Springtime for Digital Health: It’s not Always Rainbows and Butterflies, it’s Compromise that Moves us Along

Thought Leadership | Healthcare

Springtime for Digital Health: It’s not Always Rainbows and Butterflies, it’s Compromise that Moves us Along

  Published May 31, 2023  

Spring is a time for new beginnings. Before looking ahead, we must take a moment to reflect on the SVB implosion in March and the ensuing banking crisis. SVB was a beacon for the innovation economy. It was an ‘n of 1’ financial institution and the backbone for innumerable companies and investors. The disruption hit hard, and it was painful – a weekend of existential risk experienced by thousands of CEOs, CFOs, and boards. It all still seems so surreal and unnecessary. The storm has calmed for now, and those committed to positive change in healthcare, technology, and all corners of the innovation economy are back at it. Anxiety remains as we remember the ‘lull’ in the Financial Crisis between the Bear collapse in March 2008 and the Lehman bankruptcy six months later. Still, we remain optimistic that we see light flickering on the other side of this tunnel, which is now over two years past the peaks of the Digital Health boom.


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