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John is the founder of NostaLab, a digital health think tank recognized globally for an inspired vision of digital transformation. His focus is on guiding companies, NGOs, and governments through the dynamics of exponential change and the diffusion of innovation into complex systems. He is also a member of the Google Health Advisory Board and the WHO’s Digital Health Roster of Experts. He is a frequent and popular contributor to Fortune, Forbes, Psychology Today and Bloomberg as well as prestigious peer-reviewed journals including The American Journal of Physiology, Circulation, and The American Journal of Hematology.
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Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg and Psychology Today Author; Goggle and WHO Advisor
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Boston University
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Health Innovation, Health Technology, Digital Technologies
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3 months ago no Comment

Telemedicine Drives Innovation And Transformation – It’s the essential conduit through which digital health innovation flows.

3 months ago no Comment

Should advances in DNA sequencing go the way of Waze and credit cards?

4 months ago no Comment

Pro tips that help you grab social media attention and build your voice from health innovation theorist John Nosta.

7 months ago no Comment

For many of us, living in a world of social media can be an integral component to our success.  Our ability to navigate the complexities of a post or a tweet can be both gratifying and frustrating.  I’ve seen any eyes look away and shoulders shrug on the mere mention of Twitter.  But the reality […]

7 months ago no Comment

Those rubber and metal tubes are certainly iconic—that device that rests over the shoulders of clinicians.  It’s a badge of authority and honor that commonly identifies the physician before a word is even spoken. Sometimes, you may even be able to decipher the clinical subspecialty if you know enough about the nuances of stethoscopes. But […]

9 months ago no Comment

I grew up with a story about an intrepid pilot during World War II who was summoned to his commanding officer who was looking for a range of perspectives on innovation and aviation. His first question was rather easy.  “In the future, will our current planes ever go faster than their current speeds?” The answer, […]

9 months ago no Comment

Today’s world of disruptive change is defined by two terms: innovation and speed.  The big idea is important, but equally so is the path that innovation takes to realization—prototype or marketplace.  And in today’s world, translating the big idea into a functional reality is as essential or even the rate-limiting step for success. We’re actually moved beyond […]

9 months ago no Comment

I thought it would be fun to look back at some of my predictions for health tech from almost a decade ago in Forbes. And to make it even more fun, I tried to gauge my prognostic capabilities.  But something more interesting than a simple assessment emerged. It seems that I was right, a lot.  […]

9 months ago no Comment

The drip, drip, drip of innovation might just be a myth. Change commonly occurs as a punctuated reality that’s a function of converging events or a single disruption to a system or construct.  I wonder if the famous term “singularity” coined by Ray Kurtzweil may be better suited for the discussion of these innovation inflection […]

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