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Every week, healthcare VCs and Jumpstart Health Investors co-founders Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney review and unpack the happenings in US Healthcare, finance, technology and policy. With a firm belief that our healthcare system is doomed without entrepreneurship, they work through the mud to find the jewels, highlight headwinds and tailwinds, and bring on the smartest guests to fill in the gaps.

Recent Episodes

Feb. 10, 2024

42 - Surprising Jobs Report | First Crack in Regional Banks | Lilly Should be in The Magnificent 7 | Tenet’s Strong Results | Cyber Threats

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the latest surprising jobs report, shedding light on its implications for the economy and labor market. They also analyze the potential inclusion of Lilly in The Magnificent 7, Tenet's s…
Feb. 2, 2024

41 - Fed Holds Rates While Job Market Slows | Innovation Outlook | Biden Strives for More Healthcare Competition | Cigna exits MA

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the following topics: Fed Holds Rates While Job Market Slows - The Federal Reserve decides to maintain interest rates amid a slowing job market - Implications for the economy and inve…
Jan. 30, 2024

40 - Addressing Addiction with Nzinga Harrison, MD

Join Marcus & Vic as they learn from Nzinga Harrison, MD, how we need to change to address addiction in our healthcare system and society effectively. This is an informative and direct conversation with the leading exper…
Jan. 26, 2024

39 - Wall Street Record Highs | Humana to Reprice MA Plans | AI at Davos and Deep Fake Biden Calls | Steward Health in Trouble (again)

Episode 39 covers the recent surge in Wall Street's performance and its potential consequences, Humana's decision to reprice its Medicare Advantage plans, the use of AI at Davos and the emergence of deep fake Biden calls, St…
Jan. 23, 2024

38 - Healthcare Policy & Regulation with Emily Evans

In this deep dive into Healthcare Policy & Regulation with Emily Evans, we discuss the Supreme Court's upcoming review of the Chevron deference and its likely effects on healthcare regulatory agencies including HHS, CMS,…
Jan. 19, 2024

37 - Mixed Economic Signals | Alarming Cancer Rates | Apple & Epic Flex Market Power | General Catalyst’s Big Swing | Humana’s Medical Cost

Alarming rise in cancer rates and its implications for public health? Ongoing power struggle between tech giants Apple and Epic Games, as they flex their market influence? General Catalyst's ambitious moves in the business l…