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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

22 - Chronicling Healthcare’s End Times: Rite Aid, HealthComp, Pharma, FTC & Government Shutdown

Sept. 29, 2023

In Episode 22 of Health:Further, we'll be covering a range of topics, including: Rite Aid plans to shutter stores in bankruptcy, and private equity-owned healthcare companies are merging in a $3 billion deal. The broken bus…

21 - Let’s Get the Easy Decisions Right: Reauthorize AIDS Treatment | Stay out of Small Healthcare Acquisitions | Fund the Government

Sept. 23, 2023

In Episode 21 of Health:Further, we'll be covering a range of topics, including: - "Republicans and the Lifesaving Government Initiative": Twenty years ago, the Republican Party initiated a groundbreaking government progra…

20 - Making Healthcare Better Means Fixing Our Trust Problem

Sept. 15, 2023

In episode 20 of Health:Further, we'll be covering some interesting topics, including: - Walgreens teaming up with Pearl Health, a primary care enablement tech company, to expand its efforts in value-based care. - The steep…

19 - Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship Conversations | Podcast Collab with Portal Innovations

Sept. 11, 2023

Episode 19 was recorded during the https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/health-innovators-fellowship/ Reunion in Chicago, IL. This special episode is presented in partnership with https://www.portalinnovations.com/ and th…

18 - Rethinking “Cancer” & Correcting Embedded Racial Bias | Reinventing Start-up Strategies | HCA & Google Collaborate on AI Innovation

Sept. 2, 2023

In episode 18 of Health:Further, we will dive into various topics. Firstly, we will examine the 4.20 percent increase in the Redbook Index in the United States for the week ending August 26, 2023, compared to the same week i…

17 - Death of a Healthcare Unicorn | New Federal Tax and SEC Rules | Gender Clinic Struggles to Provide Care

Aug. 26, 2023

In episode 17, we will be discussing various topics including the recent developments in Truepill, a startup that handles the shipment of prescription drugs for online pharmacies like Hims, Mark Cuban's Cost Plus Drugs, and …