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Health Tech Knowledge Ecosystem
“How do you keep up with what’s going on in health tech?” This article is my response to the frequent inquiries I get from those dipping their toes into the ever expanding universe where healthcare and technology intersect. My particular take on this ecosystem is from the vantage point of a primary care physician. The identity crisis of primary care as a field has been exacerbated by health technology startups unbundling primary care to payers becoming payviders and retailers transforming customers into patients.
Making a list means someone is not going to be on it. What follows is not a comprehensive nor an objective compilation of something authoritative. This collection of my bookmarks makes up my information diet and may offer some “nutritional” value for the rest of healthtechivores out there.
Which blogs do we read?
Other content that’s not reflected in the visual but worthwhile to note:
Other publications not to miss with paid high-quality content:
Which podcasts do we listen to?
Where do health tech innovators hangout?
There are many health tech and digital health groups across Slack, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Many incubators and accelerators also have their own community forums.
Paid Slack groups include:
Some other Slack groups to explore:
I find the quality of conversations and engagement to be highest on Slack groups, but I anticipate that some might migrate to other platforms because of recent Slack policy changes in the free plan. Communities to check out on other platforms:
Health Tech Community (Twitter)
Digital Health (LinkedIn)
Future of Healthcare (FB)
Who’s behind the content?
Bird’s eye view of thought leadership socials as of October 2022.
Which conferences should be on your radar?
and many more …
Thanks for reading! If you know of other resources that should be added to the health tech hivemind, send me a message.
Special thanks to Jake Ross and Celia ❤️ for helping put together the visuals.