From Reckoning to Reconciliation…Considerations for Meaningful and Transformative Relationships in the Era of Social Justice

One year into the pandemic, the wave of attacks against the Black American and AAPI communities and the persistence of health inequities and disparities continue. For some, it took a worldwide health crisis to shine a light on such injustice. For others, it has only served as a stark reminder of the traumatic realities of racism and the …

The Day Kmart Died!

A Business Tale for how Organizational Apathy Destroys Corporate Relevance…   By now, we all know of the story of Kmart’s demise. Starting with the infamous headlines on January 22, 2002, which screamed out the news that Kmart had become the largest retailer at that point to seek bankruptcy protection. From there, story after story cited …

Recap of SXSW 2021: Part One

Understanding the state of vaccine confidence. For the 11th year, Real Chemistry brought together leading health care innovators at SXSW to discuss the issues driving us forward. The virtual event was chock-full of robust conversations about important health care topics. We were proud to present five official sessions, helping people go deep on what’s next …

The Renaissance of Digital Health: Dr. Michael Blum, Chief Digital Transformation Officer, UCSF Health

The use of digital tools is not the same as digital transformation, so what does this mean for healthcare? Dr. Michael Blum, Chief Digital Transformation Officer of UCSF Health, joins the show to discuss the digital health renaissance, the progress needed for our industry, and he shares a pretty clever answer for the album he’d …

Women’s History Month

The Biden administration has appointed a record-setting number of women to important positions. Notably, with Kamala Harris’s ascension from U.S. senator to vice president, she has become the first woman and first woman of color to hold that office. This Women’s History Month, we are taking time to celebrate the progress made by women in …