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Healthcare has a radical opportunity to reinvent itself. Healthcare today often results in suboptimal patient outcomes despite doctors doing the best they can within the current system. Suboptimal outcomes result from the incomplete knowledge and personal biases of today’s system. Medicine has historically been approached according to tradition – the experiential evolution of best practices, and a reductionist system of small trials. Optimal treatment outcomes require a healthcare system that is instead primed by holistic, scientifically, probabilistically or other statistically-validated data and conclusions presented to patients as cost/benefit choices. It is time to move beyond the stethoscope, which remains the iconic diagnostic tool for most healthcare professionals worldwide, 200 years after its invention.
Vinod was invited to Slush 2017 where he took the Founder Stage to talk about how our society could be completely reinvented in many aspects through technology, and why entrepreneurship is actually the driving force of that change. The event took place on December 12, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland and brought together 20,000 attendees, including 2,600 startups, 1,600 investors and 600 journalists from over 130 countries. Read More
Vinod was invited to speak at the Digital Medicine Conference which focused on a thoughtful exploration of the clinical evidence necessary to drive the widespread uptake of digital health solutions. The event took place in La Jolla, San Diego in October 2017.
Vinod did a 30-minute Q&A with Eric Topol discussing the following questions:
- Is healthcare in need of disruptive change, or can the current systems of care just be gradually refined?
- What are the biggest barriers to technology-focused entrepreneurs and/or mega-corporations to “fixing” healthcare?
- How will AI/Deep Learning be incorporated in, and change healthcare?
- What advice would you give the young founder of a new tech start-up focused on healthcare?
- What advice would you give a recent college graduate about to start medical school? Read More
Vinod Khosla ruminates over the many implications of Artificial Intelligence at the Economics of AI NBER Conference in Toronto. Read More
The NBER Economics of AI Conference is a conference co-organized and hosted by the Creative Destruction Lab and the National Bureau of Economic Research. The conference took place on September 13, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. Vinod did a keynote presentation during lunch that focused on three broad themes: AI And Jobs, Examples of AI Applications, and Impact On Society. Read More
Vinod explores the dangers of AI in the hands of governments and/or bad actors using AI to push self-interested agendas against the greater good. Read More
TiEcon 2017 Grand Keynote Read More
Vinod Khosla talks robots, clean tech investing, entrepreneurship and more with Emily Chang. Read More
Today, I’m excited to announce KV’s investment in Rubrik, a company that will transform how enterprises recover, manage, and secure all their data across private and public clouds. Rubrik is a company with an immense market that hasn’t seen innovation in decades and a great management team with a clear vision. Read More