Friday Feb 19, 2021

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




Crystal Mullis, RN, MBA, MHA

Vice President and General Manager

Digital, Virtual and Ventures



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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