About The Guest:
Jeff Wang is a healthcare strategist and entrepreneur with a passion for improving patient care through innovation. He has a background in healthcare consulting and has held leadership positions at Stanford Health and Philips. Jeff is now the founder of Madrigal, a company that provides guidance and advice to healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs.
Jeff Wang shares his healthcare origin story, which began when he attended a welcome dinner by the president of Dartmouth College, Jim Kim. Inspired by Kim's work in Africa with Partners in Health, Jeff decided to pursue a career in healthcare. He then discusses his work as the head of strategy at Stanford Health, where he focused on growth and innovative initiatives such as on-site clinics and an employer plan. Jeff also explains his role at Philips, where he helped launch a population health management business that combined data, devices, and technology to improve patient care. He highlights the challenges of commercializing healthcare technology and emphasizes the importance of understanding the complexities of care delivery and the needs of health systems.