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Panda, the digital health marketplace – Part 2

In this episode of the VentureSprout podcast, we continue the discussion about the Panda digital marketplace and why it works as a “one-stop shop” for health systems not equipped to develop digital health solutions on their own. You’ll hear the rest of the story behind why three Vizient organizations created and developed this solution to connect their providers with innovative technology to transform patient care.

Guest speakers:
Kenneth Holmen, MD
President and CEO
CentraCare Health

Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FRCS, FACS
Chief Growth and Strategy Officer
Panda

Moderator:
Crystal Mullis, RN, MBA, MHA
Vice President and General Manager
Digital, Virtual and Ventures
Vizient

Show Notes:
[01:17] Health care organizations are not in the digital solutions business
[02:43] Cost to play with Panda
[04:36] Value proposition of digital solutions – better care, lower costs
[06:22] Progress so far and future steps
[07:30] “Find the puck” – coming to grips with changes and expectations
[10:19] Why health systems participate: patient concerns, future capacity, best solution

 

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Practice and Policy Reset Post-COVID-19 Click here

Panda Health website Click here

 

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Panda, the digital health marketplace – Part 1

Welcome to the VentureSprout podcast where we feature exciting spin-ups and newcos created by Vizient hospitals and health systems around the country. These best in-class digital health solutions provide simple, fast, efficient connections to procurement that transform how health systems do business. On this episode, hear from the visionaries behind the founding of Panda, a digital health marketplace three Vizient organizations developed to join providers with innovative technology to transform patient care.

 

Guest speakers:

Kenneth Holmen, MD

President and CEO

CentraCare Health

 

Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FRCS, FACS

Chief Growth and Strategy Officer

Panda

 

Moderator:

Crystal Mullis, RN, MBA, MHA

Vice President and General Manager

Digital, Virtual and Ventures

Vizient

 

Show Notes:

[02:15] Overview of Panda

[04:19] Panda: the health system founder perspective

[07:31] Accessing the Panda marketplace

[09:46] Challenge in choosing the right solution in a confusing marketplace

[11:15] Need for expertise

[12:26] Need for a solution that works

 

Links | Resources:

New Digital Frontier: Exploring Health Care Provider Spin-ups and NewCos Click here

Panda Health website Click here

 

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