created innovative programs to benefit their respective countries’ health services.

    Featuring 2011 GSB Healthcare Summit
  • Using simulation and systems engineering to improve outcomes and address the ballooning cost of healthcare.

    Featuring John Evans
  • Using workflow automation and tracking solutions to address the needs of the acute care hospital marketplace.

    Featuring Jay Deady
  • Leslie_John_headshot Harvard business professor Leslie John reports on studies providing financial and social incentives to get people to lose weight.

    Featuring Leslie John
  • In this audio interview, Sheela Sethuraman talks with Laura Stachel and Hal Aronson, co-founders of WE CARE Solar, about their effort to combat this issue worldwide. WE CARE stands for Women’s Emergency Communication and Reliable Electricity.

    Featuring Laura Stachel & Hal Aronson
  • Focusing on unmet needs, healthcare entrepreneurs provide their in-the-trenches perspectives on advancing medical technologies. Working to extend and enhance lives.

    Featuring Global Health Speaker Series panel
  • John Capek Executive Vice President, Medical Devices John Capek talks about ways we can improve the potential success for technologies in order to improve the delivery of healthcare over the next decade.

    Featuring John Capek